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Stingrays seized in Mandaue


The Cebu Provincial Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force confiscated 49  stingrays after a surprise inspection at a wet market in barangay Centro, Mandaue City yesterday. Marcelo Go, task force head, said a pile of stingrays was displayed  at  the stall owned by  Ely Hontilla at 2:45 a.m. yesterday. “She’s been selling these for a long time […]

Posted: December 11th, 2015 in Environment | Read More »

‘Never Again’ billboard at CICC to come down


The yellow billboard “Never Again” is coming down after weeks of controversial display. It may happen today, said Jaydar Mendoza, one of the private convenors  behind the huge tarpaulin in front of the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC), which labels  the building’s P840-million cost a “waste of people’s money.” Capitol officials advised the group to […]

Posted: November 27th, 2015 in Headlines | Read More »

Proposal to repair CICC sent to Malacañang in July


The cost of repairing the Cebu International Convention Center would reach P296.6 million based on a joint assessment by engineers of Mandaue city and  Cebu province. The estimate accompanied a  July 20 letter  to President Aquino   following up a request by the Province of Cebu and Mandaue for the building’s repair to be shouldered by […]

Posted: November 21st, 2015 in Headlines | Read More »

Group surfaces, willing to remove CICC tarp if…


Six members of a group that  claimed responsibility for  mounting the yellow “Never Again”  billboard in front of the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) finally showed up at the Capitol to meet Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III  yesterday. Renil Oliva, spokesman of the Cebuanos for Good Governance and Development (CGGD), said they were willing to […]

Posted: November 13th, 2015 in Headlines | Read More »

2.6 million voters in Cebu for 2016 polls


MORE than 2.6 million persons in Cebu will cast their votes in next year’s elections, the provincial Commission on Elections (Comelec) said yesterday. Comelec provincial officer Ferdinand Gujilde said their records show that Cebu has 2,689,717 voters as of Oct. 31. Registered voters in the province, except for those in Cebu City and Lapu-Lapu City, […]

Posted: November 5th, 2015 in Headlines | Read More »