Cordova robbery: Man, teener, who stole guard’s shotgun to buy drugs, nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man and a minor, a 17-year-old boy, are in big trouble after they allegedly stole a school’s security guard’s shotgun in Cordova town that they allegedly intended to sell to buy drugs.…

Mayor Suan signs order prohibiting construction of illegal structures in town’s coastal areas

Futch Anthony Inso 07/22/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Cordova Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan signed a memorandum order on Friday, July 22, 2022, which orders the enforcement of Executive Order No. 1 or “Prohibiting the construction of all illegal structures such as…

Mayor Suan says he has submitted pertinent documents for reopening of Mr. Liempo branches

Futch Anthony Inso 05/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The camp of Cordova mayor-elect Cesar “Didoy” Suan said they have already submitted the necessary documents to re-open the around 30 “Mr. Liempo” branches in Cebu. Earlier, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)…

Comelec-Cebu finds no grounds to hold special elections in Cordova

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite allegations of massive vote-buying and irregularities, authorities found no grounds to hold Special Elections in Cordova town, Cebu.  The Commission on Elections in the province (Comelec-Cebu) assured that Election Day last May…

CPPO chief: Accessibility in mountain areas a challenge during May 9 polls

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Accessibility in areas for better and quicker response is something that the Cebu provincial police would need to prepare for the next elections. This was the assessment of Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, director…

Vote-buying incident reported in Cordova 5 days before polls

Futch Anthony Inso 05/04/2022

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Cordova Police Station is now investigating an alleged vote-buying incident that was reported to them. Police Major Ramil Dugan, chief of police of Cordova Police Station, said that they are now…

254-hectare Cordova reclamation project breaks ground

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cordova Reclamation and Development Project broke ground on Friday, February 18, 2022, at the Roro Port in Barangay Poblacion. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia led the groundbreaking ceremony with Cordova Mayor Mary…

MECO incurs over P400M in losses due to Odette

Futch Anthony Inso 02/03/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Electric Company (MECO) has recorded an initial loss of P400 million caused by super typhoon Odette in December 2021. Engr. Gilbert Pagobo, senior vice-president and general manager of MECO, confirmed the…

Pedestrians, cyclists free to use CCLEX

Dyrecka Letigio 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) is expected to impose a toll fee for passing vehicles, but bicycles will be exempted from such. Allan Alfon, the President of the Cebu Cordova Expressway Corporation…

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…

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