Centcom assures safety of tourist in Visayas amid Boracay closure

Morexette B. Erram 04/09/2018

Lt. Gen. Paul Atal, commander of the Armed Forces of the Philippines – Central Command (AFP – CentCom), assured that the entire Visayas is a safe place to stay especially with the closure of Boracay Island drawing…

Commuter hacks amid traffic congestion

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 03/15/2018

As of this writing, I have yet to see Talisay City route passenger jeepneys bound for Cebu City pass through the South Coastal Road (SCR) after they were diverted by Cebu City Hall as part of efforts…

Amid ‘racist’ controversy Billy Crawford reposts netizens’ funny take on his and Coleen Garcia’s outfits

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/12/2018

AFTER apologizing for their controversial photos shot in Ethiopia, Kapamilya star Billy Crawford gamely reposted netizens’ photos making fun of his floral suit as well as his fiancee Coleen Garcia’s high-fashion outfits. The first photo he reposted…

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…