Graduation subsidy ordinance approved

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/30/2014

The Cebu City government will be shouldering the graduation fees of public elementary and high school students in the city. The City Council approved the ordinance providing the graduation fees subsidy to public schools last Wednesday. City…

‘My father shouldn’t be treated like the others’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/30/2014

Britta Borromeo-Navarro said she doesn’t want her father to be “one of the others.” Her father Raul Borromeo is among those interred into the Doña Pepang cemetery. They have their own family mausoleum and they want it…

Sniffing dogs ready for Papal Visit, APEC

Melissa Q. Cabahug 11/30/2014

To augment the preparations for the Manila and Tacloban visits of Pope Francis, the Philippine National Police Supervisory Office for Security and Investigation Agencies (PNP-SOSIA) conducted an evaluation of canine units to determine their capability in identifying…

Woman, 60, children falls in drug bust

Apple Ta-as 11/30/2014

A 60-year-old woman and her two children were arrested inside their house which police said served as a drug den in barangay Catarman, Liloan, Cebu last Saturday afternoon. Operatives of the Provincial Intelligence Branch seized several packs…

CPDRC inmate found dead

Melissa Q. Cabahug 11/30/2014

A 33- year-old inmate was found dead inside the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) in Kalunasan, Cebu City last Saturday morning. Jerome Abellanosa, who  faces murder charges, was found lying on his back and unresponsive…

Cebuana is Miss Earth

11/30/2014

Cebuana beauty Jamie Herrell was crowned Miss Earth last night at the University of the Philippines Theater. Herrell, who wore a stunning red gown, was the Sinulog Festival Queen in Cebu City last year. She bested  other…

Judah Jyreh Cohen: Manning up

Orly J. Cajegas, Rob Gonzales 11/30/2014

Perhaps no other country in the world is as pageant-obsessed as the Philippines. It could be because  even before the Spanish colonization we have been a festival people, with beauty contests highlighting a  town fiesta. And if…

Staying awake with someone else’s eyes

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 11/30/2014

  Graham Greene’s short story, “Special Duties,” tells of a corporate man, William Ferraro, who approached the salvation of his soul in a business-like manner, being one who left nothing to chance and constantly checked on his…

3-week surveillance ends with NBI raid in Sta. Fe, Bantayan island; Swiss man ‘molested’ local boys

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/30/2014

BEACH  HOUSE ARREST Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) yesterday  arrested a Swiss national in his rented  beach house in Sta. Fe, Bantayan island where he allegedly molested young boys. Walter Hauck, 66, was the…

Art districts

Radel Paredes 11/30/2014

It is what artists in Cebu have long been dreaming of — a place of their own somewhere in the city. They have been asking the local government to provide them with space where they can put…

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