NGO files petition for mandamus against DA, BFAR

Jessa Mae Sotto 10/19/2018

Non-government organization Oceana filed on Friday (October 19) a petition seeking the issuance of a writ of mandamus against the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). The petition seeks to…

Cebu City gets new executive judge

Ador Mayol 10/19/2018

The Supreme Court has appointed Judge Macaundas Hadjirasul as the new executive judge of the Cebu City Regional Trial Court. Hadjirasul has replaced Judge Gilbert Moises, who served as executive judge for two years. The new executive…

Tomas wants P8.1B budget for 2019

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/19/2018

The executive department of the Cebu City Government has proposed P8.1-billion budget for 2019. City Budget Officer Marrietta Gumia said that the budget will cover the implementation of several special projects of Cebu City Mayor Mayor Tomas…

Drivers warned against overcharging passangers

Jessa Mae Sotto 10/19/2018

Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) Director Eduardo Montealto has warned Cebu drivers against overcharging their passengers. Montealto said that the newly approved P2 fare increase does not also include drivers in Central…

Mambaling’s southbound now closed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/19/2018

The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) has urged commuters from the south to extend their patience once again. This after the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and CCTO closed the southbound lane of N. Bacalso…

Officials seek MGB assistance to assess soil cracks in Buhisan

Morexette Erram 10/19/2018

Around 300 individuals in Sitio Sandayong, Barangay Buhisan in Cebu City may be placed under pre-emptive evacuation. This after Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO) received reports from the barangay officials of Buhisan, a mountain…

Minor suspect in stabbing incident still at large

Benjie B. Talisic 10/19/2018

The 15-year-old suspect in the stabbing of a minor in Moalboal town, Cebu remains at large. The victim, who is 16 years old, is now confined at Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC). The parents of the…

Saavedra named as new Siquijor police director

Benjie B. Talisic 10/19/2018

The Siquijor Provincial Police Office has a new director. This was confirmed by Chief Supt. Debold Sinas,  director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7). Senior Supt. Clarito Baja, the outgoing police director, will be…

Minor dead after road mishap in Sibonga

Benjie B. Talisic 10/19/2018

A 17-year-old backrider of a motorcycle died after he was hit by a prime mover truck at past 3 a.m. on Friday (October 19) along the national highway of Barangay Abugon, Sibonga town, Cebu. The driver of…

UPDATE: Four injured in Lauis Ledge collision

Nestle L. Semilla 10/19/2018

At least four Passengers were reported injured in a sea collision between a cargo vessel and a passenger ship at Lauis Ledge on Thursday evening (October 18). The injured persons were identified as Daniel Fuentes, 38; Manuel…

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