Cordova’s National Open chess tournament postponed

Glendale G. Rosal 08/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The much-awaited Cordova Philippines National Open: 500 Years of Legacy is postponed due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in Cebu. Ariel Potot of the RiChessMasters, the event’s organizers, said that they are still…

Volunteers rescue 3 crew members of sinking pump boat off Gilutungan Island

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/03/2021

  CEBU, Philippines — Three crew members were rescued after the pump boat they were on board and loaded with galloons of distilled water sank near Gilutungan Island in Cordova town on Saturday morning, July 3, 2021.…

Third Bridge now 75% complete –CCLEC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The long-awaited Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) is nearing completion as it has reached 75 percent of construction as of June 17, 2021. In a site tour hosted by the Cebu City Link…

On a mission: Chess group aims to produce first FIDE master from Cordova town

Glendale G. Rosal 05/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A newly formed chess group based in the municipality of Cordova is aiming to produce the town’s first Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) or the World Chess Federation Master within a year. The RiChessMasters, a…

6 persons including 2 SAP beneficiaries arrested for playing “tong-its” in Cordova

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six persons including two SAP beneficiaries were arrested by the Cordova Police for playing an illegal card game called “tong-its” in Sitio Lower Sun-ok, Barangay Ibabao, Cordova, Cebu at around 1:35 p.m., this…

2020 fluvial procession to skip visit to Pasil fish port- organizers

Morexette Marie Erram 01/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Organizers are planning an earlier start for this year’s fluvial procession of the miraculous images of the Señor Sto. Niño and the Our Lady of Guadalupe. Lieutenant Junior Grade John Michael Encina, information…

Jericho Rosales visits sari-sari stores in Cordova town

Norman V. Mendoza 09/29/2019

CORDOVA, Cebu – Actor Jericho Rosales met with sari-sari store owners and some Cordova town residents on Saturday afternoon, September 28, as part of his Sari-Sari-Store Tour. Rosales, the Brand Ambassador for San Miguel Beer Pale Pilsen,…

Cordova cops kill drug suspect during buy-bust operation

Norman V. Mendoza 10/21/2016

A 38-year-old drug suspect was shot and killed after he shot at a Cordova police officer during a buy-bust operation yesterday in Barangay San Miguel, Cordova town in Mactan Island. Jeffrey Daan, 38, of Barangay San Miguel,…

Sitoy rebuts pa’s comment on disability

Norman V. Mendoza 10/18/2015

CEBU Provincial Board (PB) Member Arleigh Sitoy said he is ready and able to serve as mayor of Cordova town despite his  limp and a heart bypass operation. “So what if I am disabled, can I not…

MAN KILLS PA

Norman V. Mendoza 06/12/2015

A 54-YEAR-OLD widower was fatally stabbed by his 22-year-old son following a heated argument inside their house in barangay Bangbang, Cordova town, Cebu. Everhesto Cardente suffered multiple stab wounds in the back. He was already dead when…

Vendors, tricycle drivers get livelihood assistance

Norman V. Mendoza 06/03/2015

VENDORS, tricycle drivers and community groups from Cordova town and Lapu-Lapu City received financial assistance for their livelihood projects from Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano last May 23. An association of vendors with 172 members from Cordova town…

Pregnant woman stab neighbor

Apple Ta-as 09/24/2014

A woman who is five months pregnant stabbed and wounded her male neighbor in barangay Ibabao, Cordova town in Mactan Island, Cebu. Jennifer Dico Bentulan, 25, surrendered to the police after stabbing Cris Mancao in the body…

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