‘TATAK USC’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/26/2018

3 USC graduates in the Bar’s Top 10 Christianne Mae Balili took the Bar Examination with a heavy heart in November last year. Not only did she lose a grandmother just days before she tackled what is…

Sweet vindication for this Bar topnotcher

Carla P. Gomez 04/26/2018

A “redemption.” This was how Mark John Simondo, 31, and a graduate of the University of St. La Salle- Bacolod described his achievement of topping the 2017 Bar Examination with a grade of 91.05 percent. “I did…

Osmeña to disown BOPK bets included in roster

Jessa Mae Sotto and Inna Gian Mejia 04/26/2018

PDEA LIST BARED TODAY The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is set to release today, Friday (April 27), President Rodrigo Duterte’s list of 289 barangay officials who are allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade. This was…

PHO gives HPV vaccines to Capitol employees

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/26/2018

THE Provincial Health Office (PHO) has opted to distribute some of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines to Capitol female employees instead of waiting for the 1,705 ampules of returned vaccines to expire. Child Care Nurse Coordinator Maria…

Comelec disqualifies 136 barangay and SK candidates

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/26/2018

ABOUT 136 candidates were disqualified to run in the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) found some discrepancies in their Certificates of Candidacy (COCs). Comelec Provincial Officer Ferdinand Gujilde said some…

Davide: Implement BRT now

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/26/2018

With the fate of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) still in limbo, Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III yesterday called on concerned agencies to stop stalling the project and implement it right away, as it has been in…

Fate of Capitol workers up in the air

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/26/2018

CEBU Gov Hilario Davide III is only waiting on the confirmatory tests of three Capitol employees who initially tested positive of drugs before deciding on their fate. The three employees were part of the 500 employees that…

No street parties for ‘Kadaugan’

Norman V. Mendoza 04/26/2018

Due to traffic congestion there will be no street parties held in time for the Kadaugan sa Mactan (Victory in Mactan) today, April 27. But Lapu-Lapu City Hall still lined up a list of activities to mark…

PDEA to keep eye on drug mules

Benjie Talisic 04/26/2018

MONITORING of drug mules at seaports will be stepped up in cooperation with other agencies to stop the flow of drugs in Central Visayas, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) said yesterday. PDEA-7 Regional Director Emerson L.…

BRT OR BUST

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/25/2018

‘There’s no other alternative to the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) but the BRT.’ Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña emphasized this point as the National Economic Development Authority — Investment Coordination Committee (NEDA-ICC) failed to come up with…