Ylanan: Talamban mall escalator safe for use

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 12/27/2017

CITY HALL inspectors found that the escalator of a mall in Barangay Talamban, Cebu City remained to be in good shape. Engr. Josefa Ylanan, the city’s building official,said the escalator cannot be blamed for an accident which…

Labella urges police: Deepen probe into reported suicide

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/27/2017

  ACTING Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is asking the city’s police to investigate deeper the death of an election assistant who jumped off the third floor of a mall last Tuesday. “I immediately called Col. (Cebu…

Violent deaths mar holidays

Futch Anthony Inso, JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 12/26/2017

THE holiday celebration was marred by two violent deaths in separate incidents on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Losindo Valdez, 48, was shot by an unidentified person in Sitio Capaculan, Barangay Tisa at around 3 a.m. on…

‘VINTA’ INTENSIFIES

Jessa Mae Sotto, JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/20/2017

Now a Tropical Depression, it is forecast to hit southern Cebu this weekend Another major weather disturbance threatens to dampen the holiday season just a few days after Tropical Storm Urduja exited the Philippines, leaving at least…

Team Rama dads tell Account: stop pay of legislative consultants

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 12/13/2017

Cebu City Hall consultants won’t be able to collect their honorarium of P18, 000 per month, for now. This after Barug Team Rama Councilors passed a resolution on Tuesday to require legislative consultants to submit a certificate…

FALL GUY?

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Nestle L. Semilla 11/26/2017

IMOK AMBUSH-SLAY The suspect in the ambush-slay of Ermita barangay captain admitted being propositioned to kill the village chief but said he refused because he had known Rupinta for several years. “Di ko ka ako og himo…

OPEN TO COALITION WITH PDP-LABAN

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/16/2017

  After saying that the recent political development in Cebu has not bothered him one bit, Gov. Hilario Davide III announced yesterday that he is open to coalescing with the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan…

Rains today across Cebu as LPA hits the north

Agnes Alpuerto, JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Nestle Semilla 10/31/2017

  AS thousands continue to troop to cemeteries across Cebu today, expect more rains particularly in the northern part of the province after a low pressure area (LPA) was spotted within its vicinity. Alice Canasa, weather specialist…

Kalag-kalag 2017: SECURITY MEASURES IN PLACE

Agnes B. Alpuerto, Benjie Talisic, JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/29/2017

Law enforcement, local governments and transport agencies have put in place measures to secure thousands of Cebu residents moving out in droves to head for their home-towns between today and tomorrow for the All Saints’ Day and…

Lack of manpower, funds surface in budget hearing

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 10/27/2017

CITY Hall’s Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) blamed the lack of manpower for the delays in the implementation of its projects. In Friday’s continuation of the series of budget hearings for Cebu City’s proposed P6.3…

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