PDRRMO readies for rains from new LPA

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/17/2018

  JUST as the low pressure area (LPA) which brought heavy rains early this week dissipated, another weather disturbance may bring the rains back this Friday and threatens to dampen the scheduled Walk with Mary at 4…

Caesar Moreno arrested for graft, posted P30K bail

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/17/2018

Former Aloguinsan Mayor Augustus Caesar Moreno was arrested on Wednesday afternoon for graft, but he was quick to post bail to avoid his detention. Moreno posted bail of P30,000 before the Regional Trial Court in Toledo City…

Bus fares go up next month

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/16/2018

  Starting next month bus and mini-bus operators all over Cebu will charge every passenger a minimum fare of P6. The fare hike was agreed on during a meeting attended by representatives of more than 50 bus…

Gov: Ban on sky-rises needs thorough study

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2018

  THE proposal to ban the construction of sky-rise buildings in Cebu City needs to be studied thoroughly before implementing it. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III said this amid Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s suggestion on Monday…

DPWH-7 exec: Construction work to start within the year

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2018

Construction work of the P947-million underpass project in U.N. Avenue in Mandaue City will start within the year. This developed after Faustino Dela Cruz, Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) maintenance officer, announced…

Capitol sets aside bigger anti-drug budget for 2018

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/04/2018

ALL agencies mobilized for the war on drugs will receive an additional budget from the province, Provincial Board (PB) Member Celestino Martinez III said yesterday. Martinez, who chairs the PB budget and appropriations committee, said a portion…

New hopes for the New Year

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/28/2017

On New Year’s Eve, the residents of Sitio Camp Franco in Barangay Lower Becerril, Boljoon town will no longer hear the loud bang of a metal ladle against a cauldron. Their gong-ringer Nenita Palador, who is known…

HOMELESS ON CHRISTMAS

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 12/26/2017

Burned spaghetti, cake, and toys littered Sitio Caduldulan of Barangay Lawaan III in Talisay City, a day after a fire razed down 87 houses that rendered at least 300 individuals homeless on Christmas Eve. But some of…

A SUNNY CHRISTMAS

Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 12/22/2017

It will be a sunny Christmas after all as Vinta, which weakened into a tropical depression, is forecast to exit the Philippines today. State meteorologists lifted storm signal no. 1 in southern Cebu prompting the Philippine Coast…

CEBU GETS READY FOR VINTA

Jessa Mae Sotto, Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/21/2017

  It was literally the “calm before the storm” in some towns of southern Cebu since fine weather prevailed in their areas yesterday morning. But local officials did not take any chances and instead used the opportunity…

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