Blue Coral Diving Shop apologizes

Norman V. Mendoza, Rosalie Abatayo 04/25/2018

The Blue Coral Diving Shop apologizes for anchoring their boats on the corals in Lapu-Lapu City. Mayor Paz Radaza, however, mandated the city legal office to look into the liability of Blue Coral Dive Shop. The Philippine…

Rights lawyer warns against arrest of ICC prosecutor

Rosalie Abatayo 04/22/2018

CEBU CITY—President Duterte cannot just order the arrest of the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) without facing repercussion. A former commissioner of the Presidential Commission on Good Government warned that arresting the ICC prosecutor would…

Clean-up drive gathers plastics and biomaterials in Oslob waterfalls

Rosalie Abatayo 04/17/2018

Oslob waterfalls net three dump trucks of waste, both plastics, and biomaterials, on the first morning of its clean up program, said Oslob Mayor Jose Tumulak Jr. Tumulak said that they will conduct a meeting with the…

DPWH to close Mananga bridge for rehabilitation

Rosalie Abatayo 04/17/2018

The Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) Second District Chief Engineer Leslie Anthony Molina pushes for a full closure of the city-bound portion of Mananga Bridge 3 for rehabilitation and preventive maintenance. Molina said that they…

COMELEC orders revamp of Cebu election officers

Rosalie Abatayo 04/13/2018

Four election officers in Cebu province were reassigned a day before the filing of the certificates of candidacy for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. Cebu City North District election officer Marchel Sarno is now assigned in…

Tweak work scheds, implement number coding, limit car sale to minimize traffic

Rosalie Abatayo 04/13/2018

To address traffic woes, Jonathan Tumulak, focal person of the Cebu Provincial Traffic Management, urged owners of companies in Cebu City to come up with alternate work schedules or to allow a four-day work week. He said…

Cebu City dads differ in naming drug bets

Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Rosalie Abatayo 04/12/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña backed the decision of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to withhold publicizing the named of alleged narco-politicians in preparation for the coming elections. Osmeña said PDEA is just doing their job…

Cebu City’s Oplan Pokemon: P1M suspected shabu seized, 59 nabbed

Rosalie Abatayo 04/11/2018

More than P1 million worth of illegal drugs were confiscated and 59 persons were arrested during Tuesday dawn’s Oplan Pokemon operation of the Cebu City police. Supt. Joel Doria, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) chief, said that…

Psychologist: Phinney may have committed suicide

Rosalie Abatayo 04/07/2018

Although the real cause of the death of American national Jesse Phinney is still under investigation, a Cebu-based psychologist sees a high possibility that the foreigner did commit suicide. Dr. Mary June Delgado, a resident psychologist in…

Inday Sara not running for senator; hands out school supplies, condoms

Rosalie Abatayo 04/07/2018

PRESIDENTIAL daughter and Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte is definitely not running for senator in the 2019 midterm election. Inday Sara was in Cebu City yesterday and told Cebu media that she still prefers to live…