Leni to UP Cebu grads: Don’t let the pandemic deter your dreams

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – “If anything, a crisis like the one we are going through today calls you to pursue your dreams with even greater passion and deeper result.” This was the message Vice President Ma. Leonor…

A community eco-garden initiative is growing in Catmon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – When COVID-19 struck, Remar Grace “Mai” Montecillo, for the first time after staying in Metro Cebu for six years, returned to her family in Catmon town, northern Cebu. Mai, a 23-year-old graduating Management…

Dr. Dela Cerna, pioneering CDN columnist, passes on

Morexette Marie Erram 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Former Cebu Daily News columnist and University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) professor, Dr. Madrileña ‘Mads’ de la Cerna, has passed away on July 27. She was 74 years old. De la…

UP Cebu joins nationwide Quincentennial celebration 

PR 04/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – To commemorate the 500 years of the first circumnavigation of the world and the Battle of Mactan,  the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu in Lahug, Cebu City has prepared several events that…

UP Cebu students, staff condemn unilateral termination of DND-UP Accord

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The University of the Philippines in Cebu (UP Cebu) administration has expressed condemnation on the Department of National Defense’s (DND) unilateral termination of the 1989 DND-UP Accord, which prohibits police and military from entering…

University of the Philippines Cebu is now powered by Smart

PR 10/12/2020

No Iskolar ng Bayan left behind: Smart has extended connectivity support to the students of the University of the Philippines Cebu- UP Cebu College of Communication, Art, and Design – CCAD, and to the University of the…

Bail fund raised for Cebu 8 totals P1.2M

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Although the seven protesters and one bystander, collectively known as Cebu 8, were released from detention without bail bond on Monday, June 8, 2020,  Youth Act Now Against Tyranny (YANAT) Cebu disclosed that…

Ferro: UP Cebu protest was about the violation of GCQ guidelines

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), has defended the policemen who arrested  the protesters on the June 5, 2020 anti-terrorism bill protest. Ferro…

RACU-7 urges netizens to report to Facebook duplicate, fake accounts

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Anti-Cyber Crime Unit in Central Visayas (RACU-7) Police is urging netizens to report to Facebook duplicate accounts that started surfacing last June 7, 2020. Police Lieutenant Colonel Artemio Ricabo, deputy chief…

No personal information of UP Cebu students, alumni leaked

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) assured its students and alumni that no sensitive and personal information was leaked after hackers reportedly broke into its evaluation system. UP Cebu Chancellor Liza…

Labella sad over protest arrests, urges public to stay calm

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella urged the public to stay calm after the heated encounter of the police and cause-oriented groups during a protest outside the University of the Philippines-Cebu in Barangay Lahug…

PRO-7: Conduct of Friday afternoon protest was ‘irresponsible’

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The gathering of protesters outside of the University of the Philippines Cebu campus on Friday was very “irresponsible.” Protesters and leaders of cause-oriented groups compromised public health and “selfishly” endangered the community by staging…

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