Engkwentro 8 a go: Gabunilas, Espinas make weight, ready to rumble for non-title bout

Glendale G. Rosal 12/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s all systems go for the “Engkwentro 8”slugfest tomorrow, Dec. 20, in San Fernando town, south Cebu as featured boxers passed the official weigh-in on Monday, Dec. 19, 2022.  The official weigh-in happened…

‘Jubilee for the Environment’ tree-planting yields 3.5T trees in 10 months

PR 12/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –An environment-oriented celebration of 500 Years of Christianity resulted in growing more than 3,500 trees in a series of five tree-planting activities that involved 10 organizations in what was once a mined-out area in…

Security guard killed in San Fernando 

Paul Lauro 12/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police in San Fernando town, southern Cebu are now looking into the killing of a security guard there last Wednesday evening, November 30, 2022.  Police confirmed receiving a shooting alarm around 8 p.m.…

Pampanga’s parol making tradition thrives in Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The iconic “parol” or Christmas lanterns are unquestionably among the decorations that add cheer and brightness to the Christmas occasion. True enough, for motorists and passersby along N. Bacalso Avenue in Cebu City,…

Khalil Sanchez, 17, dominates two categories in San Fernando XC-Circuit Race

Glendale G. Rosal 09/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cycling prospect Khalil Sanchez led Team Keith DeFiebre Cycling Team p/b Lún Wheels’ superb outing in last weekend’s inaugural San Fernando XC-Circuit Race in San Fernando town, south Cebu.  The 17-year-old Sanchez, one…

Talisay police continue to look for ‘Akyat Bahay’ suspect

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police continue to locate the suspect in the ‘Akyat Bahay’ incident in Barangay Lawaan 1 in Talisay City last August 18, 2022. Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Caballes, chief of Talisay City Police Station,…

Policeman, last suspect linked to San Fernando killings, nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Almost six months after the Baringui-an killing happened, the last suspect, a police officer, was arrested after he was served a warrant of arrest last August 11. Policemen from the Regional Intelligence Division…

San Fernando police await warrant of arrest against suspect in Baringui-an case

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — San Fernando police are still waiting for the warrant of arrest against the remaining suspect who allegedly participated in the killing of the Baringui-an couple in San Fernando, Cebu, last February 13, 2022.…

Welder who fell into abandoned well in San Fernando town found dead

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 30-year-old welder fell into an abandoned well in Barangay Panadtaran in San Fernando town, south Cebu. He was already dead when rescuers found him at about 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 30.…

PSL opens curtains for 21-Under Luzon leg hoop tourney on July 10

Glendale G. Rosal 07/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s all systems go for the Pilipinas Super League (PSL) 21-Under Luzon leg on July 10, 2022, at the Bren Guiao Convention Center in San Fernando, Pampanga. The opening match features the Mapua…

RDC-7 to 12 Metro Cebu LGUs: Enter into MOA for policy enforcement of water sourcing, utilization

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC-7), last June 23, 2022, adopted a committee resolution enjoining 12 local government units (LGUs) in Metro Cebu, identified as critical areas, to enter into a memorandum…

Man nabbed for beheading elderly woman in San Fernando, Cebu

Paul Lauro and Wenilyn Sabalo 05/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Policemen in San Fernando town arrested a man on Friday, May 27, for the gruesome killing of a senior citizen. The suspect Larry Lantape Sabellano, 37, was arrested in his residence a day…

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