South Cebu now passable, rehabilitation for Odette-affected public works continues — Sec. Mercado

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — South Cebu is now passable to motorists after the Department of Public Work and Highways (DPWH) has completed the major works in the towns and areas affected. This was revealed by Secretary Roger…

Several towns in south Cebu still isolated, 4 reported dead

Morexette Marie Erram 12/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Several towns in southern Cebu, like Argao, Dalaguete and Alcoy, remained isolated as of Saturday, December 18, or two days since Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) barrelled the island. Odette knocked out power…

Filipino Homes opens its Cebu South branch

Christian Orellano 05/10/2021

Filipino Homes, the largest comprehensive real estate solutions portal in the Philippines, opens its first branch in South Cebu on May 8 at Purok 3, Barangay Linao, Minglanilla. The newly opened office is the first-ever and only…

Head on to Cebu’s own Enchanted River—the Cancalanog Falls

Doris Mondragon 04/06/2021

The island of Cebu really has so much to offer. From local delicacies to music, heritage, and beautiful tourist attractions, the “Queen City of the South” continues to amaze many. But candidly, who doesn’t love beaches and…

#VickyPH damages roads, fishing boats in southern Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Various towns and cities in Cebu felt the brunt of typhoon Vicky when it passed the southern part of the province on Saturday dawn, December 19. Although Vicky did not make landfall here,…

Mild earthquake rattles parts of south Cebu

Rosalie Abatayo 02/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A magnitude 3 earthquake jolted parts of southern Cebu at 6:32 p.m. today, February 11, 2020. According to the Earthquake Information bulletin issued by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvocs), the…

Butcher jailed for stabbing another while inside Minglanilla town market

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Primitivo Amaque stabbed a fellow butcher while they argued inside the public market in Barangay Poblacion Ward 1 in Minglanilla town at around 7:30 a.m. today, August 24. But he did not even…

Napolcom Commissioner visits Cebu to promote CSOP program

Alven Marie Timtim 08/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An official of the National Police Commission (Napolcom) is making his rounds of the different localities in Cebu to promote the agency’s Community Service Orienting Police (CSOP) program. Supervising Commissioner Job Mangente arrived…

Garcia’s solution to Metro Cebu’s water woes: Tap south Cebu waterfalls, rivers

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/26/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Waterfalls and rivers found in the southern part of Cebu province could be a good source of water to address Metro Cebu’s water problems. Cebu Governor-elect Gwendolyn Garcia said that local officials…

Queblatin: Travel advisory against southern Cebu is ‘surprising’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/02/2019

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES — The travel advisory issued by the United Kingdom (UK) against the southern section of Cebu Province, which included the municipalities of Badian and Dalaguete, due to threats of terrorism is ‘surprising.’ Alice Queblatin,…

PPS-PEPP to hold 2 events in south Cebu

John Carlo A. Villaruel 11/22/2017

CRISP FOREHANDS and sizzling backhands are set to entertain the tennis fans of the south as the Palawan Pawnshop – Palawan Express Pera Padala (PPS-PEPP) will play host to two tournaments next month in southern Cebu. PPS-PEPP,…

STAY VIGILANT

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/15/2017

Police and military officials on Saturday assured that Cebu is safe but urged the public to remain vigilant in the wake of the firefight that claimed nine lives in Bohol this week as well as several unverified…

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