Jeepney dispatcher shot dead in Lahug

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Paul Lauro 09/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A jeepney dispatcher was shot to death by a still unidentified person on board a motorcycle along Salinas Drive, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City, late Monday night, September 9, 2019. Residents in the area where the…

One dead, three minors injured in Badian motorcycle accident

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A man died while three students aged 15 to 17 years old were injured in a motorcycle accident in Badian town, southwestern Cebu on Tuesday night, September 3, 2019. Police Corporal Rommel Cañete, the desk…

Early morning fire burns down house in mountain barangay of Cebu City

Paul Lauro 09/04/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—A house was burned down in an early morning fire in Sitio Aguakan, Barangay Agsungot, Cebu City on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Fire Officer 3 Fernando Ivan of the Talamban Fire Station, the investigator on…

Cebu City treasurer’s office to intensify collection of real property tax

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Expect the collection of real property tax in Cebu to intensify.  This was what acting city treasurer Jerone Castillo said during a budget hearing held Thursday, August 29, 2019, by the committee on budget of…

Peaceful, cooperative crowd all throughout Pasigarbo show 

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Pasigarbo sa Sugbo 2019 was generally peaceful with a  cooperative crowd during the street dance performance and ritual showdown held at Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) on Sunday, August 25, 2019. Police Colonel Roderick…

CCTO warns motorists of road closures on Sunday for Pasigarbo sa Sugbo 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) urged motorists to find alternative routes on Sunday, August 25, 2019, for the province-led Pasigarbo sa Sugbo  festival.  The CCTO posted on their Facebook page the road closures along…

LTO-7 proposes motorcycle lanes on N. Bacalso and South Coastal Road

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/22/2019

CEBU CITY–The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) has proposed the setting up of dedicated motorcycle lanes along N. Bacalso Avenue and the Cebu South Coastal Road, two of Cebu City’s high-density thoroughfares. LTO-7 regional director…

Vinluan pledges to help drug using cops dismissed from service

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) more than halfway into completing its internal drug cleansing among its 1,104 personnel, CCPO chief Police Colonel Gemma Vinluan vowed to help those officers found positive…

Habal-habal driver shot dead in front home in Toledo City

Alven Marie A. Timtim, by Paul Lauro 08/20/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—A habal-habal (motorcycle taxi) driver was shot dead at the doorstep of his house in Sitio Kamanggahan, Barangay Poog, Toledo City, Cebu around 8 p.m. on August 19, 2019. The victim, identified by the police…

PB member Glenn Soco proposes ordinance to increase incentives of barangay workers

Futch Anthony Inso 08/19/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines—Board member Glenn Anthony Soco wants to double the financial incentives that the barangay workers are receiving starting this year. Soco, who chairs the committee on budget and appropriations,  proposed an ordinance in the…

Seaman nabbed for allegedly selling illegal drugs in Bohol

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Coast Guard in Jagna, together with the Police force and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency of Bohol, arrested on Sunday, August 18, 2019, a boatswain of a ferry for possession of illegal drugs. Around 8:15…

Noted members of LGBT community in Cebu speak out on Gretchen Diez controversy

Michelle Joy Padayhag 08/16/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Some noted members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in Cebu came to the rescue of Gretchen Diez, the transgender woman who was barred from entering the female restroom in a mall…

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