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CEBU CITY – As Cebu City now becomes a new hotspot for Covid-19 cases, the health facilities in the city are now near a critical level. Department of Health Spokesperson Usec. Maria Rosario Vergeire said that 61 of its 80 barangays reported new cases in the past two weeks and 50-80% of the hospital beds and mechanical ventilators are already being used. Vergeire revealed that the reason why the city was


Kepwealth Property Philippines will be the first firm in the country to launch an original government offering (IPO) for 2019, with both the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) providing the green light. The property leasing and asset management company will use the KPPI stock symbol. It is planned to sell up to P384.8 million common shares at a cost of up to P5.74 per


Although the amount of fatalities is primarily attributed to Cebu being the most populated island, Cebu City Councilor David Tumalak calls on local authorities to be prepared. So far this year, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said at least 35 individuals have already died owing to dengue in Cebu. The province of Cebu also has the largest amount of dengue instances in the Visayas with 5,935, followed


THE Cebu City Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) will perform an inventory of all damaged manholes in the city on Monday, July 15, 2019. Five-year-old John Clark Ebua dropped into an open box culvert while playing in the rain at Sitio Exoville, Barangay Basak-Pardo last Saturday evening, July 13. His body was discovered in the barangay near the Tagunol Bridge opening around 5:45 p.m. It was last Sunday.

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While anti-drug activities would continue in Central Visaya’s largest town, there would be no shoot-to-kill order, fresh Colonel Gemma Cruz Vinluan, director of the Cebu City Police Office, said. Vinluan stated to neutralize and not kill. Then, prevent them from harming individuals and police officers. According to an Ateneo de Manila University and De La Salle University study, Cebu City and province ranked third in the number of drug suspects


Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has prioritized garbage collection among the many concerns in the city within his first 100 days. The Mayor ordered the Department of Public Services (DPS) on Monday, July 1, his first day as eradicate all garbage around the city, especially those that are clogging waterways, “I told the DPS to remove the litter all around the city. We will be doing that in the


MANILA, Philippines —Gazini Ganados, wins as the Philippines’ official representative to the 2019 Miss Universe pageant. Ganados, quite an early pageant favorite for her strong Latina looks, hailed from Talisay, Cebu has been crowned Bb. Pilipinas Universe 2019 at the coronation night held in Araneta Coliseum, Cubao, Quezon City on June 9. While her fellow Cebuana, Samantha Ashley Lo of Cebu City, was crowned Bb. Pilipinas-Grand International 2019. It was


CEBU CITY – The 43-year-old man who self-confessed to have brutally killed a 16-year-old girl in Lapu-Lapu City pleaded not guilty to the murder case filed against him. The legal counsel of Renato Llenes elucidated that the not guilty plea didn’t mean that the accused was retracting his admission that he was the one who killed Christine Lee Silawan last March 10 in Barangay Bangkal, Lapu-Lapu. “Not guilty as to

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Richard Yap (PDP-Laban), best known as a Cebuano businessman and actor unsuccessful in beating longtime politician and Cebu City 1st District Representative Raul Del Mar (Liberal Party) in this midterm election. Del Mar won by a wide margin of 134,816 votes over Yap’s 81,167, according to the latest unofficial real-time results. Yap stated in a Facebook post that the loss was a “disappointing end” to the campaign, “I also know

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Cebu City Police Office has suspected Mayor Tomas Osmeña ofstealing a motorcyle and a watch worth P150,000. Osmeña confirmed suspicion on confirmed on Sunday. Osmeña, on his Facebook page posted a blotter report that Patrolman Rommel Gelogo filed against Osmeña and three others for supposedly intimidating him and stealing the motorcycle he is driving while he was outside the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO). Gelogo also accused Osmeña’s camp of