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Pro-coal Cebu City residents hold rally

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Residents of Barangay Sawang Calero who are supportive of the proposed coal-fired power plant of Ludo Power Corp. also hold a protest in front of the proposed site.

Over a hundred residents from four different barangays staged a rally in support of the proposed 300-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu City on Tuesday morning. Jossie Antonio, 42, said they were assured by Ludo Power Corp., the private proponent of the project, that it will not cause harm to their health. […]

Posted: February 21st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

San Miguel Beer back in PBA PH Cup Finals

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Cebuano June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel up against  Matt Ganuelas-Rosser of TNT. (PBA Media Bureau)

The defending champion San Miguel Beermen made a return trip to the PBA Philippine Cup Finals after defeating the TNT KaTropa, 96-83, in the deciding Game 7 of their semifinal series Monday night at the Araneta Coliseum. All of San Miguel’s starters scored in double figures led by three-time MVP June Mar Fajardo of Cebu, […]

Posted: February 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Rotary Club of Cebu triathlon event on June 11

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Rotary Club of Cebu officers spearhead the launching of the "Rotary Corporate Triathlon" at the Casino Español.

The Rotary Club of Cebu will be holding a triathlon event for the first time that will benefit children with congenital heart disease. The race will be held June 11 and is dubbed the First Rotary Corporate Triathlon. The starting and finish line will be at the Mactan Newtown Beach Resort in Lapu-Lapu City. Proceeds […]

Posted: February 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Tisa Barangay Council places four fire-hit sitios under state of calamity

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Fire victims from Sitio Lutaw-Lutaw are temporarily housed at the La Paloma covered court in Barangay Labangon

CEBU CITY–Four sitios of Barangay Tisa in Cebu City were declared under a state of calamity after a nearly 7-hour fire rendered at least 259 families homeless on Monday dawn. A state of calamity is also set to be declared in Sitio Sto. Rosario in adjacent Barangay Labangon to allow the barangay to use its […]

Posted: February 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Filinvest withdraws SRP lot contract with Cebu City govt

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Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña with Filinvest senior vice president for VisMin Tristan Las Marias shows a map of the SRP lot which Filinvest has agreed to purchase in 2013. They are however withdrawing the contract after the city government failed to comply with their agreement. (CDN PHOTO/FE MARIE DUMABOC)

Filinvest Land, Inc. (FLI) announced on Monday morning their withdrawal from purchasing the 19.2 hectare lot at the South Road Properties (SRP). FLI senior vice president for VisMin Tristan Las Marias made the announcement together with Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña during a press conference at the Mayor’s Office. According to Las Marias, the city […]

Posted: February 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

MARINA suspends operation of 3 vessels involved in Saturday’s collision

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The damaged MV St. Braquiel of 2Go Shipping is docked on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at the Mactan Shipyard after it collided with San Miguel Corp. Barge No. 8 along the Mactan Channel past 10 p.m. on Saturday.

CEBU CITY–The Maritime Industry Authority in Central Visayas (Marina-7) has grounded the three vessels involved in the mishap that left 58 passengers wounded on Saturday. MV St. Braquiel of 2Go Shipping, SMC Barge No. 8 of San Miguel Corp. and tugboat Matatag of Philmarine Service Corp. (PSC) were no longer allowed to sail pending results […]

Posted: February 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Dawn fire guts 150 houses in two Cebu City barangays

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150 houses were burned down by fire that hit barangays Tisa and Labangon in Cebu City. (CDN PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA)

At least 150 houses were burned down by a fire that broke out past midnight on Monday in Barangays Tisa and Labangon, Cebu City. No one was hurt in the incident according to SFO3 Nick Ouano of the Cebu City Fire Department. The fire started in Barangay Tisa and spread to the adjacent barangay in […]

Posted: February 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Family of missing Chinese tourist calls for help

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Weiying Gu

The family of a female Chinese tourist who went missing in Cebu since Saturday morning is asking for help from everyone who could give them information and help them locate her. Weiying Gu, 72, who was in Cebu with a group of other Chinese tourists including her husband Guoqiang Wu, was reported missing since Saturday […]

Posted: February 19th, 2017 in Breaking,Headlines | Read More »

SLC-C advances to NBTC Division 2 national finals

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THE St. Louis College-Cebu (SLC-C) Cardinals will be contending for the SM-National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) Division 2 national title after they swept Holy Spirit School of Tagbilaran in the Visayas Regional Finals.

THE St. Louis College-Cebu (SLC-C) Cardinals booked their spot in the Division 2 national finals as they swept the SM-National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) Visayas Regionals with a dominant 66-36 drubbing of the Holy Spirit School of Tagbilaran yesterday at the Hoopsdome in Lapu-Lapu City. The writing was already on the wall as early as […]

Posted: February 19th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

PCG asks ship skippers in Mactan Channel mishap to submit marine protest in 24 hours

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The skippers of the two shipping companies involved in a sea mishap along Mactan Channel have been directed by the Philippine Coast Guard Cebu Station (PCG Cebu) to submit their respective marine protest within 24 hours. Commander Dionlett Ampil of PCG Cebu said he will also set this week a meeting with the ship captains […]

Posted: February 19th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »