Electrocuted dove interrupts power in Pasil, Suba precincts

Morexette Marie Erram 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An electrocuted dove was the cause of a power interruption in Barangays Suba and Pasil here on Monday morning, May 9. Authorities confirmed that power went out for approximately 30 minutes at Pasil…

Suspected female pickpockets from Cebu City nabbed in Talisay City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Immediate reporting of a pickpocketing incident to the police has led to the arrest in Talisay City on Saturday night, April 30, 2022, of two suspected female pickpockets from Cebu City Police Lieutenant…

Margot O: Improve lives of informal settlers because they deserve it, not for ‘pretty’ view

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City mayoral candidate, former Councilor Margot Osmeña, of the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK), said that improving the lives of informal settlers should be a priority for the city government because they…

VDM Sports Charity Ride pedals off on Good Friday

Glendale G. Rosal 04/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s all systems go for year two of the VDM Sports Charity Ride on Good Friday, April 15, 2022, which starts at the Cebu Grand Hotel and traverses around South Cebu. The organizer,…

Rama orders forced evacuation in coastal barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered the forced evacuation of residents in coastal barangays and other hazard-prone areas. This was, he said, after inspecting various sitios in Barangays Mambaling, Ermita, Pasil, and…

Police: ‘Mentally challenged’ woman may have been mistaken for an asset

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Paul Lauro 07/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police believe that the 34-year-old ‘mentally challenged’ woman who was shot by a man in Barangay Pasil here shortly after midnight on Friday, July 9, 2021, may have been be mistaken for an asset.…

Drug den shut down in Pasil, P452K shabu seized, 7 persons nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities shut down a drug den, confiscated nearly half a million pesos or P452, ooo worth of suspected shabu, and arrested seven persons in two separate anti-illegal drug operations in Sitio Lawis, Barangay…

Market quarantine violators doubles in mid-February

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Operations Division (MOD) has revealed that as of mid-February, over 1,000 quarantine violators have already been apprehended by the police and city enforcers. MOD head, Irvin Caballes, said that…

Cebu City allocates P3.2 million for informal settlers along major riverways

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The river widening and deepening projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) has a bigger chance of being implemented sooner after the Cebu City Council finally approved…

42 new COVID-19 cases in Cebu City, mostly from Pasil

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are 42 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Cebu City and most of them are in Barangay Pasil. According to Cebu City spokesperson, Lawyer Rey Gealon, at least 22…

Cebu City records 18 new COVID-19 cases in urban barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has recorded 18 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in 11 of its urban barangays. This has raised the total number of cases in the city to 1,872, which…

Four suspected drug dealers arrested in Cordova, Cebu 

Norman V. Mendoza 04/21/2020

CORDOVA, Cebu –Four suspected drug dealers were arrested by police in two separate drug operations at a port in Barangay Poblacion, Cordova town in Cebu on Monday evening, April 20, 2020. The first to fall were Gregorio…

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