Colonel Segura, Cebuano war hero and author, dies

Aileen Garcia-Yap 11/30/2013

Col. Manuel F. Segura, a Cebuano World War II veteran who authored two books on the Japanese occupation in Cebu, died early Thursday morning at the age of 94. Segura passed away at 3:30 a.m. in Manila…

Ombudsman drops case against Medellin mayor

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/30/2013

THE Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas has dismissed the criminal complaint filed against Medellin Mayor Ricardo Ramirez who was accused of harassing and threatening to kill fisherfolk in the town’s island barangay. Graft investigation and…

Cebu City judges seek leeway in deadlines

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/30/2013

Judges in Cebu City have asked the Supreme Court (SC) for leniency in being sanctioned if they fail to act on cases on time. With the Palace of Justice declared off limits after the Oct. 15 earthquake…

Forever Young

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/30/2013

With a glittering crown on her head, Megan Young, the reigning Miss World, visited Eastern Visayas where she put smiles on the faces of typhoon survivors. A group of girls from Leyte province temporarily forgot their tragic…

Traffic enforcers to be deployed downtown 24/7

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/29/2013

Cebu City Mayor Rama wants a 24/7 team to manage traffic in downtown Cebu City starting December 1. Following an inspection today in Mabini, Sanciangko, Colon, Juan Luna and Leon Kilat streets, Rama decided to form composite…

Baby Warriors in passerelle Finals

11/29/2013

THE UNIVERSITY of San Carlos (USC) Baby Warriors barged into the Passerelle division finals of the Milo-backed BEST Center Twin Tournament nationals after they destroyed the Angeles University Foundation, 91-65, yesterday at the University of Immaculate Conception…

Siam Thai Cuisine introduces new dishes, celebrates anniversary

Leslee B. Morales 11/29/2013

THOSE who have visited Thailand would certainly agree that the country is a food haven. Every where you go in Thailand, there’s food. Every street and every nook offer a taste of the world-renowned cuisine. Giving much…

36 Tejero families asked to leave

Doris C. Bongcac, Peter L. Romanillos 11/29/2013

THE head of Cebu City’s demolition team asked at least 36 families in barangay Tejero to voluntarily demolish their structures which are obstructing the city’s road restoration project. Raquel Arce issued a 10-day notice asking the concerned…

Mayor to Cebu gov: Fire aide or resign

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/29/2013

Medellin Mayor Ricardo Ramirez yesterday called for the resignation of Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III for committing “acts against humanity” and for lacking control over his people. But the governor is taking criticisms to his administration’s disaster…

DepEd allows rebuilding of schools using any available materials

Inquirer 11/29/2013

CITING the aftermath of the Bohol earthquake as a lesson, Education Secretary Armin Luistro urged school officials in the Visayas where “supertyphoon Yolanda” leveled school buildings to use “any available materials” to put up makeshift classrooms so…

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