FACES OF CEBU: Maria Gigante, 29, Universal Woman 2024

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 04/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A host. A model. An entrepreneur. This is Maria Gigante from Bantayan Island in Cebu. Her friends already know how hardworking she is. When she doubted herself, her friends believed she would make…

Parricide: What it is and its consequences

Emmariel Ares 03/27/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Parricide is the charge filed against a person found responsible for killing a spouse or direct blood ascendant or descendant. Instead of murder, parricide is the most appropriate because of the factor of…

3 Cebu fires on Tuesday raze over P2.4M in properties

Emmariel Ares, Mark Bandolon 03/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 3 Cebu fires that struck Cebu on Tuesday burned over P2.4 million worth of properties and left over 400 individuals homeless. On Tuesday, March 19, 2024, firetrucks can be heard blazing through…

Comelec reminds Barangay, SK candidates of their SOCE

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 10/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections in Central Visayas (Comelec-7) is urging the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) candidates to file their statement of contribution and expenditures (SOCE) as soon as possible. Comelec-7 Director Lionel…

FACES OF CEBU: Kent Alvarez, 24, Naval Architecture topnotcher

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 10/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu-based graduates have been taking the spotlight for consistently being top notchers in board exams. Just recently, a graduate of the University of Cebu (UC) – Maritime Education and Training Center (METC) topped…

SHS-G Batch ’99 Empowers Children’s Mental Health through Thought-Provoking Fundraiser Talk

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 10/17/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Sacred Heart Hijas-Girls Batch 1999 will be having their 25th homecoming ceremony in 2024. To mark their silver year, the batch orchestrated a thought-provoking fundraising event on Saturday, October 14, which curated…

Qualified rice retailers in CV to receive gov’t cash aid on September 14

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 09/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Qualified rice retailers in Central Visayas will receive cash assistance on September 14, Wednesday. The cash assistance was allotted to the affected rice retailers following the implementation of the Executive Order (EO) 39…

LPA will not affect Visayas – Pagasa Mactan

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 08/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The low-pressure area (LPA) spotted in Cagayan is not going to affect Visayas, according to an official of the state weather bureau stationed in Mactan on Wednesday, August 23, 2023. Engineer Al Quiblat,…

Hauling of waste materials in Tejero Creek to be completed Thursday: Guardo

Wenilyn Sabalo 07/20/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City government and the DPWH-7 target to complete the excavation and hauling of waste materials along Tejero Creek on Thursday, July 20, 2023. Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo said this would…

Tigbakay raid: 14 men caught in Paril to spend weekend in jail 

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fourteen men, who were caught engaging in tigbakay or illegal cockfighting in Barangay Paril Proper, a mountain barangay in Cebu City, last Friday, Feb. 24, will have to spend the weekend or longer…

Cebu City plans transfer of N. Bacalso offices of LTO-7, BFP-7 to SRP

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Central Visayas offices of the Land Transportation Office (LTO-7) and Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP-7) may soon be transferred to a new location. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, October 10,…

Non-obligatory wearing of face masks in Cebu City stays

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The wearing of face masks in open spaces in Cebu City is still ‘non-obligatory’ starting Thursday, September 1, 2022. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama told CDN Digital in a phone interview on Thursday…

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