Mandaue gets firefighting gears

Norman V. Mendoza 03/31/2017

Firefighting equipment worth half a million pesos were turned over to Mandaue City government by the Rotary Club of Cebu West at the city hall grounds on Wednesday. These included 30 fireproof coats with pants and boots…

Cebu City sets sidewalk vendors’ rules

Nestle L. Semilla 03/31/2017

PROFILING, REGULATION START The Cebu City government has taken steps to regulate at least 500 sidewalk vendors in the city. Yesterday, the Division for the Welfare of the Urban Poor (DWUP) started profiling around 200 street vendors…

Traffic sanctions

Editorial 03/31/2017

The Cebu City Council needs to coordinate with stakeholders including the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) if it is serious in passing a proposed Cebu City ordinance that will…

Lording it over life

Jason A. Baguia 03/31/2017

(First of two parts) On the first Sunday of Lent, priests usually explain to their congregations the meaning of the three temptations of Jesus Christ in the desert where he fasted for 40 days between his baptism…

Curiosity and UP

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/31/2017

There was a smell of familiarity in the air as the car dropped me off by the building where I spent four long years of my college life. I was filled with the feeling of nostalgia reminiscing…

MAO BA?

Editorial 03/31/2017

BARANGAY ELECTIONS An official of the Cebu provincial government expressed dismay over President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to appoint barangay officials instead of holding barangay elections later this year. According to the source, the President’s plan was ridiculous…

Spot the diparents

Francis B. Ongkingco 03/31/2017

Clyde and his dad were bonding over a “Spot the Difference” puzzle book. Some twenty minutes had passed and the two had managed to spy only three different things. “Hey guys, wuzzup?” His mother suddenly came out…

An invitation from Hong Kong

Aissa A. Dela Cruz 03/31/2017

KOWLOON Shangri-La Hong Kong celebrates the cultural heritage of Tsim Sha Tsui with a unique Cultural Heritage Package with a luxurious stay at the waterfront five-star hotel and a guided four-hour walking tour off the beaten path…

Australian towns submerged in flood after cyclone Debbie

03/31/2017

BRISBANE, Australia — Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from towns in two Australian states as authorities warned Friday there could be deaths from severe flooding caused by a powerful tropical cyclone. Category four Cyclone…

COACHING CAROUSEL

Jonas N. Panerio 03/31/2017

The coaching carousel of the University of San Carlos Warriors took another startling turn after they let go of head coach Rommel Rasmo with the recent realignment of the school’s athletic program. The move was confirmed by…

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