TRANSWOMAN MAKES HISTORY

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/30/2017

MANDAUE CITY’S ANTI-DISCRIMINATION ORDINANCE Mandaue City has seen its first transwoman march on graduation day looking as how her heart feels — a woman. Hezekiah Diaz, 21, using the city’s anti-discrimination law, is the first ever graduate…

LABOR GROUPS SAY: Duterte forgot campaign promise to end work contractualization

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/30/2017

A labor group is hopeful that President Rodrigo Duterte will sign an executive order today putting an end to contractualization, as the world celebrates Labor Day. Dennis Derige, coordinator of Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa,…

Brace for hotter days in May

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/30/2017

IF you think the weather’s been really warm the past few weeks, brace yourself for even hotter days ahead. Alfredo Quiblat, chief of Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) Mactan, said May is the hottest…

Farmers urged to store water during intermittent rains

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/30/2017

DURING intermittent rains, farmers are urged to store whatever water they can, as the effects of intensely warm weather is slowly starting to affect crops and water supply. Provincial Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) information officer…

Crisis presents bigger, better tourism opportunities for Central Visayas

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/30/2017

Abu Sayyaf in Bohol, the aftermath  Tell the truth. Show that Central Visayas is safe. This is one of the best ways to negate the negative impact of the Bohol clashes and travel advisories issued in the…

Ma turns mac ‘n cheese stall into growing family business

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/30/2017

MACOLOGY 101 Joan Zanoria has spent all her professional life in the corporate world; and even when she was younger, she never thought of herself as an entrepreneurial person. It wasn’t until 2015 that the 38-year-old hotel…

Exec: P2.8B Naga project will be flagship of sorts for CLI

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/30/2017

HOMEGROWN developer Cebu Landmasters, Inc. (CLI) is poised to “go beyond” what is expected of economic housing projects as it recently launched Casa Mira South, a 3,200-unit subdivision in Naga City. Joe Soberano, CLI president and chief…

ONE-TWO FOR CEBU

Jonas N. Panerio 04/30/2017

Team Toyota Cebu takes top two spots in Sporting Class of Vios Cup Team Toyota Cebu (TTC) stalwarts Lord Seno and Sean Velasco bucked a sluggish start and authored a thrilling finish to end up one-two in…

Ninth-place finish for Cebu’s Miller

Glendale G. Rosal 04/30/2017

A WEEK after placing sixth in XTerra Danao, lone Filipino pro triathlete Joseph Miller of Cebu put on another promising performance when he landed ninth place in last Saturday’s XTerra Malaysia in Langkawi, Malaysia. The race, part…

Cebuano cyclist Duron wins ‘Conquering Top Hills’ race in Carcar

John Carlo Villaruel 04/30/2017

AFTER coming up short in the opening leg of the 2017 Asian Mountain Bike (MTB) Series, where he is the defending champion, Cebuano cyclist Jun Vincent Duron is back on the grind as he prepares for the…

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