Anti-trafficking councils in Mandaue barangays sought

Jucell Marie P. Cuyos 12/09/2013

THE Mandaue City government will create anti-trafficking councils in seven of 27 barangays to bolster its campaign against prostitution of women and children in the city. City Councilor Nenita Ceniza-Layese said barangays Umapad, Paknaan, Mantuyong, Guizo, Subangdaku,…

Mandaue market vendors suffer poor sales

Jucell Marie P. Cuyos 11/30/2013

MANDAUE City vendors are not happy in their temporary location in sitio Tribunal, barangay Centro, because it is not accessible to customers. After the 7.2-magnitude earthquake last October 15, some of the 1,300 vendors went back to…

Ready To Serve

Doris C. Bongcac, Jucell Marie P. Cuyos, Peter L. Romanillos 11/28/2013

Winners in the Oct. 28 barangay elections are taking their respective oaths of office in the run-up to Saturday when they officially assume their posts as elected village officials. Provincial as well as local chief executives were…

Wharf road work seen to worsen Mandaue traffic

Jucell Marie P. Cuyos 11/27/2013

THE ongoing P18-million improvement project along MC Briones St., barangay Basak in Mandaue City is causing traffic congestion among motorists heading to Cebu City. Mandaue City officials voiced concern that the Cebu-North Hagnaya Wharf road project scheduled…

Mandaue to donate P6.9M aid to Cebu, Leyte towns

Jucell Marie P. Cuyos 11/22/2013

THE Mandaue City government will allocate P6.9 million in cash assistance to 15 northern Cebu towns and fourtowns in Leyte that were hit by supertyphoon Yolanda. City Administrator James Abadia said P5.7 million will go northern Cebu…

Dash to freedom from Leyte jail ends in Mandaue

Chito O. Aragon, Jucell Marie P. Cuyos 11/22/2013

A former boxer and one of the detainees who seized the opportunity to bust out of the Tacloban City Jail after supertyphoon Yolanda hit the country was arrested in a boarding house in barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City,…

Relief campaigns spike demand for canned goods

Jucell Marie P. Cuyos 11/22/2013

Try shopping for groceries these days in Metro Cebu and see how sardines, other canned goods, even sacks of rice are hard to find by noon. A spike in the demand for basic commodities is fueled by…

Serving the Virgin is a dream come true

Jucell Marie P. Cuyos 11/21/2013

Seeing the Virgin of the Rule or Birhen sa Regla in her dreams made her decide to serve the Nuestra SeƱora de Regla Parish National Shrine in Lapu-Lapu City. Bernadette Basan, 65, president of church collectors, said…

Mandaue to donate P6.9M aid to Cebu, Leyte towns

Jucell Marie P. Cuyos 11/21/2013

THE Mandaue City government will allocate P6.9 million in cash assistance to 15 northern Cebu towns and fourtowns in Leyte that were hit by supertyphoon Yolanda. City Administrator James Abadia said P5.7 million will go northern Cebu…

Hunger driving survivors to Cebu

Jucell Marie P. Cuyos 11/18/2013

TO avoid hunger or just to escape becoming victims to random gunshots fired at night, they decided to leave purok Silay in Tacloban City. Romnick Bacasin, 24, arrived with his mother, Nene, and other relatives in the…

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