Cebu City Police to check for foul play in death of PUPC

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A police official here said they will be investigating if there was foul play in the death of a Person Under Police Custody (PUPC) at the Pardo Police Station in Barangay Inayawan. Police…

Litang’s resto continues founders’ legacy of delicious barbecue, lechon manok

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 03/08/2022

In a country where almost everything that tastes delicious is either marinated, skewered, or grilled, every Filipino has their favorite barbecue meat. And when we talk about barbecue, one of the go-to restaurants in Cebu that definitely…

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…

MCWD Chair Daluz breaks silence over corruption allegations

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) Chairman Jose “Joey” Daluz, III, denied the allegations of road developer Ben Aratea, that he was involved in under-the-table transactions in the Cebu City Hall over Aratea’s proposal…

Archdiocese of Cebu proposes restrictions for Kalag-kalag in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu has officially presented their recommendations for the celebration of All Saints Day and All Souls Day also known as Kalag-kalag on November 1 and 2. In a written recommendation…

Sitio Mahayahay in Pardo, Cebu City considered hazard area for landslides, rockslides

Dyrecka Letigio 09/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) has marked Sitio Mahayahay in Barangay Poblacion Pardo, Cebu City as a hazard area prone to landslides and rockslides. In a letter to Pardo…

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…

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