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Labella willing to listen to side of Cebu e-scooter group

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he is willing to listen to suggestions of an e-scooter group here over the supposed ban of the two-wheeled vehicles on major streets.  This developed after the Sugbo Skooteros, a Cebu-based community that promotes e-scooters as an alternative and sustainable mode of transportation, offered to […] The post Labella willing to listen to side of Cebu e-scooter group appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerSep 29th, 2020

Labella wants Duterte Pa Rin movement organizers summoned

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has instructed the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) to investigate the alleged health protocol violation of a local group of supporters for Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, which held a gathering in a hotel in the city on Sunday, […] The post Labella wants Duterte Pa Rin movement organizers summoned appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Labella to face Beltran’s complaints in ‘proper forum’

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that he will face the complaint filed by Cebuana artist, Maria Victoria Beltran over his alleged consent for the mass gathering conducted by the Edlab Riders, a group of supporters, on November 8, 2020. Beltran asked the Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas […] The post Labella to face Beltran’s complaints in ‘proper forum’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

E-scooter group in Cebu City questions legality of apprehensions

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sugbo Skooteros plan to go the Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) to question the legality  of apprehension of electronic scooters (e-scooters) in the city. Doctor Evanuelle Mendoza, the founder and president of Sugbo Skooteros, said the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) already verbally agreed to allow front liners to use […] The post E-scooter group in Cebu City questions legality of apprehensions appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 28th, 2020

Cebu e-scooter group offers to help gov’t

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Medical frontliner and nurse Djan Dyll Ardiente has been relying on his electric scooter (e-scooter) for several months now. Djan, who lives in D. Jakosalem Street here, decided to purchase last March an e-scooter when the lockdown due to the coronavirus disease was implemented and paralyzed public transportation. “I was planning […] The post Cebu e-scooter group offers to help gov’t appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2020

Sambag 1 resident wants Labella to reopen investigation on ‘donated chickens’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It seems like the controversy behind the “donated chickens” here won’t be over yet. This after a group of residents from Barangay Sambag 1, led by a certain Marco Licinio Flores Gingoyon, has once again written to Mayor Edgardo Labella to reopen the investigation of the “lost chickens” after a former executive […] The post Sambag 1 resident wants Labella to reopen investigation on ‘donated chickens’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2020

2 members of K-pop band iKON injured in DUI car accident

SEOUL — Two members of K-pop group iKON sustained minor injuries after a vehicle they were riding was involved an accident, according to police Tuesday. Police said a van carrying iKON singers Ju-ne and Jinhwan skidded and crashed on the side of a rainy highway in Namhae, South Gyeongsang Province, at 3:40 a.m. on Monday. […] The post 2 members of K-pop band iKON injured in DUI car accident appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2020

Traffic enforcer/father in Mandaue City gets netizens’ support

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A traffic enforcer in Mandaue City is on the spotlight for his simple side hustle, selling sweets at the back of the Mandaue City Hall. Netizen Glenell Mendoza Sevilla spotted the enforcer Joseph Angtud, who she calls “Kuya Joseph,” and shared on her Facebook account last June 11, 2021, a photo of […] The post Traffic enforcer/father in Mandaue City gets netizens’ support appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

AFP not discounting presence of NPA rebels in Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command is also not discounting the possibility that there could be members of the New Peoples Army (NPA) in the province of Cebu. Capt. Joe Patrick Martinez, group commander of the 3rd Civil Relations Group-Civil Relations Service AFP issued the statement following a similar […] The post AFP not discounting presence of NPA rebels in Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

CIDG-7 eyes more apprehensions of wanted persons

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) is eyeing more apprehensions of most wanted and other wanted persons this month of June following the arrests of two siblings in Cebu City on Sunday, June 13, 2021. Police Colonel Ireneo Dalogdog, chief of CIDG-7, said that they will intensify […] The post CIDG-7 eyes more apprehensions of wanted persons appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Police: P68M shabu came from Luzon-based Cebuano drug lord

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are tracking down a suspected big-time Cebuano drug lord based in Luzon after the police have linked him to the 10 kilos of shabu seized during the bloody June 10 buy-bust operation in Barangay Taptap, Cebu City. Police Major Alejandro Batobalonos, Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group in Central Visayas […] The post Police: P68M shabu came from Luzon-based Cebuano drug lord appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Father, accused of raping his daughter, arrested in Balamban

