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Cebu City gov’t withdraws legal aid to slain witness’s family

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be withdrawing its offered legal assistance to the family of slain Ritchie Nepomuceno, who was one of the major witnesses to the alleged extortion and rape of 11 Sawang Calero policemen (10 of them are alive while one is dead). This after the police has reported […] The post Cebu City gov’t withdraws legal aid to slain witness’s family appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerApr 23rd, 2021

1K workers in Aloguinsan, Barili receive DOLE cash aid

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Over 1,000 workers in the towns of Aloguinsan and Barili in southwestern Cebu have received their financial assistance and wages from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Friday afternoon, July 23, 2021. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III led the distribution to at least 1,224 workers in the towns of […] The post 1K workers in Aloguinsan, Barili receive DOLE cash aid appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Mayor Labella’s son says dad’s health is improving

Cebu City, Philippines — Jaypee Labella, the son of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, has released a statement regarding the state of his father’s health. The family said they would be releasing an official statement when the time would be right but as of now, he assured the public that the mayor’s condition was actually […] The post Mayor Labella’s son says dad’s health is improving appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Environmental groups appeal to Cebu City gov’t: Solve garbage crisis

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two environmental groups are asking the Cebu City government to already address the city’s “garbage crisis.” Ecowaste Coalition and the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) wrote acting Mayor Rama and Mayor Edgardo Labella, who is now on medical leave, to air their concerns on the city’s worsening garbage problems. “The […] The post Environmental groups appeal to Cebu City gov’t: Solve garbage crisis appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2021

Ex-Cebu gov Lito Osmeña, 82

Former Cebu governor Lito Osmeña died in Cebu City on Monday. He was 82......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 21st, 2021

Former Cebu governor Lito Osmeña passes away

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu Governor Emilio Mario ‘Lito’ Osmeña has passed away on Monday, July 19, members of the Osmeña family confirmed on social media. He was 82 years old. Cebu City Councilor Renato ‘Junjun’ Osmeña Jr., in a post from his official Facebook page, confirmed the passing of his uncle, whom he […] The post Former Cebu governor Lito Osmeña passes away appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

Labella returns to hospital due to ‘persistent’ cough

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is on medical leave again. This time to seek treatment for his “persistent” cough, says City Administrator Floro Casas. Casas said the mayor’s family brought Labella to the hospital on Tuesday, July 13, to have him checked for a possible pneumonia. “On going iyang checkup karon. […] The post Labella returns to hospital due to ‘persistent’ cough appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Cebu City gov’t to terminate non-employee heads of offices

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City government is terminating heads of offices, including special offices, who are not organic employees of the city.  This is done in response to the advice of the City Legal Office that heads of offices must be employees of the city government.  City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., said in a press […] The post Cebu City gov’t to terminate non-employee heads of offices appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021

A funeral and graduation for the dearly departed in Tabogon, Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines—  A family in Barangay Libjo, Tabogon, Cebu did a simple graduation ceremony for Hemenz Luzada who passed away in his sleep last June 25, 2021. Vanesa Encila, a close friend of Luzada was the one who shared the video online last July 4, 2021, right before Luzada’s burial. According to Encila, Luzada […] The post A funeral and graduation for the dearly departed in Tabogon, Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021

Vin Diesel makes it to the meme world!

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Dominic Toretto is back! This time, he is everywhere giving famous movies and series a twist with his ‘family’ lines. If you are a Fast and Furious franchise, Dom, played by Vin Diesel is the family guy we all want in our family. In all the Fast and Furious movies, he is the […] The post Vin Diesel makes it to the meme world! appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021

Tatay in Agusan del Norte transforms into a merman for little girl’s birthday shoot

CEBU CITY, Philippines— They say dads are the greatest provider. Yes, that is true, but sometimes dads are not just best in providing the family their needs, but they too can provide happy moments and memories. Just like this tatay in Agusan del Norte, who willingly dressed to become a merman for his daughter’s third […] The post Tatay in Agusan del Norte transforms into a merman for little girl’s birthday shoot appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2021

