Elections in Central Visayas ‘generally peaceful’ — PRO-7

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office (PRO-7) have assessed a generally peaceful conduct of elections regionwide. Police Colonel Noel Flores, deputy regional director for operations of the PRO-7, said this adding that there were only…

Barangay officials facing graft and corruption charges to stay in office for now, says Barili mayor

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/21/2020

Cebu City, Philippines — The barangay officials who surrendered to the police over graft and corruption charges in Barangay Tubod, Barili town, in the southwestern part of Cebu will remain in office for now amid graft and…

Woman, who served time for estafa, back in jail for drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 57-year-old woman, who served time in jail for estafa, will be back behind bars after she was caught with an estimated P2.7 million worth of suspected shabu during an anti-illegal drug operation…

Cebuana Gabasa makes strong start in MVPSF golf tourney

JONAS PANERIO 04/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana golfing sensation Junia Gabasa finished strong to take a two stroke lead over Grace Quintanilla at the start of the ladies side of the fourth MVPSF Visayas Regional Match Play Championships at…

CV commuters to pay P9 minimum bus fare starting April 1

Doris C. Bongcac 03/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Bus and mini bus drivers in Cebu province and the rest of Central Visayas will already be collecting the new minimum fare of P9 for the first five kilometers of travel and another…

Former construction worker-turned drug pusher nabbed in Tejero bust; P108K suspected shabu seized

Benjie Talisic 01/16/2019

CEBU CITY,  Philippines — Cebu City police confiscated at least P100,000 worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Tejero in this city on Wednesday, January 16. Senior Insp. Joemar Pomarejos, Waterfront Police Station chief,…

Passengers reminded of south bus terminal closure: Be at terminal before 8 p.m.

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Those who plan to go home to their hometowns in southern Cebu next Saturday, January 19, will have to be at the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) before 8 p.m. Or they will…

For the love of Mary

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/19/2018

Flore de Mayo Eversince she was five, 15-year-old Ashlea Bea Cantilla has been spending summer in a way different from many children her age. Instead of playing outdoor games or going to the beach, Bea and some…

Flores tops U19 division in Argao chess

Randolf Borces 04/12/2018

  Argawenion Doniel Flores topped the 1st Argao under-19 chess tournament held at the Argao Cultural Complex last Sunday. Flores, a grade nine student from the Argao National High School, scored 5.5 points together with Boholano Polan…

The Silkair awards

Jaime Picornell 12/22/2017

IT IS that time of the year when Silkair awards its top revenue generating travel agents. The ceremonies, presided by Cebu-based Silkair country manager Jake Jeow, were held at the Marco Polo Plaza Hotel during a sumptuous…

Cepca Grand finals set

Glendale G. Rosal 12/05/2017

  ALL is set for the grand finals of the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) chess tournament on December 17. The tournament will be held at the residence of Cepca president Jerry Maratas at the…

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