Banning of political events in Plaza Independencia: A solution or an excuse?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Plaza Independencia or Independence Park is among the civic spaces in Cebu City where the public can freely conduct activities. It is one, if not the largest park in the city and has…

Various parallel groups backing BBM-Sara gather for oath-taking

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 03/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Ituloy Natin ang Pagbabago Movement- Mahalin Natin ang Pilipinas (IPM-MNAP) hosted an oath-taking ceremony for Cebu parallel group leaders supporting the BBM-Sara tandem in the national elections at the Plaza Independencia on…

Look at leadership of Magsaysay, Rama urges modern politicians

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Modern politicians are encouraged to look at the leadership of the late President Ramon Magsaysay, whose creed was clean and honest governance. Cebu City Mayor made this call as the city celebrated the…

IN PHOTOS: BBM supporters in Cebu march to Comelec office 

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/18/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—Supporters of presidentiable Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. here marched from Plaza Independencia to the office of the Comelec Central Visayas on Thursday morning, November 18, 2021.  Individuals from various sectors joined the march that ended…

Rama will no longer allow convergence in Fort San Pedro, Plazas, and Fuente Osmeña Circle

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama will no longer allow any convergence or gatherings in the city’s public parks. This includes Fort San Pedro, Plaza Independencia, Plaza Sugbo, and the Fuente Osmeña Circle…

Porters of Carbon Public market get Father’s Day goodies from police, Cebu City gov’t

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 100 porters of the Carbon Public Market, who are all members of the Barangay Ermita Kargador Association (BEKA), received early Father’s Day special treat today, June 18 in Plaza Independencia in…

Pigafetta monument in Cebu City unveiled

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A monument to the Italian chronicler, Antonio Pigafetta, who has written the first historical records of Cebu and the Philippines has been unveiled at the Plaza Independencia grounds today, April 13, 2021. The…

More measures imposed for Fiesta Señor: No more Traditional Sinulog dances

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Churchgoers are advised to brace for more rules to be implemented in line with the celebration of Fiesta Señor this year. Aside from prohibiting non-Cebu City residents access to the Basilica Minore del…

Fort San Pedro to reopen on Sept. 15

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Government said it will reopen Fort San Pedro starting Tuesday, September 15, 2020. “The mayor (Edgardo Labella) would like to inform everyone that Fort San Pedro will reopen starting tomorrow,…

Bike lane’s route in Cebu City goes on a ‘loop’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Planning Office has designed the bike lane in the city to form a loop in the major roads providing access to the public who would want to use bikes as…

Rains delay Sinulog Tribu sa Kabataan

Alven Marie Timtim, Gerard Francisco, Immae Lachica, Raul Constantine L. Tabanao, Rosalie Abatayo 01/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As early as noon, or an hour before the parade, contingents for the Sinulog Tribu sa Kabataan 2020 have started to line up in Plaza Independencia for the street dance parade. The 10…

CCTO clamps, tows 80 vehicles ‘illegally’ parked near the Basilica

Doris C. Bongcac 01/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Park only at the designated parking areas. This was the reminder of the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) to devotees who are planning to visit the Basilica to avoid from having their vehicles…

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