Garcia orders demolition of abandoned structures violating easement rules in Santa Fe, Bantayan

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has ordered owners and claimants of “abandoned, occupied, dilapidated, ruined, and obsolete” illegal structures on the beachfront of Sta. Fe, Bantayan, in northern Cebu to voluntarily demolish these until…

Garcia feels vindicated as Trailblazers annihilate Baby Jaguars

Glendale G. Rosal 11/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Coach Leodie Garcia of the City of Bogo Science and Arts Academy (CBSAA) Trailblazers on Tuesday proved to his former team, the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) Jaguars that getting rid of him was…

VM Garcia names Daluz and Casas as financial and legal advisers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia has designated lawyers Floro Casas, Jr. and Jose Daluz III as advisers on legal matters and financial matters, respectively, under the Office of the Vice Mayor.…

Coleen Garcia ecstatic over France’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ performance with Billy Crawford

Anne Pasajol 10/09/2022

Coleen Garcia could not seem to contain her delight as she looked back at her dance performance with her husband Billy Crawford in “Danse avec les stars,” the French version of the dance competition “Dancing with the Stars.”…

Capitol tells LGUs to reassess property values 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local governments in Cebu are told to reassess the values of their real estate properties.  Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia issued Executive Order (EO) No. 37 on September 23 that mandates local government units…

To wear, or not wear, face masks vs COVID: The zigzag road PH is taking

Cristina Eloisa Baclig - Content Researcher Writer 09/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Last August, the Philippine health department expressed concern and hostility toward a local government’s move to make wearing of face masks against COVID-10 optional. Around a week later, it seemed to warm up to almost the…

Shoot-for-a-Cause of CFBJ: 56 gun enthusiasts help make event a success

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With a total of 56 gun enthusiasts, the Shoot-For-A-Cause of the Cebu Federation of Beat Journalists at the Front Sight Gun Club Inc. in Barangay Tubod, Minglanilla, on Sunday, September 11, was successful. …

Capitol: No more floating cottages in Cordova

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be no more floating and fixed cottages in the shores and other easement zones in Cordova town, the Capitol reminded.  Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia issued another Executive Order (EO), formally implementing the…

Cordova: 63 pump boat operators get 10-day special permits

Futch Anthony Inso 08/21/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 62 bangka/pump boat operators in the town of Cordova have availed of special permits in a one-stop shop on Friday, August 19, 2022, at the Cordova Covered Court. This was confirmed by…

Former Mayor Alvin Garcia acquitted of poll-related case

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 12 in Cebu City has acquitted former Cebu City Mayor Alvin Biaño Garcia of an election-related criminal case filed by former Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña in…

Improved visibility for passengers bill of rights pushed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A bill seeking to improve the quality of passenger experience in air and sea travel is being lobbied before Congress. Cebu 3rd District Rep. Pablo John ‘PJ’ Garcia has filed a proposal, titled…

Cordova seawater has high level of coliform – EMB-7

Futch Anthony Inso 08/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) has observed a high level of coliform in the seawater of Cordova town. This was announced by Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan during the flagraising ceremony…

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