Cebu province wants to disaster-proof tourism activities

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/21/2018

TOURISTS coming to Cebu will get extra protection through the Oplan: Bantay Turista project initiated by the Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO). PDRRMO head Baltazar Tribunalo said they provided Rapid Damage Needs Assessment…

Tens of families evacuated, tourism activities paused in Cebu province

Morexette B. Erram 02/13/2018

  78 families from three towns in southern Cebu were evacuated as tropical depression Basyang is expected to arrive in Cebu anytime today. As of noontime today, 64 families from Barangay Sta. Felomina in Alegria; 6 families…

Three gun-for-hire suspects nabbed in Danao

Benjie Talisic 11/09/2017

  Three men were arrested by Danao City police for possession of firearms and shabu in Danao City. The suspects were identified as Edgar Bueno, a 43-year-old resident of Barangay Maslog and Dennis Garbe, a 35-year-old resident…

Cebu Archdiocese thanks groups for success of several activities

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/04/2017

THE Archdiocese of Cebu has recognized the contributions of several multisectoral groups for the success of the Grand Marian Procession last October 13 and later, the holding of the wake and burial of the late Cebu Archbishop…

Federalism, shall we go for it?

Fernando Fajardo 11/03/2017

Federalism is a system of government in which power is divided between a central authority and a constituent political unit. In this case, the federal or national government is the central authority while the constituent political unit…

Team Anchor tops Paref Springdale sportsfest

James Savellon 10/06/2017

  TEAM Anchor emerged on top in the PAREF Springdale School Annual Sportsfest at the Cebu City Sports Center last Thursday. Team Anchor defeated Vinta with a score of 98-94. The points are from different sporting activities…

Organizers tackle activities for 500th year of Christianity in the Philippines

Winston P. Ensomo 08/29/2017

THE Filipinas Quincentenario 1521–2021 has been preparing for a long-run celebration of the 500th year of Christianization in the Philippines and a global commemoration of the first circumnavigation of the world from January 2019 to 2021, national…

All BRT-related activities should be stopped

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/10/2017

GARGANERA’S CALL UNTIL the status of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project is clear, the Cebu City government should also put on hold any activity relating to the project, an official said. Cebu City Councilor Joel…

2-day activities for Earth Day Cebu start tomorrow

PR 04/19/2017

WITH the advocacy of providing a healthy lifestyle and greener environment, the organizers of Earth Day Cebu are spearheading the “Pag-amuma sa Inahang Kalikopan (Care for Mother Earth)” on April 21 to 22, 2017 at the University…

Blackouts, power outages to hit Mactan on Holy Week

Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/28/2017

Amid the impending power interruptions on Mactan Island this Holy Week, tour operators were told to make necessary adjustments to lessen the impact on visitors. Alice Queblatin, president of the Cebu Association of Tour Operations Specialists (Catos),…