Love interest, personal grudge eyed in killing of brgy councilor in Danao City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Love interest and personal grudge are being eyed by authorities as possible motives behind the killing of a barangay councilor in Danao City past 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 7. Police Lieutenant Colonel…

Two Mandaue barangay captains suspended for 2 months

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/27/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Two barangay captains of Mandaue City have been suspended for two months by the Office of the Ombudsman. These two village chiefs — Patricio Soco of Barangay Alang-Alang and Ignacio Cortes II of…

State of calamity eyed in Labogon, Paknaan on Monday

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/11/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The barangay captains of Labogon and Paknaan in Mandaue City are set to place their respective barangays on Monday, October 12, 2020, under a state of calamity. This developed after a late October…

Capitol gets P1.2B supplemental budget for COVID response, recovery

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Board has passed a P1.2-billion supplemental budget intended for the Capitol’s response and recovery projects from the effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the subsequent lockdown that resulted to…

Capitol limits number of basic goods a customer can buy

Rosalie Abatayo 03/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Do not buy more than what you need. This is the warning of the new provincial ordinance which now limits the number of goods a customer can buy at a time to prevent…

Be fire conscious, Capitol urges public, businesses

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following the recent successive fire incidents in Metro Cebu, the Cebu Provincial Board is reminding the public and businesses to be fire conscious at all times. Aside from that, they are also calling on…

Soco pushes ordinance to fine drivers who fail to pull aside broken vehicles

Rosalie Abatayo 02/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Penalties may soon await drivers who would not be able to pull aside vehicles that break down in the middle of the main highways within five minutes. In a measure proposed by Board…

Talisay City police has person of interest in case of buried body found in Talisay City

Alven Marie Timtim 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Talisay City police are now looking into a person of interest who might be involved in the murder of a still unidentified man who was found buried in a vacant lot in Sitio Sambagan,…

Capitol eyes setting speed limits in Cebu

Rosalie Abatayo 11/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol is looking into the passage of an ordinance that will set speed limits on national roads in Cebu province to harmonize the traffic situation here. Board Member Glenn Anthony Soco, who…

PB budget committee endorses P12-billion budget ‘as is’

Rosalie Abatayo 11/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Provincial Board’s Committee on Budget and Appropriations has endorsed Capitol’s  P12 billion budget for 2020 “as is.” On Monday, November 18, the PB passed in mass motion the Committee Report of Board…

Gwen: Cebu traffic needs solutions, not a debate if it’s a ‘crisis’

Rosalie Abatayo 10/14/2019

CEBU CITY. Philipines — Metro Cebu’s traffic situation needs solutions, not debates on whether it is a “crisis.” Governor Gwendolyn Garcia made the remark as the Provincial Board declared a “traffic crisis” through a resolution on during…

Basirgo: Killing of ex-convict was drug-related

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The killing of an ex-convict along M. J. Cuenco Aveue in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City late night could be drug-related. Police Captain Dexter Basirgo, the chief of the Mabolo Police Station, said that…

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