CDO Kingfishers maul Ormoc Sheermasters to lead PSL 21-U teams in standings

Glendale G. Rosal 07/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The SEALCOR Cagayan de Oro Kingfishers clinched the top spot of the team standings in the Pilipinas Super League (PSL) 21-U VisMin Leg by routing the OCCI Ormoc Sheermasters,103-87, on Sunday evening, July…

Cebuana senior high student honors her father by posting heartwarming photo of her graduation day

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 06/29/2022

  CEBU, Philippines — A Cebuana senior high school student proudly shared a heartwarming photo with her father on her graduation day which went viral. Guillerma Idias, 20, from Manlapay, Dalaguete, Cebu, took to social media to…

Police, fire investigators puzzled over minor’s death in Asturias fire

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police and fire investigators in Asturias town, northern Cebu are puzzled on how a minor ended up inside an establishment in barangay Santa Lucia that was burned down in a fire on Tuesday…

‘Faith healer’ accused of rape arrested in Asturias

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 05/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A self-proclaimed faith healer from Asturias town, western Cebu, who was wanted for at least two counts of rape, is now behind bars. Agents from the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas…

Asturias LGU earns ire of netizens over impounded dogs video

Doris Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The local government of Asturias in northwestern Cebu recently earned the ire of netizens after videos of impounded dogs allegedly neglected went viral online. Videos and photos of unfed stray dogs where taken…

Compostela police on Asturias village chief’s killing: Statements of 3 witnesses, POI vital to probe

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Compostela police are hoping that the investigation in the killing of Kaluangan barangay captain of Asturias town western Cebu will be moving and the killer eventually will be identified and arrested. Police Lieutenant…

Capitol, DPWH to start dredging 3 major tributaries in towns affected by flooding in 2020

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/04/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), and the Cebu Provincial government, are set to start dredging the major tributaries in three towns severely affected by flooding last year. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia…

Asturias cops destroy P400K worth of marijuana plants

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 04/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least P400,000 worth of marijuana plants were uprooted at around 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 1. in Purok 1, Barangay Kaluangan, a mountain barangay in Asturias town in northwestern Cebu. Policemen of…

1,360 beneficiaries from 3 Cebu towns receive DSWD-7’s P10K livelihood aid

Futch Anthony Inso 03/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 1,360 beneficiaries of the P10,000 livelihood assistance from the three towns of Cebu province are encouraged to use the money for its intended purpose. Rebecca Geamala, Department of Social Welfare and Development…

Desiltation eyed as ‘immediate solution’ to floodings in province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government is planning to conduct desiltation in some of the largest tributaries here as part of their ‘immediate solutions’ to floodings. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, together with local chief executives and…

Tuburan incurs millions in infra, agri damage due to ‘worst flooding’

Morexette Marie Erram 12/04/2020

TUBURAN, Philippines — The town of Tuburan in northwestern Cebu experienced its worst floodings last Wednesday, December 2, 2020. And the number of families affected, and the cost of damages on infrastructure and agriculture were feared to…

Single mom nabbed with P1.2 M shabu in Asturias buy-bust

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 11/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Illegal drugs worth at least P1.2 million were seized from a female suspect during a buy-bust operation held at dawn on Monday, November 9, in Asturias town. The suspect, who was identified as…

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