LOOK: Missing names, traffic congestion reported during first few hours of voting

CDND Staff 05/09/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Confusion marred the first few hours of voting at the Mandaue City Central School. Several individuals had to repeatedly scan the list of voters posted outside the polling centers to look for their…

TEAM Chief promises ‘improved’ mass transport system under GCQ

Immae Lachica 06/02/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Please be patient. The Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (Team) said that they are making necessary adjustments to address confusion and delays in the transport system while Mandaue City remains under the general community…

Dizon to Labella: Suspend use of ECQ passes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon is asking Mayor Edgardo Labella to suspend the use of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) passes as this has caused more problem for the city’s constituents.  In a…

DOH-7 reminds public to practice prudence in sharing COVID-19 info from social media

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH – 7) has once again reminded the public to observe prudence on sharing unverified claims about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on social media. “In…

Barangay vs MILO, who holds the turf in the barangays?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has emphasized repeatedly that politics should be set aside during the pandemic that has brought economic and social consequences to the city. “Let us put aside political differences…

Barangays decry lack of ECQ passes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangays in Cebu City are asking the city government for more quarantine passes. Barangay Lahug officials have written to Mayor Edgardo Labella raising concerns on the lack of quarantine passes. Lahug village chief,…

Change in rice labels seen to cause confusion among buyers

Jessa Sotto 11/15/2018

  Although the suggested retail price (SRP) on rice has yet to be implemented in the region, some vendors expressed concerns on the standardization of rice labels that may affect their sales. Reslyn Belia, 42, said most…

CEBU PRESS FREEDOM WEEK: New CFBJ officers take oath 

Rosalie Abatayo 09/19/2018

The new set officers of the Cebu Federation of Beat Journalists (CFBJ) took their oath during their general assembly on Wednesday (September 19).  Mitchelle Palaubsanon took over Elias Baquero as president of the federation. Baquero served as…

PASSENGERS RECOUNT HARROWING ORDEAL

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/19/2017

A loud thud and confusion followed What was supposed to be a relaxing 3-hour sea trip through a fastcraft from Ormoc to Cebu City turned out to be a harrowing experience for its 90 passengers as the…

Happy New Dash!

Francis B. Ongkingco 12/30/2016

“Happy New Dash!” Wouldn’t this be a great catchy greeting for the New Year? I bet it could easily start a cyber-trend gaining a few hundred (maybe a thousand!!!) hits and likes? Nah!!! I don’t think so.…

Is tap water safe?

Philip S. Chua 10/17/2016

THE HUMAN body is about 50 to 75 percent water. An average adult has about 55 to 60 percent (man, 60 percent, and women, 55 percent) while an infant is typically between 75–78 percent, dropping to 65…

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