Parents, guardians to pay fine or undergo community service for erring minors in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Parents or guardians of erring minors rescued in Cebu City for violating health protocols will have to pay a fine or undergo community service on behalf of their children. Since they still have…

Mystics banned from VisMin Cup; ARQ players, coaching staff suspended, fined

Glendale G. Rosal 04/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup league officials dropped the hammer on those involved in the alleged controversial on-court actions of players. And getting the harshest punishment are the Siquijor Mystics who were…

Discrimination against frontliners now illegal in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The discrimination against frontliners such as medical professionals, health workers, and other people working to fight against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on the ground can now be penalized in Cebu City. The…

Fine, jail time for violators of province’s COVID-19 measures

Rosalie Abatayo 03/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Up to one year of imprisonment and a fine of P5,000 are among the penalties that individuals, who will defy the measures of the provincial government against the threat of the coronavirus disease…

CCTO apprehends 222 pedicabs, tricycles in 6 months

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) has apprehended a total of 222 trisikads and pedicabs for plying the main thoroughfares of the city from July to December 2019. The CCTO is still collating…

NBA fines Isaiah Thomas $25K for bumping referee

AFP 01/05/2020

NEW YORK — Washington Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Saturday for inappropriate contact with a referee in a 122-103 home loss to Portland on Friday. Thomas received a technical foul and…

Clippers’ Beverley fined $25,000 by NBA

10/24/2019

NEW YORK — Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for throwing a game ball into the stands. Beverley threw the ball at the end of the Clippers’ 112-102 victory over…

Serena Williams ‘fine’ after ankle scare at US Open

09/03/2019

NEW YORK — Serena Williams believes she avoided any serious injury after badly rolling her ankle Sunday in a straight-sets win over Petra Martic that sent her through to the US Open quarter-finals. The 37-year-old American, seeking…

Most of 309 arrested bettors plead guilty of illegal gambling, sentenced, released

Benjie Talisic 08/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines Majority of the 309 bettors arrested during August 3 raid of a cockpit in Mandaue City  were released on Friday after they pleaded guilty of the illegal gambling charge in court. Police Major Edwin…

Cebu City’s year-long traffic fine collection hits P83M

USJ-R Intern 09/04/2018

The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) has collected more than P83 million in fines for traffic violations from January to December 2017. A total of 3,601 violators were apprehended last year. The number has doubled compared to…

Butane canister distributors ordered to pay P20k fine

Rosalie Abatayo 08/17/2018

Ten persons pleaded guilty before different Cebu courts for engaging in illegal trading and distribution of LPG-filled butane canisters. They were ordered to pay a fine of P20,000 each. Convicted persons are either ordered to pay a…

NOT EXEMPTED: Mandaue’s chief of staff pays fine for traffic violation

Norman Mendoza 07/17/2018

Lawyer Mae Elaine Bathan, the chief of staff of Mandaue City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing, paid a fine of P500 on Tuesday for a traffic violation which she committed the other day. Bathan was issued a traffic citation…

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