Flores De Mayo

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 05/18/2018

As a child growing up in Barangay Calawisan in Lapu-Lapu City, I remember spending the summer days playing hide-and-seek, Chinese garter and bato-lata. The Sumalinog family in this part of Opon is a huge clan that my…

20 finalists of 2018 outstanding students search announced

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 05/01/2018

Twenty (20) graduates from different colleges and universities in Cebu, Bohol and Negros Oriental were chosen as finalists for the search for the 57th Search of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines in Central Visayas (TOSP-7).…

A public librarian’s dream

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 04/17/2018

With a pensive look on her face, 64-year-old Sagrario “Inday” Dimataga Taghoy flipped through the pages of several albums bearing old photographs that date back to June 2, 1975. It was the year when the Lapu-Lapu City…

The glorious past gets ‘high tech’

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 04/14/2018

Briton tourist Jeff Reed had been frolicking in the beach in Cebu with his girlfriend for three days when he decided to check out the “small museum with character” visited by his father last year. He booked…

LTFRB, HPG continue anti-colorum, traffic violation operations

Benjie B. Talisic, Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 04/10/2018

  A joint operation of the Highway Patrol Group in Central Visayas (HPG-7) and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) seized nine vehicles which were found to violate traffic operations and engage in colorum…

Lapu-Lapu City to implement no-bonnet ordinance on April 1

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 03/31/2018

This is not an April Fool’s Day joke. Starting tomorrow (April 1), the Lapu-Lapu City Government will fully implement the ordinance prohibiting the “use and wear of tinted helmets, bonnets and face masks” that will conceal the…

What’s all the buzz about?

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 03/16/2018

THERE is such as a thing as an honest bee and it delivers groceries and pretty much every single essential that a juggling-with-all-sorts-of-chores mother needs. Picture this: Bumper to bumper traffic all over Cebu at 7 p.m.…

Accenture report: “Workplace culture essential to unlock employee potential”

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 03/15/2018

The culture of a workplace is extremely important to unlock the potential of men and women in companies. This was the gist of the “Getting to Equal 2018” report of Accenture, which was based on a survey…

DRUG SUPPLY LEADS TO CPDRC AGAIN

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo, King Anthony Perez, Morexette B. Erram 02/27/2018

Another arrest — a man who claimed to be a tour guide in the southern Cebu town of Badian — pointed to the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) as the source of illegal drugs. The…

Another fire hits Cebu, 32 houses in Banawa

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 02/27/2018

Only two days shy of March, the country’s designated Fire Prevention Month, another fire razed 32 houses in Cebu City, this time in Sitio Banawa, Barangay Guadalupe. As of 7:15 last night, City Hall’s Department of Social…