Lapu police inspect firecracker makers in Brgy. Babag

Futch Anthony Inso 11/24/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) inspected on Thursday the work areas of firecracker makers in Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City. The inspection was led by Police Colonel Elmer Lim, chief of LCPO, together…

Cebu City cops tag info drive to zero indiscriminate firing incidents, 2 cracker-related injuries

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police have attributed their extensive information drive and successful implementation of the firecracker ban to the zero incidents of indiscriminate firing and only two reported firecracker-related injuries during the New Year’s…

Personal grudge eyed as possible motive in  New Year shooting, stabbing incidents in Cebu City  

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police say personal grudge was the possible motive in the stabbing and shooting incidents that transpired in barangay Pardo, here, on New Year’s Day. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations…

Cebu City Fire Office to residents: Don’t leave candles unattended

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents are encouraged to always be careful and mindful of using candles to light up their homes especially since power in some parts of the city had yet to be restored.…

Stabbing incidents, vehicular accidents greet 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two persons were stabbed while six vehicular accidents were reported as Cebu City residents welcomed year 2022. These incidents were reported between 12 midnight to 6 a.m. on Saturday, January 1, according to…

Palma to Cebuano faithful: Stand up in faith this 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — This 2022, Cebuanos must rise again amid the tragedies through faith in God.  This was the message of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma in his homily for the New Year’s Eve Mass to welcome…

Moderate to heavy rains on last day of the year in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The island of Cebu and most of Central Visayas is expected to meet the New Year with cold and wet weather brought about by a sustained shear line in the region. The Philippine…

Still risky to toot your way to 2022

Tina G. Santos 12/29/2021

MANILA, Philippines — “Torotot,’’ the toy trumpets or horns traditionally used as noisemakers to welcome the New Year, may turn out to be just as harmful as powerful firecrackers, with the coronavirus pandemic far from over and…

Cebu City cops expect more drugs during Christmas, New Year, and Sinulog 2022

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen are expecting a deluge of illegal drugs in Cebu City, especially during Christmas, New Year, and Sinulog 2022. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu…

Only 150 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are fewer COVID-19 patients currently in hospitals in Cebu City, the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) here, revealed. The EOC said only 150 COVID-19 dedicated beds in 15 public and private hospitals in…

Let go of these negative vibes this 2021

Immae Lachica 01/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Let this year be the year for a positive mindset. Stop lingering over the negative vibes you yourself have instilled in your head. That negativity will somehow kill your ray of sunshine, one way…

Slight rise of COVID-19 cases noted in Lapu-Lapu City

Futch Anthony Inso 01/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Government could not attribute yet the slight rise of cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the city to the recent Christmas and New Year celebrations. Earlier, the Department…

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