Cops told: More anti-illegal gambling ops near schools

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government has asked the provincial police to intensify the latter’s anti-illegal gambling operations near schools and religious institutions. The move, according to a resolution authored by sixth district Board Member…

After mall heist, Gwen wants port, terminal security tightened

Rosalie Abatayo 10/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol has encouraged law enforcement units in the province to institute stricter security measures in ports following the daring mall robbery in Mandaue City last Saturday evening, October 19. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia…

Capitol warns public to be wary against rainy season-related diseases

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the nationwide dengue alert declaration of the health department, the Cebu provincial government has called on the public to raise their awareness against diseases common during the rainy season. The Provincial Board…

PB to resort owners: Follow easement rules

Rosalie Abatayo 07/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Observe proper easement and remove structures encroaching on the 20-meter easement zone from the shores, which is considered ‘no build zones.’” This is the Cebu provincial government’s call to resort owners as the…

Fewer buses take Mambaling underpass on dry run’s day 1

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only a few buses took the route to the south and back via the Mambaling underpass during the first day (June 28) of the dry run to allow buses to pass there. Francisco…

Traffic enforcers caught in buy-bust faces termination

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) terminated two of their traffic enforcers after being caught along with two others in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Tejero at past midnight of Thursday, June 20.…

Traffic in Mambaling underpass: Wait until Monday, June 17

Gerard Vincent Francisco 06/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines. — On the first day of the opening of the Mambaling Underpass on June 15, Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) Operations Head Francisco Ouano noticed the easing of traffic along the Natalio Bacalso highway.…

No buses and minibuses for Mambaling underpass; KMK and Mybus allowed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mambaling underpass will finally open at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, June 15, after 22 months of construction since August 2017. According to the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas…

CCTO: Free 1K dashcams for PUJs give more security to Cebu City commuters

06/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 1,000 free dashboard cameras or dashcams are given out to public utility jeepneys (PUJs) as a way to deter crimes or catch the culprits of a crime inside these jeepneys in Cebu…

Gwen Garcia awaits proclamation as Cebu governor

Gresheen Gift M. Libby, Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There’s no stopping Third District Representative Gwendolyn Garcia from making a comeback to the Capitol’s highest echelon. As of  2:30 pm on Tuesday, May 14, Garcia has already secured a margin of over…

CCTO chief: No carnapping happened, cop was given traffic citation

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmena’s ordering the impounding of the motorcycle of a police patrolman cannot be considered as carnapping since the police officer was given a traffic citation. Francisco Ouano, Cebu City…

Mambaling underpass to be opened for two days for motorists heading south

Doris Mae Mondragon 05/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Motorists, specifically private vehicles and motorcycles, can have an alternative route to go to their hometown in southern Cebu to vote this coming May 13. This developed after Engineer Roy dela Cruz, Department…

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