As oil prices rise, Cebuanos look for ways to save money

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Instead of spending P100 per night for his fare in a motorcycle taxi or “habal-habal” to work, John, not his real name, decided to buy a mid-range bicycle last month to save money…

Carmen, Cebu road accident leaves 2 dead, 1 injured

Paul Lauro 12/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two persons were killed while another was injured in an accident that happened along the national highway in Barangay Dawis Norte in Carmen town early on Wednesday morning. The fatalities were identified as…

Chan warns tricycle, PUV drivers to follow health protocols

Futch Anthony Inso 01/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan warned tricycle and public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers to continue to comply with the health and safety protocols or they will be apprehended and their franchise recommended…

Mandaue City mayor orders TEAM to apprehend, fine erring tricycle drivers

Brian J. Ochoa 01/08/2021

Mandaue City, Cebu—Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes on Friday, January 8, 2021, ordered the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) to apprehend tricycle drivers not complying with health protocols. In a Facebook post shared on Friday morning,…

Out of 682 tricycle, PUV drivers in Lapu-Lapu, only one tests positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 10/05/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Only one of the  682 tricycles and Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) drivers who underwent swab testing here last week tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was divulged by Grace Carungay, City Epidemiology…

Lapu tricycle, PUV drivers undergo swab testing

Futch Anthony Inso 09/30/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- Tricycle and public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers here flocked to the Hoops Dome in barangay Gun-ob on Wednesday morning, September 30, 2020, to take part in the swab testing for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).…

Lapu tricycle drivers propose P15-P30 fare during GCQ

Immae Lachica 05/18/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Public transportation drivers and operators from Lapu-Lapu City met with city Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan Monday, morning, May 18, to discuss their proposed fare during the implementation of the General Community Quarantine (GCQ)…

Truck plows through 7 motorcycles, tricycle in Minglanilla; 10 hurt

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 02/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Truck drivers should be mindful of their surroundings while driving especially near pedestrian lanes to avoid accidents. This is the Minglanilla police’s advice to truck drivers amid the road accident involving a haul…

Man jailed for stabbing his drinking buddy, stealing tricycle

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Gerald Bangcat, 23, landed in jail after he allegedly stabbed his drinking buddy Saturday night, November 30, 2019, for not returning the change of the P500 bill which he gave to buy liquor…

Korean drives car into oncoming tricycle, hurts two

Norman V. Mendoza 10/22/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—A tricycle driver and his passenger were hurt after the tricycle they were in was hit head on by a car driven by a Korean national at around 4 a.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2019,…

Drunk hit-and-run driver in fatal Cordova accident: I did not know I hit a trisikad and tricycle

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The drunk driver involved in the fatal hit-and-run road accident in the early morning of August 4 in Cordova town in Mactan Island, which resulted into the death of a trisikad driver and…

Two tricycle drivers killed in five hours in Lapu-Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 09/25/2018

Two tricycle drivers were killed in separate shooting incidents by motorcycle-riding gunmen in a span of five hours in Lapu-Lapu City. First to fall was Ernie Amiatad, 30, who was shot dead by two men on a…

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