In Cebu province: Face masks no longer required outdoors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Face masks will no longer be required in open spaces and outdoor settings in Cebu province. This is after Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has issued a new order on the mandatory use of…

Fire breaks out in Brgy. Ermita, Cebu City

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — (Updated) A fire broke out in Sitio Bato, Barangy Ermita in Cebu City on Monday afternoon, June 6, 2022.  An incident report from the Cebu City Fire Office stated that the fire started…

Christina Frasco named as new Tourism Secretary

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The incoming administration of President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Monday, May 30 has unveiled more members of its Cabinet, including reelectionist Liloan Mayor Ma. Christina Frasco. In a press conference held in…

Barangay tanod shot outside Cebu City school

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A few minutes before voting centers closed on Monday evening, May 9, 2022, a barangay tanod was shot by still unidentified perpetrators just in front of the Zapatera Elementary School.  Police identified the…

Comelec, sitting as NBOC, suspends canvassing, to resume Tuesday afternoon

Christia Marie Ramos 05/09/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec), sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), suspended the canvassing of votes on Monday afternoon. “At this point, we are still awaiting electronic transmission of the results and,…

CDN Digital wins big in 9th GMEA

Morexette Marie Erram, Rhobie Ruaya 05/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Daily News Digital (CDN Digital) won big in the 9th Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA) which culminated on Friday, May 6. CDN Digital’s online campaign titled “A Shot at Life” bagged the…

Garcia gets backing from INC

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Reelectionist Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has gained the endorsement of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), her camp announced on social media on Tuesday, May 3. In a post on her official Facebook page,…

BREAKING: Duterte OKs end to e-sabong

Christia Marie Ramos 05/03/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte said he will order an end to e-sabong following the recommendation of Interior Secretary Eduardo Año, citing its social cost to Filipinos. “The recommendation of Sec. Año is to do away…

Death toll in Old Clarin Bridge collapse reaches 4

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 04/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least four individuals were reported dead in the tragic collapse of a bridge in Loay town, Bohol. Police Lt. Thomas Zen Cheung, information officer of the Bohol Provincial Police Office, said authorities…

Old Clarin Bridge in Loay, Bohol collapses

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 04/27/2022

(Updated 6:15 p.m.) Cebu City, Philippines—Rescue operations are now ongoing for motorists and other individuals believed to be trapped in cars submerged in th Loboc River in Loay town, Bohol after the Old Clarin Bridge in Loay…

Coach Yayoy Alcoseba passes on

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Councilor Raul ‘Yayoy’ Alcoseba has passed away, his family announced. Ramonito Alcoseba, Yayoy’s son, confirmed the passing of their patriarch last Saturday, April 23, in a statement published on social media.…

250k Kakampinks attend Cebu rally – organizers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Mary Rose Sagarino, Morexette Marie Erram 04/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For their second visit in Cebu, more “Kakampinks” greeted Presidential and Vice Presidential bets Leni Robredo and Sen. Kiko Pangilinan respectively. Organizers claimed that an estimated 250,000 individuals attended Ceboom, the second grand…

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