Cebu News Archive

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CCPC: Journalists can decide to accept aid from city government

The Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) said journalists and corresponding news organizations have the discretion to accept the financial assistance given by the Cebu City government.

By Jean Marvette A. Demecillo January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The aftermath of the fire that razed 284 houses and left 636 families homeless in Barangay Pasil, Cebu City. (Top photo) Mayor Tomas Osmeña visits the fire-stricken area to personally assess the situation before the rebuilding.  Rowena Capistrano and Jaypee Lao
After narrow roads hampered response: Tom: Reblock area hit by fire

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has recommended reblocking the area in Sitio Lawis, Barangay Pasil that was hit by a massive fire.

By Odessa O. Leyson January 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Apas told: Return ‘illegal’ donation

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has ordered Barangay Apas to return the money it solicited “illegally” through its Barangay Mayor’s Office (BMO) for the barangay’s contingent in the Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Barangay.

By Odessa O. Leyson January 16, 2018 - 12:00am
No defending champs in this year’s Sinulog

The absence of the defending champions and some of the crowd favorite contingents from the Sinulog Grand Parade this year will not diminish the grandiosity of the best festival in the country, assured Sinulog Foundation Incorporated executive director Ricky Ballesteros.

By Jean Marvette A. Demecillo January 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The contingent from Catbalogan City rehearses at the Cebu City Sports Center days before the Sinulog Grand Parade on January 21. Aldo Nelbert Banaynal
Rain or shine, Sinulog parade a go

Metro Cebu is likely to experience rains in time for the Sinulog festivities this weekend but organizers said that rain or shine, the Sinulog Grand Parade will go on as scheduled at the Cebu City Sports Center.

By Jean Marvette A. Demecillo January 16, 2018 - 12:00am
All systems go for Mandaue City’s Panagtagbo Festival this Friday

After a period of hiatus, the Panagtagbo Festival is coming back this year in Mandaue City with organizers vowing to incorporate more surprises and changes to make the event more colorful.

January 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Davide also said the province has handed out P250,000 in assistance to the contingent from the municipality of Daanbantayan, which will be back to the Sinulog stage this year after three years of hiatus. File
Capitol to donate P3M to Sinulog Foundation

Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III said the provincial government will give P3 million in financial assistance to the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) to assist organizers in the staging of this year’s Sinulog Grand Parade.

By Iris Mariani B. Algabre January 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Police: No crime related to two Sinulog events

The police recorded no single crime related to the two big Sinulog events over the weekend.

By Mae Clydyl L. Avila January 16, 2018 - 12:00am
 “It’s conducive to using drugs. That’s only one of the reasons. But the real compelling reason is the traffic in the South Coastal road,” Osmeña said. File
Tomas denies permit applications for SRP parties

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña denied all applications for permit for parties at the South Road Properties during the Sinulog.

By Jean Marvette A. Demecillo January 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Heavy traffic in Mandaue City on weekend

The public is advised to expect heavy traffic in Mandaue City starting Friday because of two big events related to the Sinulog celebration.

By Christell Fatima M. Tudtud January 16, 2018 - 12:00am