Archdiocese of Cebu proposes restrictions for Kalag-kalag in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu has officially presented their recommendations for the celebration of All Saints Day and All Souls Day also known as Kalag-kalag on November 1 and 2. In a written recommendation…

Social gathering still prohibited, Cebu City cops remind public

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen are reminding the public anew that social gatherings here are still prohibited despite the lowered quarantine status. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City…

Archdiocese of Cebu approves giving tomb space to Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio 08/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu has given its approval to the request of the Cebu City government to build more tombs in four major cemeteries in the city. The Archdiocese gave their go signal…

Cebu City asks for space in Catholic cemeteries to build tombs

Dyrecka Letigio 08/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is asking the Archdiocese of Cebu for space in four major Catholic cemeteries in the city to build more tombs. This is one of the solutions the city government…

Calamba fire razes 10 houses, leaves 50 people homeless

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An afternoon fire on Monday, August 9, razed at least 10 houses, left 50 people homeless and injured a man in Sitio Lower San Roque, Barangay Calamba, Cebu City. The Cebu City Fire…

Calamba brgy chief’s call heeded: P2M shabu seized, 9 persons nabbed

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities have heeded the call of Calamba Barangay officials to help them fight illegal drugs in the seriously affected barangay with Thursday’s raids leading to the confiscation of P2 million worth of suspected…

Calamba: 43 drug surrenderers, who fail drug tests, to undergo rehab program

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Forty three out of 65 drug surrenderers in Barangay Calamba, Cebu City will have to undergo a drug rehabilitation program after they failed a drug test on Thursday, July 29, 2021. Two of…

SBP saddened as Fiba Asia qualifiers in Qatar canceled

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 02/12/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Qatar’s hosting of the February window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup will not push through after the gulf state’s government canceled all events due to the surge of COVID-19 cases. Al Panlilio, Samahang Basketbol ng…

Tatay Semion still needs a new place to stay

Immae Lachica 12/21/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Just four days before Christmas, Tatay Semion is still looking for a new home. Tatay Semion, who went viral last December 12 after a laundry shop owner in Pardo, turned to social media…

Cemeteries in Cebu City closed from Oct. 29 to Nov. 3

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/10/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Edgardo Labella has issued an executive order for the closure of all cemeteries in the city from October 29 to November 3, 2020 for the All Saints and All Souls…

DILG issues show-cause order to Inayawan village chief, Calamba councilor

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas (DILG-7) has issued a show-cause order to Inayawan Barangay Captain Kirk Bryan Repollo and Calamba Barangay Councilor Renante Bendol on July 2 over…

42-year-old woman, partner nabbed for drugs 

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A 42-year-old woman who was listed as a regional high-value target (HVT), was arrested by San Nicolas police  in a buy-and-bust operation conducted along A. Lopez Street, Barangay Calamba, Cebu City Monday night, December 23…

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