Drug bust in Cebu City: P2.5M shabu seized; 1 nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities confiscated P2.5 million worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation on Saturday night, Sept. 24, 2022, in Carlock St., Barangay Duljo-Fatima, Cebu City. John Carl Gimpayan, 24, of Sitio Riverside, Barangay…

PB Soco to DPWH: Address Metro Cebu’s flooding woes now

Doris C. Bongcac 09/24/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Several flood mitigating measures were already planned way back in 2017. But most of these have not been implemented to date, said Cebu Provincial Board Member Glenn Anthony Soco. During the recent session…

City Council to DPS: Submit garbage truck inventory on or before Oct. 5

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has agreed to request the city’s Department of Public Services (DPS) to submit an inventory report of all the city-owned garbage trucks on or before Oct. 5, 2022. Councilor…

MCPO: More cops patroling streets for the holidays

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/24/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — More policemen of the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) will be out patroling the streets starting this month, with fewer policemen left at the police stations and the MCPO headquarters. Police Lieutenant Colonel…

Cebu City police start crafting security prep for Sinulog 2023

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 09/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has started crafting their security measures for the coming Sinulog 2023 in coordination with the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño representatives and other concerned agencies. Police Lieutenant…

CCTO to motorcycle riders: Use right-most lane to avoid accidents

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Motorcycle riders will now be asked to use only the right-most lane of Cebu City roads. And to make sure that they are reminded of the policy, the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO)…

PUJ, motorcycle drivers in Colon Street accident agree to settle amicably

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The two drivers, who were involved in the vehicular accident along Junquera corner Colon Street on Friday morning, Sept. 23, 2022, have agreed to a settlement. Police Staff Sergeant Nemesio Pinotol, the traffic…

PDEA-7 agents shut down two suspected drug dens in Cebu City, Bohol

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two suspected drug dens in Cebu and Bohol were simultaneously shut down in separate operations at past 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22. Separate teams of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central…

CCPO recommends registration of renters as crime deterrence

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 09/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office directed all 11 police station commanders on Friday, September 23, to coordinate with their respective barangays in encouraging landlords to require identification cards (IDs) first before taking in…

Public health networks condemn approval of Cebu City incinerator contract

09/23/2022

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines–Public health and environmental networks expressed dismay with the decision of Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama to sign a joint venture agreement (JVA) with New Sky Energy that will hostage the city to a…

CCPC honors first Cebuano Press Freedom martyr

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu media industry, on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 21, 2022, honored the life and works of four notable Cebuanos who have contributed greatly to advancing free press in their various capacities as journalist-lawyers…

Lusaran Bulk Water Project to be fully operational by early December 2022 – MCWD

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) and the private contractor for the MCWD Lusaran Bulk Water Project hope to make the project fully operational by early December 2022. Once fully operational, the facility…

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