‘SWU Cobras in good hands with Boko’

Jonas N. Panerio 12/31/2014

Though the reigning Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) champions Southwestern University will have much to miss with the loss of Landry Sanjo, no less than the team’s best player and league MVP Mark Jayven Tallo expressed…

Alapag open to staying with Gilas as assistant coach

Inquirer 12/31/2014

Coaches of all three teams owned by Manny V. Pangilinan in the Philippine Basketball Association met with the business tycoon the other night, obviously to chart the course of Talk ‘N Text, Meralco and NLEX for the…

Cebu junior badminton players bag 4 titles in Sun-Ming tilt

Dale G. Rosal 12/31/2014

Cebuano junior shuttle smashers made good account of themselves by carting away four titles in the Sun Cellular-Ming Ramos National Badminton Cup finals held in SM North Edsa over the weekend. Smashers from the University of San…

Shared prosperity in 2015 and beyond

Jobers R. Bersales 12/31/2014

Sixteen steps, 10 agencies, 34 days and 17 percent of a Filipino’s average annual income. That is how much it costs to set up a business, big or small, in the Philippines. In Malaysia, it only takes…

Hope for the New Year

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 12/31/2014

Saying that the traditional mode of doing business has failed to reduce poverty in the country, it is time to adopt the  new business model of  social enterprise. Coop Natcco partylist Rep. Cresente Paez stressed this point…

DPWH: Steel bridge for Sibonga up in one week

Doris C. Bongcac, Melissa Q. Cabahug 12/31/2014

With the concrete Dumlog bridge cut off, people traveling through Sibonga town in south Cebu have to take a detour. Bus passengers  get down and transfer to a habal-habal or motorcycle-for-hire that takes riders through a barangay…

Loss of 15 lives ‘most painful’

Peter L. Romanillos 12/31/2014

Damage brought about by typhoon “Seniang” in Cebu may reach P1 billion, most of it in agriculture, housing and public infrastructure. The collapsed bridge approach in Dumlog, Sibonga town will be replaced with a temporary steel frame…

Mandaue gov’t employees to get P20,000 bonus

Norman V. Mendoza 12/31/2014

Regular employees of the Mandaue city government can  look forward in January  to a  P20,000 performance bonus. In a special session last Monday, the City Council passed an ordinance for their  Performance Enhancement Incentive (PEI). About 700…

PALMA ON 2015: ‘Year of special thanksgiving’

12/31/2014

As Cebu marks seven jubilees in 2015, plus the visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma considers the new year   a time of “special thanksgiving to God.” Also, 2015 is the final year…

Round fruits, prayers, and sticky sweets for New Year

Aileen Garcia-Yap 12/31/2014

Something round, something sweet and something sticky or long. Food with these qualities are often prepared for  New Year’s eve  as part of Filipino tradition and Chinese influences, said Melanie Ng, past president of the Philippine Retailers…

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