Buhing Kalbaryo 2024 draws 5,000 crowd in Cebu City

Emmariel Ares 03/30/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Around 5,000 people participated in this year’s Buhing Kalbaryo play on the streets of Cebu City on Good Friday, March 29, 2024, according to Police Major Kenneth Albotra of Guadalupe Police Station. The…

Think again before buying bunnies as Easter gifts

INQUIRER.net US Bureau 03/24/2024

SAN DIEGO – With Easter just a week away, animal rescue groups in Southern California are urging people not to buy rabbits as holiday gifts for children. They said that what begins as a well-meaning gesture often…

Rama wants state of calamity declared in Cebu City due to El Niño 

Josh Almonte 03/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Mayor Michael Rama wants to place Cebu City under a state of calamity or a state of emergency due to the effects of the El Niño phenomenon. The declaration will allow City Hall…

PRO-7 ready for legal proceedings against Teves

Mark Bandolon 03/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The regional police or PRO-7 reaffirm their readiness for legal proceedings against former Negros Oriental 3rd District representative Arnolfo “Arnie” Teves Jr. who was arrested in Dili, East Timor on Thursday. In a…

OFW aspirants told: Engage with licensed recruitment agencies only

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 03/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The regional director of the Department of Migrant Workers in Central Visayas (DMW-7) warned aspiring Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to engage with only legitimate and licensed recruitment agencies. Lawyer Karl Arriola, DMW-7 director,…

Gov’t raises weekly grocery discount for seniors, PWDs to P125 

Alden M. Monzon 03/22/2024

New rules for the 5 percent discount on groceries for senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) were signed on Thursday. The weekly discount limit will increase from P65 to P125 starting next week. The Department of…

Washing machine thief arrested in Cebu City

Paul Lauro 03/19/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 24-year-old man was arrested for stealing and then returning a washing machine in Brgy. Kinasang-an Pardo, Cebu City on Tuesday, Mar. 19. The suspect, identified as Jason Pepito, was caught by barangay…

Gwen wants Capitol to take over Cebu Expressway project through PPP

Carl Lorenciana 03/16/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Gwendolyn Garcia offered to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to let the Provincial Government take over the Metro Cebu Expressway project as it eyes to implement it through a…

Senate probe ‘incriminatory’, says Quiboloy’s lawyer on why he won’t attend it

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 03/15/2024

MANILA, Philippines — “Incriminatory.” This was how the camp of Kingdom of Jesus Christ (KJC) leader Apollo Quiboloy looked at him attending the Senate hearing. So this was why Quiboloy remained to not incline to attend the hearing.…

Imee on CBRT issue: Should have been settled before project was started

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 03/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senator Imee Marcos believes that while local officials in Cebu “know much better” in handling the issues hounding the ongoing construction of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (CBRT), she said issues should have…

Kumong Bol-Anon XIV: Vitor wins WBO Oriental title despite knockdown drama

Glendale G. Rosal 03/09/2024

TAGBILARAN CITY, Philippines— PMI Bohol Boxing Stable’s Virgel “Valiente” Vitor weathered a second round knockdown to claim the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental super featherweight title by stopping South Korean Tae Sun Kim in the main event…

Siquijor bust: Bizman, moonlighting as drug peddler, nabbed with P23,800 shabu

Emmariel Ares 03/08/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A businessman, who moonlights as a an alleged drug peddler to earn extra money on the side, ended up in jail instead. This happened after police caught him with 3.5 grams of suspected…

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