Cebu groups stage Labor Day protest

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Members of progressive groups here again voiced their concerns on the need to protect the welfare of workers during a Labor Day protest on Sunday, May 1. Jaime Paglinawan of BAYAN Central Visayas…

CPPO holds peace covenant signing for safer May 2022 elections

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The candidates for Cebu provincial electoral posts participated in a peace covenant signing on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at the Cebu Police Provincial Office grounds in Sudlon, Lahug, here. The signing was led by…

Cebu City police: No major incidents on first day of Bar exams

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There were no major incidents recorded so far in Cebu City a few hours after the first day of the Bar exams started on Friday, February 4, 2022. This was the initial assessment…

Cebu City cops to motorists: Do not tail mobile processions

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebu City police are reminding the public anew to not tail the mobile procession of the 457th feast of Señor Sto. Nino on January 15, 2022. This was the concern aired by Police Lieutenant…

After Typhoon Odette hit: Bol-anons now ‘vulnerable’ to crime

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Many of the Bohol residents are now “vulnerable” to criminal elements who may want to take advantage of their situation, but police assured that their province has remained “peaceful.” Police Lieutenant Thomas Zen,…

Birhen sa Regla fiesta celebration in Lapu-Lapu City ‘peaceful’, says LLCPO chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There were no major untoward incidents that happened during the Birhen sa Regla fiesta celebration in Lapu-Lapu City on Saturday, November 20, 2021. Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, Lapu-Lapu City Police Office director, said…

CPPO chief sees no peace, order problem as COC filing, gun ban about to end

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director is expecting no peace and order problem in relation to the filing of the certificates of candidacy (COCs) and the implementation of the gun ban, which…

Gloomy yet peaceful Independence Day in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the early morning downpour, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has assessed a peaceful observance of the 123rd Independence Day today, June 12, 2021, here. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director…

Cebu City police say Holy Week observance ‘peaceful’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Despite 83 illegal gambling violators apprehended during the Lenten season, Cebu City’s observance of the Holy Week was still peaceful, according to the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO). Police Lieutenant Ryan Devaras, Deputy City Director…

Peaceful inside, traffic jam outside Carbon Market

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The first day of implementation of the rule that prohibits entry of private vehicles at the Carbon Public Market went well, except for a bit of a traffic jam outside the market. Cebu City…

Trump won’t commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

Associated Press 09/24/2020

  WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election. “We’re going to have to see what happens,” Trump said Wednesday at a…

Labella: Sinulog a peaceful and orderly success

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella declared that the Sinulog Festival 2020 which was witnessed by at least 2 million people on Sunday, January 19, was a peaceful and orderly success. “The Sinulog Grand…

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