Tabogon cops to illegal fishers: Secure permit to fish in municipal waters

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tabogon policemen are calling on fishermen, who are from other municipalities and region, to secure the necessary permits and register their pump boats to be able to fish in the municipal waters. The…

Lapu ESL school closed for violating ECQ protocol

Norman V. Mendoza 04/01/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – An ESL School in Barangay Maribago in Lapu-Lapu City was ordered closed by Mayor Junard Chan after it was caught still operating despite the Enhanced Community Quarantine protocol in the whole island. Mayor…

Armed man nabbed for carrying unlicensed firearm in Mandaue City

Norman V. Mendoza 02/12/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – An armed man was nabbed for carrying a firearm that had no license and permit to carry past 11:00 p.m. Tuesday February 11, 2019 in Barangay Paknaan here. The suspect was identified as…

Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member

Christia Marie Ramos 01/20/2020

  MANILA, Philippines —  Starting next week, motorcycles-for-hire will be declared “illegal” and will be impounded, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) board member Antonio Gardiola Jr. said Monday. In an interview with reporters at the…

LTFRB-7 warns commuters: ‘inDriver is operating illegally’

Futch Anthony Inso 01/16/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Do not patronize InDriver. This was the warning of Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) regional director Eduardo Montealto Jr. to passengers using the new transport network company (TNC) operating in Cebu.…

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…

Ordinance prohibiting catcalling in public places passed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Catcalling in public will soon be illegal in Cebu City. This developed following the passing of an ordinance prohibiting catcalling in public spaces in accordance to the Safe Spaces Act. The ordinance, proposed by Councilors…

Couple, woman neighbor nabbed in Mandaue drug bust

Norman V. Mendoza 12/05/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—A couple and a woman neighbor were nabbed by police in a drug buy-bust operation past 10 p.m. Wednesday, December 4, 2019, in Barangay Tawason, here. Arrested were Garry Inoc, 35, a resident of Bato…

CIDG-7 nab eight employees of unauthorized Peryahan ng Bayan outlets

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The eight employees from two unauthorized  Peryahan ng Bayan outlets in Cebu City who were arrested in an operation of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) will undergo inquest proceeding on…

Close to P600 million worth of drugs confiscated from Cebuanos in Samar

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/18/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Eastern Visayas (PDEA-8) arrested five men from Cebu after confiscating from them at least 80 kilos of suspected shabu in a checkpoint in Barangay Buñagan, Gandara, Samar at around…

Police seize P2M worth of drugs in Talisay City buy bust

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/14/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) seized at least P2 million worth of illegal drugs in a  buy-and-bust operation in Barangay Lawaan 2, Talisay City, Cebu at around 3…

SEC orders shutdown of 11 illegal lending apps

Doris Dumlao-Abadilla 09/23/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a cease and desist order against 11 more illegal mobile lending applications, heeding complaints of unreasonable and abusive lending and collection practices. The order, issued on…

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