CCTO: Rise in number of jaywalkers due to lack of discipline and education

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/08/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) has said that the lack of discipline and education could be the reason behind the high number of jaywalking violations they have recorded in the first…

PROBE tells 600 returned sidewalk vendors to get vaccinated

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sidewalk vendors have now returned to selected streets in Cebu City for a trial period of one month as the city government studies the operations in the formulation of an ordinance institutionalizing them.…

A trip down memory lane: Remembering the Colon Night Market

Immae Lachica 06/07/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— What do you miss most about a trip to downtown Cebu City? Is it the busy streets, the swarm of people you pass by, or the nightly mayhem we are all so excited…

TNC opens three-floor cybercafe in Colon

Marc Cosep 03/08/2020

TNC HEADQUARTERS COLON As the sports community starts to recognize the e-sports, The Net.com (TNC) continues to grow its line of cybercafes in the Philippines by opening its biggest cybercafe in Cebu City. Located in Pelaez St.,…

Cebu City’s night market vendors warned: Don’t sell stalls or else …

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Authority warned the night market vendors against selling their stalls. Jonil Matuguina, Cebu City Market Authority head, said they had received reports of some vendors selling their stalls to…

Colon street vendors’ Christmas wish: A spot back on the sidewalk 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Trodis Edanio, 66, has been selling gift wrappers and bags every Christmas in the last 30 years. Edanio, who hails from Barangay Tisa, used to sell socks, towels and hair accessories along Colon…

500 vendors to join night market in Colon as it reopens on Nov. 29

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The night market in Cebu City is coming back on Friday, November 29, 2019, after four months of hiatus following the suspension order of Mayor Edgardo Labella. Maria Pino, president of the Cebu…

Street dwellers urged to go home to provinces; drug paraphernalia found in Colon clearing ops

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Street dwellers, who came from other provinces, are encouraged to go home because the Cebu City government cannot provide shelter for them. Raquel Arce, Cebu City Public Restoration, Order, Beautification and Enhancement (PROBE)…

Bloody week: Shooting attacks leave 5 dead, 2 wounded in Metro Cebu, 2 towns

Alven Marie Timtim and Benjie B. Talisic 07/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It was a bloody week for Metro Cebu and its neighboring towns as five people were killed and two were wounded in six separate shooting incidents in three days. The series of shootings…

Thief shoots, wounds PUJ dispatcher in Colon; stray bullet hits call center agent

Benjie Talisic and Alven Marie Timtim 07/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An unidentified gunman believed to be a thief shot and wounded a jeepney dispatcher, who earlier stopped the thief from picking the pocket of a passerby, in Colon Street in Barangay Kalubihan, Cebu…

Shots of Colon after the heavy rain goes viral

Immae Lachica 06/15/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — Last night’s downpour paved the way for a student to take shots of the busy streets of Colon. Dalmacio Polo III, an 18-year-old senior high student from the Southwestern University Phinma, made the…

Couple’s pre-nuptial photoshoot in Colon, Carbon gets netizens attention

Immae Lachica 05/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A pre-nuptial photoshoot is getting the attention of netizens as it highlights the oldest street in the Philippines — Colon Street.  James Un and Aida Verga Villanueva, who are both educators, wanted to highlight…

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