A look back at the stories that made waves in Cebu in 2018

Glendale Rosal, Hendrix Lato, JONAS PANERIO, Mars Alison, RABBONI BORBON, Ray Charlie Diaz 01/01/2019

Didal makes Cebu proud After bannering the Philippines in the 2018 Street League Skateboarding PRO Open in London last May, Didal made Cebu prouder by bagging the Philippines’ fourth gold medal in the 2018 Asian Games last…

Mandaue bust: Newly released ex-convict back in jail for drugs

Norman V. Mendoza 12/27/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 30-year-old former convict, who had just been released a month from the Mandaue City jail, will again be back in prison after he was arrested in a buy-bust operation at past 8…

‘TAKE ME BACK’

Inquirer.net 12/20/2018

After allegedly being ‘disrespected,’ Alaska import eager for another PBA stint For the next time that he is needed, Mike Harris won’t beat around the bush too long to sign up with Alaska again. The winner of…

STC Girls 18 back-to-back Aboitiz champs

Mars G. Alison 12/16/2018

Unexpected! This was how St. Theresa’s College (STC) head coach Tirso Ramon “Jinggoy” Roa described his girls’ defense of the Girls Under 18 title in the 20th Aboitiz Football Cup after prevailing in a penalty shootout against…

STC is back-to-back champion in 20th Aboitiz Football Cup Girls Under 18

Mars G. Alison 12/15/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines -The St. Theresa’s College prevailed via a penalty shootout to once again frustrate Ateneo, 4-3, for the Girls Under 18 crown of the 20th Aboitiz Football Cup held at the Cebu City Sports Center.…

Manzo says UP will bounce back

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 12/04/2018

THE UNIVERSITY of the Philippines Fighting Maroons hope to have an answer for their endgame woes when they battle the defending champions Ateneo Blue Eagles today in Game Two of the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball finals…

WATCH: Dela Rosa vows to bring back death penalty if elected senator

Nestle L. Semilla 12/01/2018

  Former PNP chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa wants to bring back the death penalty if he will win as senator in next year’s election. Dela Rosa, who was in Cebu said bringing back the penalty especially…

Lifeless baby found at the back of Mandaue church altar

Doris C. Bongcac 11/29/2018

The lifeless body of a newborn baby boy was found at the back of the altar of the National Shrine of St. Joseph’s in Mandaue City this afternoon. The baby who was wrapped in white linen was…

Hey Mercedes: The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class is in Cebu, and it talks back to you

Carl Cabusas 11/26/2018

Global Star Motors Corp., authorized dealer of Mercedes-Benz vehicles in Cebu, introduced the next generation of compact cars with the unveiling of the new A-Class last November 24 at the Ayala Center Cebu. With an exciting and…

500-kg leatherback turtle entangled by fisherman’s net in Camarines Sur

Inquirer.net 11/22/2018

GUINOBATAN, Albay — A 500-kilogram leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coricea) was accidentally entangled in a fisherman’s net Thursday morning in Balatan town in Camarines Sur province. Nonie Enolva, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Bicol spokesperson, said the…

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