Cebu City dad to public: Stay vigilant against petty crimes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra reminded the public to be vigilant against petty crimes. As the chairman of the peace and order committee of the City Council, Zafra said they were expecting that…

Beauty queen Leren Mae Bautista wins as Los Baños first councilor

Doris Mondragon - Social Media Specialist 05/11/2022

CEBU, Philippines—Beauty queen Leren Mae Bautista took to her social media page to thank her supporters who voted for her in the recently held national and local elections.  Bautista won as the first councilor of Los Baños,…

Labangon police probe brgy chief’s claim of 2 men firing guns outside his house

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are investigating two men, who allegedly fired warning shots outside the house of the village chief of Barangay Buhisan in Cebu City on Saturday night, April 30, 2022. Police Major Janelito Marquez,…

Yayoy Alcoseba, a dedicated public servant

Doris C. Bongcac 04/25/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The passing of Cebu City Councilor Raul “Yayoy” Alcoseba was a great loss to his colleagues at the City Council especially his allies at the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK). “Dakong haw-ang imong…

Osmeña: night market will come, but not too soon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Renato Osmeña Jr., head of the City Council’s committee on market, has said that the city government will not compromise the health of the public and the vendors for a…

Cebu City Council calls for probe of bus-related accidents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has called for an investigation of all bus liners following multiple vehicular incidents in the city in the last three months especially that accident involving a bus liner colliding…

Ramas vs Abellanosa: Who is to blame for flooding in Basak San Nicolas?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama and Councilor Eduardo “Edu” Rama Jr. are pointing at the Mambaling underpass project as the cause of the flooding in Barangay Basak San Nicolas because of misplanning…

Councilor to Labella: Prioritize pandemic response in 2021 budget

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Allocate funds for pandemic response.” This was the request of Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon to the city government’s executive department, which is headed by Mayor Edgardo Labella, for the 2021 city budget. …

Lapu-Lapu cops checking CCTVs, slain dad’s business, work

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are turning to security cameras or CCTVs to help them identify the motorcycle-riding gunmen, who killed Barangay Mactan Councilor Zandro Augusto on Saturday, September 19, 2020. Police Major Jose Angelo Acupinpin, commander…

With no hospital admitting him, Bacolod City councilor’s staff member dies from cardiac arrest

Carla Gomez - @inquirerdotnet 08/24/2020

BACOLOD CITY –– A technical staff member of a councilor here died of cardiac arrest in his house on Sunday as hospitals in Bacolod City remained overwhelmed by the rising number of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients.…

Guardo: Drainage in the city needs checking

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 08/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The drainage in Cebu City needs to be rechecked as rains cause floodings in many lowland areas again. Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson of City Council’s committee on infrastructure, urged the…

In Barili town, Luhod brgy councilor to face charge for organizing ‘tigbakay’

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Unmindful of the PNP’s campaign against illegal gambling, an official of Barangay Luhod in Barili town organized “tigbakay” in their area on Sunday afternoon, August 9. While he eluded arrest, they will be filing…

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