Personal grudge eyed as possible motive in  New Year shooting, stabbing incidents in Cebu City  

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police say personal grudge was the possible motive in the stabbing and shooting incidents that transpired in barangay Pardo, here, on New Year’s Day. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations…

Over 100 families to be evacuated in coastal sitios in Basak, Cogon Pardo

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Families living in the coastal sitios of Barangay Cogon Pardo and Basak Pardo, Cebu City, were evacuated on Thursday morning, December 16, 2021, as a preemptive measure for the coming of Typhoon Odette.  Cebu City…

Four more barangays in Cebu City drug-cleared

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More Cebu City barangays are now drug cleared, making the total number of drug-cleared barangay to 11 as of December 4, 2021. The City Office of the Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) announced that…

Cebu City drug raids: P3.4M shabu seized; 2 men nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities confiscated at least 500 grams or half a kilo of suspected shabu worth at least P3.4 million and arrested two men, one of them a former convict, during two separate raids in…

Dead fetus found near Basak Pardo drainage area

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are looking for the mother, who threw away an estimated eight-month-old fetus near a drainage area in Sitio Katangkongan, Barangay Pardo, Cebu City. Police Staff Sergeant Benjamin Maglajos of the Pardo Police…

Basak Pardo execs not liable for ‘hantak’ incident — CLO

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) found no fault on the Basak Pardo barangay officials over the public gathering of residents in Sitio Ulap in the barangay on July 3, 2020. Cebu City…

CCPO to file charges against men in viral ‘hantak’ photos

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — They will not be spared. Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, incoming director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), said that they have already identified the men who were playing “hantak” in Sitio Ulap…

Basak Pardo chief told to explain ‘hantak’ in her barangay

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another village chief in Cebu City is in hot water for her failure to make sure that her constituents stay at home. The City Legal Office (CLO) issued on Saturday, July 4, a…

Basak Pardo records first COVID case; isolation center readied

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Basak Pardo in Cebu City recorded its first case of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Saturday, May 23, 2020. In a Facebook post, the barangay encouraged its residents to stay calm…

Are you part of the rapid testing in Cebu City? Here’s what you need to know…

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Rapid Antibody Diagnostic Tests (RDT) will begin tomorrow, May 6, 2020 for Cebu City starting with Barangays Inayawan, Basak San Nicolas, and Basak Pardo. Five teams will be assigned in Inayawan, six…

Police going after man who gunned down neighbor for running amok

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Paul Lauro 05/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen from the Pardo Police Station are now conducting a hot pursuit operation on the man who shot dead his neighbor who ran amok in his neighborhood in Sitio Living Water, Barangay Basak…

Labella: Concrete covers for all manholes in Cebu City

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Benjie B. Talisic 07/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All open manholes around Cebu City will be sealed in concrete after plans of massive dredging for all the waterways, creeks, and canals are implemented. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said this during…

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