COMELEC-Mandaue logs 7K new registrants

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/31/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- The Commission on Elections in Mandaue City has recorded around 7,000 new registrants for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on October 30. COMELEC-Mandaue Election Assistant Sarah Cristina Reuyan said that they accommodated…

Agus Cove claimant fails to present documents, city gov’t to take action

Futch Anthony Inso 01/31/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City Government will take serious action against a claimant of Agus Cove in Barangay Agus, here. This was after some illegal operations were found during the inspection conducted by Mayor Junard “Ahong”…

MECO tells Oponganons: Brace for power rate hike

Futch Anthony Inso 01/31/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Electric consumers in Lapu-Lapu City can expect an increase in their monthly bills in the next six months. This was after one of the two transmission lines of the National Grid Corporation of…

Council asks DEPW, DPWH to repair Busay school building with cracks

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has requested the Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to prepare a Program of Works and Estimates (POWE) for…

Victim in gruesome slashing in C. Padilla in critical condition

Paul Lauro 01/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The victim of a gruesome neck slashing incident that happened in C. Padilla Street in downtown Cebu City, videos of which went viral on social media, is in critical condition. Police from the…

Land broker survives ambush in Talisay

Paul Lauro 01/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A land broker from Talisay City survived an ambush last Monday evening, January 30, police here reported. Police in Talisay City confirmed that an ambush took place in Sitio Acacia, Barangay Jaclupan around…

Colon Night Market closes for now

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s Colon Night Market has officially ended on Monday, January 30. But Maria Pino, head of the city’s Garbo Asenso Sumbanan Alyansa (Gasa) that is behind the night market’s operation, said they…

P6.8 million shabu confiscated from call center agent

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 01/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Anti-narcotics agents in Central Visayas confiscated 40 packs of illegal drugs believed to be shabu, with an estimated street value of P6.8 million, from a call center agent during buy-bust operation in Cebu…

PiTiK: Good news and bad

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 01/31/2023

With the release of fourth-quarter data on gross domestic product (GDP) last week, it’s worth doing another “PiTiK test” on the Philippine economy. Like the way people often test fruit for ripeness or materials for durability with…

Victim in downtown Cebu City shooting identified as pawnshop owner, former NBI asset

Paul Lauro 01/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities have already identified the victim of a shooting that happened in one of Cebu City’s busiest junctions. Police here confirmed that still unidentified gunmen shot dead Joseph Canonigo around 5:30 p.m. at…

Subangdaku chief: Aside from manhole covers, thieves also stole road surface reflectors

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/30/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Aside from manhole steel covers, Barangay Subangdaku in Mandaue City has also lost a few road surface reflectors to thieves. Ernie Manatad, barangay captain of Subangdaku and Association of Barangay Councils president of…

Bea Alonzo’s revelation on Gerald Anderson: ‘He wasn’t telling the truth’

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 01/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It has been more than three years since their split, and actress Bea Alonzo is still upfront about saying that she can ‘never’ be friends with ex-boyfriend Gerald Anderson. After being asked by…

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