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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

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

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

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

#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

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

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

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

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

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.