Lapu markets to be closed Sundays during ECQ

Rosalie Abatayo 04/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No public or private market in Lapu-Lapu City will be allowed to open during Sundays as part of the additional measures during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). In his Executive Order No. 48-C,…

Barangay Guadalupe closes its borders

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Immae Lachica 04/15/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Guadalupe, the largest barangay in Cebu City, has closed its borders to non-residents except for essential health workers and other frontliners. Guadalupe village chief, Michael Gacasan, told CDN Digital that the…

Rama ‘locks down’ City Hall’s legislative bldg

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The legislative building of the Cebu City Hall will now be off-limits to the public as Vice Mayor Michael Rama has ordered a “lockdown” on the building with the announcement of an enhanced…

Russian wrestling standout close to gaining Filipino citizenship

June Navarro - Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/06/2019

The Philippines will soon have a naturalized wrestler in Russian Igor Dimitriev. The Wrestling Association of the Philippines (WAP) has jump-started the naturalization process of Dimitriev, the second-ranked freestyle wrestler in the men’s 62kg category in Russia.…

Bathan: Mandaue PESO to assist displaced Big Hotel workers

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Phillippines—Amid Big Hotel’s announcement to close down in the next three months, the Mandaue city government assured that it would assist the about 300 hotel employees who might be rendered jobless by the shutdown. Lawyer…

CCTO to close roads near Cebu City cemeteries during Kalag-Kalag celebration

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/30/2018

The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) will deploy close to 300 personnel from October 31 to November 2 to man traffic especially on streets that are located close to cemeteries. CCTO head Francisco Ouano said that traffic…

Pokémon Go clone lets players collect saints instead of monsters

Marc Cosep 10/25/2018

A Catholic group recently released a video game that resembles the popular mobile game POKEMON GO. The Vatican-based game is called FOLLOW JC Go where players are tasked to collect saints and other religious figures to join…

Nestle assures: No plans to close manufacturing plants in PH

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/07/2018

IN spite of concerns over the rising cost of local raw materials, Nestlé Philippines has assured that they will continue their operations in the country. In a statement sent to Cebu Daily News yesterday, Nestlé clarified that…

Cabreros Street close for underpass bored piling

Morexette B. Erram 08/29/2018

Commuters to and from the southern barangays of Cebu City are once again advised to extend their patience. The Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH – 7) and the Cebu City Transportation Office…

Mabatid is running, after all; close fight eyed in Mandaue

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/26/2018

ABC POLLS It’s going to be a showdown between two business-minded individuals for the presidency of the Association of Barangay Councils in Cebu City (ABC–Cebu City). This developed after Mabolo Barangay Captain Prisca Niña Mabatid finally decided…

Mother arrested for trying to sneak drugs into jail

Benjie B. Talisic 07/13/2018

A 56-year-old mother was arrested for trying to sneak illegal drugs into the detention facility of the Carbon Police Station where her son Condrado is detained for an illegal gambling case. Police said that Erlinda Francisco placed…

Larsian’s two-month renovation starts today

Jessa Sotto 07/02/2018

Starting today, July 2, Cebu’s famous Larsian barbeque strip will be closed for two months as it will undergo a rehabilitation and repair works. Larsian Administrator Joey Herrera said that stall owners will temporarily be relocated to…

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