Talisay City wins Festival Queen title

Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Raul Constantine Tabanao 01/19/2018

Cebu has a new queen. That is, Sinulog Festival Queen in the person of Shaila Mae Del Mar Rebortera, the candidate of Talisay City. Rebortera, who also won the most number of special awards, bested 11 other…

Cebu City’s devotee city to open today

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 01/18/2018

The Cebu City government is expecting to accommodate at least 3,000 transients who will be coming over to join the Fiesta Señor celebration, for free. Transients will be assigned to sleep in container vans installed at the…

BFP asked to intensify building inspections

Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 01/10/2018

The Cebu City Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) will intensify its inspections of establishments in the city to ensure compliance with safety standards. This comes at the heels of the fire that hit Metro Ayala last week.…

‘All for His glory’

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 01/10/2018

Tribu Mabolokon dedicates farming dance to Sto. Niño The Tribu Mabolokon dancers of Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City are known for their signature “nganga” (open-jaw) expression sported during their Sinulog dance performances. Behind that facial expression lie the…

Sto. Niño to visit Cebu City detainees today

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 01/08/2018

THE IMAGE of the Sr. Sto. Niño is set to visit detainees at the Operation Second Chance Center and the Cebu City Jail in Barangay Kalunasan today, two days before the formal start of this year’s Fiesta…

TRAIN AND THE POOR

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Doris Mae C. Mondragon 01/04/2018

Cebu economist: Train Law will not benefit the poor Daisy, 21, works for a mall in Cebu City with a minimum daily wage of P366 or P8,064 monthly salary for working 24 days in a month. The…

CG urged: Inspect ships ahead of time

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 01/04/2018

Acting Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella called on the regional office of the Philipppine Coast Guard (PCG) to inspect vessels departing from the Cebu City port area ahead of time. Labella said he received complaints from businessmen…

Five-year driver’s license now available

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 01/03/2018

THE Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) has started printing and releasing driver’s license cards with the five-year validity. LTO-7 Acting Regional Director Anita C. Pulga said last week that they applied for a faster internet…

Owners urged: Secure business permits early

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 01/03/2018

CEBU CITY TREASURER’S REMINDER Owners of business establishments in Cebu City, who need to secure special permits, new or renew or retire their business permits, are encouraged to secure these documents at the earliest time possible. Cebu…

Tighter security, fewer judging area stations

Benjie B. Talisic, Doris Mae C. Mondragon 01/02/2018

SINULOG 2018 THIS year’s Sinulog Grand Parade will have fewer judging area stations to avoid accidents and facilitate smoother program flow. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, Sinulog Executive Committee Chairman, said the number of judging stations caused…

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