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Cebu City logs 96 new cases

Cebu City logs 96 new cases CEBU, Philippines — Cebu City recorded 96 new coronavirus cases yesterday, May 26, with the biggest bulk coming from Barangay Pardo, which recorded at least 21 cases. The other new cases were from Barangay Tinago, 16; Barangay Pasil, 12; Barangay Basak Pardo, 9; Barangay Duljo, 8; Barangay Punta Princesa, 4; Barangay Labangon, 3; …

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Cops look into reports of pedophile activities

Cops look into reports of pedophile activities Iris Hazel M. Mascardo (The Freeman) – May 26, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Police authorities are looking into reports that a foreign pedophile is preying on young Cebuanas to satisfy his carnal desires in exchange for money. Screenshots of a supposed conversation between the suspected pedophile and other foreigners has …

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15 persons nabbed for cockfighting

15 persons nabbed for cockfighting Iris Hazel M. Mascardo (The Freeman) – May 25, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines —  The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) has arrested 15 persons for illegal cockfighting at Sitio Tungdon in Barangay Basak, days after the city had transitioned from Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) to General Community Quarantine (GCQ). The arrest happened last …

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400 Cebu City vendors to get P20 thousand groceries

400 Cebu City vendors to get P20 thousand groceries Mitchelle L. Palaubsanon, Alicia Ivy L. Chua (The Freeman) – May 25, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines —  The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-7 will be giving P20,000 worth of grocery items as livelihood assistance to the 400 displaced Cebu City sidewalk vendors who were  affected  by the road …

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‘Miracle’ a glitch

CEBU, Philippines —  What happened at the Archdiocesan Shrine of San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish in Cebu City on May 20 was not a miracle. This according to the statement the parish released yesterday, May 24, through the SNP Team Ministry.  The parish said the blue shadow captured on camera shortly before the live feed of the Mass on May …

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DepEd asked to allow use of schools longer

DepEd asked to allow use of schools longer CEBU, Philippines —  Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak has appealed to the Department of Education (DepEd) to allow the city government to continue using public schools as barangay isolation centers (BICs) for COVID-19, the time period subject to the advice of health authorities. Tumulak said the June 15 extension DepEd will …

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2 siblings wanted for murder nabbed

2 siblings wanted for murder nabbed Iris Hazel M. Mascardo (The Freeman) – May 23, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines —  Two siblings who are wanted for murder in Lapu-Lapu City were arrested Thursday evening in Purok 8, Barangay Mabasa, Danao City by the joint operatives of the Regional Intelligence Unit in Central Visayas, Lapu-Lapu City Police Office and …

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Duterte wants probe into ‘overpriced’ test kits, equipment

Duterte wants probe into ‘overpriced’ test kits, equipment (The Freeman) – May 23, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte wants a probe into alleged overpriced COVID-19 equipment, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque Friday. Roque said the president is “bothered” by the supposed discrepancy in prices of COVID-19 testing kit bought by the private sector, against the purchase …

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