Chan creates composite team to ensure compliance of new EO

Futch Anthony Inso 07/28/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government will create a composite team that will inspect and monitor establishments in the city. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that the team is created to ensure that establishments are…

Dr. Mancao: 3 major hospitals in Cebu City now ‘full to the brim’

Delta Letigio 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  The three major private hospitals in Cebu City are now “full to the brim” due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, says Dr. Peter Mancao, the deputy task force leader for the north…

After Olympic win, PAF promotes Hidilyn Diaz to staff sergeant

Frances Mangosing 07/28/2021

MANILA, Philippines — For bringing pride and honor to the nation after winning the country’s first Olympic gold medal, Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz will be promoted one notch higher from her current rank in the Philippine Air…

Former security guard kills wife; accuses her of neglect

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Paul Lauro 07/28/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Policemen in Cebu City continue to investigate the killing of a woman inside her home in Barangay Sambag 1, Tuesday night, July 27. Her murderer was her own husband, who used to work…

Golden girl gets bust in Zambo

June Navarro 07/28/2021

The cash will come in and accolades will do, too, but there won’t be a better way to pay tribute—and immortalize—Hidilyn Diaz’s golden lift in the Tokyo Olympics than what her hometown of Zamboanga and the government…

Dr. Dela Cerna, pioneering CDN columnist, passes on

Morexette Marie Erram 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Former Cebu Daily News columnist and University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) professor, Dr. Madrileña ‘Mads’ de la Cerna, has passed away on July 27. She was 74 years old. De la…

Fistfight over land dispute leads to shooting, suspect surrenders

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A fistfight over a land dispute led to a shooting incident that wounded one of the men in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City, shortly before 6:00 p.m. today, July 27. Police said the shooting…

Expert tells Cebu to act now against Delta variant

Dyrecka Letigio 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebuano infectious disease expert told Cebu City and other Cebu LGUs not to wait for the confirmation of a Delta Variant of the COVID-19 and start preparing as early as now. Doctor…

Toledo City COP: Project Malaya a step towards clearing Barangay Pangamihan from marijuana

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Pangamihan in Toledo City will soon be cleared from marijuana. For Police Lieutenant Colonel Junnel Caadlawon, the chief of Toledo City Police Office,  the police-community Project Malaya is a good step towards…

Cortes highlights 3 key points in Duterte’s SONA

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/27/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has highlighted three things from President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 26, 2021. These are the free college education, the…

Shortage of burial spaces in Cebu City cemeteries noted

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A significant rise in deaths in Cebu City has been noted by the Cebu City Health Department (CHD) along with the announcement of major cemeteries that they no longer have burial spaces. A…

Chan explains controversial provisions in new EO

Futch Anthony Inso 07/27/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan explains why he issued an Executive Order (E.O.) which would prohibit unvaccinated individuals from visiting private and public markets, supermarkets, convenience stores, and department stores. On Monday,…

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