‘Personal endeavors’ made Mayor Kristine Chiong back out of 2022 polls

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Naga City Mayor Kristine Vanessa Chiong has decided to return to her private life when her term ends in June 2022. On November 15, Chiong withdrew the Certificate of Candidacy (COC) that she…

Kristine Chiong withdraws in Naga City mayoral race; her father, Val, takes over

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Incumbent Naga City Mayor Kristine Vanessa Chiong is backing out of the mayoral race in next year’s polls. Chiong on Monday, November 15 has withdrawn her Certificate of Candidacy (COC) as reelectionist, said…

In Naga City, close to 3k minors jabbed with COVID vaccine

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Close to 3,000 minors in Naga City already received their 1st dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, more than a week since the rollout began. The city government reported on social media that 2,824…

Visitors in Naga’s cemeteries given 1 hour to pay respects

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – All cemeteries in Naga City, south Cebu will be closed to the public during this Kalag-Kalag in compliance with the mandates of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases…

Naga opens new ‘world-class attractions’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Visitors and residents of Naga City now have more options to unwind and rest. This after the city government, in a ceremonial launching last October 7, 2021, opened three new attractions, including a…

Cebu City cop dies in motorcycle accident in Naga City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 38-year-old police officer of the Abellana Police Station here died in a vehicular accident in Barangay Tinaan, City of Naga shortly before 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Police Staff Sergeant…

Body-worn cameras now used in operations in Cebu province – CPPO chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 96 body-worn cameras were issued in six component cities in Cebu province and some of these had already been used in their police operations. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, director of the…

Naga accident: Couple on motorcycle crushed between bus and trailer truck

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 06/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A beach outing of a couple ended in tragedy when on their way home a minibus slammed into the motorcycle they were riding on from behind before the bus collided into a trailer…

Police after motorcycle tandem who shot man in Naga City, Cebu

Paul Lauro 04/12/2021

CEBU CITY,Philippines– A birthday celebration in Purok 2 Riverside in Barangay Balirong in Naga City, Cebu turned bloody after two still unidentified men suddenly arrived and fired shots at those who were in the gathering. One of…

6 ‘online sabongeros’ arrested in Naga City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 03/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six men who were caught watching and betting money on an ‘online sabong’ were arrested around midnight on Thursday, March 18, at Purok Tabay 2, Barangay Inayagan in Naga City, southern Cebu. The…

Talisay fire destroys school’s storage room; P72K lost

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 03/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A morning fire that gutted a storage room of a school in Barangay Lawaan 1 in Talisay City on March 8, 2021 is the third fire incident in two days in Metro Cebu.…

Man lands in jail after evading police checkpoint in Naga City, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 03/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 30-year-old man landed in jail after he tried to evade a police checkpoint along the national highway in Naga City, Cebu late night on Saturday, March 6. His arresting officers later on…

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