Cebu City water crisis: Rama says no council approval needed for P96.94-M calamity funds

Pia Piquero 04/04/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Council’s approval is not required for using the P96.94 million calamity funds amid the water crisis. Mayor Michael Rama clarified that since the city declared a state of calamity and a…

CBRT project faces uncertainty amid mismanagement, land disputes

Pia Piquero 04/04/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (CBRT) was originally designed to ease city traffic but now faces problems due to project mismanagement and land disputes, causing uncertainty of the project’s future. Experts found fault with…

EXPLAINER: Why do we monitor the heat index?

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/04/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Once again, students and teachers in Cebu had to return to alternative modes of learning, like online classes and modular types, this summer. Face-to-face classes in several localities here have been suspended but…

LIST: Face-to-face class suspensions in Cebu due to extreme heat

Futch Anthony Inso, Mary Rose Sagarino, Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/03/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – For the first time in recent history, the local governments in Cebu ordered  face-to-face class suspensions due to the extreme heat. As of 3 p.m., April 4, the following localities allowed schools in elementary…

Capitol defends plans to relocate in Balamban

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/02/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government defended its plans to relocate its seat of power to Balamban town in western Cebu amid criticisms following site redevelopment in the locality’s mountains. Furthermore, they assured the public,…

Man from Barili nabbed for ‘raping’ 5-year-old stepdaughter

Futch Anthony Inso 04/02/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 31-year-old man from Barili town in southwestern Cebu has admitted to raping his 5 year-old stepdaughter on Monday after he reportedly heard someone whisper in his ears, telling him to sexually abuse…

Man in Cebu City ‘chasing evil spirits’ jailed for trespassing

Paul Lauro 04/02/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 38-year-old man landed in jail for trespassing and allegedly chasing down evil spirits here on Monday midnight, April 1, 2024. The crime took place past 12 a.m. on Monday in Brgy. Basak…

Cebu Daily Newscast: Woman dies in Dumanjug, Cebu house fire

CDN Digital 04/01/2024

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Monday, April 1, 2024. Woman dies in Dumanjug, Cebu house fire A late night fire in…

Woman dies in Dumanjug, Cebu house fire

and Paul Lauro, By Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/01/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A late night fire in Dumanjug town, southwestern Cebu claimed the life of a woman on Easter Sunday, Mar. 31. Fire officials in Dumanjug confirmed responding to a fire that hit a residential…

Sugat Kabanhawan 2024 draws 13,000 crowd on Easter Sunday

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 03/31/2024

MINGLANILLA, Cebu —  Around 13,000 people witnessed the reenactment of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, notably known as the Sugat Kabanhawan, on Sunday dawn, March 31, at the Cebu South Port in this town.  People began arriving…

Buhing Kalbaryo 2024 draws 5,000 crowd in Cebu City

Emmariel Ares 03/30/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Around 5,000 people participated in this year’s Buhing Kalbaryo play on the streets of Cebu City on Good Friday, March 29, 2024, according to Police Major Kenneth Albotra of Guadalupe Police Station. The…

What is a ‘silent airport’ and why is Mactan-Cebu IA doing it?

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/26/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Airports can be nerve-racking places. Amid the rush of travelers checking in, and passengers not wanting to miss the flights, it cannot be denied that airports can be stressful. Compounding this problem is…

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