Cops collar 72 volleyball players, bettors

Alven Marie A. Timtim 03/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines -Policemen under the Regional Intelligence Division (RID) of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) and the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) arrested 72 individuals whom they caught playing volleyball and those who…

Police: Illegal drugs could be motive in killing of woman in Brgy Ermita

Immae Lachica 03/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The killing of a woman in Sitio Kawit in Barangay Ermita in Cebu City could be drug-related, said Police Major Alvin Llamed0, chief of the Carbon Police Station. Llamedo said that Hedelisa Andrino (not…

Wife of drug suspect killed in Ermita

Paul Lauro 03/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A woman was shot dead while inside a neighbor’s house in Sitio Kawit, Barangay Ermita in Cebu City at around 1 a.m. today, March 4, 2020. Police Corporal Christopher Segovia of the Carbon…

PROBE Chief: I’m alive

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –News that Cebu City Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification, and Enhancement (PROBE) Team chief Raquel Arce was shot dead during the implementation of a court-ordered demolition in Sitio Sudlon in Barangay Lahug circulated on Tuesday…

In Photos: PROBE Team removes obstructions from road in Brgy Ermita

Doris C. Bongcac 02/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Personnel of Cebu City’s Prevention Restoration Order Beautification Enhancement (PROBE) Team led by its chief, Raquel Arce, implemented road clearing on Tuesday morning, February 18, 2020, in a portion of the Carbon Public…

Son, who lost kin in Iloilo accident: I’ll accept their deaths

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rommel Baguio, 33, a resident of Barangay Ermita, Cebu City waited for a week for his family to be home from Iloilo after they left Cebu a week ago for the marriage of…

Labella promises allocation for construction of new Carbon Police Station in 2020 budget

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An allocation for the planned construction of the new Carbon Police Station will already be included in Cebu City’s 2020 budget. Mayor Edgardo Labella made the announcement during a meeting with Police Colonel…

Ex-convict nabbed with P2.7M shabu in Ermita drug bust

Benjie B. Talisic 05/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A former convict, who served a year in jail for drugs, is going back to prison this time for a longer period of time. This after Froilan Kabalican, 22, was caught with P2.7…

Pregnant woman from Bato, Ermita jailed for possession of shabu

Benjie B. Talisic 04/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines- A woman, who is nine months pregnant, was arrested in a buy-bust operation near her residence in Sitio Bato, Barangay Ermita, Cebu City at dawn today, April 21. Marfflyn “Chikoy” Batoto, 18, is now…

Ermita Reading Center: Helping children find books to love 

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It does not look like the ideal location for a library. But Barangay Ermita, an urban barangay in Cebu City, is home to a reading center that serves the children and youth of…

Ermita barangay chief seeks City Council’s help to hasten reblocking of fire-hit sitios

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The barangay chief of Ermita in Cebu City is asking the City Council to hasten the reblocking of the three sitios burned in a massive fire on February 5. In a letter dated…

State of Calamity declared in four barangays in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/08/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Council has declared a state of calamity in the six fire-stricken sitios in four barangays here. In a special session on Monday, February 8, 2019, the city council declared state of…

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