A sunny Fiesta Señor

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 01/19/2018

The heavens will join the Fiesta Señor as sunny skies will prevail over the weekend. Although light to moderate rains were experienced last night due to the convergence of the northeast monsoon and easterlies, Engr. Oscar Tabada,…

400 FAMILIES DISPLACED

Benjie B. Talisic, Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 01/14/2018

PASIL FIRE Ingracia Gabison, 70, was on the rooftop of her employer’s three-storey apartment when she saw a massive fire eating away the neighbors’ homes. Gabison, the househelper of Ingrid Maranga, did not want to leave believing…

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.…

Bishop Camomot’s remains to be exhumed, moved to his museum

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 12/18/2017

THE remains of the late Bishop Teofilo Camomot will be exhumed and transferred to his museum, the Domus Teofilo (House of Teofilo) in Valladolid, Carcar City in southern Cebu. Fr. Mhar Balili and Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma…

Ex-soldier netted for guns, drugs

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 12/09/2017

Aformer soldier was arrested for illegal possession of firearms and illegal drugs. Zaldy Pareja, 56, was arrested in his house in Compostela town, northern Cebu yesterday by the operatives of Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central…

Archbishop Palma ordains 10 new deacons

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 12/06/2017

Reverend Arnel Dionaldo, 31, is now a step closer to achieving his dream of serving God and his people by becoming a priest. But Dionaldo said he could not help but feel nervous because of the big…

Palma asks probe on vaccine fiasco

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 12/06/2017

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma called on the Department of Health (DOH) to monitor and help those who were administered the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia despite not having previously contracted the disease. “That is why we were afraid about…

PBMA calls for SC review of IBP decision dropping disbarment case vs Ecleo lawyers

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 12/05/2017

  MEMBERS of the Philippine Benevolent Missionaries Association (PBMA) are not just giving up. More than six months after the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Commission on Bar Discipline dismissed a disbarment complaint filed against two…

Militants rally, dialogue with transport officials

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 12/04/2017

AS promised, there were no transport strikes staged in Metro Cebu yesterday. Instead, the militant transport group Piston joined an urban poor group rally, held their own in front of a government transport agency office. They ended…

BOC seizes P160-M worth of smuggled items

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc, Nestle L. Semilla 11/24/2017

CEBU CITY—At least P160 million worth of smuggled items from three different countries were seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in Cebu City on Friday. These included luxury vehicles, agricultural products and tiles placed inside 160…

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