COVID-19 outbreak in uptown site affects 49 construction workers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The high cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) recorded in Cebu City on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, has been attributed to an outbreak in a construction site. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy…

Firm, developer promise aid to construction accident victims

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — PLD Construction, project contractor, and Cebu Landmasters Inc., project developer, assured that they would shoulder the expenses of their workers, who died and got injured when a portion of a construction site of…

1 killed, another injured in project site ‘cave in’ in Brgy Apas

Doris C. Bongcac, Paul Lauro 05/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One construction worker died while another one was rescued after a portion of a construction site in Barangay Apas, Cebu City “caved in” at around noon on Saturday, May 22. Ramil Ayuman, in…

Who is Ruben Feliciano?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The controversial mayoral candidate of San Fernando town, Cebu, Ruben Feliciano was gunned down by unknown perpetrators outside his rented home in Barangay Apas, Cebu City. His nephew Kim was also wounded in…

Amid uncertainty, Cebu City jeepney drivers look forward to hitting the roads again

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In his 12 years of driving traditional public utility jeepneys (PUJs) in some of Cebu City’s busiest routes, it never occurred to Ronald Sagario that it will come to a grinding halt. And…

Construction worker dies after falling from 33rd floor of skyrise

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 11/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A construction worker in Barangay Apas, Cebu City died on Saturday afternoon, November 7, after falling from the 33rd floor of a skyrise. Initial report from the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management…

Residents in Cebu City barangay say no to third telco’s cell site

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The residents of Lower Calvary in Barangay Apas, Cebu City refused the proposition of a cell site to be built in their area by the country’s third telecommunication company (telco) during a public…

CentCom opens mini library to help poor students

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Central Command (CentCom) that is located in Barangay Apas in Cebu City is more than just a military camp. Its compound also houses a mini-library that will serve as a hub for donated books…

Court of Appeals rules: Reopen case for Lot 937

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Court of Appeal Special Eighteenth Division has granted the appeal of the Solicitor General, which represents the Republic of the Philippines in court, for the reopening of the case of the ownership…

Police after suspect in killing of fish vendor from Brgy Apas, Cebu City

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mabolo police continue to pursue the man who allegedly killed a fish vendor in Barangay Apas, Cebu City, at dawn today, June 6, 2020. Police Master Sergeant Antonio Din of the Mabolo Police…

Look: How a sitio in Barangay Apas disinfects the people in the community

Immae Lachica 05/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— This video is such a great reminder for everyone to have a little fun while ensuring safety in one’s community. In Barangay Apas in Sitio Baca, Cebu City, they showed what they would be…

Capitol offers evacuation center in Apas as isolation facility for future mild, asymptomatic COVID-19 patients

Rosalie Abatayo 04/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government has offered its evacuation center located in the upland portion of Barangay Apas as an isolation center for residents in Cebu City who may be tested positive for the…

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