FOR HEROES

Apple Ta-as 01/31/2015

Sympathy walk in Cebu city honors  ‘the great 44’ Candlelight tribute in Plaza Independencia for slain SAF troopers About 700 personnel  walked in the rain,  a gray drizzle in Cebu city that united policemen and civilians in…

SAF medic refused to leave wounded men, died with troops

Inquirer 01/31/2015

He could have chosen to save himself amid the heavy gunfire during an encounter in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. But PO1 Windell Candano, 32, a medic of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force (PNP-SAF), chose to stay and…

PNPA Class 2009 shave heads for fallen batchmates

Apple Ta-as, Inquirer 01/31/2015

THE young commander of a police station in Lapu-Lapu City yesterday reported for duty with a close-cropped hairstyle, which he said was  the Philippine National Police Academy Batch 2009’s way of expressing their grief over the tragic…

Cebu City to rebid CCMC project

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/31/2015

With available cash of at least P600 million, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he is more determined than ever to pursue the city hospital’s reconstruction project. City Hall is now preparing “with utmost urgency” the documents…

DOH-7 starts query on ‘medical malpractice’

Norman V. Mendoza 01/31/2015

THE  fact-finding committee of the Department of Health (DOH) started its investigation yesterday on the alleged medical malpractice in Mandaue City Hospital that led to the death of Jocelyn Coliflores, the  wife of a former overseas worker.…

Rama dreaming of moving city hall to SRP

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/31/2015

CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama wants to have all Cebu City Hall offices in a single compound at the South Road Properties (SRP) to make all government transactions more accessible to taxpayers. Rama is confident that his…

Davide: Prioritize relocation of PAF

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/31/2015

“Build first before demolishing.” This is Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III’s  appeal to the contractor tasked to replicate the facilities of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) in another area of the Benito Ebuen Air Base. “I am…

Carmen Copper inks CBA

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/31/2015

ALL is well with the management and workers of the Carmen Copper Corporation (CCC) in Toledo City. The CCC management and the Carmen Copper Workers Labor Organization (CWLO) signed yesterday the Collective Bargaining Agreement that would take…

JVR: Prove my son is corrupt

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/31/2015

TALISAY City Mayor Johnny V. Delos Reyes is open to the idea of having his son and city administration John Yre Delos Reyes step down from City Hall if his critics can prove he is corrupt. But…

Ensuring their survival

Editorial 01/31/2015

Did you notice the Cebu City Council’s recent approval of an ordinance that would allow the forced evacuation of residents in danger zones? It  may have escaped public attention days after the destruction inflicted by typhoon Seniang…

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