Gwen, Junjun promise to set aside politics for province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two of the Capitol’s top officials have pledged to set aside politics after they have been elected for another three years at the helm of the provincial government. A brief meeting took place…

Brgy Pajo opens birthing home

Futch Anthony Inso 05/23/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Barangay Pajo in Lapu-Lapu City has opened a birthing home on Monday, May 23, 2022. Pajo Barangay Captain Lyndel Bullos said that the birthing home can accommodate eight patients. He added that four midwives and…

VVOC says Central Visayas lagging in booster vaccination program

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) said only 16.8 percent of Central Visayas’ total eligible population have so far availed of the first dose of booster shot for COVID-19 vaccine. Based on the…

41-year-old tutor in Cebu City to be charged with statutory rape

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –A formal complaint of statutory rape will be filed on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, against a 41-year-old male tutor from Barangay San Nicolas, Cebu City, who was arrested for allegedly molesting a 10-year-old female…

Cebuano topnotcher and former market helper receives P50,000 incentive

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano topnotcher and former market porter Mark Allen Armenion received P50,000 cash incentive and a stall to the would-be modernized Carbon public market from Megawide Foundation on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Armenion, a…

7 Cebu City brgys get P100K for successful anti-drugs campaign

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Seven barangays in Cebu City were recognized on Monday, May 23, for the success of its anti-drugs campaign. Barangays Toong, Sto. Niño, Basak-Pardo, Barrio Luz, Sudlon 1, Sudlon 2, and Parian were also…

P12.8M worth of ‘shabu’ seized in one-day synchronized police operations in CV

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  A total of P12.8 million worth of ‘shabu’ was seized by the police in Central Visayas during their 24-hour Synchronized Enhanced Managing Police Operations (SEMPO). These said operations on anti-illegal drugs, gambling, wanted…

Senate approves bill on permanent validity of birth, death, marriage certificates

Christia Marie Ramos 05/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading a bill seeking the permanent validity of birth, death and marriage certificates issued and certified by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and the National Statistics Office…

Fair weather will prevail in Cebu until Friday

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu will continue to have fair weather until Friday, May 26, 2022, but the public is advised to take extra precaution against extreme heat index and occasional thunderstorms. Jhomer Eclarino, Pagasa-Mactan weather specialist,…

7 dead, 105 rescued as fire hits vessel off Real, Quezon

Daniza Fernandez, Delfin Mallari Jr. 05/23/2022

LUCENA CITY – Seven passengers perished  when fire broke out on  a vessel bound for Real, Quezon on Monday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported. The fatalities, aboard Vessel Mercraft 2, include five females and two males, PCG Commodore Armand…

Navy to order 6 more patrol vessels from South Korea

Frances Mangosing 05/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines will order six offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) for P30 billion from South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to boost its capability to protect national interests, particularly in the West Philippine Sea.…

Lightning kills fisherman, who went spearfishing in Badian, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 33-year-old fisherman, who went spearfishing on Saturday evening, May 21, 2022, was apparently hit by lightning and was found dead inside his boat off the waters of Barangay Zaragosa in Badian town…

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