Elections in a pandemic: Registered voters only need to wear face mask 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 2022 National and Local Elections in the Philippines will be historic as these will be the first to be held during a pandemic.  Amid existing health protocols and limitations due to ongoing…

Couple arrested for estafa, carnapping in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The police are urging the public to visit the Cebu Police Provincial Office in Sudlon, Barangay Lahug. to lodge a formal complaint if they have been victimized by a couple from Manila who…

Police: Liquor ban on May 8 and 9

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The purchase, sales and drinking of liquor is prohibited for two days, from May 8 and 9. Anyone caught violating the election-related liquor ban would be arrested and face imprisonment of one to…

Influx of local tourists, fiesta goers in Olango Island, says local police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Olango Island in Lapu-Lapu City noted an increase of local tourists on the island on May 3, 2022. Police Major Michael Gingoyon, chief of Olango Police Station, said this although he could…

CPPO keeping an eye on localities with past election-related incidents

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) said that even if there are no towns considered election hotspots in Cebu province, they will still keep an eye on areas with…

Garcia gets backing from INC

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Reelectionist Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has gained the endorsement of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), her camp announced on social media on Tuesday, May 3. In a post on her official Facebook page,…

As polls approach, 7 areas in Cebu tagged as ‘areas of concern’ 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province remains free from any election hotspots, a week before the May 9 polls will take place.  The Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec-Cebu), however, identified at least seven ‘areas of concern’…

Robredo’s 3rd visit to Cebu canceled

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Presidential aspirant Leni Robredo’s visit to Talisay City, Cebu on Tuesday, April 26, has been canceled. Cebu Vice Gov. Hilario Davide III confirmed that Robredo won’t be pushing through with what was supposed…

Ace backs UniTeam candidates

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – History is bound to repeat itself, even in Cebu’s political scene.  Two of the province’s warring political clans and parties are now backing the presidential bid of former Sen. Bongbong Marcos. The latest…

93-1 land swap: Appraisal talks continue between Cebu City and Province

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 93-1 land swap deal met a slight hiccup as Cebu City and Cebu Province presented a significant difference in the appraisal values of lots needed for the land swap. Cebu City Councilor…

Filinvest Cyberzone Cebu completion to add 22k jobs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The completion of Filinvest’s Cyberzone in Cebu is expected to generate additional jobs here.  Filinvest Land Inc. (FLI) and the Cebu Provincial Government formally marked the completion of Towers 1 and 2 of…

Cebu province expands poultry ban

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The ban on live birds and poultry products here has been expanded to include more areas outside Luzon. The Cebu Provincial Government recently announced that it has also prohibited the importation of poultry…

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