Cebu News Archive

Title Column\Author Date Published
Bus fare hike begins Febuary 1

Bus operators in Cebu will implement on February 1 the fare hike that the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) approved in 2011.

By Mitchelle L. Palaubsanon and Ashlee Love A. Marzon January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Tomas: Report unreturned Apas money

Amidst the controversy surrounding the contingent of Barangay Apas in Cebu City in this year’s Sinulog, individuals and business owners from whom Apas’ Barangay Mayor’s Office (BMO) solicited money are urged to report if they did not get a refund.

By Odessa O. Leyson January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Fire department lacks equipment, gear

Lack of gears and defective equipment are among the reasons why the Cebu City Fire Station has “very minimal capability” in addressing fires in medium and high-rise buildings.

By Jean Marvette A. Demecillo and Rowena D. Capistrano January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Fair weather seen this weekend

Devotees of the Señor Sto. Niño can expect fair weather during the fluvial procession and the Sinulog Grand Parade this weekend.

By Mitchelle L. Palaubsanon and Odessa O. Leyson January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Be patient with basilica entrance and exit rules

Just like many other Catholics, university student Mary Grace Quidet, 20, goes to the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño every afternoon to complete the nine-day novenas leading to the Fiesta Señor on Sunday.

By Mae Clydyl L. Avila and Mark Roland A. Romas January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Hotels, restos, foreigners, room service not exempted from Sinulog liquor ban

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña yesterday reiterated his warning to business establishments within the 300-meter radius from the Sinulog Grand Parade route to adhere to the city’s liquor ban, saying even foreigners and room service schemes are not exempt.

By Jean Marvette A. Demecillo January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Lack of coordination noted in motorcade dry run

Due to lack of coordination between local officials and the police, the dry run on the motorcade of the images of Sto. Niño and Our Lady of Guadalupe from Mandaue City to Lapu-Lapu City began three hours late of schedule yesterday.

By Christell Fatima M. Tudtud January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Tomas fires enforcer nabbed in drug bust

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has terminated yesterday the traffic enforcer who was caught by police during an anti-illegal drugs operation on Imus Avenue last Monday.

By Odessa O. Leyson January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Family of nurse shot by cops seeks CHR's help

The family of the 32-year-old nurse who was killed by police in a mall in Talisay City yesterday will seek help from the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to conduct an investigation into his death.

By Iris Mariani B. Algabre and Mae Clydyl L. Avila January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Paknaan, Mandaue to stage 7th Silhig Festival

For the seventh time, Barangay Paknaan in Mandaue City will stage its annual Silhig Festival, a means of promoting its main product — brooms.

By Zora Charisse O. Alfanta and Jheska Mhae A. Buton January 17, 2018 - 12:00am