Cebu City cops to greet New Year with Oplan Bulabog

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will greet 2021 with the Oplan Bulabog for establishments around the city. Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, CCPO director, said that they would be checking random establishments for…

Mandaue cops: No firecrackers seized this Christmas

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/27/2020

OLANGO ISLAND, Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) has not confiscated any firecrackers as of Sunday, December 27, 2020. According to Police Major Zosimo Jabas of the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) that…

DOH-7 notes ‘slight increase’ in firecracker injuries amid pandemic

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that resulted in the implementation of wide-scale quarantine restrictions, the regional health office in Central Visayas recorded a slight increase in the number of firecracker-related injuries.…

Tumulak to public: Avoid using firecrackers, karaokes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, the city council’s chairperson for the committee on disaster risk reduction, reminded the public to celebrate Christmas safely and responsibly.  Tumulak gave the warning as he encouraged the…

Ligan: Indiscriminate firing is prohibited among policemen, everyone for holidays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, the director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) reminds his fellow policemen that indiscriminate firing and using of firearms beyond the perimeters of duty is strictly prohibited during…

Police to Lapu residents: Report illegal firecracker manufacturers

Futch Anthony Inso 12/12/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The explosives section of the Regional Civil Security Unit of the police regional police is encouraging residents in Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City to report those who are illegally manufacturing firecrackers in their community.…

Labella may allow firecrackers this Christmas, New Year

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is still mulling whether firecrackers will be allowed in the city during Christmas and New Year. President Rodrigo Duterte, in his address to the nation on Monday evening.…

Police confiscates P1.5M worth of illegal firecrackers in Central Visayas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) confiscated a total of 252,928 prohibited firecrackers amounting to P1.54 million pesos during the holidays. Police Colonel Ildebrandi Usana, the deputy director for administration of PRO-7, said…

PNP confiscates P1.1 M worth of firecrackers around Central Visayas

Alven Marie Timtim 01/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas confiscated a total of P1.150 million worth of firecrackers that were sold outside the designated vending areas. Police Brigadier General Ildebrandi Usana, deputy regional director for…

Prices of firecrackers rise hours before New Year’s eve

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The new decade is coming and it has become a tradition for Filipino families to welcome the new year with a bang through firecrackers and pyrotechnics. In the Cebu City firecracker zone at…

Carbon cops raid warehouse in Cebu City, seize P500K worth of illegal firecrackers

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least half a million pesos worth of firecrackers were confiscated after police raided a warehouse in Sitio Lutaw-lutaw, Barangay Santo Niño, Cebu City at past 1 p.m. of Monday, December 30, 2019.…

BFP probes cause of Lapu fire which damaged home, firecrackers storage area

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City fire investigators are looking at electrical misuse as possible cause of the fire which damaged a house and a nearby firecrackers storage area in Sitio Kinalumsan, Barangay Canjulao on Saturday, December…

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