18-year-old man nabbed for allegedly raping 14-year-old niece in southern Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An 18-year-old man, who was accused of raping his 14-year-old niece and getting her pregnant, ended up in jail after policemen arrested him on Friday, Sept. 17, in his home in a mountain…

Mama Mary Churches and Shrines in Cebu

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 09/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Catholic faithful all over the world celebrate the birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This celebration has become a significant part of their religious tradition through the years. In Cebu, the heritage churches…

Tabuelan, 7 other LGUs cited for excellent blood donation drives

Futch Anthony Inso 07/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has recognized local government units (LGUs) in Cebu that performed well in their blood donation activities in 2020. This is in line with the National…

Hero dog and owner receive presents

Immae Lachica 12/30/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Blacky and his family received gifts from the PAWssion Project for Blacky’s honorable job of helping   rescue an abandoned baby boy in Sibonga town, southern Cebu. Read: IN PHOTOS: Stray dog leads…

IN PHOTOS: Stray dog leads man to save abandoned baby in Sibonga

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An abandoned newborn was saved by locals in Sibonga town last Christmas Eve, December 24, thanks to the help of a motorcycle driver who heeded to the barks of a stray dog. A…

Tigbakay raids in Labangon, Sibonga net 13 illegal gamblers

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It would seem that the operation against “tigbakay” gamblers will not be ending soon despite the relentless operations conducted by the police. This Sunday afternoon, August 9, 2020, another 13 persons were arrested…

Sibonga accident: Boy killed; cop, another man injured

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 17-year-old boy was killed while a policeman and another man were injured after the vehicle they were riding on crashed into a tree in Barangay Abugon, Sibonga town on Sunday night July…

Raps readied against man who attacked frontliner in Sibonga

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 29-year-old man, who punched a frontliner, a public market guard who prevented the man from entering the market in Sibonga town because he has no quarantine pass, is in a lot of…

Siblings nabbed with P1.36M shabu in Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 04/15/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Two siblings from Sibonga town in southern Cebu were caught in a drug buy-bust operation in Barangay Banilad, Mandaue City at past 8 p.m. of April 15, 2020. Wilfredo Tormis, 34, and…

Cops still looking for witnesses on brutal murder of grandma, grandpa in Sibonga

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 01/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sibonga police are still looking for witnesses, who would give details about  the January 16, 2020 shooting incident in Barangay Bae, Sibonga town in southern Cebu. Police Major Alfredo Kuhay Jr., Sibonga Police…

Farmer shot dead inside his home in Sibonga

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A farmer was shot dead in his own home while his 12-year-old son was hiding in the other room in Barangay Bae, Sibonga town in southern Cebu  at past 8 p.m. on Monday,…

LGUs told to introduce new attractions during Suroy Suroy

Rosalie Abatayo 11/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Provincial Tourism Officer Maria Lester Ybañez has encouraged local government units (LGUs) to maximize Suroy Suroy Sugbo as an opportunity to promote new destinations, activities, and delicacies in their localities. The Suroy Suroy…

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