FACES OF CEBU: Don Carlo Lleva Matugas, ‘camarero’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Don Carlo Lleva Matugas is a camarero, an avid collector of religious images. He has been a collector since his childhood and is a devoted Marian. Matugas hails from Barangay Suba in Danao…

New cell site in Liloan promises better signal ahead for upland areas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The mountain barangays of Liloan have made a step closer towards access to opportunities and development as mobile connectivity will soon reach them. This is following the groundbreaking of a cellular site in…

14 arrested in early morning checkpoints in Talisay City

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The simultaneous early morning checkpoints conducted by personnel of the Talisay City Police on Friday, June 19, 2020, led to the apprehension of 14 individuals who violated the guidelines for modified enhanced community…

Talisay City records 3 deaths in 7 new cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City has recorded seven new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), raising the total number of cases in the city to 99 cases. Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas said the cases…

Talisay City records 8 new COVID-19 cases for June 5

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City has recorded eight new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on June 5, 2020 raising the total number of cases in the city to 67 cases. In a post, Mayor…

One new COVID-19 case in Talisay City for May 31

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City is closing May with one more case of coronavirus disease in the city this Sunday, May 31, 2020, Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas has announced. Gullas said the new patient, PT 33,…

BFAR-7 implements food security projects, distributes donated fish catch from fishermen

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/06/2020

CEBU CITY—Two fishermen organizations shared their blessings to some Cebu City residents by donating a total of 450 kilos of their fish catch. Alma Saavedra, information officer of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central…

Talisay limits market days to residents of 7 brgys a day

Rosalie Abatayo 05/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Only seven barangays will be allowed to go visit and shop at the Talisay City Pubic Market in Barangay Tabunok each day starting Monday, May 4, 2020. This developed after Talisay City Mayor…

Cebuanos told to refrain from lending quarantine passes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen securing the borders in the neighboring cities of Talisay and Cebu and asking residents of the two localities not to allow their relatives and friends to borrow their quarantine passes. Lending quarantine…

Talisay buy-bust yields P646K worth of shabu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Jave Pungcol, 28, and Jorsua Burgos, 29, quit their jobs to venture into the sales of illegal drugs. But the two men were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Sitio Kimba Sugarland, Barangay San…

Pangilinan family to pay bail of 21 QC residents nabbed over protest for food

Neil Arwin Mercado - Inquirer.net 04/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The family of Senator Francis Pangilinan – as initiated by his daughter Frankie – has offered to pay the bail of the 21 Quezon City residents, who were arrested Wednesday after protesting for food and other assistance amid the…

Sinulog Cup Football to be held Feb. 29, March 1

Mars G. Alison 02/23/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 10th Sinulog Cup Football Festival 2020 will finally be happening this coming weekend, February 29 and March 1, 2020 in two venues—Cebu City Sports Center and San Roque football field in…

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