Future of the NBA? Sixers show they could be after Game 4 win over Miami

AP 04/22/2018

MIAMI — Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid certainly aren’t acting like playoff first-timers, and JJ Redick provided the veteran leadership that Philadelphia so desperately needed. The 76ers might very well be the NBA’s team of the future.…

No transfers until after polls: Tomas

04/18/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he will only entertain requests of barangay officials to transfer to the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) after the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. “Just to remind them, after the elections,…

Roach hurt after split with Pacquiao

AP 04/14/2018

Los Angeles — Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach say their 16-year partnership has ended. Pacquiao disclosed his decision Friday in the final sentence of a news release detailing his plans for his upcoming fight against Lucas…

AFTER BORACAY CLOSURE IS CEBU READY?

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Jessa Mae Sotto, Morexette Marie Erram, Nestle Semilla 04/09/2018

Visayas remains safe but hotels, resorts may not have enough rooms for influx of tourists; DOT to local officials: Learn from Boracay One island’s loss is another island’s gain. The six-month closure of the renowned island-resort of…

Osmeña: I will continue to run after Aguirre

Morexette Erram 04/06/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is still in a fighting spirit after welcoming the news on the resignation of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II. “This is just one step. I will continue to fight. I will run…

Uber will accept bookings only until April 8, after which it merges with Grab

Inquirer.net 03/26/2018

Uber said on Monday that its service would continue to be accessible only until April 8 as it confirmed the merging of its Southeast Asia operations with Grab. After April 8, all booking requests could be made…

Motorcycle driver killed after hitting trailer truck

Benjie B. Talisic 03/10/2018

A 39-year-old was killed in a road accident on Saturday morning in Sitio Puntod, Barangay Valladolid, Carcar City. Rodrigo Mesa, 39, a resident of Barangay Perrelos in the same city, bumped into the back portion of a…

Ceby City OBO suspends contractor’s operation after bunkhouse collapse

Ador Mayol, Nestle Semilla 03/06/2018

  Engr. Yosefa Ylanan, head of the Office of the Building Official (OBO) in Cebu City, immediately ordered the suspension of all projects undertaken by J.E. Abraham C. Lee Construction and Devleopment Inc. following the collapse of…

6 injured after truck rams house in Balamban

Rene Alima 02/14/2018

SIX persons were injured after a 10-wheeler dump truck plowed through a house along the Transcentral Highway, Barangay Cansumoroy, Balamban, southwest Cebu on Tuesday. Those injured were Gemma Ardillo, 58, owner of the house, her two daughters…

2 men rescued by passenger vessel after floating in waters off Dumaguete

Benjie B. Talisic 01/30/2018

  CEBU CITY—Two foreigners were rescued by a passing passenger vessel after they were found floating in the waters off Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental on Monday night. SPO1 Diego Tubel, Dumaguete police station desk officer, identified the…