Online arnis tourney in the works

Glendale G. Rosal 04/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- Milo and the Philippine Eskrima Kali Arnis Federation (Pekaf) are brewing a major online arnis tournament in the country this year.  One of the organizers, Ricky Ballesteros, who happens to be also the organizer…

Personal grudge eyed in helper’s fatal shooting attack in Cebu City

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are looking at personal grudge as a possible motive in the Jan. 22, 2021 shooting death of  Dastin Castillo, a 29-year-old hardware helper in Barangay Tejero, Cebu City. This developed after the…

Optometrist spreading fake info about COVID-19 to be charged

Alven Marie A. Timtim - CDN Digital 02/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An optometrist, who allegedly disseminated fake information about a patient positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and who was allegedly admitted in a Mandaue City hospital, will be facing a case for spreading…

CTO sets P9B collection target for 2020

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Treasurer’s Office (CTO) is targeting a P9 billion tax collection this year, which is a billion more than its 2019 revenue. Lawyer Jerone Castillo, who is also the acting city…

Cebu City determined to pay off SRP loan before 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is determined to pay off before the end of Mayor Edgardo Labella’s term the balance left of its P4.65 billion loan from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) for…

Castillo now eligible for Cebu City Treasurer post

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 11/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Cebu City Acting Treasurer Jerone Castillo is one step closer to becoming the official City Treasurer. This was the pronouncement of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, who is keen to have Castillo certified to be…

Australian firm proposes joint venture with Cebu City gov’t for waste management facility

Irene R. Sin Cruz 11/19/2019

CEBU CITY — An Australian company has proposed a joint venture with the Cebu City government for a waste management facility. Anthony Aucone, chief executive officer of NextGen NRG, met with Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella Tuesday…

Garcia assures Cebu City 2020 budget will be approved

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia, City Council’s majority floor leader, assured the public that the 2020 annual budget proposed by Mayor Edgardo Labella would be approved before the end of the year.…

Rama orders suspension of budget hearing, wants source of funds tackled first

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael “Mike” Rama has suspended the budget hearing for the 2020 annual budget proposed by Mayor Edgardo Labella on Thursday afternoon, November 14, 2019. Rama, who is the presiding…

CTO taps help of Cebu City barangays in monitoring businesses

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Treasurer’s Office (CTO) is tapping the assistance of the city’s 80 barangays in monitoring the presence of businesses in their respective jurisdictions. Lawyer Jerone Castillo, CTO head, said that barangays…

A cute dog picture that caught the culprit

Immae Lachica 08/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—They say when someone can’t look you in the eye they are guilty of doing something that’s not so desirable. Well, that’s the exact situation that happened in Karmi Castillo’s household when she found out…

Actor Matteo Guidecilli does ‘Tusok Ulo’ at finish line, dedicates Ironman run to Philippine Army

Michelle Joy Padayhag 08/11/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano actor Matteo Guidicelli dedicated this year’s Regent Aguila Ironman 70.3 Philippines Cebu race to the Philippine Army.  He arrived at the finish line at 12:10 p.m. on August 11, Sunday at Shangri-La’s…

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