After nearly 3 decades, Capitol recovers portions of contested lots in Brgy Apas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After a legal battle that spanned up to nearly three decades, the Cebu Provincial Government has finally reclaimed portions of military-occupied lots in Barangay Apas, Cebu City. This after the Department of National…

Capitol expands scholarship program

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government will be accepting more scholars from now on.  This after the Provincial Board passed last September 13, 2022, Ordinance No. 2022-05 that doubles the number of qualified scholars per…

Couple in Compostela to face charges for mauling 1-year-old son

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 09/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The couple from Compostela town, accused of mauling their one-year-old son, is set to face charges of frustrated parricide, police said. The Compostela Police Station, in a press release, said they are preparing…

Consolacion forms Joint Inspection Team to reassess property values

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In compliance with recent orders from the Capitol, the local government of Consolacion has formed a team dedicated to reviewing the value of real estate properties in their territory. The municipal government of…

Cebu province posts P4.8B income 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu province has posted an income amounting to P4.8 billion between January to August this year. Data from the Provincial Treasurer’s Office showed that they already managed to collect 65.53 percent of their…

Cebu officials mourn PB Raci’s passing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local officials in Cebu province mourned the passing of 4th District Board Member Horacio ‘Raci’ Franco.  Franco passed away last Friday, Sept. 23, the Cebu Provincial government announced in a statement.  He was…

Motorcycle crashes into SUV in Minglanilla: Two dead, one injured

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Drinking liquor and driving at high speed proved fatal to two men after the motorcycle they were on crashed into the back of an SUV at past 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23,…

Demolition set for Cordova’s floating, fixed cottages

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The controversial floating cottages in Cordova town, Mactan Island is set to be destroyed next month. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has issued Executive Order (EO) No. 36, which ordered the removal of the…

Consolacion cop chief: CCTV ordinance’s passing a big help in police probes

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Requiring establishments to install closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras in Consolacion town will be a huge help in police investigations. Police Lieutenant Colonel Danilo Colipano, chief of Consolacion Police Station, said this after…

Police after drug groups operating in Cebu province – official

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) continues to monitor other possible drug groups operating in Cebu province. Police Lieutenant Colonel Mark Gifter Sucalit, deputy director for operation of the CPPO, said this after…

DOLE-7 provides free COVID testing for newly hired employees in Central Visayas

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) announced the one-time grant of free COVID-19 testing for qualified newly hired employees who are required to secure a negative RT-PCR test result…

After joining village fiesta, deaf Lolo in Moalboal stabbed to death 

Paul Lauro 09/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An elderly man did not make it home on Wednesday, September 14, after joining a village fiesta in Moalboal town. Remedio Goles, 74, was stabbed to death by still unidentified perpetrators.  Residents in…

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