Motorcycle rider avoids manhole, dies after SUV slams into him from behind

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Avoiding a manhole along Natalio Bacalso Avenue in Cebu City was fatal to a motorcycle rider when an SUV or sport utility vehicle traveling in the lane where he swerved to crashed into…

Will Rama allow the use of another SRP lot for BRT?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has always been vocal about his views on Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) especially on the changes made by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on the long-overdue project. Rama…

Police: Grudge, drugs possible motives in killing of ex-con in Brgy Bulacao, Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 07/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police investigators are considering personal grudge and illegal drugs as possible motives in the killing of a 27-year-old man in Sitio Cabancalan I, Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City on Saturday night, July 24. Police…

Bulacao chief appeals for aid as 3 fire-hit sitios placed under state of calamity

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— As Barangay Bulacao in Cebu City declares a state of calamity on the three fire-hit sitios, the barangay captain is also calling on the public to help the fire victims. Rodrigo Abellanosa, barangay captain…

Lighted candle eyed in Cebu City fire that killed widow, razed 118 houses

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 62-year-old widow died in a late night fire on Thursday, Feb. 4, that razed 118 houses, displaced 731 individuals in three sitios in Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City. Fire Officer 3 Emerson Arceo,…

Bulacao officials probe ‘food poisoning’ incident that downed 9 kids

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Barangay officials in Bulacao, Cebu City are looking into an alleged ‘food poisoning’ incident that downed at least nine children on Sunday, August 30. The children were brought to a government hospital after…

Labella: Bulacao Spring, an under-tapped source of water

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/29/2019

TALISAY CITY, Cebu, Philippines — The Bulacao Spring is an under-tapped source of water for the city that should be considered and protected. This was the pronouncement of Mayor Edgardo Labella after he visited the source of…

Samsam promises to address Talisay City’s flooding problems

Doris C. Bongcac 06/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Hip-deep flooding affected residents of Barangay Bulacao, Talisay City when it rained on Friday night, June 14. Outgoing first district Rep. and Mayor-elect Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas V said reports have reached his…

Clean-up of Bulacao river set on Feb. 22

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/30/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – The down stream of the Bulacao River, one of the “dead” rivers identified by state environmental officers, will undergo a clean-up and will then be placed under monitoring.  Ma. Nida Cabrera, chief of…

Property developer nabbed for estafa

Benjie B. Talisic 08/12/2017

A 64-year-old property developer was arrested in his residence in Barangay Bulacao, Talisay City on Friday afternoon. Supt. Joie Jape, chief of the Provincial Intelligence Branch, together with the Talisay policemen served seventeen warrants of arrest against…

Loss of honorarium means hard times ahead for barangay tanods

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/19/2017

Christie Miñoza, 55, has been a tanod (village watchwoman) of Barangay Guadalupe in Cebu City for the last ten years. She is single but lives with a sibling’s family, helping her extended family members meet their daily…

P1M worth of illegal drugs seized

Apple Ta-as, Norman V. Mendoza 01/24/2016

MORE than P1 million worth of illegal drugs were seized in separate buy-bust operations in Metro Cebu last weekend. Cebu provincial police officers conducted a buy-bust operation against a certain “Junior,” which led to the arrest of…

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