Kamputhaw centenarian receives P100K from Cebu City Hall

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A centenarian from Barangay Kamputhaw was the latest to received the P100,000 cash aid from the Cebu City government. Buenaventurada Gultia received her cheque on Tuesday, April 27.  She turned 100-years-old last July…

Siblings caught with P500K shabu in Kamputhaw bust

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Siblings who were into illegal drug trading were caught during a buy-bust operation of the Abellana Police Station along General Maxilom Avenue, Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City, at around 2:30 p.m., today, April 19,…

Motorcycle-riding shooter kills former convict in Kamputhaw

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 01/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A former convict, who just got out of prison on 2018, was killed by a motorcycle-riding gunman in Purok 3 Upper, Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City at past 3 p.m. today, January 16, 2020.…

Labella vows to stay impartial amidst internal issues in city hall, party

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/29/2019

TALISAY CITY, Cebu, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he will remain impartial as issues on sexual harassment in the City Hall is being investigated and as his own party mates in Barug PDP-Laban are engaged in…

Labella orders probe on complaint of alleged sexual harassment against division head, mulls suspension

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered an investigation on the alleged sexual harassment of Engineer Lorenzo Basamot, who is the former Kamputhaw barangay chief and now division head of the Records and…

Abellana cops seize P6M shabu, nab 2 teeners, 2 others in 4 separate drug busts

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least P6 million worth of suspected shabu were confiscated from four suspects, including two male minors, who were arrested in the separate buy-bust operations of the Abellana Police Station from dawn to…

DOLE issues work stoppage order vs owner, contractor of Kamputhaw high-rise building

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/23/2019

CEBU CITY—Another work stoppage order (WSO) has been issued by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Central Visayas. This time, it is against the owner and contractor of a project site along Archibishop Reyes Avenue…

Contractors of condotel construction in Kamputhaw ask pull out test to be moved

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu City Office of the Building Official (OBO) revealed that the contractors of the condotel construction, which caused the collapse of the back portion of the Juanita Building in Gorordo Street in Barangay…

OBO orders mitigation measures in Kamputhaw condotel construction

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Cebu City Office of the Building Official (OBO) said that the contractors of an ongoing construction of a condominium-hotel (condotel) in Barangay Kamputhaw in Cebu City promised to put up mitigation measures in…

Part of building collapses in Kamputhaw, Cebu City

Benjie B. Talisic 08/05/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—A portion of a four-story building along Gorordo Avenue in Barangay Kamputhaw here collapsed at around 2 a.m. on Monday, August 5, 2019. Initial investigation conducted by the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office headed…

Kamputhaw bust: Criminology graduate sells drugs, gets caught with P102K of suspected shabu

Benjie Talisic 01/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Instead of having a successful career in law enforcement, a Criminology graduate decided to focus on an easier, risky career on the other side of the fence: Selling illegal drugs. At 3 a.m.…

At least 70 houses destroyed in Kamputhaw fire

Delta Derycka Letigio, Morexette B. Erram 12/05/2018

At least 70 houses were razed by a fire that hit a highly residential area in Purok 3, Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City on Wednesday morning (December 5). The Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) estimated…

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