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Mandaue City orders total ban on pork, live hogs from Luzon

Sep 18, 2019 - 11:38 AM

Cebu City bans pork from Luzon, but live hogs with proper clearance may enter

FEVER. Hogs in Quezon City are tested for African swine fever. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Ateneo de Cebu student found dead in Mandaue City shipyard

Aug 19, 2019 - 1:50 PM

The family does not suspect foul play in the student's death

Online sex trafficker in Cebu gets 15 years

Jul 31, 2019 - 10:30 AM

Judge Ramon Daomilas Jr orders the woman to pay fines and damages amounting to P1.5 million for trafficking at least 5 minors aged 6 to 17, among them her own daughter

SENTENCED. A woman pleads guilty to online sex trafficking charges and is sentenced to 15 years in prison. Photo courtesy of the International Justice Mission

Man killed in Mandaue City jail shot by fellow inmate, says police chief

Jul 30, 2019 - 3:55 PM

Police officials clarify that the inmate was shot and not stabbed as earlier reported

Inmate killed inside Mandaue City prison

Jul 29, 2019 - 9:10 PM

The victim is allegedly linked to suspected drug lord Steve Go, who was killed inside the same prison in 2018

3 killed in riding-in-tandem shootings in Metro Cebu

Jul 13, 2019 - 11:16 PM

The killings happen in a span of less than 24 hours

Mandaue City places 3 sitios under state of calamity due to fire

Jun 28, 2019 - 9:37 AM

Local officials say 1,200 families have been displaced by the fire

FIRE. Fire razes several areas in Mandaue City on June 27, 2019.Photos from Mandaue City PIO Facebook page

Daniel Cabrera, boy in viral FB post, graduates from Cebu grade school

May 16, 2019 - 5:57 PM

Daniel's life has changed since a photo of him studying outside a McDonald's branch to take advantage of electricity spread on social media

WATCH: The boys of Mandaue Nights (try to) teach you Bisaya words and phrases

May 27, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Gino Rosales and Karl Lucente of the Cebu-based band define words and phrases like 'ubay-ubay,' 'purbida,' and 'di ma da'

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Mandaue Nights

May 05, 2018 - 5:14 PM

The synthpop duo from Cebu is playing on Rappler Live Jam!

Cebu Landmasters to build 1st Radisson Red hotel in PH

Apr 18, 2018 - 2:00 PM

The 146-room hotel geared towards millennials will rise at the Astra Centre in Mandaue City, Cebu, and is set to open in late 2021

Ex-lover tagged as mastermind in murder of Cebu policewoman

Nov 06, 2017 - 6:59 PM

Suspect Felix Pastorfide Taytayan wanted to rekindle his relationship with college sweetheart PO1 Mae Feguis Sasing, but the latter refused, investigators say

SUSPECT. Felix Taytayan, suspect in the killing of PO1 Mae Sasing, is presented to members of the media at the Mandaue City Police Office on Monday, November 6, 2017. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Cebu to deploy special busses during October 16-17 transport strike

Oct 13, 2017 - 5:04 PM

The LTFRB in Central Visayas says it will give special permits to these busses, which will charge P10 to convey stranded passengers during the jeepney strike

STRIKE. Piston Cebu says it does not intend to cripple the transportation system of Metro Cebu on October 16-17, 2017. Photo from Cebu Traffic Updates Facebook page

3 days after leaving jail, 3 brothers killed in Cebu drug bust

Oct 02, 2017 - 11:15 PM

Police say the Umpad brothers were killed after fighting back in a buy-bust operation, but the suspects' mother says her sons were sound asleep when cops barged into their home

San Miguel to build industrial estate in Cebu

Sep 07, 2017 - 7:27 PM

The industrial estate in Mandaue City will house a processed foods plant feed mill and port terminal

KEY INVESTMENT. 'This major development is an important part of San Miguel's current expansion in key regions nationwide,' SMC chief Ramon Ang says. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Mandaue mother arrested for pimping daughter online

May 28, 2017 - 8:03 AM

Local police caught the mother in the act of live streaming her 15 year old daughter s online show to a foreigner

CHILD ABUSE. A mother was caught live streaming her teenage daughter's 'show' to a foreigner in exchange of money. Photo by IJM

