Goldberry still leads in Shaabaa

Jonas N. Panerio 08/31/2014

The defending champions Goldberry Iloilo Hotel kept the heat up on the rest of the field as it routed the San Jose Bakeshop, 72-38, in the Avenir Sacred Heart Ateneo Alumni Basketball Athletic Association (Shaabaa) Cup basketball…

Cebu Customs to destroy used clothes; DSWD won’t accept them as donations for Yolanda survivors

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/31/2014

BAN THEN  BURN?     About 100 to 150 boxes of used clothing sent by donors abroad for victims of typhoon Yolanda victims may end up in the fire. Stored as confiscated cargo in the Port of Cebu,…

More judges, courts needed to ease problem

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 08/31/2014

Additional judges and courts can help decongest the country’s jails which have been overcrowded since the 1980s, retired judge Meinrado Paredes said. “The Supreme Court has introduced  several  programs to speed up the resolution of cases but…

Student’s remains found near river

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Melissa Q. Cabahug 08/31/2014

The body of 16-year- old high school student Ronnel Abellaneda was found  near the mouth of the Guadalupe River early morning Friday. He was found by fishermen in the area after the boy was last seen by…

Cebu courts may be relocated to SRP

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 08/31/2014

The Supreme Court is studying the possibility of building a judicial complex at the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City, Supreme Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez said. “A study is being conducted to house all courts…

‘#iamMandaue’ theme rings out on Charter Day

Anie M. Paujana 08/31/2014

With songs, chants  and streamers, Mandaue City residents yesterday culminated the celebration of the city’s 45th Charter Day by brandishing this year’s theme and brand name “#iamMandaue!” City officials,  employees and  residents gathered at the Mandaue City…

Gullas urges Cebu south mayors to push road widening

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/31/2014

Rep. Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas asked Cebu mayors yesterday to draft a resolution asking Public Works and Highways Secretary  Rogelio Singson to continue with the road widening of the highway in southern Cebu. He and his grandfather…

Mandaue City fetes top taxpayers

Anie M. Paujana 08/31/2014

The taxes you paid made it possible for government to serve you. This was the message of  Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes as the city paid tribute to its  top individual and corporate taxpayers at the Mandaue…

Towns to adopt uniform canyoneering guidelines

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/31/2014

Officials of three towns in southwestern Cebu have agreed to come up with uniform guidelines governing canyoneering adventure tours in the Kanlaob river. Alegria Mayor Verna Magallon said the towns of Moalboal and Badian will adopt the…

Bill vs techy intruders mistaken as anti-selfie bill

08/30/2014

MANILA, Philippines—What anti-selfie bill? Television reports said an “anti-selfie” bill was filed in the House of Representatives. The term stemmed from Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate’s statement saying the bill creates a “chilling effect on the media.”…

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