400 Mandaue residents receive P3.5K aid from Red Cross

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/10/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — More than 400 residents from Barangays Ibabao-Estancia, Maguikay, Alang-Alang in Mandaue City received cash assistance worth P3,500 from the food- and cash-based humanitarian assistance program of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) held at…

Detained man, who attacked boy, in Naga forgiven, freed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The father of the 7-year-old boy, who was allegedly punched by their 19-year-old neighbor, has forgiven the assailant because they are neighbors and “close peers.” Police Corporal Richelle Munalim of the Women and…

In Naga, man, 19, punches, chokes boy, 7, for ‘having no manners’,  gets jailed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 19-year-old construction worker in Naga City landed in jail after, in a fit of rage, he punched a 7-year-old boy in the stomach, choked the kid, lifted him and pinned the boy…

Hit-and-run driver, who killed cyclist, nabbed in Talisay

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/25/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The hit-and-run driver, whose pickup truck hit and killed a cyclist in Naga City on the early morning of Jan. 24, was arrested in Talisay City in the afternoon of Jan. 25.…

Former Naga City Mayor Valdemar Chiong acquitted over permit mess

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The anti-graft court cleared former Naga City Mayor Valdemar Chiong on allegations that he violated the anti-graft and corrupt practices law in relation to issuing a permit to a petroleum company.  The Sandiganbayan’s…

Parents of COVID-19 positive boy from Naga are among new infections

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A husband and wife from Barangay Tinaan in the city of Naga, whose son has been afflicted with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), have also tested positive for the infection. In its COVID-19…

Naga City records 2 new COVID-19 cases on Aug. 22

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Naga City in the southern part of Metro Cebu recorded two additional cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on August 22, 2020. In a statement, Mayor Kristine Chiong revealed that two new…

Naga City Police arrest 8 mahjong players

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eight men were caught playing mahjong in Barangay Inayagan, Naga City, Cebu, in a separate operation this Sunday afternoon, August 9, 2020. Police Staff Sergeant Dionisio Cabotaje of Naga City Police Station said…

Naga cops looking for 2 men involved in gasoline station robbery

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are looking for two men, who were caught on the security camera of a gasoline station in Naga City during the time that it was robbed and its security guard shot dead.…

Inside job? Naga police turn rob-murder probe on gasoline station’s workers

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are turning their investigation on the gasoline station robbery in Naga City where a security guard was killed and more than half a million pesos was lost, to the gasoline station’s current…

Naga to give 41K health packs to seniors, residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Naga City government in southern Cebu will be distributing 41,000 health packs to senior citizens and other residents as a way to combat the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The city government…

14-day quarantine for Naga mothers, infants discharged from hospitals

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mothers and infants of Naga City, Cebu, who were recently discharged from hospitals in the cities of Talisay and Cebu, will be staying in an isolation center for 14 days. The Naga City…

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