Storm Signal no. 2 hoisted over Cebu and other parts of Visayas, Mindanao

Mary Love Cabanag 01/31/2014

Cebu, six other areas in the Visayas and five others in Mindanao were placed under signal number 2 by the state weather bureau Pagasa as tropical depression “Basyang” worsened into a tropical storm early today. The Regional…

Labor: Don’t use calamities to stop wage hike

Aileen Garcia-Yap, Jhunnex Napallacan 01/31/2014

Recent calamities should not be used as a reason to block wage hike petitions. This was the message of the labor sector to  business groups opposing a  proposed mnimum wage hike during yesterday’s public hearing. Several business…

Priest: Not all unusual events like a ‘talking’ Sto. Niño are miracles

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Norman V. Mendoza 01/31/2014

Don’t make conclusions right away.” This was the advice of  Msgr. Esteban Binghay, vicar  of the Cebu Archdiocese, about reports that crowds continue to gather  outside the  home of a boy who said he found a  Sto.…

New houses for 100 Yolanda survivors in Bogo

Peter L. Romanillos 01/31/2014

Despite failing health, 68-year-old Pio Dablo and his wife Adema have something to look forward to after they lost their home in barangay La Purisima Concepcion in Bogo City to supertyphoon Yolanda last November. “It’s really hard…

Traditional New Year dinner for Cebu’s Chinese families

Aileen Garcia-Yap 01/31/2014

Asked about their plans for celebrating today’s Chinese New Year, several Chinese business leaders replied that they would have  family dinner complete with the traditional trimmings. “During the New Year’s Eve, my family and I will just…

Carmen bulk water supply project to service Cebu in June

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/31/2014

A P1.1 billion water supply project that will produce 35 million liters of water daily to homes in central and northern Cebu will be completed in June this year. Gerardo Ablaza Jr., chairman and president of the…

NBI clears Cebuano priest in illegal trade of ivory

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/31/2014

A National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) official has cleared a  prominent Cebu priest  of involvement in the illegal trade and possession of ivory. NBI supervising agent Gregorio Algoso yesterday said the NBI Region 7 office  found no…

Labor: Don’t use calamities to stop wage hike

Aileen Garcia-Yap, Jhunnex Napallacan 01/31/2014

Recent calamities should not be used as a reason to block wage hike petitions. This was the message of the labor sector to business groups opposing a proposed mnimum wage hike during yesterday’s public hearing. Several business…

SWU routs USJ-R to bag Sinulog Cup crown

Jonas N. Panerio 01/30/2014

The Southwestern University (SWU) Cobras won their first title of the year as they routed the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) Jaguars, 68-47, in an intensely-fought championship match in the 2014 Mayor Mike Rama Sinulog Cup basketball…

San Mig shoots for 2-0 lead against Ginebra

01/30/2014

THE SAN MIG Coffee Mixers hit two birds with one stone when they stunned the top ranked Barangay Ginebra Kings in Game 1 of their best-of-seven semifinal series of the 39th PBA Philippine Cup. Not only did…

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