Police to probe Camotes party; gov says complaint ‘politically motivated’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local police here are told to investigate if health and quarantine protocols were violated during a beach party that took place in Camotes Island last July 10, and which was attended by several…

Virus surge leads to curfew in San Francisco

Agence France Presse 11/29/2020

SAN FRANCISCO – A surge in coronavirus cases will put San Francisco under a curfew beginning on Monday and trigger other restrictions related to the virus, the city announced. The curfew requires non-essential businesses to close and…

Frasco files bill for proposed Camotes Cebu Domestic Airport

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tourists and residents may soon be able to access Camotes Islands by plane, cutting off the long travel time from mainland Cebu to the island group in Cebu’s northeast. Cebu fifth district Representative…

PCG-7 rescues 4 men from capsized boat, reminds fishers to be vigilant about weather

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fishermen and owners of motor boats are encouraged to be vigilant about the erratic weather conditions when they set out to sea. Commander Alvin Dalagea, Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas spokesperson, gave…

Man loses job after he and wife harassed Filipino for writing ‘Black Lives Matter’ sign

Niña V. Guno 06/18/2020

A husband and wife who confronted a Filipino for making a “Black Lives Matter” sign are facing the consequences in their lines of work. Robert Larkins was fired from financial firm Raymond James after a video on…

‘Don’t defy entry ban, you’ll get caught, penalized’

Alven Marie A. Timtim 03/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Don’t try to enter Cebu by sea or your boat will be impounded, you will be penalized and you will be sent back to where you came from.” Lieutenant Junior Grade Eric Salcedo,…

Ursula damages Daanbantayan’s LDRRM office, causes power interruption in northern Cebu towns

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Not even the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office of the Municipality of Daanbantayan escaped the wrath of Typhoon Ursula.  As of 11 p.m., the Cebu Provincial DRRM Office reported that the Daanbantayan…

Carmen is Red Durano Cup champion

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 05/20/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Carmen blew out San Francisco, 65-48, to win the championship in the 9th Congressman Red Durano Cup basketball tournament on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at the packed Danao City Civic Center. San Francisco gave it…

San Francisco vs Carmen in Red Durano Cup Finals

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 05/17/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—San Francisco will be facing off against Carmen for the championship of the 9th Congressman Red Durano Cup after the two teams hurdled their respective opponents in the semifinals on Thursday, May 16, 2019, in…

San Francisco takes second spot after elimination round of Red Durano Cup

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 05/06/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—San Francisco ended its elimination round campaign with a flurry of wins that allowed them to grab the second seed in the 9th Congressman Red Durano Cup basketball tournament. San Francisco beat Poro, 55-39, in…

San Francisco town mayor, vice mayor freed after posting P750K bail

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Arrested San Francisco town Mayor Aly Arquillano and Vice Mayor Al Arquillano were granted temporary liberty after posting a bail of P750,000 on Thursday, May 2. Retired Judge Meinrado Paredes, legal counsel of…

San Francisco nears semis berth in Red Durano Cup

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 05/02/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—San Francisco is one step closer towards earning a berth in the semifinals after they tripped the hometown favorites, Poro, 55-39, in the 9th Congressman Red Durano Cup basketball tournament on Wednesday, May 1, 2019,…

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