Man shot dead in Carcar

A MOTORCYCLE-FOR-HIRE driver was shot dead in Sitio Mabugnao, Barangay Guadalupe in the City of Carcar past 12 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022.The fatality, identified as Leo Barcenas Sabayton, was believed to have been killed by the person transacting with him over illegal drugs.Police identified Sabayton, 36, as a drug personality from Sitio Graje, Guadalupe.Officer […]

Japan reaffirms support for PH infra program

THE Philippines and Japan reaffirmed their strong economic partnership, especially in infrastructure development, during a courtesy call meeting between Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno and Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Kazuhiko Koshikawa.“The Ambassador reiterated Japan’s continued support for the Philippines’ massive infrastructure program, the development of Subic Bay and Mindanao, and other sectoral cooperation in health, […]

Pasigarbo sa Sugbo to go online

NETIZENS can now witness the live performances in this year’s Pasigarbo sa Sugbo on August 28, 2022 as well as vote for their favorite contingents online.Since the capacity of the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC), where the event will be held on a Sunday, August 28, is limited to only 12,000 persons, Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn […]

Bada, Ungos top Ironkids PH race

DARELL Bada and Adrian Ungos topped the 13-14 years old division in the Ironkids Philippines race on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City.Bada was way ahead of the rest of the competition with a 33:22 finish. Carron Canas finished second with 34:09, while Connor Hodges was third with 35:13.Bada was trailing […]

Suarez takes on Yap Aug. 7

FORMER Olympian Charly Suarez defends his World Boxing Association (WBA) Asia super featherweight belt against journeyman Marjohn Yap in the main event of Part II of the Ultimate Knockout Challenge (UKC) Tiger: “Annihilation” on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at The Flash Grand Ballroom of the Elorde Sports Complex in Parañaque City.The 33-year-old Suarez is looking […]

Heno beats Pael via UD

ONE-TIME world title challenger Eduard Heno had an impressive ring return with a lopsided unanimous decision win over Renoel Pael on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at the Yñares Sports Arena in Pasig City.Although Pael was aggressive all night long, Heno picked his punches well and landed the more telling blows.All three judges scored the fight […]

Minglanilla unveils new command center; new traffic chief introduced

THE municipal government of Minglanilla is finally getting a boost in it traffic enforcement and management capability.This after Minglanilla Mayor Rajiv Enad and officials of the Minglanilla Traffic Command (Mitcom) unveiled its new traffic command center, which featured cameras that can do facial and vehicle plate recognition capability.The unveiling of Mitcom’s new command center occurred […]

Globe seeks more property partners in push for built-in broadband, telco space in developments

GLOBE is looking to grow its roster of property development partners as it steps up its push for built-in broadband and dedicated spaces for telco infrastructure in housing developments to ensure reliable and robust connectivity for residents.At Globe’s Rise to the Next Level event held on July 11, Globe President and Chief Executive Officer Ernest […]

Floods hit 4 cities; trash, DPWH projects blamed

FLOODING occurred in four cities in Metro Cebu Thursday night, Aug. 4, 2022, following heavy rains, destroying houses and causing evacuations but not fatalities.And in Cebu City, an official has placed the blame partly on ongoing flood control projects.Raquel Bohol-Arce, acting head of the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO), said Friday […]