Satellite phones set to be given to 27 barangays — Mandaue CDRRMO chief

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/06/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government is set to give satellite phones to its 27 barangays. After distributing heavy-duty generator sets to all its barangays to help address their lack of electricity and water, the…

#CDNPaskoSaSugbo: Hinabang sa Sugbo’s P100 challenge for kids in Buhisan

Immae Lachica 12/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Your 100 pesos can go a long way this Christmas season.  Hinabang sa Sugbo aims to make 100 kids from Barangay Buhisan happy this December 12 as they bring food and presents to their…

Mandaue deploys personnel at city’s cemeteries

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government has started deploying personnel at the city’s cemeteries on Friday, October 22, 2021. Buddy Alain Ybañez, head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, said that they…

Mandaue still under blue alert until 8 a.m. of Feb. 23

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City is still under blue alert until 8 a.m tomorrow, February 23, 2021. Even if the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA) has lifted all storm signals in Cebu and…

Capitol Tourism Officer assures safety of Cebu’s water adventures

Rosalie Abatayo 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) has assured the public that safety measures are in place in the different water adventure destinations here in the province. PTO Chief Maria Lester Ybañez said tour…

240 participants expected for Suroy Suroy Sugbo Northern Escapade

Rosalie Abatayo 01/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Provincial Tourism Office will already stop accepting payments for the Northern Escapade package of Suroy Suroy Sugbo on Friday, January 10. The tour, which will cover 15 out of 16 towns in…

Tourism officer Ybañez: Suroy Suroy Sugbo Northern Escapade minus Danao City

Rosalie Abatayo 01/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Suroy-Suroy Sugbo will be going up north this January minus Danao City. Provincial Tourism Officer Maria Lester Ybañez said the city declined to be part of the tour on January 22 to 24,…

A Mantalongon farmer’s Christmas wish, dreams, hopes and challenges

Doris Mae Mondragon 12/23/2019

DALAGUETE, CEBU, Philippines — As early as 5 o’clock in the morning, Cornelio Ybañez is already up carrying on his shoulders a bamboo container and a sharp razor “sanggot”(scythe) to collect coconut sap. After that, he would…

Going on a solo trip? Here’s one thing you can do to make it extra memorable

Immae Lachica 12/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Going on your first ever solo trip? Wow! That’s something scary and exciting at the same time. Jahdiel Ybañez, 26, from Cebu is on to his new adventure in traveling alone, and what better…

LGUs told to introduce new attractions during Suroy Suroy

Rosalie Abatayo 11/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Provincial Tourism Officer Maria Lester Ybañez has encouraged local government units (LGUs) to maximize Suroy Suroy Sugbo as an opportunity to promote new destinations, activities, and delicacies in their localities. The Suroy Suroy…

Cebuanos showcase Sinulog festival on PH Independence Day Parade in New York

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Festival is the pride of Cebuanos across the globe. Helen Kwong LaBarbera, president of the Cebuanos Engaging in Building Unity, Inc. – Tribu Cebuano, confirmed to CDN Digital that their group…

Talisay Mayor Gullas: Arms never a solution to settle disputes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/16/2019

TALISAY CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Eduardo Gullas encouraged the public to never resort to arms in settling disputes. This he said in a statement following the death of Lawaan III Barangay Captain Jimmy Bartilic,…

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