IT’S CEBU CITY JAIL’S TURN

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/28/2018

ANOTHER JAIL TAGGED AS DRUG SOURCE Is the Cebu City Jail also a den where illegal drugs thrive? An alleged big-time drug dealer, Walter Villamor, was arrested by police operatives from the Drug Enforcement Group in Central…

Unsegregated garbage will no longer be collected

Chris Evert Ruffolo, Nestle L. Semilla 02/28/2018

CEBU CITY SAYS IT’S FINAL! Starting today, March 1, the Cebu City government will again make another attempt to strictly enforce its “no segregation, no collection” garbage policy. It is a tall order considering that not one…

Workers want P155 pay hike but bizmen say that’s ‘too high’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/28/2018

Labor groups in Cebu have filed a petition seeking an additional P155.80 daily wage adjustment for minimum wage earners in Central Visayas. Cebu Labor Coalition (CELAC) Spokesperson Metudio Belarmino Jr., explained that minimum wage earners are greatly…

RTC judge affirms Escario’s election as Bantayan mayor

King Anthony Perez 02/28/2018

IAN Christopher Escario will continue to sit as mayor of Bantayan town in north Cebu, as the petition for quo warranto filed against him was dismissed. Presiding Judge Antonio Marigomen of the Regional Trial Court Bogo City…

Truck with cement trips at SRP, causes gridlock

Nestle L. Semillla 02/28/2018

A truck carrying tons of cement fell on its side past midnight of Wednesday, blocking both sides of the South Coastal Road and causing a 15-hour traffic gridlock that stretched all the way to Cebu City in…

‘Eat more corn, camote’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/28/2018

As the National Food Authority (NFA) prepares to resume its distribution of rice to Cebu next Monday, it advised consumers to include camote (sweet potato) and corn in their diet. “This is the proposal of the regional…

Council to map traffic plans with LGUs

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/28/2018

AN inter-agency council on traffic (I-ACT) will coordinate with local governments in Cebu to map out traffic management plans for them, a first outside of Metro Manila. “(What we are doing) is to synchronize and harmonize traffic…

Waste segregation anew

Editorial 02/28/2018

Unless there is a last minute announcement, it’s all systems go for the “no segregation, no collection” garbage disposal policy of Cebu City Hall today March 1, but based on last Monday’s disclosure by the City Environment…

About the Ritazo Tingub Women Workers Association

Sofia Aliño Logarta 02/28/2018

As we enter Women’s Month we celebrate the successful efforts of women as they work for economic empowerment. Every time I encountered them — in front of SM City, at the gate of Queen City Gardens on…

Time to clean up Cebu

Jobers R. Bersales 02/28/2018

Three weeks ago, I had this eye-opening conversation with Cebuano-speaking visitors in Ilocos Sur who, like me, were stranded for three hours at the Laoag International Airport on the eve of my birthday. (Our Philippine Airlines flight,…

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