Woman in viral video says FB post saying she won’t file charges is fake

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Maria Amy Hofilña, the woman in a viral video accused of not paying the balance of a food package she ordered, denied posting a statement on Facebook saying she would no longer push…

Diaz gets P5M more from PSC

Dale Rosal 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) provided an additional P5-million cash incentive for the country’s first Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz.  Diaz, who bagged the country’s historic gold medal in the women’s -55 kilogram category of…

Mayor Labella may return to work in a few weeks– Casas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella may be returning to work in a few weeks, albeit, he may choose to work from home. City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., said in a phone interview that…

Samboan town extends restrictions up to Aug. 1

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The municipal government of Samboan in southern Cebu decided to extend the duration of its anti-COVID protocols up to August 1, 2021. Mayor Emerito Calderon Jr., issued Executive Order (EO) No. 26 on Wednesday, July…

Mandaue, Lapu return to MECQ status from Aug. 1 to Aug. 15

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Due to the continuous increase of COVID-19 infections, two of Cebu’s largest cities were reverted back to stricter community quarantine status. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Thursday dawn, July 29, 2021, announced that the Inter-Agency…

Cebu City Police looking into possibility that source of ‘shabu’ seized in Quiot and Taptap are the same

Mae Fhel Gom-os and Paul Lauro 07/29/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Police are not discounting the possibility that the source of the drugs seized in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Quiot, Cebu City on Tuesday evening, July 27, 2021, could be of the…

LTO-7 Dalaguete Extension Office to open soon

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/29/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Those residing in the town of Dalaguete and its neighboring towns in southern Cebu can soon avail of the services of the Land Transportation Office (LTO). This after the LTO-7 announced that the…

Cebu City Police reassures public: Peace and order in the city is still ‘manageable’

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/29/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Despite 18 shooting incidents recorded in the month of July, police here said the peace and order situation in the city is “still manageable.” This is what Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy…

Cebu City to make more COVID-19 beds available to address full hospitals

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is planning to open more beds for isolation and treatment centers as experts advised the city that the health care system has become overwhelmed. Acting Mayor Michael Rama said the city…

Woman in viral video to push through with filing of charges against seller

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/28/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Maria Amy Hofilña, the woman in a viral video accused of not paying the balance of a food package she ordered, will push through with the filing of cases against the seller,…

Isolation facility to be put up in Medellin

Futch Anthony Inso 07/28/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7), through the Kalahi-CIDSS program, has funded the construction of a P7.5-million isolation facility in Barangay Panugnawan, Medellin town northern Cebu. The agency conducted the groundbreaking…

Mandaue City strictly enforcing EO 22 amid rise in COVID-19 cases

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/28/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Mandaue City is strictly enforcing Mayor Jonas Cortes’ Executive Order no. 22 series of 2021 in the bid to stop the rise of COVID-19 cases in the city. EO 22 reimposes liquor ban, stricter border…

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