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…

PNP: Martial law in Mindanao may not need 4th extension

Cathrine Gonzales 11/12/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) said Tuesday that the martial law in Mindanao may not need to be extended for the fourth time. Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac, PNP spokesperson, said the peace and order…

BREAKING: Duterte may declare martial law in Negros Oriental – Palace 

08/01/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte may declare martial law in Negros Oriental over the spate of killings in the province. “Grabe na ‘yung patayan doon. We have a village, or a barangay captain, a municipal mayor, four…

‘Vote-buying’ in speakership race may reach P7M per House member – solon

06/04/2019

Party-list bloc head vows to expose vote-buyers MANILA, Philippines — Some candidates for Speaker of the House of Representatives would allegedly expend up to P7 million per member of the lower chamber as the battle for the…

Bato ready to become senator? Ex-top cop says ‘May seminar ba dyan?’

Inquirer 05/15/2019

MANILA, Philippines — As he is set to become a senator, the first thing Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa asked was: “Ewan ko kung may seminar dyan (I am not sure if there is a seminar for that).”…

Ian Dimante concludes SM Seaside City Cebu’s ‘Plug n Play’ this May 29

Marc Cosep 05/06/2019

Cebu will have another taste of homegrown music feels as Ian Diamante will conclude SM Seaside City Cebu’s “Plug n Play” at SM Seaside Skypark’s Water Play. Enjoy the view as the sun sets as your background…

SM, DOLE to hold job fair on May 1

PR 04/30/2019

Job hunting is undeniably a challenging experience and although technology and social media provide many tools to connect applicants to potential employers, a call for an appointment is not always guaranteed. To address this issue, SM City…

Power stakeholders: Cebu has enough power supply in May 13 polls

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu would have an adequate power supply during the May 13, 2019 elections, power industry stakeholders said. Jose Rey Maleza, OIC-director of the Department of Energy (DOE) Visayas Field Office explained that all government agencies…

Mambaling underpass opening may be moved past target date

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Commuters and motorists in the south who long await the opening of the P638-million Mabaling underpass project may have to wait a little longer. This after Roy dela Cruz, Project Engineer of the…

PYC: Lowering age of criminal responsibility may prompt crime groups to use younger preys in their operations

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/24/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Reducing the age of “social responsibility” to 12 from 15 years old might make younger children prey to criminal groups who would want to use minors in operating their illegal businesses. James Canoy,…

A girl’s May-December relationship that led her to her death

01/08/2019

  Mercy Labrador , 39, never imagined that she would lose her half-sister, whom she raised for over 20 years and treated like her daughter, to what she believed was a “love that has gone wrong.” Labrador’s…

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