‘Habal-habal’ driver shot dead in Brgy. Basak Pardo, Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 10/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 27-year-old ‘habal-habal’ driver was shot dead while on board his motorcycle at the back of Don Vicente Rama Memorial National High School in Barangay Basak Pardo around 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October…

Motorcycle driver killed in Minglanilla vehicular accident

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 07/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A motorcycle driver who was clipped from under a bulk truck that hit his unit died in Tuesday’s vehicular accident, July 12,  in Barangay Linao in Minglanilla town. Police identified the motorcycle rider…

Habal-Habal driver accused of ‘raping’, ‘molesting’ sister’s friend nabbed in Liloan

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  A 22-year-old motorcycle-for-hire driver was arrested on Friday, June 17 for allegedly raping and molesting a 17-year-old girl, who happens to be his sister’s friend, in Liloan town, northern Cebu. Police Major Ramil…

Pharmacy cashier dies, habal-habal driver injured in Mandaue road accident 

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/02/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A pharmacy cashier from Mandaue City was killed after she was ran over by a truck along M. Ceniza St., Calderohan, in Barangay Maguikay, Mandaue City at 11:50 a.m. today, June 2. The…

Mandaue police build up security amid spate of shooting incidents

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) would strengthen their security measures not just in Barangay Canduman but all over Mandaue City in light of Thursday’s shooting incidents that shocked city residents. Police Lieutenant…

Motorcycle-riding gunmen kill 81-year-old man in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, CEBU, Philippines — An 81-year-old man is the second shooting victim in Mandaue City, today, May 6, 2021. Rodulfo Seno Bihag, a resident of Zone 5, Barangay Canduman in Mandaue City, was shot dead by…

Stray bullet kills habal-habal driver in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A 39-year-old habal-habal driver or a motorcycle-for-hire driver died a few hours after celebrating the birthday of his brother when he was hit by a stray bullet while inside his house in Sitio…

3 men face murder charges for Valentine’s Day killing of habal-habal driver from Compostela town

Alven Marie Timtim 02/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Murder charges will be filed on Monday, February 17, 2020, against three men accused of killing a motorcycle-for-hire driver from Compostela town in northern Cebu. Police Senior Master Sergeant Julius Tradio of the…

Faces Of Cebu: Oliver Sayson, habal-habal driver

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 12/29/2019

Five years nako diri sa Cebu. Taga Busay ko nako ron pero gikan gyud ko sa Bayawan, Negros Oriental. Taga diri man sa Cebu akong asawa. Nag meet mi sa Manila kay didto mi nanarbaho. Nakasuway nako…

Ursula leaves 1 dead, 1 missing in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jonthan Cangga was on his way home to his family in Sitio Kamansi, Barangay Tagonon in Danao City midnight of Christmas Day, December 25, 2019. He really wanted to go home to his…

Body of missing habal-habal driver found in dam

Delta Letigio and Paul Lauro 12/26/2019

(First update) CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The body of habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) driver Jonathan Canggas, who was officially reported missing on December 25, was retrieved by personnel from Danao City’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) at 11:30…

Danao City continues search for missing motorcycle driver

Paul Lauro 12/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Danao City’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office continues its search and retrieval operations for a habal-habal (motorycle-for-hire) driver who went missing on Christmas Eve, December 24, as Typhoon Ursula hit Cebu. The…

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