Rama, Hontiveros to take oath as Cebu City Mayor, Vice Mayor this Saturday

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/20/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Vice Mayor Michael Rama and Councilor Donaldo “Dondon” Hontiveros will officially assume as Cebu City Mayor and Vice Mayor, respectively, starting this Saturday, November 20. Both Rama and Hontiveros are set to…

Late Councilor Dungog’s wake to be moved to Lapu-Lapu city hall on Friday

Futch Anthony Inso 05/13/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The wake of Lapu-Lapu City Councilor Jose “Joe” Dungog will be moved to the Lapu-Lapu city hall from the Dungogs’ residence in Barangay Gun-ob this city. “By Friday (May 14) at 1 p.m.,…

Rep. Radaza: My friendship with late Councilor Ycong beyond public service

Futch Anthony Inso 02/27/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — “Si Marcial, motrabaho bisan walay makabalo. Motrabaho bisan way magtan-aw. Mao kana ang style sa panerbisyo ni Marcial.” (Marcial, will work even if no one know of his efforts. He will work even…

Wake of former Lapu-Lapu vice mayor to be transferred to city hall

Futch Anthony Inso 02/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government plans to transfer the wake of former vice-mayor and incumbent city councilor Marcial Ycong to the city hall on Friday, February 26, 2021. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that this is…

Wake in Carcar, Cebu decorated with paper flowers

Immae Lachica 04/18/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— A wake is usually adorned with beautifully arranged flowers. But with the threat of the coronavirus disease this family in Carcar City, Cebu opted to adorn their grandfather’s wake with the use of…

Ferro warns public: Only one gambling table allowed in wakes or else

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are now targeting wakes in their illegal gambling drive in Central Visayas. This developed after Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas director, warned the public that…

Police Senior Master Sergeant Macua to go back home to Bohol province

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The remains of Police Senior Master Sergeant Maximino Macua Jr. will be transported to Tagbilaran City in Bohol province at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 15, 2020, to also allow his family members,…

Labella: Concrete covers for all manholes in Cebu City

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Benjie B. Talisic 07/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All open manholes around Cebu City will be sealed in concrete after plans of massive dredging for all the waterways, creeks, and canals are implemented. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said this during…

Family defends Carillo, says he was a loving father, devoted public servant

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/22/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines –Police Chief Master Sergeant Deogenes Carillo escorted six prisoners early on Thursday morning.  He told his wife in a text message that he was very tired and was already heading home to rest.  But…

Yolanda: A wake-up call for Pagasa

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/05/2018

FIVE YEARS AFTER (Part 1 of a CDN special report on Super Typhoon Yolanda which hit the country on November 8, 2013) Five years after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) made landfall on the 8th of November 2013,…

Wake of 14-year-old girl killed in Liloan held in waiting shed

Benjie B. Talisic 10/30/2018

A CHICK was placed on top of her coffin purportedly to bother the conscience of her killers while her body lie in state at a roadside waiting shed in Liloan town. A bunch of white chrysanthemums adorned…

Settlement eyed in wake of resort takeover attempt

Norman V. Mendoza 08/15/2018

A settlement was reportedly reached between security guards and the nine Koreans with the management of the Mactan Isla Resort and Casino in the wake of last Friday’s attempted takeover. Lawyer Gerry Carillo said the settlement meant…

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