Coolhouse of Singapore

Ram Alcoseba-Martinez 03/31/2017

CONSERVATORIES started around the 16th century with a special purpose for growing crops, like lemon and oranges (also called orangeries in Europe) and other crops coming from the warmer region of the Mediterranean. Today, a conservatory is a…

Bribery suspect charged in court

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie Talisic 03/31/2017

THE Cebu Provincial Prosecutor’s Office yesterday filed “corruption” charges against a market collector who allegedly tried to buy off policemen in Consolacion town after the arrest of his nephew in an anti-drug operation. Giovanni Pepito, 45, was…

Town drug rehab program honors 821 graduates

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/31/2017

FED up with all the household chores and feeling very much like a bored housewife, Darlene (not her real name), turned to illegal drugs a year ago in Barangay Poblacion, San Remigio, northern Cebu. At 52 years…

Busay barangay captain seeks Ombudsman probe into ‘leak’

Nestle L. Semilla 03/31/2017

FOR SHAME CAUSED BY DRUG TEST RESULT It’s been nearly six months since the incident. Yet, Busay barangay captain Amilo Lopez says he isn’t over the embarrassment caused by the premature release of his drug test results…

Cops, soldiers killed or hurt on duty may get up to P500K aid

Inquirer.net 03/31/2017

Cops and soldiers killed or wounded in action are now guaranteed to receive up to half a million pesos in financial assistance from the government, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced on Friday. The…

Quake drill: Simulated rescues done at Capitol

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/31/2017

AT 9 A.M., Cebu provincial employees trooped outside the Capitol building as part of the evacuation plan as rescue workers went to work at the Capitol building where at least 35 casualties were scattered all over the…

Slain tanod’s widow hopeful of killer’s arrest

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/31/2017

THE widow of the village watchman who was killed in Consolacion town, north Cebu is hopeful that her husband’s killer will be apprehended. “I am happy that the police are doing something. I hope they will continue…

Be wary of temblor’s intensity

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/31/2017

Intensity vs. magnitude Be more conscious of an earthquake’s intensity rather than its magnitude as the intensity depicts the strength of the shaking. This was Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Undersecretary Renato Solidum Jr.’s reminder to…

GOING GREEN IN CEBU

Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/31/2017

With dwindling resources and an increased risk to the human population brought about by climate change, developers all over the world have made the shift to a more sustainable way of doing business. As the need to…

No ‘greenwashing’

Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/31/2017

Developers urged: Study, apply env’t friendly practices DESPITE the growing interest for green buildings, a green architecture expert is encouraging developers to be sincere in learning about how to engage in green principles in the development planning…

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