Rama welcomes private firm’s decision to acquire ACI

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—While he welcomed the move of the Prime Integrated Waste Solutions, Inc. (PIWSI) to fully acquire ARN Central Waste Management Inc. (ACI), Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is leaving it to the city council to…

Body of unidentified man found along Trans Central Highway

Paul Lauro 12/02/2022

Cebu City, Philippines—A body of a still unidentified man was found at the side of the road at the Trans Central Highway (TCH)  in Barangay Taptap, here on Friday morning, December 2, 2022. An initial report from…

Cause-oriented groups hold rally in Cebu City on Bonifacio Day 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 100 members of cause-oriented groups here held a rally during the 159th celebration of Bonifacio Day on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.  A simultaneous rally was held in three different areas; at…

Gun ban, liquor ban mulled for Sinulog 2023 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Policemen in Cebu City will recommend to the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) the implementation of a gun ban in the city and the rest of Metro Cebu during the celebration of Sinulog…

Lusaran water facility begins supplying water in uptown Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 4,000 residents in three uptown barangays in Cebu City finally have stable supply of potable water. The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) confirmed that the Lusaran Bulk Water Facility has begun…

Family holds 4-hour wake outside of subdivision over alleged curfew disagreement

Paul Lauro 11/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A family from Brgy. Guadalupe, Cebu City had to hold the wake of their deceased relative outside for four hours following an alleged disagreement between security guards of a subdivision over curfew policy. …

Cebu City police expects increase in crimes during holiday season

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Cebu City is once again reminding the public to be cautious as it anticipates an increase in crimes this holiday season.  The police chief here warns the public to  watch out…

Suspect in stealing Cebu City gov’t Christmas decor nabbed 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One of the three suspects in stealing a Christmas decoration, particularly a tarpaulin with Christmas greetings from Cebu City. Mayor Michael Rama, last November 16, 2022, in Barangay San Antonio, Cebu City was…

Consumer spending, foot traffic in Cebu malls begin to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With relaxed restrictions and the holidays drawing near, malls and other retail establishments here should brace for consumer spending to return to its pre-pandemic levels.  Real estate service provider Colliers reported that malls…

Cebu City councilor urges constituents to take part in public discussions for proposed revised omnibus revenue code

Wenilyn Sabalo 11/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Councilor Jocelyn Pesquera, the majority floor leader, called on all Cebu City constituents to actively participate in the ongoing public hearing on the ordinance that would enact the “2022 Revised Omnibus Revenue Code…

VIRAL: Family in Cebu takes care, finds owners of lost dogs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A family in Cebu City earned the admiration of netizens after they took care and searched for the owners of the two lost dogs who hopped onto their car. The Estomata family’s encounter…

Backhoe operator finds dead man, with face covered with bruises, in vacant lot in SRP

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 11/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A dead man, whose face was covered with bruises, was found in a vacant lot in the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City on Thursday morning, Nov. 17. Police Major Jonathan Taneo,…

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