Cebu City, Mandaue City raised to Alert Level 3

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City and Mandaue City has been raised to Alert Level 3 from January 14 to January 31, 2022, in a new pronouncement by the Interagency Task Force (IATF). Acting Presidential Spokesperson, Secretary…

How many more body bags can we take?

Beatrice Louise Gabon Santillan - @inquirerdotnet 05/25/2021

Last December, my mom tested positive for COVID-19. The sickness progressed until she developed unilateral pneumonia, which affected her left lung. She had to visit the ER twice, and on the second visit, it was recommended that…

Cebuana’s docu wins in Slamdance film fest

Ruben Nepales - Philippine Daily Inquirer 02/02/2020

LOS ANGELES — “To Calm the Pig Inside (Ang Pagpakalma sa Unos),” director Joanna Vasquez Arong’s cinematic contemplation on the effects of Supertyphoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) on Tacloban City and the municipality of Guiuan and their…

DOH-8: No confirmed 2019-nCoV in Tacloban City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – There is no confirmed case of the 2019 novel coronavirus, simplified as 2019-nCoV, in Tacloban City in Leyte province. Quoting the press conference conducted by the Department of Health in Eastern Visayas (DOH…

Japanese football star Shinji Kagawa plans Cebu trip next year

Mars G. Alison 06/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Japanese football star Shinji Kagawa may visit Cebu next year if his schedule would permit. Hayato Ayabe, Guiseppe Football Club (GFC) volunteer coach, made the announcement following Kagawa’s June 13, 2019 visit of Super…

Tacloban City, Leyte towns observe Earth Hour

Inquirer.net 03/25/2018

TACLOBAN CITY — Earth Hour was observed in this city Saturday night as homes, businesses and government offices turned off power to join the global awareness campaign about climate change. Christopher Garcia, institutional services division head of the Leyte…

Leyte town police chief relieved

01/11/2017

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte — The chief of the Hilongos town police in Leyte was removed from his post, effective Jan. 5, nine days after the sleepy municipality was rocked by twin explosions that wounded 32 people. Chief…

Improvised explosive devices used in Hilongos bombing; number of wounded victims reached 33

Robert Dejon, Vicky Arnaiz 12/29/2016

TACLOBAN CITY—Improvised explosive devices (IED) were used in the bombing of the town plaza in Hilongos, Leyte past 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Chief Insp. Alberto Renomeron, Hilongos police chief, said in a phone interview, said two IEDs…

CIDG-8 Chief Marvin Marcos is related to late former president Ferdinand Marcos

Joey Gabieta, Vicky Arnaiz 12/11/2016

Tacloban City — He got his mestizo looks from his paternal grandfather who was an American. But it was from his grandmother who gave him a more famous family name. Supt. Marvin Marcos, the controversial chief of…

Cheers greet exoneration of Leyte officials

Joey Gabieta 11/24/2016

TACLOBAN CITY — While Leyte officials applauded Kerwin Espinosa for clearing their names of any involvement in his drug trade, a police general was left shocked that the drug lord would accuse him of receiving payola. Chief…

Robredo: Pregnancy rumor an ‘insult to women’

11/21/2016

MANILA — Vice President Leni Robredo said on Monday that the false news being spread on her “pregnancy” would sound funny if it were not an insult to women. “Nakakatawa siya pero at the same time, parang…

Cebu badminton players grab top places in Ormoc

Mark Tongco 11/08/2016

Cebuano badminton players grabbed a sizeable share of the spotlight in the 2nd Badminton National Tournament held at the spanking Badminton City in Linao, Ormoc City last Nov. 5. Cebu’s Dexter Opalla and Fritz Sagaad and partners…

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