IN PHOTOS: CCTO issues over 7K citations tickets during first half of May

Doris C. Bongcac 05/19/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) issued a total of 7, 441 citation tickets to traffic violators during the first half of May 2021. CCTO also impounded a total of 369 vehicles.  Most…

Choice treats for your moms this Mother’s Day

Marc Cosep 05/08/2021

There is nothing quite like our Mother! She is both gentle and kind, and harbors generations worth of advice and lessons while whipping an elaborate meal for the family.  However, most of the year, we never seem…

279K senior citizens in CV to receive P3K social pension by May — DSWD-7

Futch Anthony Inso 04/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The nearly 280,000 senior citizens in Central Visayas, who are social pensioners of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7), will all receive their P3,000 ‘semestral pension’ in May.…

Galvez says COVID-19 vaccination may start by May 2021

Consuelo Marquez - Reporter / @ConsINQ 11/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The government is eyeing to start the inoculation of vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) by May next year, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said in a television interview on Thursday. “Ang prediction po…

Designer from Compostela, Cebu does Santacruzan-inspired photoshoot

Immae Lachica 05/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A fashion designer and makeup artist from Compostela town in northern Cebu designed at least four gowns for this year’s Santacruzan. But with restrictions now implemented as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Santancruzans could not…

Cebuanos told: Prepare for hotter days ahead

Immae Lachica 05/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—  Everyone’s been talking about how hot it has been here in Cebu. Last Thursday, May 7, Pagasa Visayas recorded an air temperature of 35.6 degrees Celsius with a heat index of 43 degrees Celsius,…

Cebu City welcomes May with 30 new COVID-19 cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is now on its second month of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), and the number of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to rise. On May 1, 2020, Cebu City recorded…

LPA may bring rain over Mindanao, parts of Visayas over the weekend

Katrina Hallare 05/01/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Residents in Mindanao and some parts of the Visayas can expect a rainy weekend ahead – thanks to the low-pressure area, the state weather bureau said Thursday. In its 4 p.m. live weather update,…

Soleco launches Pantawid Light Program to unburden poor consumers

Jani Arnaiz 04/22/2020

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte – As its simple way of trying to ease the burden of poor consumers amid the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Southern Leyte Electric Cooperative (Soleco) sets into motion its “Pantawid Light…

Robots may become heroes in war on coronavirus

04/09/2020

SAN FRANCISCO —  Long maligned as job-stealers and aspiring overlords, robots are being increasingly relied on as fast, efficient, contagion-proof champions in the war against the deadly coronavirus. One team of robots temporarily cared for patients in…

President Duterte to visit Cebu for Sinulog 2020; Signal shutdown being pushed

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will be in town for the Sinulog 2020 celebration, which means cellphone signal shutdown may push through after all.  Police Brigadier General Valeriano De Leon, director of the Police Regional…

Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend

Katrina Hallare 11/28/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Severe Tropical Storm Kammuri has intensified into a typhoon while closing in on the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR), the state weather bureau said Thursday. The typhoon, however, slowed down while moving west-northwest, according…

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