Gwen ordered sacked

Connie Fernandez-Brojan, Vince F. Nonato 02/12/2018

But Speaker won’t implement Ombudsman’s dismissal order vs Garcia Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has dismissed Deputy Speaker and Cebu 3rd District Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia from Public Office over the unauthorized P24.47 million project to backfill a largely…

Confidence in BOC but biz leaders remain vigilant

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/23/2018

CEBU business leaders remain confident about the decisions of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) regarding the reassignment of Elvira Cruz as Cebu Customs District Collector. Glenn Soco, immediate past president of the Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and…

Car sales to taper but …

Brian Mikhael J. Ochoa 12/31/2017

Excise tax under Train BUYING a family car had to happen before the end of 2017 for 70-year-old businessman Simplico Tudtud Jr. Tudtud chose the Isuzu MU-X midsize sports utility vehicle (SUV), which costs roughly P2 million…

Palma to accept ‘gov’t wisdom’ but calls for scrutiny, reflection

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 11/23/2017

  Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said that while he will leave the anti-drug campaign up to the “wisdom of the government,” certain actions called for scrutiny, reflection and discernment. Palma was reacting to statements of President Rodrigo…

Convergys wins Elite title anew, but opponent files protest

Jonas N. Panerio 11/12/2017

CONVERGYS captured their third straight Elite division title in spectacular fashion as Admir Batiancila banked in a floater as time expired to give the Converters a thrilling 58-57 win over the Teleperformance All Stars in the deciding…

Gale warning lifted but some trips canceled

Morexette Erram 10/21/2017

Even with the gale warning lifted over the islands of Cebu and Bohol, several fastcraft vessel trips were cancelled due to rough seas in several parts of the Visayas. The Philippine Coast Guard Cebu Station gave the…

Tom: Deputy mayors can’t sign checks but can only call meetings

Intern 10/20/2017

“TECHNICALLY, there is no such thing as deputy mayors.” This was the reaction of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña on the case filed by retired National Bureau of Investigation Regional director Florencio Villarin against him, 10 councilors…

Rupinta reinstates vendors, but sets conditions

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/11/2017

Ambulant fish vendors outside the Unit 1 of Carbon Public Market have asked Barangay Ermita to allow them to sell in the area again. Members of the Carbon Integrated Fish-Chicken Vendors Association (CIFVA) met with Ermita Barangay…

Police eye suspect but no motive yet

Intern 09/15/2017

THE Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has identified a male “person of interest” who is believed to be involved in Wednesday night’s ambush of lawyer and incumbent Tuburan councilor Renante dela Cerna. According to CCPO director Senior…

UV tested, but still wins vs CEC

Jonas N. Panerio 09/15/2017

The University of the Visayas (UV) Baby Lancers kept on track for a straight path to the finals but needed to overhaul a 12-point deficit to outclass the Cebu Eastern College (CEC) Dragons, 64-61, in the 17th…

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