Overloaded PUVs ‘tolerated’ in Talisay as traffic body focuses on managing road congestion

SEVERAL public utility buses that pass through Talisay City are overloaded, especially during rush hour.Jonathan Tumulak, head of the City of Talisay Traffic Operation Development Authority (CT-Toda) shared this observation on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.Tumulak said this has been happening since face-to-face classes resumed in August.However, he said his office has tolerated the practice since […]

Woman behind ‘fake’ kidnapping in Talisay may face raps if police find enough basis to charge her

TALISAY police have yet to decide whether to charge a woman who posted a fake kidnapping incident in Barangay Cansojong on social media on Thursday, August 25, 2022.Lieutenant Colonel Randy Caballes, chief of the Talisay City Police Station, said that if there’s enough basis to file a case against Graciella Maurice Aliño, they will do […]

P1.5M shabu seized in Talisay

UP TO P1.5 million worth of suspected shabu was confiscated during a buy-bust in Barangay Tanke, Talisay City, southern Cebu, past 10 p.m. on Friday, July 29, 2022.Operatives of Talisay City’s Drug Enforcement Unit arrested Jedy “Judy” Selitorio, 23, of Sitio Alaska, Barangay Mambaling in Cebu City.Selitorio yielded 230 grams of alleged shabu with a […]

Gullas’ winning slate takes oath

THE winning slate of Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas Jr. has been formally sworn in as the newly elected officials of the city in an event held on Friday, June 17, 2022, at Talisay City Hall.After a Holy Mass, reelected councilors Ferdinand Rabaya, Ofelia Ylanan, Rodolfo Cabigas, Manuel Cabriana, Gail Restauro and Lester […]

Samsam urges Bucao to accept defeat

TALISAY City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas Jr. has urged his erstwhile ally Vice Mayor Alan Bucao to accept defeat as the latter’s supporters continue their prayer rallies in front of the City Hall.“I respect their right to protest and to voice out their stand. That is the reason why I let them hold rallies […]

Talisay City now under Alert Level 1

TALISAY City in Cebu province and four other areas in the country have been placed under Alert Level 1, the lowest quarantine status so far in the Philippines.Presidential spokesperson Martin Andanar said the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) approved on Monday, May 2, 2022, the deescalation from Alert Level 2 to 1 of the five areas […]

Talisay landing revisited

THE commemoration of the “77th Takas sa Talisay, Kagawsanan sa Sugbo (Talisay Landing, Liberation of Cebu) on Saturday, March 26, 2022, should be a reminder that creating a strong alliance and developing unity among the people is the way to get liberated from the present challenges in society.Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas Jr. […]