‘Bomb threat’ reported in Qimonda bldg. in Cebu City

Paul Lauro 03/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police here confirmed that they received reports of an alleged bomb threat on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. Mabolo Police Station (Police Station 4) confirmed to CDN Digital that personnel from Qimonda building at the North…

Duterte signs law raising age of sexual consent from 12 to 16

Daphne Galvez 03/07/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure raising the age of sexual consent from 12 to 16. Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11648 on March 4, 2022 but a copy of the…

Two fires hit Cebu City, 2 hours apart

Paul Lauro and Morexette Marie Erram 03/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least two fire incidents broke out in Cebu City on Sunday, March 6. The first was reported in Salinas Drive, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City at past 3 p.m. on Sunday. The flames…

Visayan Electric: Over P800K reflected on consumer’s February 2022 bill ‘erroneous’

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 03/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – If you notice any “outrageous” increases in your monthly bill, you better start to ask why? Engineer Daryl Bonbon, Visayan Electric vice president for consumer services, said concerns on the monthly bills should…

One Cebu backs Sara’s candidacy, question mark still on Presidential bet

02/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – One Cebu, the province’s ruling political party, on Wednesday, February 16 formally endorsed the Vice Presidential bid of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. Cebu 3rd District Rep. Pablo John Garcia, the Secretary-General of…

No more curfew in Mandaue soon

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/14/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes on Monday, February 14, 2022, said he will be lifting the city’s curfew after the entire island of Cebu was placed under Alert Level 2. The city’s current curfew is…

Cebu back to Alert Level 2

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Starting this Wednesday, February 16, 2022, the entire island province of Cebu will go back to Alert Level 2.  Malacañang on Monday, February 14, announced that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management…

Linemen arrested for unauthorized power restoration works

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least three linemen are now facing charges after allegedly restoring electricity in some properties in Metro Cebu without authority. The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) on Thursday, January 27…

In Cebu City, vax cards required to enter indoor spaces

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Individuals unvaccinated against COVID-19 will no longer be allowed to enter indoor spaces and other enclosed establishments here. This after the Cebu City Government will be requiring vaccination cards from people planning to enter and…

Tommy O gets COVID-19

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña has tested positive of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a Facebook post, Osmeña said, he felt mild chills on Sunday morning, January 16, and had himself…

Gov’t to regulate buying of fuel in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Starting Wednesday, December 22, 2021, gas stations in Cebu province and its capital Cebu City will only load fuel directly to tanks in vehicles. This after the Cebu Provincial Government, Cebu City Government,…

Metro Cebu now under Signal No. 3

Delta Letigio 12/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —(Updated)  As Typhoon Odette (International name: Rai) draws closer, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) has placed the eastern portion of Cebu under Signal No. 3.  In its 5 a.m. bulletin,…

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