7 BARANGAYS TO GET BACK AID

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/23/2018

CEBU CITY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE Seven barangays in Cebu City will be getting back the financial assistance that was earlier taken back from them after the City Council yesterday approved the inclusion in a new supplemental budget (SB)…

Govt, private firms also burdened by fuel price increases

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Marie B. Erram and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/23/2018

THE government and private businesses are also going to bear the brunt of the series of oil price hikes implemented by petroleum companies. Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) President Stanley Go said several business processes…

TRANSPORT GROUPS SEEK FARE HIKE

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/22/2018

AMID FUEL PRICE INCREASE Following the series of oil price hikes being implemented by petroleum companies, transport groups in Cebu are pushing anew for an increase in the minimum fare of public utility jeepneys (PUJs). A fare…

COLLEGE TUITION TO GO UP

Futch Anthony Inso 05/21/2018

Charamie Bismanos, 19, was feeling angry. The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) announced that 29 private higher education institutions (HEIs) in Central Visayas have applied for an increase in tuition this school opening. “Na-strong gyud ko anang…

Duterte accuses Loot anew

Ador Vincent S. Mayol and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/20/2018

President claims mayor “flooded” house with drugs; Loot willing to step down President Duterte has leveled up his tirade against Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot. During a private dinner with local chief executives on Saturday night, the country’s…

‘DATO NA ANG ALEGRIA!’

Glendale Rosal and Morexette Marie B. Erram, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/19/2018

PROSPERITY AWAITS OIL-RICH TOWN From a fourth-class municipality to a “rich” town with a monthly earning of about P82 million. The southern Cebu town of Alegria with around 23,000 residents is expected to reap economic benefits with…

RUSSIAN JAILED FOR MOLESTING 6 GIRLS

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc and Benjie B. Talisic 05/18/2018

  Victims, their parents helped by suspect after they were displaced by fire in 2017 She thought a saint had come their way when he helped her and her daughter after a huge fire devoured their house…

President Duterte to meet his doppelgänger in Tabogon

Nestle L. Semilla and Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/18/2018

RESIDENTS of a sleepy town in northern Cebu can hardly contain their excitement. Everyone is busy preparing for their fiesta on Sunday that will be graced by the country’s most powerful man: President Duterte. Mayor Zigfred Duterte…

MOURNING IN DULJO-FATIMA

Benjie Talisic and Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2018

WINNING BARANGAY CAPTAIN DIES Ricardo Joel Ycong only had a few days to celebrate his victory as the new barangay captain of Duljo-Fatima in Cebu City. Ycong was found dead inside his residence in Barangay Duljo–Fatima, Cebu…

Labella: Politicians must stay off youth affairs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2018

POLITICIANS of the older generation must keep their hands off the affairs of the youth. This was stressed by Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgar Labella a day after it was revealed that 41 of the elected Sangguniang…