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Bus operators assure zero accidents this Holy Week


  THE Cebu Provincial Bus and Mini Bus Association yesterday gave an assurance that they would cooperate with the government agencies to achieve the zero-accident goal during the Holy Week. Julie Flores, spokesperson of Cebu Provincial Bus and Mini Bus Operators, said they would ensure the roadworthiness of buses so that passengers would arrive safely […]

Posted: April 3rd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

CHEd halts field trips, school tours


MANILA — The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) is imposing a moratorium on field trips and educational tours in all higher education institutions (HEIs) to give way to an investigation on the bus crash that killed 15 people in Tanay, Rizal, and a review of policies on such trips. The commission en banc on Tuesday […]

Posted: February 21st, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

City traffic office advises bike riders to take extra care as most accidents involve motorcycles


In light of the spate of road mishaps involving motorcycles in various parts of Cebu City, the (CTTO) reminded the drivers to take extra care and be mindful of traffic rules and regulations. CTTO chief Rafael Yap told Cebu Daily News the motorists’ failure to abide by traffic rules and regulations is the leading cause of motorcycle […]

Posted: October 21st, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »

Judge urges city to act on pedestrian safety


Executive Judge Soliver Peras of the Regional Trial Court in Cebu City yesterday called on the city government to act on his overdue request to ensure the safety of court employees and the public who cross the seven-lane road in front of Qimonda IT Center in the North Reclamation Area. “The least the city can […]

Posted: January 5th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Rise in accidents on pedestrian lanes worries Cebu official


TRAFFIC personnel should strictly enforce “right-of-way” of pedestrians on crosswalks and pedestrian lanes in the wake of reports that vehicular accidents  victimizing pedestrians went up to over 50 cases this year. “This is a matter of public safety. Many drivers don’t stop even if people are crossing the pedestrian lane. Some even have the gall […]

Posted: November 19th, 2015 in Headlines | Read More »

Medical team doing everything to ensure safe race


The medical team tasked to ensure safety in the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines is making sure that all bases are covered for the big event slated this Sunday in Cebu. The race starts at Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa in Lapu-Lapu City but the race route reaches the cities of Mandaue, Cebu and Talisay. Because […]

Posted: July 30th, 2015 in Ironman 70.3,Sports | Read More »

1 death, firecracker injuries on holiday

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One died while  at least 36 persons including a 3-year-old child were brought to  hospitals for firecracker injuries, vehicle accidents  and medical emergencies in cities of Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu on Christmas eve and Christmas Day. In Lapu-Lapu city, Vicente Igot was drinking with friends when he was shot  dead by an unidentified motorcycle riding […]

Posted: December 26th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »