Cebu City to distribute cash aid to fire victims in Punta, Quiot on Saturday

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government plans to start distributing financial assistance to the residents displaced by the recent fires in at least three barangays here. Dr. Ester Concha, head of the Department of Social…

Suspected female pickpockets from Cebu City nabbed in Talisay City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Immediate reporting of a pickpocketing incident to the police has led to the arrest in Talisay City on Saturday night, April 30, 2022, of two suspected female pickpockets from Cebu City Police Lieutenant…

Margot O: Improve lives of informal settlers because they deserve it, not for ‘pretty’ view

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City mayoral candidate, former Councilor Margot Osmeña, of the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK), said that improving the lives of informal settlers should be a priority for the city government because they…

Rama orders immediate release of aid for fire victims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered the Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) to release immediately the aid for fire victims.  Three separate fires occurred over the weekend from March 5…

Fire hits store in Ermita in Cebu City; 1 injured

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Paul Lauro 03/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One individual was confirmed to be injured in a fire that hit a store in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City on Saturday afternoon March 5, 2022. Fire Officer 3 (FO3) Fulbert Navarro said that…

Ermita’s Sitio Bato residents assured of relocation

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The over 2,000 families in Sitio Bato, Barangay Ermita, Cebu City that will be affected in the controversial Carbon Market Modernization Project are assured of proper relocation. Engineer Dante Arcilla, head of the…

Rama orders forced evacuation in coastal barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered the forced evacuation of residents in coastal barangays and other hazard-prone areas. This was, he said, after inspecting various sitios in Barangays Mambaling, Ermita, Pasil, and…

HVT nabbed with P700K shabu in Ermita buy-bust

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One of the top 10 drug personalities in Central Visayas is now detained after he was arrested in a buy-bust operation in his home in Barangay Ermita Sunday night, August 16, 2020. Warren…

Food delivery service driver caught with P6.8M shabu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A food delivery service driver was arrested with P6.8 worth of suspected shabu in buy-bust operation in Barangay Sambag 1, Cebu City this afternoon, August 14, 2020. The suspect identified as Eranes Baltazar…

P340K worth suspected shabu confiscated in Ermita bust

Alven Marie Timtim 06/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 25-year-old man was arrested during a buy-bust operation conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) on Tuesday afternoon, June 2, 2020, along El Filibusterismo Street in Barangay Ermita…

Cebu City records 18 new COVID-19 cases in urban barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has recorded 18 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in 11 of its urban barangays. This has raised the total number of cases in the city to 1,872, which…

IN PHOTOS: Implementation of ‘stay at home’ order starts

Gerard Vincent Francisco 03/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police Colonel Hector Grijaldo, the newly installed director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), visited Barangays Ermita, Suba, and Pasil Sunday night, March 22, 2020, to remind residents of the implementation of…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.