Beatbox boys from Carcar City now has 31M viewers!

Immae Lachica 05/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—  From Carcar City to the world! This is what the beatbox talent of twins Jalake and Jomar Canencia did as the boys continue to storm the digital world with their extraordinary talent. Remember last…

Good Friday in the eye of a Carcaranon

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No traffic, no jampacked churchgoers, no massive gatherings, just plain observance of faith and repentance in this Good Friday amidst the pandemic. That is how Good Friday was today in Carcar—limited crowd, soulful…

Police to consider politics, business angle in Carcar City shooting

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Carcar police will be considering politics and business as possible motives in the shooting incident of Carcar City Association of Barangay Councils president Anthony John Apura last January 18, 2021. Apura, the current…

Son of Carcar City mayor survives gun attack

Morexette Marie Erram and Paul Lauro 01/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The son of Carcar City Mayor Mercedita Apura survived a shooting attack in Carcar City on Monday afternoon, January 18, 2021. This was confirmed by the Carcar City Police Station. Police Lieutenant Colonel…

Drugs eyed in brutal killing of Carcar resident

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 11/02/2020

SANTA CATALINA, NEGROS ORIENTAL, Philippines — Was the brutal killing of a Barangay Valladolid, Carcar City resident, who was shot and hacked dead on Sunday morning, November 1, 2020, a drug-related crime? This is one of the…

Carcar City police nab 5 curfew violators

Doris C. Bongcac 10/21/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Policemen in Carcar City arrested five men at dawn this Wednesday, October 21, 2020, for violation of a city ordinance that institutionalizes measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease. City Ordinance…

5 men from Carcar City jailed for playing ‘hantak’

Doris C. Bongcac 10/19/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Five men were arrested by the police in Carcar City on Sunday afternoon, October 18, for playing “hantak” (game of head and tails) while in a vacant lot in Sitio Ibabao in Barangay…

1 adult, 3 minors nabbed for ‘molesting’ 2 girls in Carcar City

Alven Marie Timtim 10/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Carcar City are preparing for the filing of rape charges against a 19-year-old man and three minors who were accused of molesting two 15-year-old girls. The alleged rape happened past 10…

Obstruction case readied against Carcar woman who warned gamblers of approaching cops

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The woman, who warned “tigbakay” gamblers about the arrival of the police during a raid in Barangay Napo, Carcar City this morning, September 27, 2020, will be charged with obstruction of justice. The…

Mandani Bay plants 36,000 mangroves in Carcar

PR 09/24/2020

Extending its sustainability efforts to the grassroots level, Mandani Bay developer HTLand, Inc. planted approximately 36,000 mangrove propagules in Bolinawan, Carcar City, Cebu. In partnership with the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) Argao, Local Government…

A student’s kind act to a man desperate to go home sparks joy online

Immae Lachica 08/16/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— A wandering person in the streets of Mandaue met his angel in the person of a 22-year-old student. Mecheil Bolotaolo Galagar, posted on his Facebook account on August 14, how he became a…

Senate committee approves Carcar City Cultural Heritage Zone Bill in 1st reading

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Senate Committee on Basic Education and Culture has formally approved in first reading House Bill 5644, which seeks to declare the city of Carcar as a cultural heritage zone. Representative Eduardo Gullas…

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