Cebu Doc patients doing fine — official

Aileen Garcia-Yap 10/31/2014

All the patients of Cebu Doctors’ University Hospital that were affected by Tuesday night’s fire are safe and were taken to different hospitals in Cebu, an official of CDUH said. Oscar Tuason, the vice president for administration…

Half of Central Visayas LGUs unprepared for disasters

Peter L. Romanillos 10/31/2014

Almost a year after the strongest storm recorded in world history hit the Visayas, half of the local government units (LGUs) in Central Visayas still do not have disaster contingency plans. In Cebu province, less than half…

Retirement pay, staff training get more share

Peter L. Romanillos 10/31/2014

Members of the budget committee of the Cebu Provincial Board took notice of the drastic increase of the Provincial Administrator’s proposed 2015 appropriation during its first budget hearing yesterday. The budget has increased to P135 million from…

Rituals attract demons, exorcist warns

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/31/2014

Performing rituals can lead to demonic possessions or influence. Msgr. Frederick Kriekenbeek, a known exorcist, said the ritual performed by the students of Argao Center for Science Learning Inc. last week could be the reason why they…

City Hall to follow TRO but insists on need to take down geonzon wall

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/31/2014

Cebu City Hall officials will stand by their position and are ready explain in court their the move to have the concrete wall in Cebu IT Park demolished. City Legal Officer Jerone Castillo welcomes the court’s issuance…

Mandaue and Cebu City to jointly solve abattoir issues

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/31/2014

Officials from the cities of Cebu and Mandaue are set to conduct a joint inspection of the Cebu City’s abattoir which has been the subject of several issues recently. According to Cebu City Legal Officer Jerone Castillo,…

DILG asked to junk admin case vs. cebu City officials

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/31/2014

The Cebu City government has renewed its call for the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG-7) to dismiss the administrative case filed by Lawyer Reymelio Delute against elected city officials. They also want the DILG-7 to…

Official spooked by ‘haunted car’

Doris C. Bongcac 10/31/2014

Have you ever taken a ride in a haunted car? Barangay chairperson Marjorita Cangmaong of the mountain barangay of Malubog in Cebu City had such an experience after she accepted a vehicle assigned to her by the…

Kid cancer survivors go ‘Trick or Treating’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/31/2014

Angel Lyka Carpela had been battling cancer for more than half of her life. At five years old, she had several chemotherapy sessions to combat her Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) which started when she was still two…

Suspension order against PDEA-7 official upheld

Chito O. Aragon 10/31/2014

The six-month suspension meted against the former officer-in-charge of the Philippine Drug Enforcement in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) was upheld. This after PDEA Director General Arturo Cacdac denied the motion for reconsideration filed by Esperidion Javier, who was…

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