Seabees build for school kids

12/31/2014

by Fayette C. Riñen A dream come true!” said 58-year-old school principal Rena Managaytay. She could not contain her joy as she watched more than 10 US Navy personnel preparing the foundation for a new school building…

Arrest of Tiamzon couple tops PNP’s 2014 arrest list

Inquirer 12/31/2014

MANILA — The capture of two high-ranking communist leaders topped the arrests made by the Philippine National Police in 2014, the Criminal Investigation and Detention Group (CIDG) said. Police Director Benjamin Magalong, CIDG  chief, said the arrest…

SC frees 286 due to delayed trials

12/31/2014

Amid the scandal over convicted criminals living lives of luxury in prison, the Supreme Court decided to free in time for Christmas almost 300 inmates who had been left in detention by delayed trials. About 286 inmates…

Kalibo airport reopens

Inquirer 12/31/2014

ILOILO CITY—The Kalibo International Airport in Aklan resumed operations at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday after an Air Asia plane that overshot the runaway was removed and towed to the ramp. Cynthia Asperas, the airport manager, told the Inquirer…

Dingdong Dantes, Marian Rivera tie knot in grand ‘royal wedding’

12/31/2014

It was a wedding fit for royalty. After being in a relationship for five years, actor Dingdong Dantes and actress Marian Rivera got married in a “Spanish romance”-themed wedding held at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Cubao,…

From Sir Chief to General Chua

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/31/2014

After more than two years of doing the well-loved daytime teleserye “Be Careful With My Heart,” Richard Yap, who played the stern but charming widower Sir Chief is back, this time on the big screen for his…

Fare rate rollback

12/31/2014

One could  understand the reluctance of  jeepney operators and drivers to support the 50-centavo fare reduction  proposed by former Cebu City councilor Augustus Pe Jr. “Magsinabtanay ta (Let’s understand each other). The public thinks we earn big…

Yolanda relief operations boost industry’s growth

Aileen Garcia-Yap 12/31/2014

Cebu’s retail industry is considered one of the fastest growing industries this year with many new entrants in the market fueled by the growing local demand, a high demand for recovery goods, tourism and generally a robust…

Bridge cut off, 15 dead; ‘Worst flooding in 30 years’

Calvin D. Cordova 12/31/2014

At dawn, muddy water swept through Ronda town, south Cebu, killing at least 12 people in the worst flooding seen there in 30 years, triggered by torrential  rains of typhoon Seniang. “Nagsyagit ang mg bata…nangayo ug tabang……

7 towns, Toledo city hit; Calamity to be declared

Fe Marie Dumaboc, Melissa Q. Cabahug 12/31/2014

At least 5, 000 persons in south Cebu were evacuated when tropical storm Seniang struck early morning yesterday. Families were forcibly evacuated starting Monday night as flooding incidents were reported in towns of  Sibonga, Dalaguete, Alcantara, Ronda,…

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