‘Queenie’ aftermath: Weekend stalls response

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/30/2014

Disasters know no holiday, but some officials apparently blame the weekend for the slow response to storm-affected areas in southern Cebu. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) in the provincial capitol compound was also…

‘Papal holiday’ in January 2015?

11/30/2014

The national government is studying the possibility of declaring the duration of the papal visit a holiday. A member of the Papal Visit Central Committee said a  declaration would likely be adopted considering that the visit of…

Kawasan Falls: A paradise lost to Queenie

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/30/2014

KAWASAN Falls – the multi-layered waterfalls considered as the pride of Badian town – was an unimaginable picture of devastation as the weather cleared the day after tropical depression Queenie unleashed its wrath over southern Cebu. Badian…

Typhoon-resilient Christmas tree set up in Fuente

Doris C. Bongcac 11/30/2014

Cebu City officially starts  its Yuletide season tomorrow with the lighting of the giant Christmas tree in Fuente Osmeña. This year a “typhoon-resilient” design of steel and wood will dominate the park. The 120-feet tree will resemble…

Additional P5M budget eyed for Operation Second Chance

Doris C. Bongcac 11/30/2014

The fate of Operation Second Chance, where minor offenders are detained, hangs in the balance. With plans of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology  (BJMP) to pull out their police personnel, the Cebu city government has…

Rama meets families living in cemetery today

Edison Delos Angeles 11/30/2014

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will present the city’s plan to develop the Doña Pepang cemetery in barangay Carreta, Cebu City into a public park to the owners of the mausoleums and the relatives of the dead…

Lust for pork barrels

Ricky Poca 11/30/2014

Congress has become an incorrigible institution  madly in love or in lust with their wasteful pork barrel. Despite the Supreme Court decision declaring the PDAF or pork barrel unconstitutional, congress has once again inserted a provision for…

Drilon, Almendras aid sought for CCMC project

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/30/2014

The Cebu City government hopes to secure assistance from top national government officials to fund the P1 billion Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) project. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he wrote Cabinet Secretary Jose Rene Almendras…

Petition asks DPWH to continue reclamation

Marian Z. Codilla 11/30/2014

  A petition signed by 70 residents of the shoreline sitio of Talisay in Boljoon town asked  the government to continue its original plan for a reclamation project there. James Dellosa, district engineer, of the Department of…

Trike driver, tanod killed in Lapu-Lapu shootings

Norman V. Mendoza 11/30/2014

A tricycle driver and a barangay tanod were killed in separate shooting incidents in Lapu-Lapu City. Gerald Magsigay, 32, was fatally shot allegedly by his neighbor in barangay Basak around 3 p.m. last Friday. Police identified the…

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