150 couples tie knot in 4-day mass wedding

DESPITE the dangers that the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) have wrought to the populace, it didn’t stop 150 couples from Cebu City from expressing their eternal love for one another. The 150 couples formally tied the knot during a mass wedding organized by the Cebu City Government. The mass wedding, the 14th organized by the City, […]

Davide to Cebu residents: Don’t be picky on Covid-19 vaccines

CEBU Vice Gov. Hilario “Junjun” Davide III encouraged his constituents to get vaccinated and avoid choosing particular vaccine brands. Davide gave the reaction after reading SunStar Cebu’s report that some residents in Asturias town are refusing to get vaccinated as the town’s vaccination personnel are using the China-based Sinovac vaccine to inoculate the residents. Davide […]

Bikers, drivers, ‘tambays’ nabbed for flouting public health protocols

POLICE and civilian authorities apprehended 79 bikers, drivers and bystanders for violating health protocols during a simultaneous operation in Barangay Busay on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. The operation against violators of health protocols such as wearing of masks and observing physical distance were conducted by the members of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), Cebu […]

CCMC formally opens

THE Cebu City Government formally opened the first three floors of the new Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 18, 2021. Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama and other city officials formally opened the hospital’s first three floors, which can accommodate 200 beds. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, whose speech was read […]

NBI arrests one for selling overpriced Covid-19 medicines

CEBU CITY – The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) September 17 announced the arrest of an individual in Cebu City for selling overpriced Tocilizumab, a medicine found to be effective in reducing mortality rate of severe Covid-19. NBI Officer-in-Charge (OIC)-Director Eric B. Distor identified the subject as Cherry Jalaron. OIC Director Distor said the operation […]

Vaccines no direct link to 18 Cebu deaths

AT LEAST 18 vaccinated individuals in Cebu who experienced serious adverse reactions following their vaccination against the Covid-19 have died; but the Visayas Covid-19 Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) stressed the deaths have no direct link or causality to the vaccine. Mary Jean Loreche, VVOC spokesperson, said the 18 deaths were among 31 mortalities in Central […]

Son: Mayor Labella suffered stroke

A SON of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella confirmed that his father had suffered a mild stroke while being hospitalized in August this year. In a text message to SunStar Cebu columnist Bobby Nalzaro, Jaypee Labella said his father’s speech and lower extremities were affected. But he assured that his father is now in “good […]