Provincial School Board willing to conduct drug test on teachers

Morexette B. Erram 01/19/2018

The Provincial School Board (PSB) expressed interest to cooperate with DepEd – Cebu province on implementing mandatory drug tests among teachers. Although he admitted that they have not tackled anything about DepEd’s memorandum on drug tests among…

Ayala Center Cebu is back in business

Morexette B. Erram 01/18/2018

Patrons, employees welcome mall reopening three days before Sinulog Grand parade For Tina Toledo, a retired schoolteacher who is now residing with her husband in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City, Ayala Center Cebu was more than their go-to…

PPDO head resigns

Hanna Camella Talabucon, Morexette B. Erram 01/18/2018

The head of the Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO), Architect Florentino Nimor Jr., has resigned from his post citing health reasons. This was confirmed earlier by Provincial Administrator, lawyer Mark Tolentino, during a press interview at…

Tight watch vs party drugs, rowdy crowds

Benjie Talisic, Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 01/17/2018

  Despite the ban on parties imposed by the Cebu City government during the Sinulog, authorities will still be on the lookout for rowdy crowds and illegal drugs. The city has imposed a liquor ban and a…

LTFRB to probe viral video of mauled taxi driver

Morexette B. Erram 01/16/2018

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB – 7) announced that they will be investigating the incident involving an elder passenger who allegedly mauled a taxi driver which made the rounds in social…

Man dies after getting hit by province-owned vehicle

Morexette B. Erram 01/16/2018

Employees from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) were on their way to Ronda in southwestern Cebu for a meeting with the town’s local disaster team yesterday. They barely plied half of Talisay City…

CEBU BUS FARE INCREASE LOOMS

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram 01/15/2018

TRAIN LAW EFFECT There are many travel options for anyone bound for San Remigio, a third-class town 80 kilometers northwest of Cebu City, For Riva Masbate, taking the bus is the most budget-friendly. But the weekly trip…

Pending new Comelec order, Diamante keeps Tuburan mayoral post

Morexette B. Erram 01/15/2018

TUBURAN Mayor Democrito Diamante will remain chief executive of the northwestern town unless the Commission on Elections (Comelec) issues a new order. Diamante was granted a 60-day temporary restraining order (TRO) by the Comelec 2nd Division last…

Bid to hike property tax in Cebu province pushed

Morexette B. Erram 01/15/2018

“It’s about time.” Cebu Gov. Hila-rio Davide III said this after the Cebu Provincial Treasurer’s Office announced its plan to increase by 10 percent real property tax in the province. “It has been a long time since…

Tomas warns anew against solicitations

Morexette B. Erram 01/13/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña warned anew City Hall workers that he will fire them if they are proven to be making solicitations using the name of the Cebu City government. Osmeña issued the reminder in a…

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