‘Drunk’ driver hurt in Cebu City road accident

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A car crashed and rolled over after its driver was believed to have fallen asleep while travelling along V. Urgello Street in Barangay Sambag 2 in Cebu City at dawn on Sunday, May…

Man found hanging from a building in Colon remains unidentified

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The police and the city’s disaster risk reduction and management office personnel are still clueless as to the cause of death of the still-unidentified man seen hanging from a building in downtown Cebu…

3 Cebu City Hall workers fail drug test, face sanctions

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three employees of the Cebu City government are now facing sanctions after they failed to pass the mandatory drug test. Ramil Ayuman, officer-in-charge of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO),…

Cebu City disaster unit to Cebuanos: Don’t take heavy rains lightly

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With rains expected in the coming days, Cebuanos, especially those living in areas prone to landslide and floods, are urged to take extra precautions. This as Cebu City has remained on Monday, October…

Floods, landslides in Cebu City hinterlands due to heavy rains

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Paul Lauro 10/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Heavy rains in the mountain barangays of Cebu City have resulted in several minor landslides and flash floods on Sunday noon, October 4. Ramil Ayuman, officer-in-charge of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and…

Cebu City Council calls for executive session today to discuss state of water in the city

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Officials of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) will be appear in an executive session called by the Cebu City Council this afternoon, April 30, to brief legislators of the state of the…

Cebu City police and rescuers conduct bomb explosion simulation

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Law enforcers and rescue units in Cebu City conducted bomb-explosion simulation exercises in front of Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral on Tuesday noon, March 12, 2019. The simulation exercises last around 30 minutes. It was participated…

Six hurt after truck rolls over in Cebu City’s Bonbon

Immae Lachica and Benjie B. Talisic 02/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six of 12 persons were injured after the Isuzu Elf flatbed truck they were riding on rolled over in Sitio Bandila, Barangay Bonbon in Cebu City at past noon on Sunday, February 17.…

1 CCDRRMO employee positive of drug use

CNU Intern 05/25/2018

An employee from ambulance service team of the of the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) tested positive for illegal drug use during the surprise drug test conducted by the City’s Office for Substance…

OBO to contractors: Inspect, check your ongoing projects

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 07/07/2017

Contractors all over Cebu City were advised to inspect and check their ongoing projects and constructions following last Thursday’s earthquake. The Office of the Building Official (OBO) in Cebu City gave the directive after tremors were felt…

Two more Sinulog parties okayed

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/13/2017

TWO more Sinulog parties have been given the go signal by Cebu City Hall. Plus63 Music and Arts Festival in the Cebu Business Park and Paintensity in the Greenery were already given special mayor’s permits, said Nagiel…

Public told: Don’t spread bomb threats on social media

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/09/2017

CEBU City officials called on the public yesterday not to spread posts about bomb threats during the Sinulog on social media. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, deputy mayor on police matters, said there are no verified reports…

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