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 47-year-old father accused of raping his 18-year-old daughter in 2018 is already waiting for the commitment order from the court after he was arrested by the operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Group-Visayas Field Unit (AKG-VFU-7)  on Thursday, June 10, in Barangay Cansomoroy in Balamban town in western Cebu. Police Lieutenant Zosimo […] The post Father, accused of raping his daughter, arrested in Balamban appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

More than 100 caught lying about having comorbidities — CHD

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) said that individuals who lied about having comorbidities will be turned away at the vaccination sites. They will be deferred to the schedule for the A4 priority group or the workers’ priority group. This after the CHD found more than 100 individuals lying about their […] The post More than 100 caught lying about having comorbidities — CHD appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Labella confident P4.4B supplemental budget will be passed

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is confident that his proposed P4.4 billion supplemental budget will be passed by the City Council soon, most especially since it contains the allocation to pay off the remaining balance of the loan the city took in 1995 to build South Road Properties (SRP). READ: Cebu […] The post Labella confident P4.4B supplemental budget will be passed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Talisay Luigi Triathlon Group dominates Pinamungajan’s open swim challenge

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As what was expected, the vaunted Talisay Luigi Triatlon Group or TLTG Go For Gold swimmers dominated the inaugural PJ Garcia Swimming Challenge in Pinamungajan, southwest Cebu last Saturday, June 5, 2021. The triathlon team fielded in 43 swimmers and managed to haul nine first place finishes in different categories of […] The post Talisay Luigi Triathlon Group dominates Pinamungajan’s open swim challenge appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

P1M worth of drugs seized; 1 suspect nabbed, 1 escaped in Brgy. Lahug bust

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around P1 million worth of suspected ‘shabu’ were seized from two suspects one of whom managed to escape in a buy-bust operation conducted in Sitio Laguerta, Barangay Lahug in Cebu City, past 4 p.m., on Friday, June 4. An investigator from the Police Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG-7) who requested not to […] The post P1M worth of drugs seized; 1 suspect nabbed, 1 escaped in Brgy. Lahug bust appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 5th, 2021

Bikers urged: Remind DPWH about ‘Special Provision No. 23’

MANILA, Philippines — Anxious about the new normal?  Why not make it a “better normal” by going on two wheels — and being kinder to the environment — for your daily commute? Celebrating World Bicycle Day on Thursday, June 3, 2021, a group of cycling advocates called on the government to undertake permanent, post-pandemic projects […] The post Bikers urged: Remind DPWH about ‘Special Provision No. 23’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2021

Labella feels well, works from home — Casas

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is feeling well and has slowly begun working again today, June 3, 2021. According to City Administrator Floro Casas Jr., Mayor Labella worked today but did not work in his office to avoid crowds and because a portion of the office was under repair. However, he […] The post Labella feels well, works from home — Casas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

11 most wanted individuals nabbed in CIDG-7’s weeklong SACLEO

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 21  individuals, 11 of them considered most wanted, were arrested during the Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operations (SACLEO) conducted by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) from May 24 to 31, 2021. The CIDG-7 conducted 26 operations that resulted in the arrest of the 21 […] The post 11 most wanted individuals nabbed in CIDG-7’s weeklong SACLEO appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2021

Labella files medical leave again

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is on medical leave again. This time, for suffering ‘slight pneumonia’. Labella announced, in a post published on social media, on Monday, May 31, that he would not be reporting to the Cebu City Hall for three days, from May 31 to June 2. This after […] The post Labella files medical leave again appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 31st, 2021

Friends define ‘friends goals’ by carrying photo of their buddy who can’t join trip

CEBU CITY, Philippines— If you can’t make it to your next trip with your friends, worry no more. Because this group of teachers from Lapu-Lapu City is giving every clique an idea to make your trip “complete.” Marc Brua, shared on his Facebook page some photos of their friend E-jay Oftana being carried around during […] The post Friends define ‘friends goals’ by carrying photo of their buddy who can’t join trip appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2021