Sinulog liqour ban

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 01/18/2018

Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise.”- (Proverbs 20:21 New International Version). The Bible warned us about the negative effect of wine and any substance mixed with…

Liquor ban to extend to room service in hotels

Inna Gian Mejia 01/16/2018

EVEN room service in hotels isn’t exempted from Cebu City’s liquor ban which takes effect on Sinulog day next Sunday. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña reiterated this yesterday, saying that hotels and restaurants within the 300-meter radius…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 01/10/2018

DON’T BAN HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS Netizens didn’t approve of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s suggestion to limit the height of buildings following the fire in Metro Ayala. A netizen named Edwin Alferez wrote: “Equip firefighters with modern technology.…

Gov: Ban on sky-rises needs thorough study

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2018

  THE proposal to ban the construction of sky-rise buildings in Cebu City needs to be studied thoroughly before implementing it. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III said this amid Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s suggestion on Monday…

No ban on consumer pyrotechnics in PH

Tricia Rodrigo 12/21/2017

  Three leading pyrotechnics distributors; Dragon Fireworks, Pyroworks and Grand Firefly Fireworks, joined forces to organize a press conference on December 20 in a bid to inform the public about the difference between the legal and safer…

Total ban on balloons to be implemented at the Basilica del Santo Niño

Ador Vincent Mayol 12/21/2017

For the past six years, the Augustinian fathers of the Basilica del Sto. Niño in Cebu City have repeatedly appealed to devotees of the Child Jesus to stop releasing balloons in the air, saying it is harmful…

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on cinemas — government

AFP 12/11/2017

Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful crown prince that are shaking up the ultra-conservative kingdom. “Commercial cinemas will be allowed to operate in…

Tumulak on firecracker ban: It’s all all up to Mayor Tom

Inna Gian Mejia 12/06/2017

CEBU City deputy mayor on police matters Councilor Dave Tumulak is hoping to implement a total firecracker ban in the city; but it will all be up to the mayor, he said. Tumulak said that if the…

Time to ban firecrackers

Editorial 12/06/2017

Even if President Rodrigo Duterte already issued a directive banning the use, sale and distribution of firecrackers, Mandaue City Hall’s citywide ban on firecrackers is still laudable if only to emphasize and enforce the President’s order on…

No firecracker ban in Lapu

Norman Mendoza 12/06/2017

  WHILE there’s no firecracker ban in Lapu-Lapu City, Mayor Paz Radaza said she is reminding city residents to be extra cautious in using firecrackers to celebrate the holidays. Radaza ordered each barangays to submit a list…

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