2,600 senior citizens in Punta Princesa receive P3,000 cash aid

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Carlito Romeo, 68,  is among the senior citizens in Barangay Punta Princesa in Cebu City, who were waiting for the announcement of the city government on the start of the distribution of financial…

Ermita and Punta Princesa fire victims to receive cash aid from the city government

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Victims of the separate massive fires that hit barangays Ermita and Punta Princesa in Cebu City this month will soon receive cash aid from the Cebu City Government. In a text message to…

Punta Princesa fire victims need hygiene kits, milk, diapers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Families who lost their homes and other valuables to the fire that hit Barangay Punta Princesa in Cebu City are in need of help. Portia Basmayor, head of the Department of Social Welfare…

NBI-7 issues subpoena against live-in partner of at-large drug maintainer

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) issued a subpoena to the live-in partner of a still at-large drug den maintainer in Barangay Punta Princesa in Cebu City on Tuesday, July…

Punta Princesa residents lose homes to fire just 3 days before Christmas

Paul Lauro 12/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 12 families or an estimated 60 individuals may spend their Christmas on the cold pavement of evacuation centers after a fire gutted their homes at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 22,…

Police bust tanod, partner with P60K illegal drugs

Benjie Talisic 08/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police arrested a 70-year-old barangay tanod (village watchman) and his “business partner” in possession of P60,000 worth of illegal drugs in a buy-and-bust operation conducted a few minutes past 8 p.m. on Wednesday…

Separate operations yield more than 300k worth of suspected illegal drugs

Benjie B. Talisic 06/10/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Authorities seized more than P300,000 worth of illegal drugs in separate buy-bust operations here on Sunday night, June 9, 2019. In Punta Princesa, the Labangon Police Station, headed by Police Major Keith Allen Andaya, nabbed…

Ong brothers’ mom file murder complaint against gunman

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/14/2018

A complaint for murder was filed today before the Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office against the gunman who was responsible for the killing of two brothers, Nick Benzen and Neil Brian Ong. Thelma Ong, the mother of the…

Abarquez endures long travel, wins two titles in CL net

John Carlo Villaruel 01/24/2017

Elizabeth Abarquez travels around 42 kilometers from her hometown in Carcar City to Cebu City whenever there are tennis tournaments here. She does this so she can hone her skills by playing against the country’s best tennis…

Ordinance giving barangay facility to homeowners vetoed

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/05/2013

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama vetoed an ordinance that would give management of a covered court in barangay Punta Princesa to a homeowner’s association. Rama vetoed City Ordinance 2370 which would have given the management of the…

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