Cebu City, officially the City of Cebu (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Sugbo, Filipino: Lungsod ng Cebu), is the capital city of the province of Cebu and is the "second city" of the Philippines, being the center of Metro Cebu, the second most populous metropolitan area in the Philippines after Metro Manila. Cebu is a first income classhighly urbanized city, and according to the 2010 census, it has a population of 866,171– making it the fifth most populated city in the country.In the 2013 election, it had 547,681 registered voters. Cebu City is a significant center of commerce, trade and education in the Visayas region.
The city is located on the eastern shore of Cebu island. It is the first Spanish settlement and the oldest city and the first capital of the Philippines. It is considered as the Fount of Christianity in the Far-East.
Cebu is one of the most developed provinces in the Philippines, with Cebu City as the main center of commerce, trade, education and industry in the Visayas. Condé Nast Traveler Magazine named Cebu the 7th best island destination in the Indian Ocean-Asia region in 2007, 8th best Asian-Pacific island destination in 2005, 7th in 2004 and in 2009, with popular tourist destinations such as Mactan Island and Moalboal. In a decade it has transformed into a global hub for furniture making, tourism, business processing services, and heavy industry.
A zebu (/ˈziːˌbjuː/, /ˈziːbuː/ or /ˈzeɪbuː/; Bos primigenius indicus or Bos indicus or Bos taurus indicus), sometimes known as indicine cattle, humped cattle or Brahman, is a species or sub-species of domestic cattle originating in South Asia. Zebu are characterised by a fatty hump on their shoulders, a large dewlap and sometimes drooping ears. They are well adapted to withstanding high temperatures, and are farmed throughout the tropical countries, both as pure zebu and as hybrids with taurine cattle, the other main type of domestic cattle. Zebu are used as draught oxen, as dairy cattle and as beef cattle, as well as for byproducts such as hides and dung for fuel and manure. In 1999, researchers at Texas A&M University successfully cloned a zebu.
Taxonomy and etymology
The scientific name of zebu cattle was originally Bos indicus, but they are now more commonly classified within the speciesBos taurus as Bos taurus indicus, together with taurine cattle (Bos taurus taurus) and the ancestor of both of them, the extinctaurochs (Bos taurus primigenius). Taurine ("European") cattle are descended from the Eurasian subspecies, while zebu are descended from the Indian subspecies. "Zebu" may be either singular or plural, but "zebus" is also an acceptable plural form. The Spanish name, "cebu" or "cebú", is also present in a few English works.
Jhomer Eclarino, Pagasa-Mactan weather specialist, said the situation in CebuIsland and the rest of the region will still be critical on Monday, Feb ... Cebu experienced fairly good weather the whole morning of Sunday, Feb ... Like the rest of Cebu, there were no incidents related to the weather disturbance in MandaueCity on Sunday.
THE state weather bureau’s station in Mactan, Cebu has advised the public, including the people living in prone areas, to prepare for Tropical StormAuring, which is expected to bring 50 to 100 millimeters of rainfall in Cebu and other parts of Visayas over the weekend.
Maxilom Ave., to CebuCityMayor Edgardo Labella ... The massive flood took the lives of three people in Cebu City and displaced over a hundred residents in Mandaue City ... It is good that Cebu City Councilor JerryGuardo had called for clarification if the DPWH issued permits for the construction of these structures.
16, 2020, caused several minor landslides in Talisay City, prompting MayorGerald Anthony Gullas Jr ... The Talisay-Uling AccessRoad serves as a shortcut to Toledo City ... Also on Wednesday, a house in Sitio Paray, Barangay Kasambagan, Cebu City was damaged when a riprap collapsed.
TuguegaraoCity, Laoag City, and Baguio City will continue to have warm weather until Saturday, before rain showers may affect these areas by Sunday. Cebu City, Davao City, and Zamboanga City may experience rain showers and thunderstorms this Friday, while improving weather condition is expected in these areas by Saturday.
Based on the PAGASA’s extended weather outlook for selected cities, a large part of the country, ...Cagayan de OroCity, Valencia City, and Davao City will have improved weather throughout the week, while Cebu City and Tacloban City will have improved conditions by Friday.
In the case of the CebuCityGovernment and the administration of Mayor Edgardo Labella, their situation is like getting caught, unprepared, in the middle of a grassy field with no tree in sight when the downpour begins ... So the Cebu City Government finds itself being washed away by the deluge that is the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
“Mga tangke de giyera (war tanks)” patrol the streets of CebuCity, reported my mother. With relish, she added ... Her remark did not make me blink ... She has mellowed, though, donning a mask and face shield when she leaves thrice a week for hemodialysis at a hospital as Cebu City weathers the changes of acronyms in the season of quarantine ... .
THE rains in November helped replenish the supply of the MetropolitanCebuWater District’s (MCWD) Jaclupan Facility in Talisay City and the Buhisan Dam in Cebu City, helping improve water services in areas already experiencing water rationing ... This will result in longer service hours for MCWD’s consumers in south Cebu City up to the uptown area.
CebuCityMayor Edgardo Labella said there are still no classes Tuesday in kindergarten, elementary and high school, both in private and public schools ... Cebu City Councilor Dave ... “As of last night (Sunday), Cebu City was not yet declared by (the weather bureau) as under Signal No.