Alcantara accident: Girl dead, 10 others hurt after van collides with motorcycle

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 06/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A family beach outing ended in tragedy when the van they were riding on collided with a motorcycle causing the death of a 14-year-girl and injury to 10 others in the early morning…

KCS Computer-Mandaue looks to bounce back

Glendale G. Rosal 04/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—KCS Computer Specialist-Mandaue City is seeking to bounce back from a loss when it takes on the Tubigon Bohol Mariners on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup at the Alcantara Civic…

Thursday games of Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup postponed

Glendale G. Rosal 04/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Pending the resolution on the issues surrounding the the controversial game between the ARQ Builders—Lapu Lapu City Heroes and the Siquijor Mystics in the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup, the management of the league decided to…

Vismin Super Cup in Alcantara 90% ready — hoops league exec

Glendale G. Rosal 03/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the tipoff draws near, the official venue of the much-awaited Pilipinas Vismin Super Cup in Alcantara town, southwestern Cebu, is nearing the completion of its big renovation. The sleepy coastal town will…

Alcantara to host Visayas leg of Pilipinas Vismin Super Cup

Glendale Rosal 02/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After a thorough and careful assessment, the Pilipinas Vismin Super Cup has found its home in the sleepy town of Alcantara in southwestern Cebu.  Alcantara, roughly a hundred kilometers away (94.9 km) from…

Three-year-old boy drowns in Alcantara spring

05/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A three-year-old boy from Barangay Manga in Alcantara, Cebu, was found dead in a spring on Saturday morning, May 30, 2020. Police Chief Master Sergeant Jeremias Elardo of Alcantara Police Station said that…

With drug lord’s gone in CV, PDEA-7’s shifts focus to high value targets

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the drug lords no longer in Central Visayas, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) is now focusing on high value targets. Thess Tiuzen, PDEA-7 deputy regiional director, said that…

Lawyer caught with dried marijuana leaves at airport, posts bail

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The lawyer, who was caught with dried marijuana leaves inside a cigarette pack while entering Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) at past 10 a.m. last Friday, November 15, 2019, has posted bail. According…

With P12M shabu haul in a week, CCPO chief vows more anti-drug operations

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Those in the illegal drug trade in Cebu City, beware. This is the warning of Police Colonel Gemma Vinluan, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) chief, amid the nearly P12 million worth of suspected…

Amid recent party drug bust in Bohol, parents urged to educate kids on illegal drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Parents are encouraged to educate their children on illegal drugs and their effects, and for the schools, to strengthen this drug education among the students. Leah Albiar-Alcantara, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central…

Stalls in Badian’s ‘food strip’ burned down

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 04/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least five establishments, most of which are food stalls, in a food strip in Barangay Poblacion in Badian town of southwestern Cebu were gutted down by a late evening fire on Tuesday,…

Kyline Alcantara on making the jump: ‘I am thankful that I took that risk’

Michelle Joy Padayhag 02/08/2019

Cebu City, Philippines –  Kyline Alcantara has had no regrets making one of the biggest decisions in her life when she left ABS-CBN to join GMA Network in 2017. Everything has been going great so far with…

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