Capitol firm on cyberporn fight

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/25/2018

Despite the challenges authorities, especially the local government units of Cebu, face in stopping human trafficking and cyberpornography in their areas, Cebu Gov. Agnes Magpale said that they would remain firm on doing what they could to…

3 Capitol employees test positive for drug use

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/25/2018

At least three capitol employees turned out positive for drug use in a random mandatory drug test conducted by Cebu Provincial Anti – Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) on Wednesday. CPADAO Head Carmen Remedios Durano – Meca said…

Mediamen- candidates urged: Take a leave or resign

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/23/2018

CAMPAIGN PERIOD THE Commission on Elections warned candidates working for media organizations against using their positions for campaigning. Comelec Provincial Election Officer Ferdinand Gujilde said candidates who work for media companies, should take a leave of absence…

Unopposed candidates considered sure winners

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/22/2018

Even before the elections for the Sangguniang Kabataan, there are already candidates considered winners, hands down. This is because they are running uncontested and all they need to do is vote for themselves. There are also some…

Fisherfolk group cries ‘No’ to reclamation

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/22/2018

No to reclamation project. This was the call among fishermen to stop reclamation projects in Cebu as part of the celebration of Earth Day on Sunday, April 22. Brother Peter Simon Francis Jardinico of the Franciscan Friars…

Comelec mulls putting on hold allowing inmates to vote in May

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/21/2018

Security, inconvenience of jail guard escorts, and inmates’ safety cited “It might be a security nightmare.” Lawyer Ferdinand Gujilde, Commission on Elections (Comelec) provincial election officer, said this if the Comelec would still allow jail inmates to…

Osmeña Peak deal okayed

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/20/2018

THE plan to create a management committee to oversee Osmeña Peak is nearing reality after the Associated Labor-Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) agreed to have a portion where the tourism destination is located be carved…

ALU-TUCP agrees to let Capitol form management team for Osmeña Peak

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/20/2018

The Associated Labor Union-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) has agreed to allow Capitol to have a management team at Osmeña Peak. Officials from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7), Capitol, and ALU-TUCP convened…

Former Samboan mayor seeks barangay chairman post

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/20/2018

  The former mayor of Samboan town, Cebu seeks to be elected as barangay captain in the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this May 14. Raymond Joseph Calderon, who is the twin brother of Cebu Seventh…

Anti-cervical cancer vaccines returned to Capitol

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/19/2018

Health officials at the Capitol were alarmed over reports that 1,000 vaccines for anti-cervical cancer were not distributed to beneficiaries in two towns and one city following the refusal of parents to have it administered to their…