Cebu City forms task force to study return of street vendors

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has formed a task group to study the return of ambulant vendors on the sidewalks. In his Executive Order No. 97, the mayor ordered Councilors David Tumulak and…

No liquor, no street parties within 100 meters of Sinulog route — Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 100-meter radius surrounding the Sinulog procession and parade routes are off-limits to liquor and street parties. This was emphasized by Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on January 7, 2020, or eleven days…

Street vendors are back but only for Sinulog weekend

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Street vendors will be allowed back into Cebu City’s streets but only on January 18 to 19, 2020 which is the Sinulog weekend. Jonil Matuguina, head of the city’s Market Authority Office, said…

Ben&Ben brings Limasawa Street Tour to Cebu

PR 06/26/2019

Indie folk-pop band Ben&Ben will serenade fans and mall-goers on Saturday, June 29, 7 p.m. at The Terraces, Ayala Center Cebu as part of their multi-city tour to promote their debut album, Limasawa Street. The much-awaited album…

Megaworld’s ‘Mango Festival’ shows one the art of harvesting mangoes and more

Marc Cosep 05/25/2019

Harvesting mangoes is an art the requires precision and expertise. Shifting from rows of mango trees with a long pole and  a small basket hanging on its tip requires the right amount of effort to pick a…

Scenes from the Sugat-Kabanhawan 2019 street parade

Zena Magto 04/22/2019

LOOK: A total of 10 contingents – five in the elementary and another five in the secondary division – competed during the Sugat-Kabanhawan Festival held Sunday night. Participants occupied the roads from Sangi-Calajoan to the intersection leading…

Talisay lass opts for street pre-debut photoshoot to prepare for maturity

Immae Lachica 04/21/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Adulthood means being realistic. It is no longer about living a fairytale princess’ life. With this in mind, Vanezza Faith De Leon Miranda opted to have her pre-debut photo shoot in places in Cebu City where…

Be careful in eating street food during summer, says DOH-7 chief

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has warned the public of being careful in eating or avoid eating street food during the summer since these kinds of food are easily spoiled with the…

Need flowers for your date on Valentine’s Day? Check out the prices from Cebu’s Freedom Park 

Immae Lachica 02/13/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Pering Abasa is one of the many flower vendors at the Freedom Park along Magallanes Street in Cebu City. For the past 25 years, she, along with many other flower vendors in the…

Abtanan sa Kaluoy: An oasis of mercy for street children in Cebu

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/30/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — By the time he learned how to walk, Ben (not his real name) had the streets as his home. “Libud-suroy ko sa kadalanan. (I am a street kid),” the 14-year-old boy said. …

Cebu Architects give joy to Subangdaku street children

PR 01/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – They played Santa Claus for a day. Members of the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) Datu Lapu-Lapu Chapter in coordination with the Professional Development Committee (PDC) Visayas organized a Christmas party on…

Barangay Mabolo holds first ‘Sinug sa Mabolo’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It is still two weeks before Cebu celebrates Sinulog 2019 yet, the drums beat ahead for the first ‘Sinug sa Mabolo’ Sunday, January 6. ‘Sinug sa Mabolo’ includes competition categories for street dance,…

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