Why Senate can’t suspend Enrile just yet

07/31/2014

MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Senate President told the Sandiganbayan on Thursday that it could not yet suspend Senator Juan Ponce Enrile over his pork barrel scam cases. The letter, signed by Senate President Franklin Drilon’s chief of staff Atty. Renato Bantug Jr.,…

Rollerblading kids

07/31/2014

Watch out for the traffic, boys. Young rollerblade enthusiasts skate down Legaspi Extension near Pier 1.  A Cebu city ordinance restricts skating in the highway, a risky activity at best. (CDN PHOTO/LITO TECSON)…

JBC releases names of applicants for Deputy Ombudsman post

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/31/2014

THREE weeks before Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Pelagio Apostol retires the Judicial and Bar Council announced the names of the nine applicantts for the post. The list includes former Cebu City Regional Trial Court Judge Geraldine…

Ironkids, parents pray for sunny Sat

Dale G. Rosal 07/31/2014

Junior triathletes participating in the Alaska Ironkids on Saturday as welll as their parents are praying for a sunny weather this weekend to avoid any complication come race day. Last year, organizers were forced to cancel the…

MICE market targeted

Aileen Garcia-Yap 07/31/2014

ANTICIPATING the growth of the MICE market or Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Expositions in Cebu, SM’s hotel property in Cebu Radisson Blu is differentiating its meetings packages and rolling out a P3.5 million upgrade of its Feria…

Gift to the differently abled

Editorial 07/31/2014

As we end the month of July, we congratulate the Cebu City Council for passing an ordinance that requires tourism-related establishments to provide facilities for persons with disabilities, children, women and the elderly. Under the ordinance, restaurants,…

Congress, P-Noy on inclusive growth

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 07/31/2014

Six hours before President Benigno S. Aquino III delivered his penultimate State of the Nation Address last Monday, Senate President Franklin Drilon and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte rallied Congress members to give top priority to pending legislation…

Benchmarking Singapore

Jobers R. Bersales 07/31/2014

Setting aside the half-million peso cost, the idea of sending a team of city councilors and other officials of Cebu City to Singapore to study its hosing program is very laudable. It is also timely. As Cebu…

Bare roads ahead

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/31/2014

Cutting of 84 trees in the City of Naga and San Fernando town to proceed, But no more trees will be replanted by the roadside. The good news is that government agencies finally agreed yesterday to cut…

Ladies’ room off limits to Maki; complaint filed

Marian Z. Codilla 07/31/2014

With waist-length hair, smooth skin, and fine features, Maki Gingoyon can turn heads. The former Queen of Cebu 2010 titlist was almost accepted as a member of of a private gym in a Cebu city mall last…

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