CCTO files 114 cases vs erring drivers in June

MANDUE CITY, Cebu — For the month of June, a total of 114 cases were filed in court for the violation of traffic rules and regulations in Cebu City. Acting as complainant to these cases is the legal section of the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO). In an advisory, the CCTO said that the filing […] The post CCTO files 114 cases vs erring drivers in June appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2021

Andi Eigenmann on cloud 9 as she celebrates 31st birthday

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The island mama is now 31-years-old! Andi Eigenmann, the matriarch of the “Happy Islanders” family, started a new chapter in her life last June 25, 2021. The actress posted on her Instagram account this Sunday, June 27, 2021, how her first birthday celebration in Siargao Island went. “I started my 31st year […] The post Andi Eigenmann on cloud 9 as she celebrates 31st birthday appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2021

Singapore PM: Aquino’s passing is a great loss to the Philippines

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong joined the nation in grieving the death of former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III. “My heart goes out to his family, and to the Filipino people. His passing is a great loss to the Philippines,” Prime Minister Lee wrote in a Facebook post.  The prime […] The post Singapore PM: Aquino’s passing is a great loss to the Philippines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 25th, 2021

Cebu biz leaders honor Noynoy for valuing private sector

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Business leaders here in Cebu joined the nation in mourning the untimely passing of former President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III. The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) and Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), in separate statements, extended their condolences to the Aquino family. Both also gave honor to […] The post Cebu biz leaders honor Noynoy for valuing private sector appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 24th, 2021

Chan condoles with PNoy’s family

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has expressed his sympathy to the bereaved family of former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III who passed away this morning, June 24, 2021. “Pahulay sa dayon ihatag nimo, kaniya, O Ginoo. Ug ang kahayag nga way pagkapalong modan-ag kaniya,” Chan’s facebook post reads. Today, the […] The post Chan condoles with PNoy’s family appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 24th, 2021

Gwen withdraws EO warning violators of Swab-Upon-Arrival rule

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Barely 24 hours since she issued it, Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia decided to withdraw Executive Order (EO) No. 23 that warned stakeholders here of possible punishment should they violate the Swab-Upon-Arrival ordinance. Garcia made the announcement through a live Facebook video from the the Capitol’s media arm, Sugbo News, on Tuesday, June 22, […] The post Gwen withdraws EO warning violators of Swab-Upon-Arrival rule appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2021

San Fernando dad eyes more free notary services, legal consultation activities

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents of San Fernando town in southern Cebu can expect another round of free notary services and legal consultation activity this year. San Fernando Councilor Philip Jude Medalla said this after yesterday’s (June 20, 2021) activity benefitted around 100 residents of the town. Medalla said during a phone interview today, June […] The post San Fernando dad eyes more free notary services, legal consultation activities appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 21st, 2021

CPPO chief to cop-brother of slain bizman: Work with us, help us solve case

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top policeman of Cebu province is calling on the policeman-brother of slain businessman Gavino Sanchez to coordinate with province policemen and help them in the investigation of the murder of his brother and his brother’s wife. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office director, made the call today, June […] The post CPPO chief to cop-brother of slain bizman: Work with us, help us solve case appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 21st, 2021

Lapu-Lapu Police Chief Banzon: Father’s Day is every time spent with family

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Every quality time with family is Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, and Parent’s Day. Piled papers to check and sign to, various conferences, meetings, and activities to attend to, calls and messages every now and then to respond to, flexible time at work wherein family time could be postponed for urgent needs […] The post Lapu-Lapu Police Chief Banzon: Father’s Day is every time spent with family appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

CPPO head warns negligent policemen: You will be charged

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) Director Engelbert Soriano has warned his men against being negligent of their duties. Soriano said those who will be found guilty of being remiss of their duties will be slapped with administrative charges. Soriano made the statement after learning about a complaint from a family member […] The post CPPO head warns negligent policemen: You will be charged appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021