HOSPITABLE BUT COMPETITIVE

Glendale G. Rosal 05/17/2018

Cebu City, Cebu Province to welcome PNG guests, show off competitiveness Hosts Cebu City and Cebu Province will be rolling out the red carpet to welcome 94 other delegations and let them experience the warmth of Cebuano…

Proclamation of winning but disqualified candidates may be suspended, says COMELEC-7

Marthy Lubiano 05/14/2018

  If declared as winners, the proclamation of nine disqualified Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) bets in Central Visayas may be suspended. The COMELEC Central Office earlier released a memorandum containing the names of candidates who can…

Name names but pursue cases against candidates in narc list

Jessa Sotto, Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/06/2018

CEBU City officials back the proposal of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to name barangay election candidates who are involved in the drug trade. “Why not? So that the people will know. The people can judge anyway…

Witness says she took video of Ungab’s killing but …

Benjie B. Talisic 03/15/2018

A 32-year-old woman on Thursday claimed she saw the killing of lawyer and Ronda town Vice Mayor Jonnah John Ungab. She said she even took a close video of it. However, Edna (not her real name) said…

Southwoods struggles but still leads by 20 going into final round

Inquirer.net 03/10/2018

BACOLOD – Not even its worst round could be a major cause of concern for Manila Southwoods. “Not everyday is a Sunday,” non-playing skipper Thirdy Escano said after Southwoods struggled to pool just 123 third round points…

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…