Heavy Thursday downpour causes floods, mini landslide in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio, Paul Lauro 09/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Heavy rains on Thursday, September 16, 2021, flooded the streets and caused a mini landslide in Cebu City. The heavy rains were most likely brought by a low-pressure area forming inside the Philippine…

Resch: Demolition of vendors’ stalls ‘inhumane’

Dyrecka Letigio 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City ex-officio Councilor Jessica Resch, the president of the city’s Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation, has questioned the demolition of the stalls and vendor structures at the portions of Lavo Seaside, Unit 2,…

15 days left: So how do you register as a voter in Cebu City?

Dyrecka Letigio 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are only 15 days left to register as a voter in your voting district in Cebu City and the good news is, the Commission on Election (Comelec) has conducted off-site registrations in…

Could this be Cebu City’s opposition slate?

Dyrecka Letigio 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A photo circulating on social media featuring incumbent Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) president, Councilor Franklyn Ong; former Cebu City mayor, Tomas Osmeña; and incumbent South District Representative Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa has created…

Cebu City EdRadio to return on air September 20

Dyrecka Letigio 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s EdRadio 106.7, the supplementary distant learning module of the city’s public schools, will go back on air on September 20, 2021, to assist elementary public school students with their lessons. This…

Cebu City EOC: City government won’t regulate churches; vaccination bubble not required

Dyrecka Letigio 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) said the city government will not impose any form of vaccination bubble in the churches as this would infringe on the separation of church and state.…

Cebu City welcomes DILG probe on ‘no vaccine no dine-in’ policy

Dyrecka Letigio 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) will soon see the benefit of giving vaccinated individuals privileges in opening the economy without discrimination to unvaccinated individuals. This was the statement of Cebu…

90% of CPPO personnel already vaccinated

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 90% of the 2,232 police personnel in the Cebu Police Provincial Office have already received their COVID-19 vaccines, the province’s top police official said. Of this number, at least 60% already…

CCPO exec reminds public: Karaoke singing during school hours prohibited

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police here are reminding the public that karaoke singing is prohibited during school hours. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), said that this…

Cebu City ready to host November Bar Exams

Dyrecka Letigio 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government assured the Supreme Court that the city is prepared to host the 2021 Bar examinations in November. The city officials met with representatives of the Supreme Court on September…

Drop in illegal gambling violators noted in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police here noticed a decrease in the number of illegal gambling violators following continuous police operations. Having an average of nearly a hundred violators from the past operations, the Cebu City Police Office…

Cebu City cops to 3K gun owners: Renew license or turn over guns to police or else …

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police will be targeting in the coming days at least 3,000 owners of guns in Cebu City, whose licenses were not renewed. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the…

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