In Photos: Daanbantayan officials order preemptive evac of over 100 families from Brgy Poblacion

Doris C. Bongcac 02/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Occupants of at least 120 households in Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu were asked to vacate their homes on Saturday, February 20, and relocate to the Daanbantayan National High School to ensure their…

Drugs eyed in brutal killing of Carcar resident

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 11/02/2020

SANTA CATALINA, NEGROS ORIENTAL, Philippines — Was the brutal killing of a Barangay Valladolid, Carcar City resident, who was shot and hacked dead on Sunday morning, November 1, 2020, a drug-related crime? This is one of the…

Naga City records 2 new COVID-19 cases on Aug. 22

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Naga City in the southern part of Metro Cebu recorded two additional cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on August 22, 2020. In a statement, Mayor Kristine Chiong revealed that two new…

Dalaguete, Danao busts: 6 persons nabbed in 6 hours

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six persons were arrested in separate buy-bust operations in a span of nearly six hours on Friday, July 17, 2020 in Dalaguete, a town in southern Cebu, and Danao, a city in northern…

Health worker among Talisay’s 3 new cases

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Talisay City has reported three more cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) this Monday, June 8, 2020. One of them is a health worker. In an announcement through his Facebook page, Talisay…

Beeps to start plying Talisay City to Cebu City routes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Expect more modern jeepneys (beeps or bus-jeepneys) to be plying the streets as Talisay City has launched today, June 4, 2020, 10 beep units that will bring passengers from Talisay City to Cebu…

#PresyoMerkado: Manok para sa adlaw nga Sabado

Immae Lachica 02/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Unsa kaha ang nindot nga lutoon karong adlaw nga Sabado? If you drop by the public market in Barangay Poblacion in Lapu-Lapu City, you will find several stores at its wet section selling…

Truck plows through 7 motorcycles, tricycle in Minglanilla; 10 hurt

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 02/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Truck drivers should be mindful of their surroundings while driving especially near pedestrian lanes to avoid accidents. This is the Minglanilla police’s advice to truck drivers amid the road accident involving a haul…

Monsigor Ruben Labajo on his being the new vicar general: It is a challenge

Immae Lachica 12/29/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Monsignor Ruben Labajo, 53, the team moderator of St. Francis of Assisi in Balamban has been appointed by Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma as one of the Archdiocese’s vicar generals. A vicar general will…

Construction worker shoots elder brother in Cordova town

Benjie Talisic 06/14/2019

CEBU CITY,  Philippines — A case of parricide will be filed on Monday, June 17, against a 42-year-old construction worker who shot dead his 55-year-old brother after an argument last June 13 in their house in Sitio…

Turning Poblacion into tourist spot is Samsam Gullas’ priority if he wins as Talisay mayor

Futch Anthony Inso 05/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City’s Barangay Poblacion to become a tourist destination and the city’s “lechon” (roasted pig) to be popular again. These are the two goals of Cebu’s First District Congressman Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas,…

New P1B Liloan port to provide traffic-free trips to Cebu City, Mactan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/22/2019

LILOAN, Cebu —  A traffic-free trip from Liloan town to Cebu City and Mactan Island is possible when Pier 88 will open its docks to passenger ferries by the end of 2019. Aside from that, travel time…

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