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…

Peaceful, cooperative crowd all throughout Pasigarbo show 

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Pasigarbo sa Sugbo 2019 was generally peaceful with a  cooperative crowd during the street dance performance and ritual showdown held at Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) on Sunday, August 25, 2019. Police Colonel Roderick…

Petalcorin: Several factors, not threats, led to drop in Cebu City voter turnout in May 13 polls

Delta Dyrecka Letigio and Benjie Talisic 06/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections in Central Visayas (Comelec-7) reported an 81 percent voter turnout in the May 13, 2019 midterm elections. Lawyer Veronico Petalcorin, Comelec- 7 director, made his report during the critiquing…

Abrugena reports peaceful celebration of Semana Santa 2019

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Despite the ambush of a policemen and his sister in Samboan town, the Holy Week celebration in Cebu province remained “generally peaceful.” Police Colonel Manuel Abrugena, director of the Cebu Provincial Police Office…

First day of local campaign: ‘Generally peaceful’ in Central Visayas – Sinas

Benjie B. Talisic 03/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It has been generally peaceful. This has been the assessment of Brigadier General Debold Sinas, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas director, about the first day of the election campaign period for local…

Cebu City candidates sign peace covenant for secure and fair elections

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The candidates of Cebu City for this year’s May midterm elections set aside their political rivalries and signed a peace covenant for a fair and peaceful elections at the Cebu City Police Office…

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