On second day under GCQ, public transportation still a problem

06/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—On the second day since Cebu City shifted to general community quarantine (GCQ), public transportation has remained to be a problem for commuters here. With some establishments allowed to operate under GCQ, workers were expected…

Warden admits to ‘drug problem’ at Cebu City Jail’s male dormitory

Alven Marie Timtim 02/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The illegal drugs problem at the Cebu City Jail is far from over. But Jail Superintendent Julius Arro said that they are doing their best to address the problem. “Ang mga illegal drugs…

Cebu City Legal Office forms team for Kinasang-an flooding

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) is forming a team of three lawyers to look into the long-time flooding issue in Sitio Paradise 3 in Barangay Kinasangan here.  City Legal Officer Rey Gealon told CDN…

Sotto: PH drug problem ‘deeper than mere arithmetic’

Christia Marie Ramos 01/08/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s drug problem could not be explained by mere numbers, Senate President Vicente Sotto III said Wednesday. “The drug problem is not explained by numbers alone. It is deeper than mere arithmetic,” the…

Water treatment facility needed to solve City Jail wastewater problem

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City government is doing “all it can” to solve the overflow of waste water from the City Jail in Barangay Kalunasan.  Lawyer John Jigo Dacua, the head of the City Environment and Natural…

Want a unique Wi-Fi password combination? A senior high teacher has a brilliant idea

Immae Lachica 11/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Having second thoughts of giving out your Wi-Fi password but too kind to say no to someone who asks for it? Well, a 22-year-old senior high school teacher from Tayug, Pangasinan has come up with…

USPF’s preparation in rematch with UV: Make sure Swint’s got a jersey

Brian J. Ochoa, Mars G. Alison 10/07/2019

Games Tuesday  October 8, 2019 (Cebu Coliseum) 5:15 p.m. – UV vs CIT-U (High School) 6:45 p.m. – UV vs USPF (College) Cebu City, Philippines—University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) head coach Brian James Jereza knows how…

USPF’s Swint after loss to USJ-R: ‘We’ll be okay’ 

Immae Lachica, Mars G. Alison 10/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Despite not being able to help his team in a Cesafi men’s basketball game on Saturday, October 5, 2019, due to uniform issues, University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) Panthers foreign student athlete Sameen…

Senatorial bets woo Cebuanos, vow to work on Cebu’s traffic problem

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senatorial bets endorsed by President Rodrigo Duterte courted Cebuano voters with promises to work on solving Cebu’s traffic problem. In a series of interviews during  the PDP-Laban Cebu Campaign Rally at the Plaza…

PRO-7 launches basketball tournament in Tangke to help address drug problem in area

Nestle L. Semilla 10/20/2018

  To encourage drug dependents to get rid of narcotics, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas on Saturday launched a basketball tournament in Barangay Tangke—a drug-infested place in Talisay City. Chief Supt. Debold Sinas hoped that…

Untangling the gridlock

CDN TEAM 09/29/2018

PART 1 by Ador Vincent S. Mayol Reporter   For more than two decades since the ‘90s, the streets of Metro Cebu have been his second home. “Usa ka kahig, usa ka tuka gyud ni akoa (I…

Davide on Loot: No problem as long as he performs his duty as mayor

Ador Mayol, Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Nestle L. Semilla 08/25/2018

AS long as Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot performs his duty as a public official, then there is no problem with him not being physically present at the mayor’s office. This was in essence of what Cebu Gov.…

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