Fire burns down eatery, damages two other establishments in Mandaue City

Paul Lauro, Rosalie Abatayo 11/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An eatery was burned down while two other establishments were partially damaged in an early morning fire in Barangay Tabok in Mandaue City on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Senior Fire Officer 1 Noel…

Mayor Chan vows to make Lapu ‘haven for children’

Norman V. Mendoza 11/05/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—A few weeks after delivering his 100 days of office report, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan on Monday morning, November 4, 2019, stood in front a younger audience for his State of Children’s Report at…

Light earthquakes felt in Bohol, Cebu on Monday dawn

Rosalie Abatayo 11/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Two “light” earthquakes were felt in Cebu and Bohol on Monday dawn, November 4, 2019. A magnitude 3.3 earthquake was felt around 4:48 a.m. in Bohol province with its epicenter near Catigbian town,…

Tanods find reported ‘troublemaker’ dead in Barangay Gun-ob

Norman Mendoza 10/31/2019

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A 37-year old man died on the spot after he was shot by an unidentified person a few minutes past 10 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30, along P. Rodriguez Street in Barangay Gun-ob.…

Lapu Mayor Junard Chan meets with Manila Mayor Isko Moreno

Norman V. Mendoza 10/15/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan met with Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Monday, October 14, 2019, at the Manila City hall. Mayor Chan was with his wife, Cindi, Vice Mayor Celedonio Sitoy, city councilors,…

Dawn fire in Consolacion razes 3 food stalls

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Paul Lauro 10/15/2019

 CEBU CITY, Philippines—Three food stalls at the Tambayan sa Lacion Food Park in Barangay Pitogo, Consolacion, Cebu were burned down in a fire that struck at around 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. According to Fire…

Passerby  hit by stray bullet in a police-armed man scuffle for gun possession 

Norman V. Mendoza 10/15/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — A tricycle passenger was wounded when he was hit by a stray bullet fired from a policeman’s service firearm as the cop scuffled for his gun’s possession with another person in Barangay Gun-ob,…

Three fall in drug operation in Carreta, Cebu City

Norman V. Mendoza 10/08/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Three persons were nabbed by police in a drug operation in Ponce 1, Barangay Carreta, Cebu City, past 6 p.m. Monday, October 7, 2019. The arrested persons were identified as Archie Tolentino, 31, from Carreta;…

Laborer shot dead while sleeping in Mandaue City

Norman V. Mendoza 10/08/2019

Mandaue City, Cebu—A 38-year-old man died on the spot after he was shot by a still unidentified man in the early hours of Tuesday, October 8, 2019, in Sitio Sapa-Sapa, Barangay Ibabao-Estancia, Mandaue City. The victim was…

Elderly couple in Argao hurt by thief

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—An 83-year-old woman and his 85-year-old husband were rushed to the district hospital of Argao after sustaining head and body injuries during a robbery incident in their home in Barangay Linut-od, Argao town, southern Cebu…

Fire hits Star City in Pasay

10/02/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Fire hit Snow World Star City shortly after midnight Wednesday, according to a Twitter post by TXT Fire Philippines. Subsequent tweets by emergency dispatch server reported that the fire reached first alarm at 12:36…

Unidentified man ran over by a 10-wheeler truck passes away

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/01/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The man who injured himself while latching himself to the rear wheel of a moving ten-wheeler garbage truck succumbed to severe injuries to his body. Police Major Joemar Pomarejos told reporters that the man, whose…

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