Helping ‘Homeless Berta’ take first step to road to recovery

Immae Lachica 10/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The viral homeless man in Cebu, known as Berta, is now finally safe from the dangers of the streets all thanks to a rehabilitation center in Barangay Talamban, Cebu City. Safe Haven rehabilitation…

Two families check if female torso in garbage bag belongs to their missing kin

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen are gathering more information to verify the identity of the woman, who owns the torso which was found in a garbage bag in Talamban river. This developed after two families visited the…

Body of woman with missing head, hands and feet, found in Talamban river

Paul Lauro and Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A woman’s body with no head, hands and feet was found inside a garbage bag in the river in Sitio Kalubihan, Barangay Talamban in Cebu City at past noon today, October 24, 2020.…

Labella orders DEPW to check on all landslide and flooded areas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) to check on all areas that experienced landslides and flooding in the city in the last two days.…

Talamban cops: 5 arrested tigbakay gamblers also quarantine ordinance violators

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/16/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Five tigbakay gamblers caught today in a mountain barangay in Cebu City will also be charged with violation of the quarantine ordinance which takes effect today. Police Major Jonathan Taneo, Talamban Police…

Policeman dies in motorcycle accident in Talamban

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A policeman, who was on his way to man a checkpoint in Barangay Pit-os, Cebu City, died on his way there when his motorcycle figured in a road accident. Police Staff Sergeant Alex…

Tunnel collapse leaves two dead in Talamban

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rescuers have retrieved the bodies of two persons, who were buried after an improvised tunnel for illegally extracting sand collapsed in Sitio Ylaya, Barangay Talamban, Cebu City, this morning, June 21, 2020. Barangay…

Public told to report persons selling fake medicines

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The public, especially those in the vicinity of Barangay Talamban, are encouraged to look out and report individuals selling fake medicines. This, after the Talamban police, arrested two men who were caught selling…

Compound in Talamban considered a hot zone

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police Colonel Hector Grijaldo, the director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), revealed that 25 people are quarantined inside a leisure compound in Barangay Talamban, here.  This after they were exposed to at least…

Free Bus Rides in Cebu City start on March 18

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be lesser or no stranded passengers in Cebu City’s streets because the city government will be giving free bus rides starting today, March 18, 2020 until the general community quarantine in…

Mom of man accused of raping minor: My son is innocent

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The mother of the construction worker accused of rape, can’t help but shed tears as she helplessly observe her son being accompanied by the Police to be brought to the Cebu City Jail…

Labella orders siphoning of floodwater in three barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The flooding problem in Cebu City needs immediate action. This was the statement of Mayor Edgardo Labella after reports of long-term flooding in certain sitios in Barangays Kinasang-an, Pardo, and Talamban had reached…

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