Filipinas go on a 16-0 scoring spree in friendly with Tongans in Australia

Glendale G. Rosal 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) Filipinas overwhelmed the Tonga National Team, 16-0, in their friendly match in Australia on Friday, April 22, 2022.  The Filipinas were merciless in their game against…

PH beach volleyball teams show promising performances in Aussie tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 03/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Philippine beach volleyball teams showcased promising performances after hauling in two gold medals in the 2022 Australia Beach Volleyball Tour Championships in Brisbane, Australia, last Sunday, March 27, 2022.  The team also bagged…

Four more barangays in Cebu City drug-cleared

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More Cebu City barangays are now drug cleared, making the total number of drug-cleared barangay to 11 as of December 4, 2021. The City Office of the Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) announced that…

New downhill course for cyclists set up in Danao

Glendale G. Rosal 11/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A brand-new downhill course will add more challenge to the competitors in the upcoming National Downhill Championships in Danao City, north Cebu on November 27 to 28, 2021. Oscar “Boying” Rodriguez, PhilCycling vice…

‘Playing God’: Solons accuse gov’t of sitting on LGUs’ vaccine procurement deals

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 09/09/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives’ inquiry on the local government units’ (LGUs) pending request for procurement of COVID-19 vaccines heated up on Thursday, with one lawmaker saying the national government seemed to be “playing God”…

Ancajas, IBF super fly champ, ready to rumble with Mexican foe

Glendale G. Rosal 04/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) world super flyweight champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas successfully hurdled the test in the official weigh-in to schedule his long-awaited title defense against Jonathan Rodriguez of Mexico…

Flood forces Rizal families to 2nd floor, roof of houses

Maricar Cinco - Reporter / @maricarcincoINQ 11/12/2020

SAN PEDRO CITY –– Hundreds of families were trapped and needed rescue after floodwater submerged parts of Rodriguez and San Mateo in Rizal amid heavy rains spawned by Typhoon “Ulysses” (international name: Vamco). Resident Antonette Gono said…

Cosap assures: We’ll resume drug testing soon

Alven Marie Timtim 10/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Office for Substance and Abuse Prevention (Cosap) will soon resume their surprise drug testing among Cebu City hall and Barangay workers and employees. This following the arrest of a Cebu…

DILG to Cebu City government: Improve anti-drug campaign

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has a lot to improve on its anti-drug campaign and should aim for drug-cleared barangays. Lawyer Kenneth Lucero,  officer-in-charge of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Cebu City,…

Labella to CADAC: Create proactive policies vs drug addiction

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella today encouraged the Cebu City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) to create policies that could proactively prevent drug addiction instead of those that only response to problems that arose…

Harbor Pilot volleybelles beat USPF, bag Villanueva Open title

Mars G. Alison 07/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Harbor Pilot Lady Dockers manned mostly by the Southwestern University (SWU)-alumni clinched the title of the annual Enrique Villanueva Open Women’s Volleyball Tournament via a 25-18, 25-16, 25-16 thumping of the University…

Fr. Rudy Romano remembered on 34th year since his disappearance

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 07/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Warm and caring person” This was the description of 81-year-old Paul Rodriguez, one of the colleagues of the late Fr. Rudy Romano. Rodriguez, together with the Redemptorist community, gathered and remembered the disappearance…

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