Martial law fears

Editorial 12/14/2017

It’s no surprise that Congress decided to extend martial law in Mindanao given the supermajority held by the Duterte administration there, but only the naïve and their fanatically loyal followers would set aside the ramifications of President…

Duterte’s ‘pangkurat’ and mass transport options

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 12/14/2017

Somehow, President Rodrigo Duterte’s assurance to the Malacañang Press Corps that he is “not their enemy” isn’t all that reassuring given the spate of developments over the past few months. Notably one such development, however minor it…

Council shakeup

Editorial 06/22/2017

With the new Cebu City Council majority, perhaps the administration can no longer blame the opposition for whatever failures it may commit in the course of its tenure in the next three years. After City Councilor Jerry…

TRASH DISPOSAL COST TO RISE TO P300M IN CEBU CITY

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/16/2017

Cebu City’s spending on garbage disposal is now projected to breach the P300 million level before the year ends. The staggering amount will be more than twice the P135 million that was spent by the previous Rama…

Building a winner

Calvin D. Cordova 04/24/2017

Two car lovers join hands to run one of Cebu’s top car-customization shops Philip Luage and David Suico have always been fascinated by cars. And it was through this obsession that the two former college classmates put…

Repatriated OFWs get livelihood package from DOLE

Inquirer.net 04/18/2017

  Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Monday offered a package of services from the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) WELL program to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) repatriated under the Saudi amnesty program. WELL stands for…

Duterte’s tirades vs. media take highest office to ‘historic low’— CMFR

04/01/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte’s expletive-laden attacks on the media have brought the presidency to a historic low, the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR) said on Friday. “Made publicly and without any bases whatsoever, the president’s allegations…

DUTERTE DECLARES CEBU HAS HIGHEST DRUG RATE

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 03/09/2017

It’s a thing of the past, according to top anti-drug enforcers in Cebu Cebu has the highest drug rate in the country, President Rodrigo Duterte revealed on Wednesday. But the President’s information is likely old and a…

Robredo shrugs off ‘Naga Leaks’

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/03/2017

CEBU CITY—Vice President Leni Robredo has a clear message to the administration in the wake of a supposed expose against her: She won’t be silenced. She told reporters on Friday that she would continue to voice out…

Duterte calls on Filipinos to stand up against corruption

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/02/2017

CEBU CITY–Assert yourselves. Hoping to eradicate or lessen corruption, President Rodrigo Duterte called on Filipinos not to remain silent and to instead stand up against irregularities in government. “The thing about corruption is that Filipinos are not…

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