PCAP online chess tourney resumes

Glendale G. Rosal 03/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Action continues in the All-Filipino Conference Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) online tournament on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.  The Cebu City Marchers will face Toledo City Trojans in their scheduled first match.  It…

Cebu City Police to help BFP-7 in fire-prevention campaign

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will be helping the Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) in its fire-prevention campaign. Police Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of CCPO, said…

Olea, Cuizon top CEPCA weekly online chess

Glendale G. Rosal 03/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Amado Olea Jr. and Nick Cuizon emerged champions in their respective categories in the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) Weekly Online Chess Tournament held last Sunday, February 28, 2021.  A total of 50…

Team to beat? Aquastars official doesn’t think so

Glendale G. Rosal 03/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—For MJAS Zenith Talisay City Aquastars team manager Jhon Santos, the Visayas leg of the upcoming Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup has a level playing field. Several teams consider the Aquastars as the team to beat…

Truck helper killed in Dalaguete road accident

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 03/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A truck helper was killed when he was ran over by a dump truck along the national highway in Barangay Poblacion, Dalaguete town in southern Cebu on Tuesday morning, March 2, 2021. Police…

Comelec-Cebu ramps up info drive to encourage people to vote

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec-Cebu) is now ramping up education and information drives as an effort to boost the number of registered voters for the May 2022 elections.  This after the provincial election…

ARQ Builders-Lapu-Lapu City has new head coach

Glendale G. Rosal 03/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The ARQ Builders-Lapu-Lapu City Heroes named a new head coach for their campaign in the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup. Rommel Rasmo, who was initially named the team’s head coach, appointed Francis Auquico to be the new…

5.6 million eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Region 7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/01/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Health officials in Central Visayas on Monday, March 1, 2021, confirmed that China’s Sinovac will be the first batch of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines to arrive in Cebu. Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit…

More Carbon vendors oppose privatization, want JVA junked

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—More vendors from the Carbon Public Market here joined the call for officials of the Cebu City Government to reconsider the joint venture it has entered with engineering giant Megawide Construction Corporation in redeveloping the…

COVID-19 affects all 80 Cebu City barangays

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has affected all 80 barangays in Cebu City, barely a year after the first confirmed patients here were reported. Data from the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) showed…

FACES OF CEBU: Joel Baring, 54, race director

Glendale G. Rosal 02/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu was once hailed as the running capital of the Philippines, thanks to race directors like Joel Baring. If you’re a regular runner in Cebu, you probably know Baring, or popularly known as “Joebars” in…

OPSI to feature two boxing events in one day

Glendale G. Rosal 02/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Omega Pro Sports International (OPSI) will feature a stacked fight card in their one-day double-boxing event dubbed “Kumbati 8” and “Kumbati 9” slated March 27, 2021, at the International Pharmaceutical Inc. (IPI) compound in…

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