Fil-Chinese medical mission starts today

Doris C. Bongcac 07/04/2018

The three-day activity is targeting to benefit patients with cleft lip or cleft palate Surgeons from the Philippines and China will bring smiles into the faces of children with cleft lip or cleft palate as they open…

Smart launches ‘Kaalam’ app

Doris C. Bongcac 06/17/2018

Learning the mother tongue is made fun and easy for Cebuano pupils Reading and writing in Cebuano is now made easier with the availability of the “Kaalam” app from Smart Communications. The app that is available for…

New facility provides clean water at Mactan airport

Doris C. Bongcac 05/25/2018

WHEN the Terminal 2 of the Mactan Cebu International Airport opens in June, it will be equipped with a water treatment facility that will provide clean and safe water to international tourists. Antonio Tompar, Mactan Rock Industries…

Voting runs smoothly in Mandaue City Central School

Doris C. Bongcac 05/14/2018

Voting was fast and easy in precincts located at the Mandaue City Central School. No long lines can be seen outside of more than 50 clustered voting centers of one of the biggest schools in the city…

Mandauehanons cast their votes in Barangay, SK elections

Doris C. Bongcac 05/14/2018

Voting centers at the Mandaue City Central School opened at exactly 7 a.m. today. Upon the ringing of the school bell, voters in groups of 10 were allowed to enter their designated voting centers. A police assistance…

Money for vote-buying flowed in a barangay in Mandaue City

Doris C. Bongcac 05/14/2018

It was past midnight but most of the residents in a densely populated barangay in Mandaue City remained awake. Some gathered in small groups to discuss who to vote in today’s election. Shortly before 1 a.m. of…

Cebu City’ top priority: Hire more traffic enforcers

Doris C. Bongcac 04/10/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said on top of the city’s priorities, the city government should hire more traffic enforcers. He made this comment after the Cebu City Police asked P15 million worth of ammunition and other…

Community involvement sought to prevent fires

Benjie B. Talisic, Doris C. Bongcac 04/09/2018

MARCH FIRES On a normal day, in some of Cebu’s densely-populated villages, a passing fire truck with a loud speaker blurts out a public service announcement. “Ayaw i-overload ang inyong mga outlets. Bantayi ang inyong mga bata…

Council amends anti-mask ordinance, reduces fines

Doris C. Bongcac, Norman V. Mendoza 03/21/2018

The Mandaue City Council is amending the anti-face mask ordinance reducing the fines for violators of City Ordinance No. 14-2017-1215, prohibiting the use of face masks and tinted helmet visors for motorcycle riders. The council passed on…

The hazard called fire

Benjie B. Talisic, Doris C. Bongcac 03/14/2018

(First of two parts) Members of the Hernandez family are unable to sleep at night every time it rains; as flood water seeps into a makeshift tent that is now considered their home. The tent is located…

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