This is a Yahoo News special report.
This is a Yahoo News special report.
A POLICEMAN who was shot while trying to break up a fight in Purok Tambis, Barangay Lawis, San Remigio town, northern Cebu, has expired in a private hospital in Cebu City on Wednesday at 1:22 p.m.. December 7, after several days of fighting for his life. Staff Sergeant Jade Carabuena, a 38-year-old resident of the area, was responding to a trouble between his neighbors that erupted at a disco party just across his house on Sunday dawn, December 4, 2022, when he was shot in the head. The bullet a
KOREAN pop (K-pop) stars who will hold a concert in Lapu-Lapu City received a warm welcome from their Cebuano fans on Wednesday night, Dec. 7, 2022.K-pop stars Chen and Xiumin of super boyband Exo, “The Queen of K-Pop” BoA and U-Know Yunho and Max Changmin of boyband TVXQ were treated to a unique Cebuano welcome by their fans at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport.Despite seeing their idols firsthand, Cebuano K-pop fans were cooperative with airport personnel, said Mactan-Cebu International Ai
THE K-pop artists who will hold a concert in Lapu-Lapu City received a warm welcome from their Cebuano fans upon their arrival at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Wednesday, December 7, 2022.This was according to Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) Public Affairs Office head Mary Ann Dimabayao on Thursday, December 8.Dimabayao told SunStar Cebu that she was impressed with the cooperation and discipline of the fans as they kept their composure when K-pop artists Chen and Xium
THE implementation of local ordinances in Lapu-Lapu City is seen to have contributed to the prevention of crimes in the city.This was what Police Colonel Elmer Lim, director of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO), said as he noted their one week accomplishments in terms of the implementation of city ordinances.LCPO’s records showed that around 1,079 individuals have violated different local ordinances in the city from November 28 to December 4, 2022.Of the number, 762 were issued citation ti
THE Cebu Provincial Government will hold the Christmas lighting at the Capitol on Dec. 16, 2022.The date marks the one-year anniversary of super typhoon Odette (Rai), which ravaged Metro Cebu and the southern part of the province.The second costliest typhoon in the country’s history toppled electric posts that plunged hundreds of thousands of people into darkness and destroyed and damaged houses and establishments that were still recovering from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, among oth
WORLD Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental super featherweight king Virgel Vitor is looking for an impressive win in his first title defense against challenger Dong Kwan Lee on Dec. 8 at the Calape Coliseum in Calape, Bohol.“I’m excited because this is my first title defense. Whatever he brings to this fight, I’ll do it better,” Vitor said. “There’s a huge possibility of a knockout because I’m really aiming for an impressive win. But I won’t take him lightly.”The 25-year-old Vitor is on a six-figh
A VENDOR died while 10 others were injured when the bus they were riding crashed into a hill in Bilar, Bohol Province on Thursday morning, December 8, 2022.The victim was identified as 69-year-old Erlinda Anob, who was on her way to Tagbilaran City to sell pork rinds, banana chips and fish crackers.She suffered multiple fractures as a result of the impact.Police have yet to get the names of the 10 who were hurt as they were rushed to different hospitals.According to Staff Sergeant Mark Cabusao,
A POLICEMAN who was shot while trying to break up a fight in Purok Tambis, Barangay Lawis, San Remigio town, northern Cebu, has expired in a private hospital in Cebu City on Wednesday morning. December 7, after several days of fighting for his life.Staff Sergeant Jade Carabuena, a 38-year-old resident of the area, succumbed to a gunshot wound at the back of his head.Police Colonel Rommel Ochave, chief of the Cebu Police Provincial Office, said they already filed a case of frustrated murder on Tu
There are so many reasons to get dressed in the coming weeks. It will be the perfect time to light up all the sparkles for a magical holiday season.Charles Edward Bridals and Events curated holiday pieces and proudly presented a delightful collection from five of Cebu’s finest and sought-after designers—Dexter Alazas, Hanz Coquilla, Protacio Empacis, Wendell Quisido and Reysand Ornopia—in a fashion show dubbed “Destino,” held at SM Seaside City Cebu on Dec. 3.To set the tone of the fashion show
A TOTAL of 154 casual employees of the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) will be unemployed by January 1, 2023.CCTO head Raquel Arce told SunStar Cebu on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, that the CCTO’s personnel services allocation has already breached the limit set by the Department of Budget and Management.Currently, there are 554 casual employees under CCTO and most of them are deployed to the field for traffic duties.Because of this, Arce said the CCTO will have fewer manpower on the road
