Rama, Osmeña bicker over poverty backdrop of iconic Third Bridge

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and former Mayor Tomas Osmeña are now blaming each other for the underdevelopment of Barangay Pasil’s fish port and informal settlers, which now serves as a backdrop of…

Guadalupe twin murders is case cleared, solved — police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following the death of Janjan Moko, the primary suspect in the killing of his partner and a minor in Barangay Guadalupe in Cebu City, police said this case had already been cleared and…

Primary suspect in Guadalupe twin murders killed in ‘armed encounter’ with police in Brgy Pasil

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 02/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The primary suspect in the shooting to death of a mother and her 15-year-old daughter was killed on Saturday afternoon, during an ‘armed encounter’ with pursuing policemen in Barangay Pasil, Cebu City, the police…

3 rescued from under Forbes Bridge in Brgy Pasil

Doris C. Bongcac, Paul Lauro 06/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Three individuals, including a three-year-old boy, were rescued from under the Forbes Bridge in Barangay Pasil when water level started to rise in the area. The early morning downpour caused flooding that affected…

Cebu City brgys warned against celebrating fiestas

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City barangays have been warned against celebrating their local fiestas amid the rising number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the…

2 arrested in Pasil drug bust

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two men were arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) in a buy-bust operation at around noontime on Monday, July 13, 2020, in Barangay Pasil, here. The…

COVID-19 cases in Cebu City rise again

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 05/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After more than two weeks of declining numbers of new Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases, Cebu City recorded a whopping 96 new cases on Tuesday evening, May 26, 2020. The Cebu City Health…

Azul owner apologizes for owning Tuslob Buwa

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The owner of local restaurant Azul, which currently has the intellectual property rights of Tuslob Buwa has apologized to Barangays Pasil and Suba for the trademark. Ian Sekong, the owner of Azul, said…

Close to P300k shabu seized from two suspected pushers in Pasil

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Morexette Marie Erram 01/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Close to P300,000 worth of illegal drugs was confiscated from two suspected drug pushers after police in Cebu City conducted a buy-bust operation in Barangay Pasil in Cebu City on Saturday afternoon, January…

HVT, two others nabbed with P800K worth of illegal drugs in Pasil buy-bust

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A high value target was arrested for the possession of 115 grams of suspected shabu worth at least P782,000. San Nicolas police placed Arnel Silab, 34, under surveillance for a month prior to…

Coast Guard apprehends motor banca for sailing despite gale warning

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A motorized outrigger boat bearing the name “Mon-jin” was apprehended in the vicinity of the sea water of North East Shell Island, Cordova, Cebu at 12:40 p.m. on August 9, 2019. Personnel from Philippine Coast…

Two women nabbed for illegal drugs in Cebu City

Benjie B. Talisic 10/11/2017

TWO women yielded more than P120,000 worth of illegal drugs in separate drug bust operations in Cebu City on Tuesday evening. Analie Barillano was apprehended at Sitio Mahayahay 1, Barangay Calamba past 9 PM. The 37-year old…

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