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  • Lockdown sa Davao City lugakan sa Mayo 8 May 5, 2020
    LUAGAN sa lokal nga panggamhanan sa siyudad sa Davao ang istriktong lockdown karong Biyernes, Mayo 8, aron nga tugotan ang mga pribadong behikulo makasundo sa mga natanggong mga kabanay sulod sa dakbayan
  • 2 VSMMC workers positive for Covid April 30, 2020
    OFFICIALS of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) in Cebu City confirmed on Thursday, April 30, 2020, that two of their health workers tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).Dr.
  • Police, military help secure Cebu City Jail April 23, 2020
    POLICE have been sent to help secure the Cebu City Jail (CCJ) in Barangay Kalunasan after several jail guards tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).City Councilor Dave Tumulak also
  • 18 new cases, 15 from Labangon April 23, 2020
    CEBU CITY Mayor Edgardo Labella has announced 18 additional coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in the city bringing the total number of infections to 328 as of Thursday, April 23, 2020.Of the 18 new
  • Osmeña questions Labella’s P49-M budget for residents affected by Covid-19 crisis April 16, 2020
    FORMER Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña questioned the P49 million budget of the Cebu City Government for the procurement of 60,000 food packs that will be distributed to residents affected by the coronavirus
  • 5 escapees surrender April 16, 2020
    THE five detainees who escaped from the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) surrendered to the Talisay City Police Station on Thursday dawn, April 16, 2020.Police identified them as Lucio Llamedo, Marcelo
  • PLDT, Globe to further extend payment due date April 15, 2020
    PLDT Inc. and Smart Communications Inc. said they will start implementing on May 1, 2020, a six-month installment payment program for the outstanding monthly bills of postpaid subscribers. The move is
  • All people in Cebu City required to wear masks in public places April 1, 2020
    ALL the people in Cebu City, residents and non-residents alike, are required to wear protective masks when they are in public places within the jurisdiction of the city to prevent or reduce the spread
  • Cebu City sets speed limit April 1, 2020
    VEHICLES passing major thoroughfares in Cebu City should not go beyond 40 kilometers per hour (kph), and 20 kph when making their way along residential areas.This after Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella
  • Vivant CEO dies of Covid-19 March 30, 2020
    VIVANT Corp. chief executive officer and chairman Dennis N.A. Garcia passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020, due to complications related to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).He was 70 years old and

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  • Visit to relatives leads to arrest of man wanted for rape in Zambales May 7, 2021
    SAN ANTONIO, Zambales—A 52-year-old security guard facing a rape case was arrested in San Narciso town in this province when he visited his relatives, police said on Friday (May 7). Suspect Harvey Flores, 52, works as a security guard in Baguio City and had been accused of sexually molesting a 29-year-old woman in November 2020. […]
  • Negros Occidental lad tops PMA graduating class in 2021 May 3, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY –– A lad from Negros Occidental has topped this year’s graduating class of the Philippine Military Academy, PMA officials announced in a virtual news conference Monday, May 3. Cadet First Class Janrey Cabanero Artus, the 25-year-old valedictorian of PMA Masaligan Class of 2021, is also graduating as summa cum laude. Born in San […]
  • ‘In the meantime’: Baguio court stops cops from Red-tagging youth groups March 26, 2021
    MANILA, Philippines — The Baguio City Regional Trial Court has – “in the meantime” – stopped the Cordillera police from Red-tagging members of youth activist organizations. In an order dated March 25, 2021, Baguio City Regional Trial Court Branch 3 Judge Emmanuel Cacho Rasing said the Police Regional Office Cordillera (PRO-COR), including all Philippine National […]
  • Baguio closes doors to tourists from Manila, Luzon towns with COVID-19 spikes March 22, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY –– The summer capital has closed its doors once more to tourists from Metro Manila and other communities stricken with high cases of coronavirus infections, Mayor Benjamin Magalong announced on Monday, March 22. Also banned are leisure travelers from Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, and Bulacan, the mayor said. “They make up 70 percent of […]
  • Russian grandmaster Karpov returning to Baguio March 19, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY—Chess legend Anatoly Karpov is returning in November this year to the summer capital where he bested fellow Russian grandmaster Viktor Korchnoi 43 years ago in one of the world’s most controversial and tension-packed championship matches. Mayor Benjamin Magalong on Thursday said he sent a formal invitation to Karpov, now a member of Russia’s […]
  • Baguio council tackles measure blocking market’s ‘mallification’ March 11, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY—A proposed ordinance that would spare the city’s more than a century-old market from being converted into a shopping mall was approved on first reading by the city council this week. The measure, submitted through a citizens’ initiative, was drawn up by 1,448 Baguio residents, including lawyer Zosimo Abratique, president of the Baguio Market […]
  • UCCP bishop asks Baguio court to stop ‘Tokhang’ vs Left March 8, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY –– A bishop of the United Church of the Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) has asked a Baguio Court on Monday, Mar. 8, to stop the police from employing “Tokhang” on activists and people they suspect to have ties to communist rebels. UCCP Bishop Emeritus Reuel Norman Marigza petitioned the Court for an […]
  • Baguio, Davao, Bicol start CoronaVac rollout March 5, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY—Cyrene Romero is part of the sanitation team that has been cleaning up after patients confined at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) are discharged.She quickly became one of its most vulnerable staff when the coronavirus pandemic broke out a year ago. “We collect the trash of patients and we clean their toilets. […]
  • Baguio City chills at  9 °C, coldest in 4 years February 21, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY — Many “summer capital” residents and visitors had to slip on extra layers of clothing after the city recorded its lowest, most chilling temperature in four years. The weather station here reported that the mercury plunged to a chilly 9 degrees Celsius at 5 a.m. on Sunday. This was colder than last year’s […]
  • Future Baguio constructions to follow calamity map February 19, 2021
    BAGUIO CITY—The city is putting together a new building ordinance that will conform to geohazard maps by reducing height ceilings for structures near sinkholes and other potential calamities or allow them to rise by as much as 20 stories when these are on safer ground. The current ordinance sets a uniform ceiling of 8 meters […]