Fire victims show strong faith for Sto. Niño amid tragedy

Nestle L. Semilla 01/15/2018

Barangay chief calls for more aid for 3,570 fire-affected Pasil residents Maridol Dacua and her family will still celebrate Fiesta Señor even if they are now homeless. “Mo-celebrate mi bahalang gamay lang (We will still celebrate the…

Landslides still plague Toledo amid Agaton exit

Morexette B. Erram 01/08/2018

A week after it left the country, the lingering effects of Tropical Storm Agaton are still being felt in parts of Cebu. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) told reporters that landslides struck three…

FIRMS’ REMINDERS AMID TRAIN LAW

Inquirer.net 01/04/2018

DTI: Hiking Basic goods’ SRP can be done if it’s justifiable Amid new and higher taxes, manufacturers could still raise the suggested retail price (SRP) of basic goods and commodities only if the increase would not go…

Bali declares ‘garbage emergency’ amid sea of waste

AFP 12/28/2017

  Bali’s palm-fringed Kuta beach has long been a favorite with tourists seeking sun and surf, but nowadays its golden shoreline is disappearing under a mountain of garbage. Plastic straws and food packaging are strewn between sunbathers,…

Palma tells faithful to trust in God amid calamities

Chris A. Ligan 12/18/2017

  Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma officiated a dawn Mass in Carbon Public Market attended by market vendors, Barangay Ermita and local officials Monday. In his homily, Palma preached on trusting God amid calamities and trials. He cited…

Aquino appeals for calm amid Dengvaxia scare

Inquirer.net 12/14/2017

  Former President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday said it was the obligation of government to keep the public calm by providing them with the most information it could about the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia and advise them…

LTFRB issues special permits for buses amid threats of a transport strike

Morexette B. Erram 12/02/2017

  IN anticipation of a transport strike on Monday, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) issued special permits for private bus operators to ply routes in Metro Cebu. A memo issued by LTFRB Regional Director…

Carcar cop chief turns over firearms amid transfer rumors

Benjie Talisic 11/14/2017

ABOUT 37 firearms were presented by Carcar City police to Mayor Nicepuro Apura at the new City Hall building yesterday. Of that number, 23 were “loose firearms” confiscated by the police while 14 were unlicensed firearms surrendered…

More Grab security measures in place amid driver’s death

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/02/2017

  Ricky Adlawan has been driving full time for Grab in the last three months, bringing strangers to different parts of Cebu City and counting on what he earns every day to support his wife and three…

Amid UK advisory, tourism sector’s recovery to continue

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/26/2017

THE local tourism industry has become more resilient to these kinds of developments and will continue to recover. Alice Queblatin, president of the Cebu Association of Tour Operations Specialists (Catos), said this amid the latest UK travel…

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