Two Mambaling chiefs’ dispute may stall declaring state of calamity in barangay

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Zena V. Magto 06/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The fire victims of Barangay Mambaling will have to wait for the state of calamity to be declared in their barangay following the fire that razed 105 houses in Sitio Puntod displacing 156…

Mambaling chief appeals to public: Fire victims need blankets, sleeping mats, clothes

Zena V. Magto 05/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Blankets, sleeping mats, and fresh clothes. These were the immediate necessities needed by the Sitio Puntod fire victims that Anne Marie Palomo, acting barangay Mambaling captain, observed as she appealed for kindhearted Cebuanos…

Macki’s Carwash edges Fatima CRV to win Labangon hoops tourney title

Jonas N. Panerio 05/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Macki’s Carwash nipped Fatima CRV, 94-91, to capture the title in the Barangay Labangon Basketball Association 1st Conference 2019 on Friday at the Barangay Labangon gym. Macki’s got off to fast start but…

Election day in Cebu in photos

05/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The polling precincts in Cebu promptly opened at 6 a.m. with several candidates opting to be the first to cast their votes. Then as the day progressed, more voters trooped to the voting…

Sambag 2 shooting: Stray bullet sends former boxer to hospital

Benjie B. Talisic 04/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A former boxer landed in the hospital after he was hit by a stray bullet in Sitio Kawayan, Barangay Sambag 2 in Cebu City on the afternoon of Black Saturday, April 20. Tirso…

Talisay drug bust turns into shootout: Two dead, 1 wounded, P2.7M suspected shabu seized

Benjie B. Talisic 03/25/2019

TALISAY CITY, Cebu, Philippines — A police buy-bust operation turned into a running gunbattle between the police and their target and ended in the death of the drug suspect and her live-in partner and the wounding of…

Mambaling standoff: Palomo urges Abellana to step down or barangay hall will be ‘a dark place’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2019

CEBU CITY,  Philippines—The acting barangay chief of Barangay Mambaling, Anne Marie Palomo, urged suspended barangay captain Gines Abellana to step down from his post or risk turning the hall turns into a ‘dark’ place. Palomo said that…

Cebu City cops net P600K shabu in Sambag buy-bust operation

Benjie B. Talisic 02/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City police showed no letup in its anti-illegal drug campaign this Saturday as they confiscated P600,000 worth of suspected shabu in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Sambag 1, Cebu City. The…

Honoraria dispute may lead to Mambaling brgy chief’s suspension

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For withholding the honoraria of four barangay councilors since July, Mambaling Barangay Captain Gines Abellana may face suspension for at least three to four months.  This developed after the City Council found Abellana…

USPF vs ANS for Cebu City Olympics secondary girls volleyball title

Ray Charlie Diaz 11/17/2018

The University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) will contest the secondary girls volleyball title against the Abellana National School (ANS) in the ongoing 28th Cebu City Olympics 2018. The USPF defeated the University of San Carlos (USC),…

SMS RUNNER BAGS 1ST GOLD

Glendale G. Rosal 08/31/2018

  FOR two straight years, 16-year-old Jessie Abelgos has brought pride and honor to the less fortunate boys of the Sisters of Mary School (SMS) Boystown. This after he defended his gold in the 5,000-meter run in…

Distortus

Radel Paredes 10/09/2017

To old timers who have been following the art scene in Cebu, Adeste Deguilmo may come as an artist who painted contemporary everyday life according the seemingly unchanging style of the ancient masters, like Michaelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Eugene Delacroix or our…

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