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…

Escapee, who resisted arrest, killed by Cebu City cops

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The detainee, who reportedly escaped from his police escorts inside a mobile patrol car on Thursday noon, died after he reportedly fought back against responding police during the manhunt operation conducted in the…

One wounded in Christmas eve shootout in Carreta

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A shootout between a group of teenagers and a policeman less than an hour before Christmas Day ended with a wounded resident of Barangay Carreta, Cebu City. Joven Maningog Montero, 24, was shot…

Cebu City residents compliant to closure of cemeteries — Tumulak

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents have been compliant to the closure of the cemeteries today, November 1, 2020, for the celebration of All Saints’ Day. Councilor David Tumulak, the City Council’s chairperson for disaster risk…

Families hit by cemetery closures to get aid — Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be helping the families living in the public cemeteries in the city who will be affected by the closure of these cemeteries from October 30 to November 3,…

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…

Three fall in drug operation in Carreta, Cebu City

Norman V. Mendoza 10/08/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Three persons were nabbed by police in a drug operation in Ponce 1, Barangay Carreta, Cebu City, past 6 p.m. Monday, October 7, 2019. The arrested persons were identified as Archie Tolentino, 31, from Carreta;…

Jobless man from Carreta nabbed for possession of 110 grams of shabu

Benjie B. Talisic 06/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–He was unemployed the reason why he was lured into the illegal drugs business. Mark Vincent Oliamot, 22, will now have to spend years in jail after he was arrested in a buy-bust operation at…

Family of elderly couple, who died in Carreta fire, mulls filing arson case

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The family of the old couple, who died in the fire in Sitio Ponce 2, Barangay Carreta in Cebu City on Saturday early morning, May 11, said they would file charges of arson…

With nearby elem school reserved for Monday’s polls, Carreta fire victims to sleep on the streets for now

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fire victims in Barangay Ponce 2 in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City have refused to move to the barangay sports complex that is located at least 500 meters away from the fire site. They…

Ponce 2 fire kills 2, burns 50 homes

Benjie Talisic 05/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines- An elderly couple was killed in a fire which burned homes in Sitio Ponce 2, Barangay Carreta, Cebu City. Nicasio Orcullo, 62, and Proserfina Orcullo, 57, were trapped inside their burning home. A girl,…

Dawn fire burns homes in Sitio Ponce 2, Carreta

Benjie B. Talisic 05/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A dawn fire burned homes in a thickly populated urban poor community in Sitio Ponce 2, Barangay Carreta, Cebu City today, May 11. The fire alarm was reported at around 4:15 a.m. and…

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