PDEA-7 to probe if party drugs caused student’s death in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) will be investigating the death of an 18-year-old female senior high school student who was reported to have allegedly died from a drug overdose in a…

Three dead as two former friends’ feud leads to shooting incident in Sambag 1

Benjie B. Talisic 01/21/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A feud between two former friends ended in a bloody shooting confrontation today (January 21)  in Barangay Sambag 1 in Cebu City, ending in the death of three persons — a father…

Storm Signal No. 1 over northern Cebu lifted

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/21/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – Cebuanos can look forward to improved weather starting Tuesday, January 22, as Tropical Depression Amang is expected to downgrade into a Low Pressure Area (LPA).  As a result, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical…

Palace: Probe slay of Cebu prosecutor

Inquirer.net 01/21/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang has ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Philippine National Police to thoroughly investigate the murder of a former Cebu City prosecutor who was ambushed in Cebu City last week. “We are…

Cebu City gov’t urged: Address garbage collection issue for safety of public celebrating Sinulog

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government should address the issue of garbage collection for the Sinulog activities because this could be a possible security threat to the public. Senior Superintendent Royina Garma, Cebu City Police…

Pyrofest 11: Cebu wins fireworks show 

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/19/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Chito Fireworks/Rambolet of Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu topped the Pyrofest 11 musical fireworks competition held Saturday night, January 19, at the North Parking area of SM City Cebu.  The four-minute fireworks…

Cebu cops seize P8.5M of suspected shabu, nab 43-year-old woman in Talisay operation

Benjie B. Talisic 01/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A search on a house of a drug suspect in Talisay City on Saturday, January 19,  yielded 1.2 kilograms of suspected shabu with an estimated Dangerous Drugs Board value of P8.5 million. Senior…

PJ Lhuillier group admits data breach on its pawnshop email server

Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some personal identity information of around hundreds of thousands of Cebuana Lhuillier clients has been stolen. This is revealed in a statement issued by the PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies, the mother company…

PCG: Fluvial procession peaceful, orderly, despite having 127 more sea vessels joining event

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – This year’s fluvial procession was peaceful and orderly despite having 220 small and large sea vessels or 127 more sea vessels than expected trailing the galleon replica that carried the images of the…

Passenger ship from Isabel, Leyte stranded off the port of Danao City, Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2019

        (Video credits to Dindo Blanco Mondragon) CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around 100 passengers bound for Danao City, Cebu and coming from Isabel town in Leyte are currently stranded on board a roll-on-roll-off (roro)…

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