Preparations for Fiesta Señor 2023 celebration starts

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government, on Thursday, September 1, 2022, held its first coordination meeting with the executive committee members of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu for the 458th Fiesta Señor celebration…

Pasigarbo contingents now on final days of preparation

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A Holy Mass for the performers. A quick run-through. These were some of the scenes to mark the final stage of preparations by contingents that will be competing in the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo…

High prices of school supplies has parents changing buying habits

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rising cost of school supplies has some parents adjusting their buying habits. Instead of buying a dozen notebooks at once for her daughter, who is in high school, Marrisa Cagnaan, 48, chose…

Chan to Lapu-Lapu Council: Hold special session to tackle Storm Odette preparations, skyway project

Futch Anthony Inso 12/13/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has requested the city council to conduct a special session on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, to prepare for the coming of “Typhoon Odette”, which is expected to…

IN PHOTOS: Eve of Fiesta Señor 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Religious celebration in honor of Snr. Sto. Niño will push through this year with huge changes made due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This year’s Fiesta Señor will be completely different…

200 cops to secure cemeteries, terminals, ports during All Souls’, All Saints’ Days in Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 10/24/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — More than 200 police officers and more than 200 force multipliers will be involved in providing security to bus terminals, ports, and eight cemeteries belonging to the Mandaue City area. Police Colonel Jonathan…

25 additional buses, 11 LGU vehicles ready to ferry stranded south Cebu passengers

Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With passengers starting to crowd the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) to go back home to their provinces, terminal management has placed on standby 25 additional buses and 11 Local Government Unit (LGU)…

CPPO prepared to secure Holy Week crowd

Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) will ensure the visibility of uniformed policemen in crowded areas like churches and beaches during Holy Week celebration. Police Colonel Manuel Abrugena, CPPO director, said that special…

Comelec on track with May 2019 election preparations

Doris C. Bongcac 03/13/2019

Look: The Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced this afternoon that they are on track with their preparations for the May 13 mid-term election. In a Press Statement released at 3 p.m. today, March 13, and posted on…

PNP, AFP ready to secure May 2019 election

Morexette Marie Erram 02/12/2019

LOOK: Central Visayas officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), and Philippine Navy met for a command conference this afternoon, February 12, to discuss their security preparations for…

Comelec-7 preparations for polls in full swing: Trainings for teachers, VCM familiarization for voters

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines—With the midterm elections drawing near, the Commission on Elections in Central Visayas (Comelec-7) is in the midst of their preparations for the big day in May for voters. Rafael Olaño, director of Comelec-7,…

Traffic preparations set; CCTO ready for Fiesta Señor novena

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Traffic preparations are in place and the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) is ready for the start of the nine-day novena of the Fiesta Señor.  The CCTO also reminded motorists who would want…

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