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New building to address overcrowding in city jail


TO address congestion in the Cebu City Jail, a four-storey building will be constructed inside the compound of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP). In a news briefing yesterday morning, Councilor Dave Tumulak, who heads the committee on public order and safety, said the bidding process for the project will start next month. […]

Posted: March 27th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Compania Maritima building eyed as an aviary-resto complex


In an eight-story building in Nivel Hills in Barangay Busay, customers can dine and drink not just with a view of downtown Cebu City but also get to see birds of different species in huge enclosures embedded in the property. The establishment, Kalaw Resto and Bar, is owned by 56-year-old businessman Chris Ang who intends […]

Posted: March 24th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Over a hundred families in Tacloban get houses


Building homes of hope and resilience There is hope even in the darkest of times. Almost four years after the tragic Super Typhoon Yolanda, the people of Tacloban City have opened new chapters in their lives. Exhibiting the resiliency of the Filipino spirit, they have held on to light and optimism despite chaos and grief. […]

Posted: March 17th, 2017 in Community | Read More »


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Investigators not ruling out arson after loss of documents It was something they didn’t expect to happen. Various documents of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) went up in smoke in an early dawn blaze which struck the old DENR compound in Banilad, Mandaue City on Monday. The fire department […]

Posted: March 13th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Fire guts old office buildings of DENR 7 in Banilad


CEBU CITY—Fire destroyed two 2-story buildings of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR 7) located at Greenplains Subdivision in Barangay Banilad, Mandaue City about 3 a.m. on Monday. The blaze of still unknown origin damaged the three others two-story buildings and two cars parked inside the compound. SFO2 Cipriano Codilla […]

Posted: March 13th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Yolanda-hit school in Bogo to receive 3rd building from SM


SM Foundation continues to strengthen its commitment to providing quality education with the turnover of a new school building to the Marcelo B. Fernan Polambato Elementary School in Bogo City, on Feb. 22. The two-storey four- classroom school building is the third building donated by SM Foundation to the school. This is in partnership with […]

Posted: February 21st, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Luigi updates vendors on new market building


TO give updates about the progress of the construction of the new city public market, Mandaue City Mayor Gabriel Luis Quisumbing met yesterday with at least 300 market vendors in Barangay Centro at the city hall’s session hall on Friday morning. Quisumbing said the meeting focused on the progress of the construction of the new […]

Posted: February 18th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »



Apple One officials hold a fake beam during the inauguration of amenities of Apple One Banawa Heights and the topping off of its Tower 3 building. A fireworks display capped off the inauguration and topping off ceremony last Dec. 17 at the Apple One Banawa Heights — a property development which consists of three towers, […]

Posted: December 19th, 2016 in Enterprise | Read More »

Infra spending hike to grow logistics sector by 300%


Increased spending on infrastructure, which is the thrust of the Duterte administration especially on improved transport facilities, is expected to grow the Philippine logistics industry by at least 300 percent in the next four years. Jonathan Cabaltera, assistant chief of the supply chain and logistics management division, an advisory body under the Department of Trade […]

Posted: November 24th, 2016 in Enterprise | Read More »

Two workers electrocuted


Two construction workers fell after being electrocuted at a construction site along N. Escario Street Monday afternoon. The victims were identified as Guerardo and Brando Paran, two brothers contracted to help build an extension building for a hotel in the area. The two men were carrying reinforcement bars measuring 30 feet from the ground when […]

Posted: November 14th, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »