Santiago cracks jokes, talks about pork barrel corruption

Bjorn Abraham Tabanera 04/30/2014

In speaking before her audience of graduates in the University of the Philippines-Cebu (UP-Cebu) 77th Commencement Exercises, Sen. Miriam Santiago cracked a few jokes, like asking them to use “Obama” in a sentence. “When I am alone,…

Outsourcing Destination: Better talents to help Cebu City up in survey

Aileen Garcia-Yap 04/30/2014

Cebu needs to do more to produce better talents. CCCI past president gave this advice to the local outsourcing industry stakeholders after the Cebu City remained in its number eight ranking in the 2014 Tholons Top 100…

Rehabilitation inches along

Editorial 04/30/2014

Finally, the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Recovery and Rehabilitation (Oparr) headed by former senator Panfilo Lacson is endorsing north Cebu’s rehabilitation plan to President Benigno Aquino III. Lacson said Cebu was the first of the…

Dying Throes

Hidelito Pascual 04/30/2014

Just two years ago, volleyball, in all forms was flourishing here in Cebu. This was primarily achieved through the Governor’s Cup which had the full support of then Governor Gwendolyn Garcia. This was a province wide tournament,…

Anomaliya maoy hinungdan pagtaktak kang Senajon?

Lloyd Suarez 04/30/2014

Unsa ka tinuod nga nasakpan nilang Gov. Hilario Davide III ug Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale ang giingong mga kuwestiyonableng transaksiyon ni Evelyn Senajon sa Capitol Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) nga maoy hinungdan nga siya…

Sharks for sale: Hammerheads, thresher sharks still hunted in Daanbantayan for fins, meat

Marian Z. Codilla 04/30/2014

Shark diving is one of the main attractions in Malapascua Island in northern Cebu, a half-hour boat ride from Daanbantayan town. Foreign and local divers consider it a successful day when they can observe thresher sharks swimming…

Capitol, Kepco end coal waste dumping deal

Peter L. Romanillos 04/30/2014

THE Cebu provincial government will no longer pursue the agreement to allow the dumping of coal ash in the controversial Balili property in barangay Tinaan in the City of Naga. In last Monday’s regular session, the Cebu…

Gov’t workers told: File SALN

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/30/2014

ALL government officials and employees have until today to submit their respective Statements of Assets Liabilities and Net Worth, more commonly known as SALN. Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Pelagio Apostol yesterday said any government employee who…

State of calamity in Bakilid

Anie M. Paujana, Norman V. Mendoza 04/30/2014

The fire did not reach their house, but the anxiety and stress brought by the raging fire that left 106 families homeless in barangay Bakilid, Mandaue City, Monday night was too much for 63-year-old Herbato Heyrosa. Paramedics…

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