Local officials conduct stringent preparations for 2021 Bar Exams

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local officials here are conducting a series of preparations to ensure the health and safety of bar examinees who will be taking part in the first regionally-held Bar Examinations in November this year.…

Late sorry not enough to get ‘disrespectful’ brothers off the hook – police chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 06/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The late sorry won’t cut it. This was the reply of Police Lieutenant Eden Rex Baguio, Sta. Fe Police Station chief, to the two brothers, who were arrested after they challenged two policemen…

IBP-Cebu asks Ahong for additional protection, security

Futch Anthony Inso 01/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Members of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP)-Cebu Chapter are asking Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan for additional security and protection, in light of the recent killings of lawyers in Cebu.…

TikTok files last-minute petition against Trump order

11/11/2020

San Francisco, United States—TikTok asked a Washington court Tuesday to stop an order from US President Donald Trump’s administration from taking effect this week as the White House seeks to ban the Chinese-owned app in the United…

Urban food gardening ordinance passed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council passed an ordinance that would oblige barangays to maximize open spaces and use them as food gardens to increase food security of the city. In the ordinance authored by…

4k cops now in Cebu City for Sinulog; more to arrive

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/15/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – More than 4,000 police personnel from Cebu province and neighboring provinces in Central Visayas and are now in Cebu City to help ensure a peaceful and orderly Sinulog Festival 2020 celebration. Police…

Microsoft ends free Windows 7 security updates on Tuesday

01/14/2020

NEW YORK — If you’re still using Microsoft’s Windows 7, your computer might soon be at risk. Microsoft will stop providing free security updates for the system on Tuesday, meaning computers using it will be more vulnerable…

500 policemen to be deployed for the launching of 500 years of Christianity 

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is preparing its security measure for the launching of the 500 years of Christianity event this Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu…

Cebu City Police Office OIC reminds men to be vigilant at night

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Colonel Geovanie Maines, officer-in-charge of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), reminded his officers who are on duty for Kalag-kalag 2019 to be extra vigilant at night time . During a visit…

Labella on Duterte’s order to intensify operations against criminality: ‘It’s a new challenge for me’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella to intensify operations against criminality as Labella was named as the chairperson of the Regional Peace and Order Council in Central Visayas on October 28,…

Cebu City Police deploys 434 cops for Kalag-kalag 2019

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has deployed 434 police officers to facilitate peace and order around the city during Kalag-kalag 2019. The officers from the headquarters composed of the City Mobile Force Company (CMFC),…

Coast Guard Central Visayas intensifies security in all ports in the region

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) has intensified its security in all ports in the region for All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day on November 1 and 2, 2019. In an interview…

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