Cebu City’s Beatrice Luigi Gomez is Miss Universe Philippines 2021

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Beatrice Luigi Gomez is the new Miss Universe Philippines. The 25-year-old Gomez bested 27 other ladies in a glittering coronation night.  She was crowned by Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo at the Hennan Resort…

2 men nabbed with P10M shabu in Cebu City buy-busts

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least P10 million worth of  suspected shabu were confiscated in separate buy-bust operations conducted Monday night, September 20, in Barangays Mambaling and Duljo Fatima in Cebu City. Operatives of the City Drug…

P1.5M worth of properties lost in Labangon dawn fire

Doris C. Bongcac, Paul Lauro 09/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least four individuals were reported injured while P1.5 million worth of properties were lost when fire hit a residential area in Sitio Labsalex in Salvador Extension, Barangay Labangon, Cebu City at dawn…

Bomb threat interrupts work in Capitol’s legislative building

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 09/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Work in the legislative building of the Cebu Provincial Capitol was briefly interrupted on Monday, September 13, after employees received a bomb threat. All workers assigned in the building were immediately told to…

Lapu LVOC to conduct contact tracing, disinfection of vax site

Futch Anthony Inso 09/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines—The Local Vaccination Operations Center (LVOC) here will coordinate with the City Health Office (CHO) and the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (DRRMO) in conducting contact tracing and disinfection in their vaccination site at…

IATF downgrades quarantine statuses of Cebu tri-cities

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The national government’s anti-COVID task force has approved the recommendations to downgrade the quarantine statuses of the tri-cities of Cebu. Malacañang on Monday, September 6, announced that the cities of Cebu and Mandaue…

Second fire in 3 days in Brgy. Sta. Cruz displaces 100 individuals

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 09/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 100 individuals lost their homes after another fire erupted in a residential area in Brgy. Sta. Cruz on Thursday, September 2. Fire investigators said a total of 16 houses were burned…

5 persons including 3 children perish in Arlington Pond fire

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least five people died in the fire that hit Arlington Pond, Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Cebu City on Tuesday afternoon, August 31. Fire Officer 2 Fulbert Navarro confirmed that they found five bodies…

19 additional Delta variants detected in Central Visayas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) on Tuesday, August 24, confirmed that they detected 19 additional cases of the Delta variant in the region. But these patients were considered as “recovered”…

Mandatory use of air purifiers in Cebu province postponed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The mandatory use of air purifiers for public utility vehicles (PUVs) in Cebu province has been postponed, a Capitol official confirmed. Carmen Quijano, manager of the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT), told CDN…

Monday morning fire guts 25 homes in Brgy Subangdaku, Mandaue City

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/16/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – At least 60 families were displaced by a fire that hit a thickly populated community in Sitio Riverside, Barangay Subangdaku in Mandaue City shortly after 8 a.m. on Monday, August 16. The fire…

11 localities in Cebu province back to MECQ

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 11 localities in Cebu province were reverted to Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) to stem the increasing cases of COVID-19. Several mayors here announced on social media that starting Wednesday, August…

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