Capitol demands rental from telcos, utility companies encroaching in province-owned properties

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government has demanded utility companies “illegally” occupying its premium properties along Osmeña Boulevard in Cebu City to pay rent starting from the date they began using the province-owned lots. In…

Sinulog Street Fair comes back on Dec. 15

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While the Sinulog 2023 Grand Festival will take place at the South Road Properties (SRP), locals and tourists can also enjoy other Sinulog-related activities along Osmeña Boulevard and at Plaza Independencia. Sinulog Foundation…

Earth balling of trees in center island of Osmeña Boulevard starts

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The earth balling of trees at the center island of Osmeña Boulevard has begun this week as part of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project progress. The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources…

PROBE warns sidewalk vendors: Repeated violations mean stall removal

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Prevention Restoration Order Beautification and Enhancement (PROBE) team warned sidewalk vendors who will repeatedly violate guidelines that they will lose their stalls. This was the agreement of the PROBE team…

PROBE tells 600 returned sidewalk vendors to get vaccinated

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sidewalk vendors have now returned to selected streets in Cebu City for a trial period of one month as the city government studies the operations in the formulation of an ordinance institutionalizing them.…

IN PHOTOS: Osmeña Boulevard near empty on Sinulog Day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — People coming from all walks of life used to converge along Osmeña Boulevard in Cebu City that has been the venue of the Sinulog grand parade and other related activities for at least…

What not to expect in Sinulog 2021: Floats, higantes, stalls

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog 2021 going virtual will mean a lot of changes for Cebuanos, who have developed a fiesta tradition associated with the grand parade and the street dancing. There will be no need…

IN PHOTOS: A day after the Sinulog 2020

01/20/2020

Cebu City, Philippines–The day after Sinulog 2020 celebration, Cebu City was back to its normal state on a rainy Monday, January 20, 2020. With classes in public schools suspended, the streets were a bit more empty than…

CCTO to close Basilica roads during Jan. 9 Fiesta Señor opening salvo

Doris C. Bongcac 01/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Roads that surround the Basilica will be closed to vehicular traffic during the January 9, 2020 opening salvo of this year’s feast of the Señor Sto. Niño. In an advisory posted on their…

Light traffic greets first day of work in 2020

Rosalie Abatayo 01/02/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Vacation is over and work resumes today, January 2, 2020. But there is still an extended holiday feel at the Cebu North Road, particularly along the Mandaue City area, as few vehicles are…

Netizens react to good citizen manning traffic along Osmeña Boulevard

Immae Lachica 12/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— It was a rainy Monday for all the Cebuanos and we all know what that means— traffic. CDN Digital caught on record a concerned citizen who braved the traffic and the drizzle just to…

Labella: City Hall to allow, regulate sidewalk vending

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Displaced sidewalk vendors will soon be allowed to return to their vending areas along Colon Street and Osmeña Boulevard, but with some restrictions. “Sabotan natog tarong ha? Pagamyan lang nato. Iregulate lang nato,” Mayor…

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