CCPO police chief: Some Cebuanos still taking health crisis lightly

Immae Lachica 09/30/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Seven months under quarantine due to the threats of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), one would think people are now used to the new normal, following health protocols to a T. But Cebu City…

Vintage bomb found in Barangay Apas

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 09/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mabolo Police ask public to report immediately to police when they are able to find in their area vintage bombs or bombs that were left behind in World War II. This was what the…

Interventions eyed in Apas due to slight spike in cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Emergency Operations Center or EOC of Cebu City is preparing for interventions in Barangay Apas after new cases were recorded in the area for straight two days. On September 10, 2020, the…

Dredging of creek in Day-as to start on September

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dredging works in a creek in Barangay Day-as, Cebu City will begin on the first week of September after residents complained of flooding during rains. Councilor Jerry Guardo, City Council’s chairperson for the…

219 submit themselves to rapid testing in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The third day of the rapid testing for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) recorded 219 residents submitting themselves to the blood extraction process in three barangays. In Barangay Kinasang-an, only 20 volunteers appeared…

Siblings nabbed with P1.36M shabu in Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 04/15/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Two siblings from Sibonga town in southern Cebu were caught in a drug buy-bust operation in Barangay Banilad, Mandaue City at past 8 p.m. of April 15, 2020. Wilfredo Tormis, 34, and…

Cebu City Police to heed mayor’s request to hold off demolition in Barangay Apas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will comply with the request of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella not to intervene in the demolition of Lot 937 in Barangay Apas, Cebu City. Police Colonel Gemma Vinluan,…

Soldiers’ kin: Give us due process before you evict us

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least  205 families and relatives of soldiers face the possibility of losing their homes in Sitio San Miguel, Barangay Apas in Cebu City. The Archangels Residence Mergence Inc. (ARMI), families of active…

Garcia’s and Labella’s administrations eye Ciudad project’s revival

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 05/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Provincial Governor-elect Gwendolyn Garcia and Cebu City Mayor-elect Edgardo Labella, and their allies are planning to realize the Ciudad Project in Barangay Apas in Cebu City within their terms.  Garcia said the…

Binaliw residents’ call to Labella: Landfill threat to our health, close it

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The residents of Barangay Binaliw in Cebu City where the Binaliw Landfill is located are asking Mayor-elect Edgardo Labella to close the landfill for health reasons. According to former Apas Barangay Captain Ramil…

Two employees hurt as masked men ‘ransack’ Apas barangay hall

Benjie Talisic and Zena Magto 05/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least two employees of the Apas barangay hall were hurt after 12 armed men “ransacked” the barangay hall at around 3 p.m. today. The injured employees were members of the Apas Emergency…

Armed men ‘ransack’ Apas barangay hall, hurt employees

Benjie Talisic 05/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 12 armed men allegedly “ransacked” the Apas barangay hall in Cebu City at around 3 p.m. today, took eight cellular phones owned by its employees and “hurt” some of the barangay…

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