Rama: Fight not yet over

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/09/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Suspended Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has not given up yet on his latest clash against Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia. Rama’s camp confirmed on Sunday, June 9, that they received a copy of the…

Phivolcs: We warned public about Kanlaon eruption

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/06/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The top official of the state volcanology and seismology bureau denied claims that they failed to warn the public about the eruption of Mount Kanlaon. Since 2023, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and…

‘Sulfur dioxide haze’ in Cebu? Pagasa-Mactan says there’s none

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/05/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – No need to panic. While the presence of sulfur dioxide has been detected in several areas in the Visayas following Mount Kanlaon’s eruption, the air here remained safe for breathing. The state weather…

EXPLAINER: Types of volcanic eruptions & why you should know them

Morexette Marie Erram 06/05/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – When Mount Kanlaon erupted on the evening of June 3, photos showing thick, gray ash cloud shooting into the night sky immediately went viral. It did not take long for the internet to…

After Kanlaon eruption, no ash fall, sulfur dioxide flux expected in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/04/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The effects of the eruption of Mount Kanlaon in Negros last Monday, June 3, will not directly affect Cebu – for now. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) in Central Visayas…

More eruptions expected in Kanlaon as Alert Level 2 raised

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/03/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Residents in areas near Mount Kanlaon are advised to keep vigilance as further eruptions may be expected following a phreatic eruption on Monday, June 3. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs)…

Cebu and Jeju as this year’s highlights in Korean-PH cultural expo

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/03/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The colorful cultures of Cebu and Jeju in South Korea will take the center stage in the upcoming Korea Festival. The Korean Cultural Center (KCC) announced that it will be bringing the 2024…

Rama speaks up over Gwen’s leaving of PDP-Laban: OMG!

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/29/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Suspended Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has something to say over Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia’s decision to leave the Partido Demokratiko Filipino – Lakas ng Bayan, popularly known as PDP-Laban. In a strongly worded…

LIST: All 69 officials suspended due to Chocolate Hills resort

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/28/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The case involving the controversial resort in Bohol’s famous Chocolate Hills was unprecedented. A total of 69 officials and government employees – from Gov. Erico Aris Aumentado down to the barangay level –…

Gwen resigns from PDP-Laban

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/28/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has resigned from the Partido Demokratiko Filipino – Lakas Ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) on Tuesday, May 28. Garcia on Tuesday announced that she has submitted her resignation letter to PDP-Laban’s…

Cebu records highest heat index – so far

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/28/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Despite the presence of gray clouds and the rains experienced in the past days, the weather in Cebu continues to simmer. And on Tuesday, May 28, the island province recorded its highest heat…

Rama’s suspension was ‘collateral damage’ – Digong

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/27/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The suspension meted against Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama was a collateral damage, said former President Rodrigo ‘Digong’ Duterte. Duterte on Saturday, May 25, penned an open letter addressed to supporters in Tacloban…

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