A call to responsible tourism

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo and Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/01/2018

DOT-7 chief says collective effort needed to solve Sta. Fe’s problem Building and maintaining tourist destinations that are safe, secure and clean is a collective effort of government agencies, resort owners, tourists and residents. It is all…

How FB collected phone call, text logs

AP 03/27/2018

The news that Facebook’s Android app has been collecting call and text histories is yet another black eye for the social media giant. But just why was Facebook able to siphon off records of who its users…

Facebook questioned about pulling Android call, text data

AP 03/26/2018

On the same day Facebook bought ads in U.S. and British newspapers to apologize for the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the social media site faced new questions about collecting phone numbers and text messages from Android devices. The…

30 activists’ call: Free Mabinay 6

Ador Vincent Mayol 03/16/2018

“FREE Myles Albasin. Free the Mabinay 6” This was the clamor of students and activists of the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu as they walked along the streets on Friday afternoon to encourage the government to…

Students, activicts call to free Myles Albasin, five companions

Ador Vincent Mayol 03/16/2018

“Free Myles Albasin.” This was the clamor of students and activists of the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu as they walked along the streets on Friday afternoon to urge the government to let go of Albasin…

Cebu business leaders’ call: Prepare for investment surge

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/05/2018

STUDY: PH BEST COUNTRY TO INVEST IN Good news and a challenge — this is how business leaders in Cebu see the recent ranking of the Philippines as the top destination for investments in 2018. The U.S.…

Labor groups call to end contractualization

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/26/2018

Over a hundred individuals from different labor groups stage a protest in front of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-7) building along General Maxilom Avenue corner Gorordo Ave., Cebu City on Monday morning. Members of the…

Wake-up call

Editorial 02/14/2018

What does President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to close Boracay and Cebu’s recent rash of tourist van accidents have in common? Both came from a corrosive neglect and an unsettling complacency on the part of local governments and…

Labor group calls for fire safety audit of all malls

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 01/07/2018

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) is calling for a joint fire safety audit of all malls nationwide following two separate fire incidents in Davao and Cebu. In a statement furnished to Cebu Daily News,…

Grade 12 student jumps off school building

Benjie Talisic 01/04/2018

  A grade 12 student allegedly jumped off the fourth floor of a university along N. Bacalso Avenue on Wednesday morning. According to PO1 Andy Bayarcal of Punta Princesa Police Station, the student (name withheld) survived and…