The University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters gave their finals hopes a lifeline as they nipped the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) Panthers, 68-67, in the semifinals of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) Season 22 collegiate basketball tournament on Thursday night at the Cebu Coliseum.UC’s victory means they will square off once again versus USPF on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. with the winner advancing to the best-of-three finals which starts immediately on Sunday, Decem
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PROVINCIAL Election Supervisor (PES) Lionel Marco Castillano has been appointed as the acting regional director of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Central Visayas office.Castillano replaced lawyer Rafael Olaño.Castillano promised on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, that with his new appointment, he can now bring their services closer to the people.From Dec. 12 until Jan. 31, 2023, election officers will be conducting a voter’s education apart from the satellite registration as part of their prepar
WORLD-RANKED super bantamweight “Magic” Mike Plania springs back into action before 2022 ends.Plania locks horns with sturdy veteran Jeffrey Francisco in the main event of “Double Trouble” on Dec. 31 in Tagum City, Davao del Norte.The 25-year-old Plania is eager to bounce back after losing his last fight. He lost to Ra’eese Aleem via a lopsided unanimous decision in a World Boxing Organization (WBO) North American Boxing Organization super bantamweight title fight in Los Angeles, California.Desp
AMID criticism, particularly from environmentalists, the Department of Energy (DOE) has encouraged local government units (LGUs) to pursue waste-to-energy (WTE) technology, saying many Philippine investors are looking to invest in the innovation.On Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, the agency held a forum at the Bai Hotel in Mandaue City, calling on all concerned government agencies represented there such as the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the Department of Science and Technology,
SOME vendors have been moved back 1.5 meters from the sidewalk along the stretch of barangays Tabunok and Bulacao on Tuesday, December 6, to give more space to pedestrians and to ease the traffic congestion in the area.Around 50 vendors would be affected by the order of the City Government which is in preparation for the influx of passengers this holiday season.Jonathan Tumulak, chief of City of Talisay-Traffic Operations and Development Authority (CT-Toda), said people had to walk along the roa
THE Cebu Provincial Government is set to file an ejectment case against the Highway Patrol Group in Central Visayas (HPG 7) following failed negotiations to transfer the police unit from the former’s property along Gorordo Avenue in Cebu City.Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia will ask the Provincial Board (PB) in its regular session on Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, to grant her the authority to file the case, Sugbo News said.Before the governor’s move, the PB is set to revoke the deed of donation signed by then go
THIRTEEN government agencies and nongovernment organizations signed a memorandum of agreement on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, as part of the Provincial Government’s fight against illegal drugs, criminality and terrorism throughout Cebu.They included the Philippine National Police (PNP), Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Central Visayas (PDEA 7), National Bureau of Investigation, Armed Forces of the Philippines Visayas Command, National Intelligence Coordinating Agency Central Visayas, Mactan-Ce
Lawmakers from the House of Representatives who authored the proposed P275-billion Maharlika Wealth Fund have changed tune—they have decided to remove the Social Security System (SSS) and the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) as funding sources in the bill.This came after the bill attracted criticisms, specifically from SSS and GSIS pensioners who said they were not consulted.Marikina Rep. Stella Quimbo, one of the bill’s authors, said on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022 that they decided to ame
THE Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) has intensified its drive against e-sabong after Camp Crame ordered a crackdown on the online/remote or off-site betting on live cockfighting matches in the entire country.Then President Rodrigo Duterte ordered all e-sabong operations suspended last May following the disappearance of 34 cockfighting enthusiasts who allegedly remain missing up to now, and following complaints about the negative social impact on families with some bettors engaging in e-sabo