Camotes mayors to Bureau of Animal Industry: Spare the island from ‘oppressive’ ASF policy

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The four mayors of Camotes Group of Islands (CGI) have “strongly urged” the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) to spare this northern Cebu islands from the policy on the African Swine Fever (ASF)…

Another boy dies after touching live wire in Leyte

06/03/2023

TACLOBAN CITY — A 6-year-old boy died from electrocution while on his way to school in Leyte town, Leyte on Thursday, June 1. Reports from the local police showed that Edson Bismonte accidentally touched a live wire…

Bongbong Marcos unveils P1B Pier 88, promises faster transit in Visayas

Philippine Daily Inquirer 05/27/2023

LILOAN, Cebu — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Saturday led the grand launching of Pier 88 in this municipality, which offers a faster transport alternative for passengers and for cargo in Cebu and other provinces of the…

Cebu Daily Newscast: Fast craft, cargo vessel figure in sea collision near Mactan bridge

CDN Digital 05/22/2023

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Monday, May 22. Fast craft, cargo vessel figure in sea collision near Mactan bridge Several passengers…

35 injured in collision at Mactan Channel involving fast craft, cargo vessel

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 05/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 35 passengers on board a fast craft were injured after they figured in a collision with a cargo vessel at sea on Sunday afternoon, May 21, 2023, here. The incident reportedly…

Villaba Wings rule 1st Mayor Bebot Veloso Under-21 Intertown Basketball Tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 05/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Municipality of San Isidro, Leyte eyes more basketball tournaments in the coming months following the successful inaugural Mayor Bebot Veloso Under-21 Intertown Basketball Tournament which wrapped up on Sunday evening, April 30, 2023.…

Coconut farmers discover soldier’s body in Leyte town

Robert Dejon 04/13/2023

ORMOC CITY — A body of a soldier was found by coconut farmers in Barangay Balocawehay, Abuyog town in Leyte province on Easter Sunday, April 9, 2023. Abuyog Police Station chief Major Luis Hatton identified the victim…

62-year-old stepson stabs, wounds stepdad, 81, in Leyte

Joey Gabieta 04/10/2023

TACLOBAN CITY — An 81-year-old stepdad was stabbed and wounded by his 62-year-old stepson in Bato town, Leyte province on Saturday night, April 8, 2023. Clemente Salvame sustained a stab wound on his abdomen, based on the…

Green Hawks, Mustangs, Baybay I Central School overall champs in OCCCI D-League basketball tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 03/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The St. Joseph College of Maasin (SJC) Green Hawks,  Western Leyte College (WLC) of Ormoc Mustangs, and Baybay I Central School were hailed the maiden overall champions in the OCCCI D-League Interschool Basketball…

Once rivals, now allies: Robin Padilla, Richard Gomez team up for Cha-cha

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 03/23/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Robinhood Padilla and Leyte Rep. Richard Gomez on Thursday ramped up their call to amend the 1987 Constitution, specifically its economic provisions, likening their alliance to the biblical brothers Cain and Abel. In…

CNHS bags Biliran leg’s high school division title, advances to ‘Battle of the Best’ tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 03/20/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Calubian National High School (CNHS) marched to the OCCCID-League Interschool Basketball Tournament’s “Battle of the Best” after clinching the high school division title of the Biliran Province leg on Sunday evening at…

Mother from Leyte gets two life sentences for trafficking daughter, minors to foreign clients

Doris C. Bongcac 03/19/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – A mother from Leyte received two life sentences for sexually abusing minors, including her own daughter, in exchange for money from foreign clients. On Feb. 22, 2023, Branch 10 of the Regional Trial…

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