Grant of teachers’ allowances has ‘statutory bases’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/31/2016

THE granting of allowances to public school teachers has legal basis. This was emphasized by former Cebu City Local School Board (LSB) head Raddy Diola as he defended the grant of the Cost of Living Allowance (COLA),…

Councilor Abella bolts Team Rama

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/31/2016

The Cebu City Council will now have two independent councilors after Councilor Nendell Hanz Abella, who was affiliated with Team Rama, decided to leave the party to become one. Abella followed Councilor Dave Tumulak, who also left…

Lapu execs to join PDP

Nestle L. Semilla 08/31/2016

AFTER members of Cebu City’s Team Rama joined the Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Laban ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza, Vice Mayor Marcial Ycong and 10 of his councilors will follow suit. Radaza said in a press…

Davide concerned over Tom’s stance on Ciudad

Nestle L. Semilla 08/31/2016

Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III voiced concern over reports that Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña will persuade him to drop the Ciudad project in Barangay Apas. The governor said he only knew about it when asked by…

SC affirms disbarment of Cebu City judge

Izobelle T. Pulgo 08/31/2016

THE Supreme Court reaffirmed the disbarment of a former Cebu City judge for grave misconduct. In a press conference held last Tuesday in Manila, Supreme Court spokesperson Theodore Te confirmed the disbarment of Rosabella Tormis, former judge…

Militants drum up support vs Marcos burial

08/31/2016

MILITANT groups held out hope that public opposition continue to grow against the burial of the late president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani as they held another rally at Colon Street yesterday. Jaime Paglinawan,…

Crackdown set on vendors, illegally parked vehicles

Norman V. Mendoza 08/31/2016

LAPU-LAPU City’s streets will be cleared of illegally parked vehicles, ambulant vendors and other obstructions, Mayor Paz Radaza said yesterday. She said tow trucks will impound illegally parked vehicles in all streets to a vacant space in…

Passengers should deplane if tarmac delay hits 2 hours

08/31/2016

CAB resolution is expected to be implemented in late September MANILA — The government wants to cut long waiting times for passengers onboard aircraft parked on the tarmac — the subject of heavy criticism from flyers given…

Biz leaders: Move to create more business opportunities

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 08/31/2016

This is what the business sector has been waiting for. Melanie Ng, president of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), said this to describe the recent move of three government agencies to reduce the time…

Pinoys encouraged to explore work opportunities in Canada

Aileen Garcia-Yap 08/31/2016

FILIPINOS are encouraged to grab the opportunity to work abroad especially in Canada, whose government is increasing the number of immigrants this year to 305,000, which is 20,000 more than its 2015 target. “They (Canadian government) are…

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