Police: Suspect’s claim linking 3 others to girl’s killing to be verified

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Paul Lauro 01/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Talisay City Police do not consider the killing of 10-year-old, Kiara Marie Namanama, as a closed case yet despite the arrest of a major suspect. Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Caballes, chief of…

178K consumers now have water supply – MCWD

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More households and consumers now have water supply. The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) announced that at least 178,000 of its consumers now have running water, corresponding to 85 percent of its total…

Liloan, Talisay set up free coworking spaces

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Several local governments here have started opening free coworking space for their constituents who need electricity and stable internet connection for their work. The latest is the local government of Liloan whose mayor,…

No major crime, firecracker-related injury in Talisay, Lapu-Lapu on Christmas Day

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/26/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines —  There were no reported major crime and firecracker-related incidents in the cities of Talisay and Lapu-Lapu on Christmas Day. These were the assessments of the respective police chiefs of these respective cities…

Fully restored power by end of January 2022 — Visayan Electric

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It will take until the end of January 2022 to light up Metro Cebu.  Visayan Electric said they would complete the rehabilitation of the electric line by January 31, 2022, in San Fernando,…

Driver, who caused vehicular tragedy in Talisay City, dies in hospital

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The driver of a 10-wheeler truck that lost control and caused a vehicular tragedy in Barangay Lawaan III on Friday morning, December 3, 2021, died in the hospital shortly after the incident. He…

Talisay City allows all ages an hour to visit cemeteries

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Talisay City government will allow everyone, regardless of age, to visit their cemeteries in observance of the “Kalag-Kalag.” In his Facebook page, Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas, said that starting…

OFW found dead in hotel quarantine facility in Cebu City, family calls for investigation

Dyrecka Letigio 09/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mercidita Torbeso, 53, worked as a teacher in Cambodia for six years, to earn a living for her family in Barangay Lawaan 2, Talisay City. She was eager to go home on September…

Puto, kutsinta vendor shot in Talisay City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay police continue to track down the unidentified male suspect in the early morning shooting of a male vendor in Barangay Lawaan II, Talisay City on Friday, August 13. Police said the victim,…

e-bike pedicab driver shot dead in Talisay

Paul Lauro and Pegeen Maisie Sararaña 07/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 51-year-old e-bike pedicab driver was shot dead by an unidentified assailant as he was driving his vehicle at past 7 p.m. today, July 18, along Rabaya Street in Sitio Kimba, Barangay San…

Santisima, Alberca ready to slug it out in SanMan’s Talisay fight card

Glendale G. Rosal 07/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- Former world title challenger, Jeo “Santino” Santisima will face Alan Alberca in the undercard of the Zip SanMan Promotions fight card slated this Friday, July 16, 2021 at the Tabunok sports complex in Talisay…

8 memorial sites for PNoy put up in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Supporters of the late former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino, III, or PNoy has put up memorial sites all over Cebu as a form of mourning for the former President who died on June…

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