Police continue to verify identity of ‘lawyer’ killed in Bohol encounter

Emmariel Ares 02/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police are validating the identity of a woman who was one of the fatalities of an encounter that happened in Bilar town in Bohol province on Friday morning. In a phone interview on…

Jeslar Uriel Larumbe, hit-and-run victim, laid to rest in Minglanilla cemetery

Emmariel Ares 02/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The 23-year-old basketball player, whose promising future was destroyed by a tragic accident that led to his untimely death, was laid to rest on Saturday afternoon, February 24. Over a hundred people, that…

Rama promises to transform Cebu City into a ‘Super City’ by 2031

Pia Piquero 02/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Mayor Michael Rama has made another promise to the Cebuanos, and that is to transform Cebu City into a ‘Super City’ by 2031. At the same time, Rama also made a commitment to…

San Fransico drug bust: Ex-drug surrenderee, cohort nabbed with P816,000 shabu

Emmariel Ares 02/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A drug peddler, who voluntarily surrendered earlier and completed the government’s reformation program, and his alleged cohort will be spending time in jail after they were arrested in a drug bust in San…

Bohol encounter: Police on full alert following clash with ‘NPA fighters’

Emmariel Ares 02/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Bohol encounter on Friday between government forces and NPA rebels has put the province’s entire police force on full alert status.  Bohol Provincial Police Office (BPPO) Spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Norman Nuez said…

Charter Day, Prayer Rally: Cebu City police on full alert

Emmariel Ares 02/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is now on full alert status for the Charter Day celebration and Anti-Charter Change Prayer Rally this weekend, February 24-25, 2024. Police Lieutenant Colonel Janette Rafter, CCPO…

Rama proposes city-based water district; Daluz deems it costly, impractical

Pia Piquero 02/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has proposed that a city-based water district would be established, similar to, but a scaled-down version, of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD). He said that if the…

Rama to his critics: Reflect before you criticize me

Pia Piquero 02/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama urged his critics to reflect on their actions before making negative comments about him. He emphasized the importance of self-reflection rather than resorting to  criticism. His comments were…

TUCP calls to intensify passage of the Wage Recovery Act

Pia Piquero 02/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) is calling for immediate action from the House of Representatives to pass House Bill No. 7871, known as the Wage Recovery Act of 2023. This…

Pardo shooting update: One of two suspects nabbed in drug bust

Emmariel Ares 02/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One of the two suspects behind the shooting of two persons along the road in Barangay Poblacion Pardo, Cebu City on Tuesday evening, February 20, 2024, has been arrested. As of this posting,…

Database proposed to replace seniors discount booklets in Cebu City

Pia Piquero 02/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A centralized database for senior citizens to avail of the 20 percent discount in lieu of the booklet requirement, has been proposed by a Cebu City legislator. Cebu City Councilor Rey Gealon penned…

75 LGUs to get P13.33M to enhance water supply, sanitation services — DILG, DBM

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 02/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) recently launched a support fund that aims to enhance water supply and sanitation services of municipalities belonging…

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