Sinulog winners prizes delayed due to COA issues — Casas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog contest winners this year have been clamoring for their prizes for almost five months now but the Cebu City government has yet to settle the issue regarding the festival’s allocation. Recently,…

Cebu City gov’t withdraws legal aid to slain witness’s family

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be withdrawing its offered legal assistance to the family of slain Ritchie Nepomuceno, who was one of the major witnesses to the alleged extortion and rape of 11…

Help give light to a community by joining the #LightItForward challenge

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 04/23/2021

About 940 million people in the world have no access to electricity, 16 million of these people are Filipinos. Imagine how many people have to survive this pandemic in the dark? One non-profit organizations aims to illuminate…

More CV volunteer nurses sent to NCR+

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The second batch of volunteer nurses was deployed to the National Capital Region (NCR+) to help in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Office of the Presidential Assistant to the Visayas (OPAV) sent…

Cebu City remembers Rajah Humabon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government remembered on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, Rajah Humabon, who was the King of Cebu at the time of the arrival of Ferdinand Magellan in 1521. Vice Mayor Michael Rama…

2,000 more Cebu City HCWs need jab before gov’t can proceed to next subgroup

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local officials from the Cebu City Government still need to vaccinate more than 2,000 frontline medical healthcare workers before it can proceed to the next group of individuals qualified to receive free Covid-19…

Govt rules: Only 700 allowed to physically witness First Baptism reenactment

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Only 700 people will be allowed to join and witness on April 14, 2021 the reenactment of First Baptism in line with the quincentenary celebrations of the arrival of Christianity in the country.…

2K volunteers to join Cebu City’s Mar. 20 cleanup drive

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 2,000 volunteers will  be in coastal areas and major rivers in Cebu City on Saturday, March 20, as the city government holds a city-wide cleanup drive in these areas. There would…

Food is Cebu City’s biggest expense in COVID-19 response

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Food was the largest expense of Cebu City during the peak of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) response in 2020. Councilor Raymond Garcia, the City Council’s chairperson on the committee on budget and…

Cebu City police ink deal to bolster basic services to community

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City police will work together with the local chief executives of the Cebu City government and the community to bolster the delivery of basic services to the community. This developed after…

Ermita officials, vendors want city gov’t to manage new Carbon Public Market

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Ermita officials and vendors, who earn from the operation of the Carbon Public Market, want the Cebu City government to continue to operate its biggest wet market upon the completion of the rehabilitation…

Carbon Vendors: We have concerns on redevelopment

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – While expressing their support on the Carbon Public Market redevelopment project, vendors wanted several concerns addressed before this should be allowed to take off. Ester Tenchavez, president of the Carbon Market Unit 1…

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