Palma: Pray for peace

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/31/2016

Cebu Archbishop Jose T. Palma, in his homily on Saturday evening during the New Year’s Eve Mass at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, urged everyone to pray for peace. “Let us pray for peace, for our family and…

BULLISH IN 2017

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/31/2016

CEBU’S ECONOMIC OUTLOOK (FIRST OF THREE PARTS) Amid a backdrop of turbulence in the country’s political arena as well as an international backlash on the Duterte administration’s brutal war against drugs, the business community is unaffected and…

Cebu City garbage: Nowhere to go but SRP

Morexette Erram 12/31/2016

It’s the New Year and the day that the South Road Properties is supposed to have been cleared of all the tons of garbage that were dumped on a one-hectare lot behind the headquarters of Cebu City’s…

DOH places govt’ hospitals on Code White alert; urges public to shun firecrackers

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/31/2016

GOVERNMENT-RUN hospitals across the country, including those in Cebu, have been placed on “Code White Alert” yesterday, the eve of the New Year’s day celebration. This means hospital staff are in place and ready to respond any…

FITTING END TO 2016

Glendale G. Rosal 12/31/2016

Cebuana kegler Xyrra Cabusas could not have asked for a more fitting end to 2016 and to her campaign in the junior ranks. This after the Bowlingplex Tenpin Association (BTA) star bowler bagged the coveted female Masters…

Eslao rules Yearend Scrabble Rated tilt

James Nicole Franz R. Savellon 12/31/2016

CEBUANO word wizard Dart Eslao topped the Yearend 8-Round Scrabble Rated Tournament last Friday at the Bayanihan Village in Barangay Basak-Pardo, Cebu City. Eslao tallied six wins that went with two losses to be crowned as the…

IM Yap heads cast of Kita ang Katag chessfest

Glendale G. Rosal 12/31/2016

SOME of Cebu’s top woodpushers have confirmed participation in the “Kita Ang Katag Open Chess Tournament” scheduled on January 3-5 at the Knight Attack Café in Robinsons Galleria Cebu. FIDE Arbiter Marvin Ruelan said leading the list…

KINGS OF THE COURT

Jonas N. Panerio 12/31/2016

BASKETBALL YEARENDER The year 2016 in Cebu’s amateur basketball scene brought a lot of familiar scenes: the University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers reclaimed a throne they’ve sat on 10 previous times in the collegiate level…

The plastic ban ordinance

Dominic D. Yasay 12/31/2016

(PART 1) Saving Mandaue City from floods and garbage It has been four months since the Mandaue City government decided to bring back the muscle of the city-wide prohibition of plastic bags in a bid to address the city’s…

IPI-CDN kicks off 2017 with promotion of two officers

12/31/2016

Renato R. Reinoso, Chief Operating Officer of the Philippine Daily Inquirer and Inquirer Publications Inc. (IPI), announced the appointment of Ma. Christine C. Torregosa as vice president and chief corporate services officer (CCSO) of IPI and of…

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