Award-winning Mandaue Children's Choir to sing in San Francisco

Apr 26, 2017 - 6:56 AM

The children s choir from Mandaue Cebu will perform at different venues in San Francisco

MANDAUE TO SAN FRANCISCO. The Mandaue Children’s Choir will perform in different venues in San Francisco, USA. Photo from Pandoo Foundation

COA: Mandaue, Cebu City execs liable for P44-M lamppost deal

Feb 16, 2017 - 8:30 AM

City officials fail to show there was an imminent danger to life or property due to man made or natural calamities which would have been the only justification for procurement negotiations for the lampposts

McDonald's ad features Cebu street boy's story

Dec 13, 2016 - 8:40 PM

Daniel Cabrera now 11 was captured in an inspiring viral photo in 2015 while studying outside the fastfood chain s branch in Mandaue City at night Watch the video here

My jeepney ride with Loribeth

Dec 04, 2016 - 3:30 PM

The story of how a person with autism guided me in commuting in a city I don t know

Cavite, Cebu schools prepare PWDs for employment

Nov 20, 2016 - 5:30 PM

These two special education centers equip their students with skills needed for livelihood opportunities

LEARNING INDEPENDENCE. Schools in Cavite and Cebu City train their kids with livelihood skills. Photos by Patty Pasion/Rappler

#InspireCourage: The education of Daniel Cabrera

Nov 16, 2016 - 2:20 PM

Ever since a photo of Daniel studying on a sidewalk went viral his life has changed He now has a scholarship and his family now has a place to call home

EDUCATION. Daniel Cabrera visits the Mind Museum to learn more about science. Photo by Abigail Abigan/ Rappler

Mandaue City warns Pokémon Go players: Don't play and drive

Aug 11, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The resolution also warns pedestrians to be safe while walking and playing the popular augmented reality game

Advocates call for highest political recognition of HIV/AIDS epidemic

Jul 18, 2016 - 1:33 PM

Advocates say political will and leadership at the national and local government levels are needed to create scale up and sustain comprehensive programs on HIV AIDS prevention in communities

Teresita Bagasao, UNAIDS country director, with Dr. Enrique Tayag of the Department of Health. Photo by Diana Mendoza.

Mandaue City mayor fires employees who played DOTA 2 on the job

Jul 06, 2016 - 11:17 PM

They are not paid by the government to play Dota one commenter says on the Facebook post

Several Cebu cities, towns under yellow alert

Jul 02, 2016 - 10:51 PM

State weather bureau PAGASA issues a yellow alert or heavy rainfall warning over 8 cities and towns in Cebu

#FloodPH: Cebu emergency hotlines

Jul 02, 2016 - 10:27 PM

Here are emergency contact numbers for Metro Cebu and Cebu province

Cebuano supporters: 'Miriam Magic' still alive

May 07, 2016 - 10:32 PM

Around 100 volunteers traverse the streets of Cebu and Mandaue to convince residents to vote for Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago

Image courtesy Fritzy Yañez

Cebu gay politician: It's not gender but track record that matters

Apr 18, 2016 - 10:12 PM

Gay politician from Cebu seeks a seat in the city council to represent the LGBT community

#PHvote: Cebu poverty through the eyes of the kid in viral photo

Mar 18, 2016 - 1:49 PM

As presidential candidates head to Cebu City for the debate a non governmental group asks: What are your concrete plans to alleviate families like that of Daniel Cabrera’s from poverty?

INSPIRATION. Daniel Cabrera pose in front of his medals and certificates in their home in Mandaue City, Cebu. A social media post changed his life in June 2015.

What does Mandaue's LGBT ordinance mean for gender rights?

