No classes in Cebu province due to extreme heat

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/05/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All classes in Cebu province are suspended beginning Friday, April 5 until further notice as the summer heat became risky for teachers and students to go out. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Friday issued…

DOTr proposes 67.5-km Metro Cebu Subway from Carcar to Danao

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 03/03/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has recently proposed to Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia a 67.5-km subway or underground passenger railway line that will connect Carcar City (southern Cebu) to Danao City (northern Cebu).…

Ex-Consolacion mayor, officials acquitted in graft case

Kathleen de Villa 02/17/2024

The antigraft court on Friday acquitted former Consolacion, Cebu Mayor Avelino Gungob Sr. and six other municipal officers of graft charges related to the purchase of organic fertilizers nearly 19 years ago whose prices were purportedly jacked…

2025 Elections: Cebu logs 5,082 new applications – Comelec

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 02/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province has logged a total of 5,082 applications on the first day of the voter registration for the 2025 elections. Commission on Elections (Comelec) Cebu spokesperson Omar Sharif Mamalinta revealed this data…

More king cobra sightings reported in Asturias, Toledo in Cebu

Pia Piquero 02/09/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two more sightings of king cobras, locally known as “banakon,” were reported in different areas in Cebu: one in Asturias and another in Toledo City on Thursday, February 8. In a Facebook post…

Danao City successfully hosts 1st ‘International Ultra Trail’

Niña Mae Oliverio 01/29/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local government of Danao City concluded its first international running event with 594 runners who participated from Jan. 27 to 28. According to the press statement sent by the city’s Public Information…

Suspect in killing of young woman in Pinamungajan, Cebu arrested

Paul Lauro 01/16/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It seemed rage and fear drove an 18-year-old man to kill a young woman whose body was found in a creek in Pinamungajan town, southern Cebu. Police there confirmed arresting the suspect behind…

Cebu Province to deploy over 1,000 security personnel for Sinulog sa Lalawigan 2024

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 01/07/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province will deploy over 1,000 security personnel for the upcoming Sinulog sa Lalawigan on Jan. 14, Sunday, at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC). Police Colonel Percival Zorrilla, Cebu Provincial Police Office…

Mayor confirms arson in Minglanilla courthouse fire incident

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The fire that burned down a trial court in Minglanilla town in southern Cebu on Tuesday, December 12, was intentional. This was confirmed by Minglanilla Mayor Rajiv Enad, who also revealed that the…

Probe underway to determine if fire in Mingla trial court was intentional

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 12/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Investigations are currently ongoing to determine if the fire that burned down a trial court and several government offices in Minglanilla town in southern Cebu on Tuesday, December 12, was intentional or not.…

Naga accident: Vehicle smash-up kills 2, injures several others

Paul Lauro 11/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two men died while several others were injured in a vehicle smash-up involving at least five vehicles, including a bus and a truck, in Naga City in southern on Wednesday, November 22. The…

New Santa Fe port in Bantayan, Cebu to rise

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/15/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The town of Santa Fe in Bantayan will have a new port that may finally solve environmental concerns there. The Capitol announced it will lead the construction of the new port for Santa…

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