Fire investigators look at arson as cause of Mambaling fire

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police now has custody of a man who is blamed for the fire that burned around 300 homes in Sitio Lawis in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City on Friday, November 26. The 39-year-old suspect,…

Gwen on Bongbong-Sara tandem: ‘Allow me to tread carefully’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Learning from past experience, Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said she will now be consulting with members of her family before making an announcement on who to support for president and vice president in…

Did water salute for Labella cause delays in Mambaling fire response?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City South District Representative Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa drew flak on social media after he  blamed the conduct of a water salute for the late mayor Edgardo Labella for the “delayed response” to…

Sara Duterte to LMP mayors in C. Visayas: Back me and BBM in 2022 polls

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Vice Presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio appeals to the members of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) in Central Visayas to support her tandem with former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong”…

CIDG chief to public: Do not patronize illegal numbers game

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With around P20 million monthly losses that the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) incurs due to the operation of the illegal numbers game in Mandaue City alone, enforcers here appeal to the public…

P2.5M worth of ‘shabu’ seized in Cebu City buy-bust operation

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Authorities seized a total of P2.5 million worth of suspected shabu and arrested two individuals in a buy-bust operation along 872 T. Padilla Street, Cebu City past 10 p.m. on Tuesday, November 23,…

5K vendors ink support for Carbon Market modernization plans

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Over 5,000 vendors at the Carbon Public Market have signed a petition to express their support on the planned modernization of Cebu’s largest public market amid the opposition of some. “The Carbon Market…

PRO-7 to deploy 3 doctors, 27 nurses during 3-day nationwide vax drive

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least three doctors and 27 nurses from the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will be deployed to augment the government’s 3-day nationwide simultaneous vaccination drive scheduled from November 29 to…

Cebu City cops back reopening of cinemas for fully vaccinated individuals only

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police are supporting the idea of reopening the city’s cinemas provided only those who are fully vaccinated will be allowed entry. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of…

Lapu police ready should city be placed under Alert Level 3

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be no major adjustments in the security measures should Lapu-Lapu City be placed under Alert Level 3 due to the recent rise in COVID-19 infection, the city’s police said. This was…

Online money transactions pose challenge in intercepting drug activities, says RID-7 chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Regional Intelligence Division (RID-7) said that online money transactions remain their challenge in intercepting drug activities in Central Visayas as some players now exploit this platform for their…

Newly installed Talisay police chief vows to continue relentless drugs campaign

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City’s success in its drive against illegal drugs has been considered as one of the ‘proof’ of the effectiveness of the campaign of the Provincial Police. Newly installed city police chief Police…

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