Cebu City cops: Parents of abandoned baby boy remains unidentified

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/29/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The newborn baby boy who was found underneath a parked car in Barangay Punta Princesa in Cebu City is now safe. But the baby remains admitted to the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC)…

Man, caught in CCTV stealing phone in water refilling station, nabbed

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — He just wanted a phone for his personal use, that is why, he barged into an unlocked water refilling station in Barangay Punta Princesa, Cebu City, and took the cellphone of one of…

2,600 senior citizens in Punta Princesa receive P3,000 cash aid

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Carlito Romeo, 68,  is among the senior citizens in Barangay Punta Princesa in Cebu City, who were waiting for the announcement of the city government on the start of the distribution of financial…

Cebu City to distribute cash aid to fire victims in Punta, Quiot on Saturday

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government plans to start distributing financial assistance to the residents displaced by the recent fires in at least three barangays here. Dr. Ester Concha, head of the Department of Social…

Punta Princesa, Tisa fire victims receive aid from Sen. Imee Marcos

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Thousands of fire victims in Barangays Punta Princesa and Tisa in Cebu City received cash and goods from Sen. Imee Marcos, on Friday, June 24, 2022. The staff of Senator Imee Marcos first…

Creek in fire-struck sitios in Punta to be restored

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be restoring the creek in Barangay Punta Princesa that was buried when residential houses were built in the recently fire-struck sitios. Lawyer Gerry Carillo, chairperson of the Disaster…

16 fires reported in Cebu City from June 1 to 20

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Fire Office (CCFO) recorded a total of 16 fire incidents from June 1 to 20 and at least P80 million in damages. Senior Fire Officer 2 (SFO2) Wendell Villanueva, information…

SM Foundation activates relief operations for Punta Princesa fire victims

PR 06/16/2022

SM Foundation, Inc. through SM Seaside City Cebu sends relief goods to the fire victims in Barangay Punta Princesa, Cebu City. SM Foundation Inc. was one of the first to respond to the needs of the fire…

Rama to City Fire Dept.: File charges against arsonist behind Punta fire

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has instructed the Cebu City Fire Department to find the person behind the devastating fire in Barangay Punta Princessa on Saturday evening and file appropriate charges. “Karon nga…

Reblocking, van housing, MRB planned for Punta fire victims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 827 families affected in the recent fire of five sitios in Barangay Punta Princessa will experience massive changes in the coming weeks. Primarily, victims will have to stay in the evacuation center…

4 Lapu-Lapu barangays get new ambulances

Futch Anthony Inso 07/01/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Four barangays in Lapu-lapu City will receive a new ambulance from the city government. Three of them were distributed today, July 1, 2021, in Barangays Pajo, Canjulao, and Punta Engaño, while Barangay Babag…

NBI-7 alarmed by presence of toddlers in Punta Princesa drug den

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 06/29/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) operatives have expressed alarm over the presence of minors in drug dens that they have recently busted. NBI-7 director, Attorney Renan Oliva said they are prioritizing the…

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