Sinulog 2017: Dancer from Tribu Ginatilan captivates netizens

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/08/2017

One dancer of the Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan competition had fiesta-goers doing a double take. Was this Selena Gomez? The Cebu Daily News photo, captured by photographer Junjie Mendoza, captivated thousands of netizens, who commented on…

20 finalists for youth and barangay dance contests

Morexette Erram 11/30/2016

Twenty finalists will vie for three titles in the Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan and Sinulog sa Barangay in the 2017 Sinulog Festival that organizers hope will bring to the audiences, as well as the judges, fresh…

Gov mulls EO to help gov’t workers tested positive for drug use

Nestle L. Semilla 10/21/2016

TO help government employees of Cebu province found positive of using illegal drugs, Gov. Hilario Davide III is considering issuing an executive order (EO) to provide the guidelines on how to deal with them. Davide said in…

Drug use on decline due to random tests

Nestle L. Semilla 10/19/2016

DRUG use among local government employees and officials may be declining with the constant random drug tests being done on them, the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) said. Ivy Durano-Mecca, who heads the CPADAO, said they…

Danao is top LGU in active disaster management offices

Nestle L. Semilla 10/12/2016

DANAO City leads the top five local governments with active disaster management offices, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management office (PDRRMO) said. Julius Regner of the PDRRMO said these local governments have disaster management offices that were…

Badian island barangay gets 2 classrooms for high school students

Nestle L. Semilla 09/12/2016

THE 77 high school students in one of the island barangays of Badian town will have more space to hold their classes with the turnover of two new classrooms that will be added to Zaragosa National High…

10 Cebu LGUs unite to protect Tañon Strait

Izobelle T. Pulgo 08/31/2016

Ten local government units (LGUs) in Cebu have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Rare to protect the Tañon Strait from further degradation. The signatories of the agreement composed of mayors of Alegria, Aloguinsan, Badian, Bantayan,…

Truck driver killed in Ginatilan road accident

Rene F. Alima 08/11/2016

A TRUCK driver was killed after he was pinned inside a 10-wheeler truck, which overturned in barangay Poblacion, Ginatilan town, Cebu past 2 p.m. Wednesday. Police said it took two hours before Reto Pascual, 50, was pulled…

Man with murder case shot dead

Rene F. Alima 07/02/2016

A MAN who had a pending warrant of arrest was killed in a shootout with Ginatilan police. Ronald Alfafara, 38, married, of Barangay Campisong, Ginatilan town in southwest Cebu, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Ginatilan…

Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds

Jhunnex Napallacan 04/27/2016

A MAN and a woman were found dead in a house in Sitio Banahaw, Barangay Palanas in Ginatilan town in Cebu Wednesday morning. PO1 Jean Paul Mag-aso of the Ginatilan police said the victims identified as 37-year-old…

3 killed in road mishaps

Rene F. Alima 01/07/2016

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy was killed after he got run over by a van while a 31-year-old man died after the truck he was driving rammed into a cliff in northern Cebu. Julian Salas Dignos, a Grade 1…

Ex-teacher caught sniffing shabu

Apple Ta-as 12/13/2015

A FORMER public school teacher was arrested after he was caught allegedly sniffing shabu by the roadside in barangay Poblacion, Ginatilan town, southwest Cebu. Police were  responding to an armed person alarm when they arrested 35-year-old Jefferson…

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