A budget-friendly stay at New Era

Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 10/11/2017

ONE of the few budget hotels that accommodate backpackers, the five-story New Era Budget Hotel in Mandaue held its opening last September 8. The New Era budget hotel offers two backpackers room with four double deck beds,…

Expect more rain in Cebu today — Pagasa

Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/30/2017

  CEBU skies are expected to remain cloudy today, bringing light to moderate rain, with occasional heavy rain that can happen due to thunderstorms, according to the state weather bureau. The rainy weather was influenced by a…

87 couples exchange ‘I dos’

Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/29/2017

  A total of 87 couples coming from Cebu City’s 80 barangays walked down the aisle of the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral on Friday afternoon to fulfill a longtime dream of getting married. Dressed in traditional wedding garbs,…

DENR to lead SRP cleanup

Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/15/2017

CELEBRATING ICC DAY For the 32nd celebration of International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day with the theme “Together for our Ocean,” the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) will take the lead in cleaning…

Talisay centenarian receives P50K gift

Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/11/2017

A CENTURY-old resident of Sitio Iba, Barangay Lagtang in Talisay City received P50,000 cash from the province in simple rites at the office of Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale yesterday. Andrica Padigos marked her 102nd birthday at the…

Sonny O’s request to travel abroad gets Davide’s okay

Morexette B. Erram, Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/11/2017

SUSPENDED Toledo Mayor John Henry Osmeña is going on a 20-day vacation leave outside the country. This developed after Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III approved Osmeña’s request to leave the country despite serving a suspension from the…

Despite uncertainty, Comelec continues poll preps

Inquirer.net, Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/07/2017

DESPITE the possibility that the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections would be postponed to 2018 due to the barangay reform bill, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is still preparing for the upcoming election this October. Cebu Provincial…

Capitol dep’t chiefs told: Secure offices from thieves

Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/07/2017

CAPITOL departments should coordinate with each other in securing their offices to avoid a repeat of the burglary that occurred during last week’s celebration of the provincial government’s 448th anniversary. Acting Provincial Warden Roberto “Bobby” Legaspi said…

Vendor gets libel for ‘malicious’ FB posts

Morexette B. Erram, Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/06/2017

A market vendor is facing trial for allegedly maligning Inayawan Barangay Captain Rustico Ignacio and his market administrator Loida Elman. Assistant Cebu City Prosecutor Alex Gabud found sufficient basis to recommend the filing of a libel case…

Rabies deaths up by nine; animal bite cases rise to 20k

Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/06/2017

THERE were nine deaths caused by rabies recorded and 20,591 animal bite cases reported to the regional Department of Health (DOH-7) office. During yesterday’s Kapihan sa PIA (Philippine Information Agency), DOH medical specialist Dr. Joanri Riveral said…

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