With ‘no’ relief goods yet, ‘hungry man’ turns to drugs

Norman V. Mendoza 04/11/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A man, who turned to selling illegal drugs because he was hungry and claimed the barangay officials had not yet delivered relief goods, was arrested at past 10 p.m. today, April 10, 2020,…

Labella vows to stay impartial amidst internal issues in city hall, party

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/29/2019

TALISAY CITY, Cebu, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he will remain impartial as issues on sexual harassment in the City Hall is being investigated and as his own party mates in Barug PDP-Laban are engaged in…

Councilor Mabatid slams claims she tried ‘to fix’ sex harassment case against her ally

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Prisca Nina Mabatid has accused two of her partymates of harassing her and falsely accusing her of trying to convince three alleged victims of sexual harassment against a City Hall…

PDEA-7 agents raid San Nicolas drug den; 6 arrested

Benjie B. Talisic 06/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities raided a suspected drug den in Sitio Little Dalaguete, Barangay San Nicolas, Cebu City on June 30 and arrested six persons including a suspected high value target. Dionisio Emiliano, 45, who was…

Fulfilling Tom’s promise: Cebu City to donate 15 vehicles to 8 barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fifteen Cebu City-owned vehicles will be donated to eight barangays in the city before June 30 when outgoing Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s term would end. Osmeña said that this was his way to keep…

Bid to name Mambaling bridge after Scoutmaster Damazo pushed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is considering naming the Mambaling bridge, which connects the Francisco Vestil Street to the South Road Properties (SRP), after a Cebuano scoutmaster. This developed after a proposed ordinance has…

Rama calls for a cease-fire of Alcover-Mabatid online war

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor-elect Michael Rama, who is also Partido Barug head, is asking incumbent Councilor Pastor Alcover Jr., and incoming Councilor Prisca Niña Mabatid to stop throwing tirades against each other on social…

City dad calls for transparency on distribution of rice subsidy for habal-habal drivers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Councilor Pastor Alcover, Jr., demands more transparency on the distribution of the rice subsidy of the habal-habal drivers which started distribution on Saturday, February 23. Alcover, in his privilege speech during the regular…

Tomas says goons in Barangay Agsungot hired by Alcover

Benjie Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/12/2018

THE alleged goons spotted in the mountain barangay of Agsungot, Cebu City, were hired by Councilor Pastor “Jun” Alcover Jr. to intimidate voters. This was the assertion of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña when he learned that…

Tom’s ‘violent’ actions on sheriff uncalled for: Alcover

Nestle L. Semilla 02/13/2018

CEBU City Councilor Pastor Alcover Jr. said he wants to seek the Ombudsman’s legal opinion on the alleged “violent” actions taken by Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña towards a court sheriff. In yesterday’s regular session, Alcover condemned…

Alcover lobbies anew to regulate habal-habal

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 11/16/2017

COUNCILOR Pastor “Jun” Alcover Jr. lobbied anew for the passage of an ordinance he authored that would regulate the operation of habal-habal or motorcycle-for-hire operations in Cebu City. The councilor floated his proposed ordinance in response to…

For ‘safety,’ Alcover moves to ban motorcycle canopies

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/12/2017

HAVE you ever tried riding a motorcycle and getting all wet when it started to rain, or sun-burned when the weather was intensely hot? Because of this common problem, improvised plastic roofs that can be easily attached…

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