Feb 13, 2016 - 9:00 AM

A gender rights advocate in Cebu says Mandaue s city ordinance is a victory for the entire LGBT community

HISTORIC. Advocates herald Mandaue's city ordinance as 'historic' for providing protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. Image courtesy of the Mandaue Public Information Office

Cebu 'carmageddon': Road, bridge repairs cause gridlock

Feb 09, 2016 - 1:58 PM

The heavy traffic on Tuesday February 9 forces some to walk to their destinations

Manny Pangilinan group bags P28B Cebu toll bridge contract

Jan 05, 2016 - 5:00 PM

An 8 25 kilometer toll bridge that will connect mainland Cebu and the southern coast of Mactan Island is expected to be completed by 2020

ADDRESSING CONGESTION. The toll bridge project is envisioned to decongest traffic in two existing bridges between Mactan and Cebu: Marcelo Fernan Bridge and Mandaue Bridge. File photo by EPA

Energy infra assessment needed in disaster-prone APEC economies

Oct 13, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Climate proofing the energy infrastructure has clearly become a necessity Senator Loren Legarda says at the APEC Energy Ministers Meeting in Cebu

Buying your first furniture: A checklist

Sep 22, 2015 - 10:29 AM

It’s time to put those Pinterest boards to good use

Local Vote: Mandaue, General Santos, Lanao del Norte

Aug 15, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Rappler s weekly wrap up: Mayor congressman swapping posts in 2016?; No Antoninos in next year’s polls; Dimaporo scion to seek governorship of Lanao del Norte

Metro Gaisano develops waterfront township in Cebu

Jul 04, 2015 - 8:30 PM

The 20 hectare township will include a central linear park al fresco establishments and a waterfront promenade

LIFESTYLE HUB. The new waterfront township will help jumpstart Mandaue City’s transformation into a dynamic lifestyle hub, Taft Properties Chairman Jack Gaisano says

Mandaue police cut their pay for young boy who dreams of becoming a cop

Jun 30, 2015 - 12:01 AM

This payday June 30 policemen of the MCPO will pass the hat for the young boy whose photo studying at a street corner went viral last week

Daniel Cabrera was busy with his homework Thursday night under the light of a lamppost because their home do not have electricity. Photo by Dale G. Israel /Rappler

Street-smart Cebu student gets help from donors

Jun 28, 2015 - 10:43 PM

After a photo of him studying outside a fast food chain goes viral 9 year old Daniel Cabrera gets new school supplies and lights to help him study better

HAPPY. Daniel Carbrera is happy he has new school supplies and a LED lamp to use at home donated by anonymous donors. Photo by Rappler/Dale Israel

Cebu City traffic rerouting for May 29 heritage tours

May 29, 2015 - 4:17 PM

Several roads will be closed to make way for Gabii sa Kabilin or Night of Heritage from 6 pm until midnight

OLD CHURCH. Built in the 1800's, the newly renovated Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral in downtown Cebu City is among the heritage sites that will be featured in the 'Gabii sa Kabilin' (Heritage Night). Photo By Dale G. Israel/Rappler

President Aquino spends Labor Day in Cebu

May 02, 2015 - 1:06 AM

Aquino emphasizes on this trip that power disruptions would greatly affect the economy of the province

LABOR DAY. Aquino speaks with the members of Mandaue Chamber of Commerce at the Jobstart Philippines forum at JCentre mall in Mandaue City, Cebu. Photo by Dale Israel/Rappler

Blaze hits 3 areas in Cebu

Mar 17, 2015 - 9:07 PM

More than a hundred houses are damaged and thousands are left homeless in 3 separate fire incidents in Cebu in just one day

Fire hits congested sitios in Barangay Pardo, Cebu City. Photo courtesy of Cebu City Police Office, Pardo Station

Sanctions eyed vs priest who shamed unwed mom

Jul 08, 2014 - 3:28 PM

The Redemptorists of Cebu slam such an unacceptable act and apologize to the family of the mother shamed by Fr Romeo Obach

Passport services resume in quake-hit Cebu

Oct 17, 2013 - 1:04 PM

The DFA resumes passport and consular services in Cebu after a suspension due to the recent earthquake

Waiting for 'Pablo'

Dec 05, 2012 - 1:31 PM

Cebu is getting the hang of using social media as a tool for disaster preparedness

Pride in the Philippine mango

Oct 29, 2012 - 8:29 AM

Ever wondered how that yummy dried mango was prepared? A Rappler contributor based in Cebu finds a place that has the answer

RECORD-BREAKING. THE WORLD's largest mango was harvested in Iligan City. It weighed 3.5 kg. The Mango Museum has a life-sized replica on display.