Cebu City, Mandaue City raised to Alert Level 3

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City and Mandaue City has been raised to Alert Level 3 from January 14 to January 31, 2022, in a new pronouncement by the Interagency Task Force (IATF). Acting Presidential Spokesperson, Secretary…

7-year-old student sells artwork to help sick classmate

Carla Gomez 08/11/2021

BACOLOD CITY––Two months ago, 7-year-old Derek Sanson wanted to buy an Xbox, a video gaming console. As requested by his parents, Derek started saving money for it. But just recently, the boy, a Grade 2 pupil at…

LSIs bound for Bacolod, Roxas told to reschedule travel

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 09/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) in Cebu and the rest of Central Visayas are advised to postpone their travels if they are bound for Bacolod City and Roxas City, Capiz. The Regional Interagency Task…

Illegal drugs coming from Bacolod?

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Police in Cebu found out that some of the illegal drugs circulating here are coming from Bacolod City and transported by land. This is what the City Intelligence Branch (CIB) of the Cebu City…

Boy from Bacolod wows netizens with his rendition of a Sam Smith’s ‘Too Good for Goodbyes’

Immae Lachica 02/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Most of us visit the mall for strolling or to buy gifts for our loved ones. But this boy from Bacolod City in Negros Occidental visits the mall to try out the newest display of…

Cebu resident identified in Bacolod pension house fire that killed 6 persons

Carla P. Gomez 11/28/2019

BACOLOD CITY –– A Cebu resident was the last one to be identified of the six fatalities in a fire that hit a pension house on Gonzaga and Locsin Streets in Bacolod City last Tuesday. Chief Inspector…

57 activists arrested in Negros

Carla P. Gomez 11/02/2019

BACOLOD CITY—Police and soldiers arrested 57 people, including 15 minors, in simultaneous raids on offices of progressive groups in this provincial capital and in Escalante City beginning Thursday night, the eve of All Saints’ Day. Fifty-five were…

Año explains as Duterte says Espenido ‘free to kill everybody’

Melvin Gascon - Philippine Daily Inquirer 10/19/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte was just “exaggerating” when he ordered controversial Police Lt. Col. Jovie Espenido “to kill everybody” in his new posting as deputy chief of police of Bacolod City, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año…

‘Go there, you are free to kill everybody,’ Duterte orders Espenido

Krissy Aguilar - INQUIRER.net 10/18/2019

MANILA, Philippines — “Go there, you are free to kill everybody.” This was President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to controversial police official Lt. Col. Jovie Espenido who was recently assigned to Bacolod City which is “badly hit” by…

American national gets 84 years for rape, filming sexual abuse of Filipino children

Doris C. Bongcac 08/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An American national accused of raping underage Filipino girls and filming the abuse was sentenced to 84 years in prison by a United States court. Anthony Shultz of Lindborg, Kansas pleaded guilty to…

CVFA Under 15 Boys a step closer to PFF National Championship after win vs NOFA

Mars G. Alison 08/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Central Visayas Football Association (CVFA) Under 15 Boys have improved their chances of advancing to the national finals of the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) Under 15 Boys. The team manned by a…

Central Visayas defeats Negros Occidental in PFF U15

Mars G. Alison 08/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Central Visayas Football Association (CVFA) pulled through and edged the Negros Occidental Football Association (NOFA), 3-2, in the Visayas elimination of the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) Under 15 Boys National Championship. The…

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