Rama secures P575M pledge for five socialize housing units from country’s top investors

Wenilyn Sabalo 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama’s four-day “investment promotion” in Manila yielded about P575 million worth of pledges for the construction of at least five medium-rise buildings (MRBs) for the City’s socialized housing project. The amount…

Shooting in Cebu City claims life of hotel worker 

Paul Lauro 08/16/2022

(UPDATED) CEBU CITY, Philippines—A 29-year-old engineer who works in a hotel here was shot dead in Sitio Sampaguita, Barangay Tejero past 7 pm on Monday, August 15, 2022. Police Staff Sergeant Epifanio Comedido of Police Station 3…

2 suspected drug pushers nabbed in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least two suspected drug peddlers were arrested, and illegal drugs worth over P700,000 were seized in a drug bust in Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City, late Wednesday evening, August 10, 2022.  Reports from the Philippine…

‘Nothing to be alarmed’ – Rama on uptick in COVID cases in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As far as Cebu City is concerned, the uptick in the number of new COVID-19 cases recorded is nothing to be alarmed of. This assurance came from Mayor Michael Rama himself, who urged…

Minors’ involvement in illegal drugs is a ‘serious problem,’ says PDEA-7 official

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 08/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) considers minors’ involvement in illegal drugs here as a serious problem. Leia Alcantara, the spokesperson of PDEA-7, said that although it isn’t rampant, the…

Cebu City prepares 100 police personnel for IronMan 70.3 PH hosting 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 08/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 100 personnel from the Cebu City Police Office will be deployed for the IronMan 70.3 Philippines that will be hosted by Cebu on Sunday, August 7, 2022.  As early as…

DOH-7 spearheads SIMEX to prepare for bombing incidents

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—To optimize response in times of any bombing incident here, various local government agencies participated in a Mass Casualty Management Simulation Exercise at the Cebu City Sports Center on Friday morning, August 5, 2022. Around…

Station chiefs directed to tap brgy officials in addressing surge in minors’ involvement in drugs

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 08/05/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — All station commanders in Cebu City are directed to tap the barangay and the Department of Social Welfare and Development in addressing the issues on the surge of involvement of minors in…

A year after: Probe on radio broadcaster’s death in Cebu City now under CIDG

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police said that the probe on the killing of radio broadcaster Rey Cortes almost a year ago has been turned over to the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG)  Visayas Field Unit…

Over P1M worth of illegally sold fuel seized in Cebu, Mandaue raids

Mary Rose Sagarino, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 07/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least P1 million worth of fuel sold illegally were confiscated during a series of raids in the cities of Cebu and Mandaue.  The operation, led by the Central Visayas offices of the National Bureau…

Engineering study needed on CCMC to ensure building’s integrity, says contractor

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The contractor in charge for construction of Phase 4 of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) says it may not be able to  finish by October 28, 2022, the target date given by Cebu City…

CCPO on ‘full alert’ status for PBBM’s SONA 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 07/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police is on “full alert” status for President Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Sunday, July 24, 2022.  Police Lieutenant Colonel Janette Rafter, deputy director for operations…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.