Nearly P2M lost in 3 Mother’s Day fires in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/09/2021

CEBU CITY,  Philippines — Nearly P2 million worth of properties went up in smoke and at least 100 houses or initially at least 500 individuals were displaced after 3 fires hit Cebu City in a span of…

Cebu City markets now open on Sundays

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 04/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City markets are now open on Sundays after more than a year of closure on this day of the week for the regular disinfection. Mayor Edgardo Labella signed Executive Order (EO) No.…

Oplan Bulabog: 130 curfew violators nabbed in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen arrested 130 curfew violators during synchronized checkpoints and visitations of establishments in Cebu City on January 14, which is is line with “Oplan Bulabog.” Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy…

‘More security personnel, venues needed for Misa de Gallo’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Too many people wanted to attend the mass, but there were too few security personnel to help maintain health protocols and too few venues celebrating Misa de Gallo. This was the assessment of…

Tatay Semion, 73, ice candy vendor, looking for a safe place to stay

Immae Lachica 12/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A laundry shop owner in Cebu is calling for help. Not for their own welfare, but for someone else’s who needs more help. Debbie Wan Blancas, from Pardo Cebu, took to her Facebook account…

Cebu City residents compliant to closure of cemeteries — Tumulak

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents have been compliant to the closure of the cemeteries today, November 1, 2020, for the celebration of All Saints’ Day. Councilor David Tumulak, the City Council’s chairperson for disaster risk…

41-year-old contractor arrested for exploiting minors

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 41-year-old freelance contractor is now facing anti-trafficking charges after he was caught sexually exploiting minors in his vehicle in a mountain area in Barangay Quiot, Cebu City, at 12:10 a.m., this Sunday,…

Pardo cops nab 5 men; seize P686K shabu in 2 buy-busts

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pardo policemen arrested five men in separate buy-bust operations in two barangays in a span of 9 hours on Friday and Saturday and confiscated P686,440 worth of suspected shabu. First to fall was…

Daughter breaks silence over Pardo Barangay Captain Litang and partner’s death

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There was no hospital in Cebu City and Mandaue City that could accommodate Pardo Barangay Captain Manolita “Litang” Abarquez and her partner, Neneng, when both fell ill on June 5, 2020. This was…

CCPO chief: Cops under quarantine at stations doing office work

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in stations under Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), who have been under quarantine, continue to perform regular and routine tasks in their offices. Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, chief of CCPO, said that…

Pardo cops eye new drug group after latest bust yields P578K shabu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pardo Police are now conducting further investigation on possible new drug group emerging in the area after big amount of suspected shabu were confiscated during their series of buy-bust operations. This was the…

FACES OF CEBU: Ma. Elaine Juevesano, 32, nurse

Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/24/2020

Ma. Elaine Juevesano, 32, is a nurse at a hospital along Ramos Street in Cebu City.  Being one of the frontliners battling the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), she too must take care of her health and have…

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