CURFEW FOR CHILDREN

Benjie Talisic, Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Inna Gian Mejia, Jessa Mae Sotto 01/31/2018

Cosap calls on barangay TANODS to strictly enforce “Be home by 10 p.m.” Reports of local gangs recruiting minors and making them into drug couriers have prompted the Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap) to…

92 cops undergo random drug test

Benjie B. Talisic 01/31/2018

  Ninety two cops from the Police Regional Office 7 (PRO-7) underwent random drug testing yesterday as part of a continuing effort to cleanse the police ranks of drug users.   As police go full blast in…

Jeepney drivers suffer drop in earnings

Futch Anthony Inso 01/31/2018

JESSIE Manco used to earn P400-P500 daily as a jeepney driver. Now, his take home pay has dropped to P300-P400. The 41 year-old father of three blames the drastic drop of his earnings to the excise tax…

Tri-level flyover won’t solve traffic congestion

Chris Evert Ruffolo 01/31/2018

“Not another flyover project.” This was the call of two urban planners and an organization advocating for sustainable solutions to issues, such as traffic congestion, which plague a growing metropolis like Cebu. Architect Joy Martinez Onozawa described…

Ex BAC member posts bail

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/31/2018

A FORMER member of the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) in Aloguinsan town, Cebu, was arrested on Tuesday morning for her alleged involvement in the controversial purchase of bread in 2010 but was quick to post bail…

Bizmen nabbed with ecstasy plead not guilty

Ador Vincent Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 01/31/2018

THE two Cebuano businessmen who were allegedly caught with a number of ecstasy pills in a drug bust three weeks ago pleaded not guilty to charges of selling illegal drugs. Richard Ngo Go and Neil Benjamin Eugenio…

Capitol, Cebu officials meet with Church reps

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/31/2018

Preparations by the Catholic Church for the celebration of the 5th centenary of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines were threshed out in a meeting at the Capitol yesterday. Officers of the Filipinas Quinto Centenario convened…

More foster parents needed to adopt Cebu’s homeless kids

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/31/2018

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will target at least two couples per town in Cebu to become foster parents. Clavel Saycon, head of the DSWD-7’s Adoption Resource and Referral section, said there are only…

No product tie-ups with Pantawid: DSWD

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/31/2018

THERE are no product endorsements for the government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps, the regional Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-7) said. In a statement sent to Cebu Daily News, Regional DSWD-7 Director Ma. Evelyn…

Six nightspots to face probe

Nestle L. Semilla 01/31/2018

About six stores and bars will be investigated for supposedly violating the street party and liquor ban imposed by the Cebu City government during last month’s Sinulog celebration. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak said they identified six…

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