CCSC Track Oval: Contractor defends ‘expertise’ amid criticism of ‘incompetency’

Pia Piquero 07/12/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The contractor responsible for the renovation of the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) track oval defended its expertise in light of recent criticisms. Shaun Doherty of SBD Builders addressed allegations of incompetence following…

Palarong Pambansa 2024: LTO-7 warns overcharging taxi drivers

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 07/11/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) has warned drivers of public utility vehicles (PUVs) against overcharging especially during the Palarong Pambansa 2024 week. This is after LTO-7 Director Glen Galario received…

TIMELINE: Carmen, Cebu tragedy that led to death of 7 victims

Emmariel Ares 07/11/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A family’s joyful gathering to spend some quality time together after a loved one’s wedding in Cebu had a tragic ending.  In an unexpected turn of events, not all of them made it…

Carmen, Cebu tragedy: Victims laid to rest 3 days after flashflood

Emmariel Ares 07/11/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The seven individuals who met their untimely death due to a flashflood in Brgy. Cantumog, a mountain barangay in Carmen, northern Cebu have been laid to rest on Thursday, July 11. The funeral…

Proposed Metro Cebu Subway: Cebu City feasibility study endorsement awaited

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 07/11/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As part of the 67.5-km subway proposal, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is now waiting for the endorsement from Cebu City government to conduct a feasibility study for a thorough planning of the…

Cebu City fines local FM station P50K for unethical interview

Pia Piquero 07/11/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines –After four months of delay, the Cebu City Government has fined a local FM station P50,000 for an unethical interview with a minor rape victim. On July 5, 2024, the City Treasurer’s Office issued…

Senator Marcos urges government: Strengthen ‘defense posture’

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 07/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After she warned that 25 areas in the country could be targets of a possible Chinese hypersonic missile attack, Senator Imee Marcos clarified that China will not attack for no reason at all.…

Inter-tropical convergence zone to bring rains in Cebu – Pagasa

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Due to the presence of the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), rains are expected in Cebu and the entire Central Visayas throughout this week, the state weather bureau said. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and…

Carmen, Cebu tragedy: Search for last missing person continues

Emmariel Ares 07/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities have retrieved the bodies of six of the seven individuals, who went missing after they were swept away by raging waters of a river last Monday, July 8. They were among 17…

Palarong Pambansa opening: Raymond surprised by VP Sara’s no show

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Acting Cebu City Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia hoped that Vice President Sara Duterte would join them in the closing ceremony of the Palarong Pambansa 2024. Duterte, the outgoing Education Secretary, was a no-show…

Palarong Pambansa opening: Rama congratulates organizers, athletes

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 07/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Even if he was not seen being present during the opening ceremony of the Palarong Pambansa, suspended Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama still extended his wishes to the participants. Not too long after…

President Marcos call: Do more to develop PH steel industry

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 07/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has called on the government agencies and the private sector to come together to develop the steel industry in the Philippines. Marcos said this in his speech during…

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