MCIA to suspend midnight to 8 a.m. flights in September to give way to 15-day runway repair

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 07/13/2018

With the runway of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) set to be closed for repair for 15 days in September, the airport’s authority (MCIAA) and operator, GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), will hold meetings with…

Fate of BRT project in Tugade’s hands

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 06/07/2018

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said they will be meeting with representatives of World Bank in Cebu today, June 8, for a “last ditch effort” to resolve the fate of the P27-billion Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.…

CCCI chief sees biggest, grandest Cebu Business Month yet

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 06/01/2018

The “biggest and grandest” Cebu Business Month (CBM) has been officially opened. Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) President Antonio Chiu declared the start of the monthlong celebration, which is now on its 22nd year, during…

Hungary opens consulate in Cebu

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 05/17/2018

Jozsef Bencze, Ambassador for Hungary to the Philippines hopes for more cultural exchange and economic tie-ups between the two countries especially with the opening of an honorary consulate in Cebu. He said the Philippines is one of…

Firms urged: Be competitive, embrace innovation concept

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 04/18/2018

IT-BPM, business leaders optimistic Cebu City will be back in top 10 Tholons list Industries should embrace the concept of innovation not just digitally but also in simple business processes like improving people management and automation services.…

Negros Six charged

Florence Baesa, JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 03/04/2018

Colleagues of arrested militant youth leader Myles Albasin Myles concern over her safety Charges of illegal possession of firearms and explosives were filed against six alleged communist rebels who were captured in a hinterland village of Mabinay…

Shane Filan charms Cebu crowd, says he wants to come back for a concert

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Michelle Joy Padayhag 02/11/2018

IT FELT like the 1990s all over again. Irish singer Shane Filan, former lead vocalist of popular 90s boy band Westlife, serenaded his fans last Saturday to promote his latest album, “Love Always” at the Robinsons Galleria.…

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…

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