Murder rap readied against arrested suspected thief, who killed nursing student in Lapu-Lapu

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 10/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Murder and illegal possession of a firearm charges are being readied against the arrested suspected thief, who killed a nursing student at dawn on Saturday, Oct. 15, in Barangay Buaya, Lapu-Lapu City. This…

Old face mask vendor duped by man using fake P1,000 bill

Futch Anthony Inso 10/05/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A 68-year-old vendor from Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City was duped by a man who used a fake P1,000 bill to buy face masks he was selling. On Tuesday morning, October 4, 2022, Sabdullah…

Vendor hopes to recover losses in last 2 years this Palm Sunday

Doris C. Bongcac 04/10/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — As Catholics look forward to Palm Sunday that marks the official start of the Holy Week celebration now that pandemic restrictions have been eased, vendors like Nerry Vidal also hope to earn more…

Mandaue devotee believes Sto. Niño image is her good luck charm

Doris C. Bongcac 01/15/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Bhebie del Castillo,  54, occupied the sidewalk near the National Shrine of St. Joseph in Mandaue City as she waited for the arrival of the Señor Sto. Niño. She carried with her an image of…

Help came for peanut vendor and his loyal dog

Immae Lachica 01/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Once again, the power of social media has paved the way for help to come those who are in need. This as a peanut vendor here together with his loyal companion dog have started…

CLO begins investigation on vendor-PROBE incident

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) has formed a committee of three to begin the investigation on the viral video showing a seemingly violent apprehension by a member of the Prevention, Restoration, Order,…

Police probe vendor’s death near Cebu City’s seawall

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are still investigating if the perfume and garments vendor, who was found dead at the seawall in Barangay San Roque, Cebu City at 8:30 p.m. of September 5, 2020, died of natural…

UP Cebu community rallies financial support for beloved banana cue vendor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A trip to Manang Lisa’s food stall at the University of the Philippines (UP)-Cebu High School in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City every afternoon has been a routine for Reya Masbate and her friends.…

A vendor’s plea: Help for family in quake stricken home

12/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jerry Marivellosa could not keep himself from thinking about home while he attended to his dried fish products on Monday, December 16, 2019. A native of Sarangani province in Mindanao, the 43-year-old businessman arrived…

Rama: Absence of concrete solution for displaced vendors is the root of the problem

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael “Mike” Rama said that the plight of the many displaced vendors from the streets without a concrete solution from the city may be the reason why some vendors…

Spotted: Fashionista street vendor in Bantayan Island

Immae Lachica 08/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Street vendors are plenty in the country. But it’s not often you’d see one all dressed up like a ramp model. In Bantayan Island, Cebu, though, netizen Kirsten Mureen Cavada caught sight of an…

Sidewalk vending: A cat-and-mouse game in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Mao man gyud ni among kinabuhi. Papahawaon mi, mohawa mi. Ig taod-taod mobalik ra pud mi. Mura mig iring nga way padulngan.” (This is our life. If we are asked to leave, we…

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