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…

Explainer: What we know so far on Boljoon’s once-lost pulpit panels

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The latest collection unveiled at the National Museum of the Philippines (NMP) sparked not only a renewed interest in history but also prompted the Cebuano community to take action to preserve Cebu’s heritage.…

King cobra sightings in Cebu City: Residents call for snakebite treatment in barangays

Pia Piquero 02/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local residents have urged the Cebu City government to quickly set up ways to treat snakebites in every barangay, following the recent frequent sightings of king cobras, locally known as “banakon,” in the…

Rama confirms: He will attend prayer rally in Cebu on Sunday

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 02/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has confirmed that he would attend the prayer rally set on the day of People Power Anniversary on Sunday. The event, led by pro-Duterte groups, will be staged…

Simeon Gabutero enters not guilt plea

Emmariel Ares 02/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Simeon Gabutero has recanted his earlier confession that he killed his ‘girlfriend’ Reah Mae Tocmo. Gabutero entered a not guilty plea during the arraignment of his murder case on Tuesday, Feb. 20. ALSO…

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