Capitol Site fire: P1.35M in properties lost 

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than a million pesos worth of properties were lost to a morning fire today, June 18, that destroyed three establishments ang gutted another one in Barangay Capitol Site in Cebu City. SFO2…

P1.6M shabu seized, 2 HVIs nabbed in 2 Cebu City drug busts

Paul Lauro and Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Cebu City confiscated an estimated P1.6 million suspected shabu and arrested two high value individuals  (HVIs) in two separate buy-bust operations in two days. The latest to fall was Jefferson Solon,…

Capitol lost P3M in ‘unapproved’ lot sale — COA

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Audit (COA) said the Cebu provincial government lost about P3 million in disposing of a property in Barangay Capitol site for P5.3 million through negotiated sale. The property in question is…

DILG-7 issues show cause order to 2 more brgy chiefs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas (DILG-7) has filed show cause orders to two more barangay chiefs in Cebu City. In a statement on July 10, 2020, DILG-7…

Cebu City breaches 6K mark in COVID-19 cases on July 5

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City breached the 6,000 mark in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases on July 5, 2020, when it recorded an additional 152 new cases. Cebu City has reached the 6,142…

Cebu City records 29 new COVID-19 cases on May 7

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City recorded 29 new cases in its urban barangays on Thursday, May 7, 2020.  Two were found in Barangay Suba, bringing the total cases in the barangay to 128.  The city government…

Abellana cops seize P6M shabu, nab 2 teeners, 2 others in 4 separate drug busts

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least P6 million worth of suspected shabu were confiscated from four suspects, including two male minors, who were arrested in the separate buy-bust operations of the Abellana Police Station from dawn to…

DENR-7: Cutting of trees in Barangay Capitol Site follows forestry rules

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Department of Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) said that the  cutting of five trees along M. Velez  Street and Don Gil Garcia Street in Barangay Capitol Site in Cebu City was done in…

OBO: Structural engineers want suspension of hotel construction in Capitol Site lifted

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The construction of a 13-storey hotel and commercial building at the corner Don Gil Garcia and J. Llorente Streets in Barangay Capitol Site in Cebu City may soon be allowed to continue. This after…

Jobless dad nabbed after turning to selling drugs to raise 9 kids

Benjie B. Talisic 06/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Without a job, a former construction worker and a father of nine children turned to selling illegal drugs to get a fast buck to feed his family. A decision that he would regret…

93-1: Settling the settlers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/07/2017

(Part 2) In the afternoon of December 7, in front of hundreds of beneficiaries, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III inked a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for a land swap between the…

Provincial Capitol: Of prison breaks and other problems

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/05/2017

(Conclusion) Known globally as the jail facility that houses the dancing inmates, unknown to the world, the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) has been plagued with various issues: from the escape of inmates, to the…

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