Magpale urges community, parents, LGUs to fight sexual exploitation of children

Jessa Mae Sotto 05/19/2018

Cebu Vice Governor Agnes Magpale, co-chair of the Provincial Women’s Commission, has urged the public to help fight sexual exploitation of children by being vigilant and report to authorities any incidents of child abuse. Magpale said she…

Voting for Barangay, SK bets officially ends

Jessa Mae Sotto 05/14/2018

The nationwide voting for Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections has ended at exactly 3 p.m. Lawyer Lionel Marco Castillano, Commission on Elections (Comelec) Provincial Election Supervisor, said voters who came late after the cutoff time will…

Use social media with responsibility

Jessa Mae Sotto, Rosalie Abatayo 05/09/2018

WHILE Facebook gives Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) candidates an avenue to deliver their campaign messages to their constituents, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) reminds candidates and voters to be more responsible in promoting or bashing aspirants.…

10% of Cebu province barangays targeted to be drug free

Jessa Mae Sotto 05/07/2018

Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III said they will declare drug free barangays which already gained approval from the oversight committee, on May 10. He added that they are targeting least 10 percent of the 1,066 barangays in…

Gov’t also engages in contractualization

Fe Marie Dumaboc and Jose Santino Bunachita, Jessa Mae Sotto, Nestle Semilla 05/02/2018

Labor contracting in public sector should be fixed first – Escudero; Davide describes gov’t ‘worst violator of contractualization’ GUESS who is the biggest employer of contractual employees? Government. Sen. Francis Escudero lamented that the government remained to…

AFTER BORACAY CLOSURE IS CEBU READY?

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Jessa Mae Sotto, Morexette Marie Erram, Nestle Semilla 04/09/2018

Visayas remains safe but hotels, resorts may not have enough rooms for influx of tourists; DOT to local officials: Learn from Boracay One island’s loss is another island’s gain. The six-month closure of the renowned island-resort of…

Pirated DVDs, VCDs seized in downtown raid

Jessa Mae Sotto 03/24/2018

Police and members of the Optical Media Board (OMB) seized sacks of pirated DVDs and VDCs during a raid on Saturday, in Colon St. Cebu City. At least 12 stalls were raided by the operatives. Raids were…

Cebu Capitol distributed P4M worth of cash incentives

Jessa Mae Sotto 03/17/2018

The Cebu Provincial Government has distributed P4.38 million worth of cash incentives to barangay workers of the towns of Dalaguete, Argao and Cordova. Cebu Provincial Board (PB) Member Jose Mari Salvador led the distribution to 2, 400…

Bus passengers told to eat first before traveling

Jessa Mae Sotto 03/17/2018

Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) administrator Joey Herrera said that passengers need to fill their stomach due to the intense heat temperature and the influx of passengers during the Holy Week. Herrera observed that passengers who failed…

Another inmate found hanging in CPDRC

Jessa Mae Sotto 03/16/2018

A 61-year-old inmate of Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) was found with a rope tied around his neck at past 6 a.m. on Friday. CPDRC acting jail warden Roberto “Bobby” Legaspi identified the inmate as…

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