PROBE tells 600 returned sidewalk vendors to get vaccinated

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sidewalk vendors have now returned to selected streets in Cebu City for a trial period of one month as the city government studies the operations in the formulation of an ordinance institutionalizing them.…

Buy-bust yields P340K worth of suspected illegal drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 32-year-old man was caught with P340,000 worth of suspected shabu in a buy-bust operation conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) along Magallanes Street in Barangay Ermita, Cebu…

Ships’ sirens wail as 42K people praise Santo Niño in fluvial procession

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Channel was filled with the unending sound of sirens from more than 200 ships who sailed with the Galleon carrying the Holy Image of the Señor Santo Niño and the ships,…

Need flowers for your date on Valentine’s Day? Check out the prices from Cebu’s Freedom Park 

Immae Lachica 02/13/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Pering Abasa is one of the many flower vendors at the Freedom Park along Magallanes Street in Cebu City. For the past 25 years, she, along with many other flower vendors in the…

Motorcycle-riding gunmen kill e-bike driver in downtown Cebu City

Benjie Talisic 01/14/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — AN electric bike (e-bike) driver was shot dead allegedly by armed motorcycle-riding assailants at past 7 p.m. on Sunday, January 13, along Magallanes St. in downtown Cebu City near Barangay Pahina Central.…

Suspension of classes forced drivers not to ply routes

Doris C. Bongcac, Nestle L. Semilla 02/27/2017

NOT every jeepney driver who didn’t ply his usual route yesterday joined the transport strike, at least according to some of them. The scarcity of passengers in some parts of Cebu City after some schools suspended their…

SINULOG OPEN STARTS

Glendale G. Rosal 01/22/2017

Intense competition is set to unfold as top bowlers and bowling teams start their campaign in the 18th Sinulog Open National Tournament today at the Gaisano Bowlingplex in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City. The Bowlingplex Tenpin Association (BTA)-organized…

Country’s best bowlers to vie in Sinulog Open

Glendale G. Rosal 01/15/2017

MORE than a hundred bowlers have already signed up for the 18th Sinulog Open National Tournament slated January 23-29 at the Gaisano Bowlingplex in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City. Organized by Bowlingplex Tenpin Association (BTA), the tournament has…

Osmeña files ‘tax fraud’ complaint vs BDO-Magallanes

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Nestle L. Semilla, Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/04/2017

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has lodged a complaint before the Office of the City Prosecutor against the Magallanes branch of Banco de Oro (BDO) for alleged tax fraud after the branch declared a gross annual revenue…

Tom O. charges BDO for alleged tax fraud

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/04/2017

Cebu Mayor Tomas Osmeña has filed a complaint before the Office of the City Prosecutor, claiming that Banco de Oro – Magallanes Branch has committed “tax fraud”. Osmeña said that BDO-Magallanes declared a gross annual revenue of…

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