New Singapore anti-terror law can order media blackout

AP 05/16/2018

SINGAPORE — A new law that gives the police special powers during terrorist attacks, including widely banning journalists and members of the public from reporting on the scene, took effect in Singapore on Wednesday. The law gives…

Facebook all you can

Connie Fernandez-Brojan and Joey A. Gabieta 05/08/2018

UNLIMITED CAMPAIGN MILEAGE CANDIDATES have found a way to have unlimited mileage without violating election laws: Facebook. Several candidates have posted their campaign photos and materials on their Facebook accounts and asked their friends to “share” their…

A can of worms in the coop sector part 3

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 05/07/2018

The moment Ms. Rowena “Tetay” Plantilla, CEO of the Federation of People’s Sustainable Development Cooperative FPSDC shared the video of a co-operative echelon trying to assure members they can’t be deterred even by the regulatory agency because…

Tomas: Nothing can stop BRT

Morexette Erram 04/13/2018

Despite its recent setbacks and challenges, the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is still a go, and its proponents saying that it will be operational by 2021. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña assured that nothing will stop…

A can of worms in the coop sector

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 02/28/2018

The Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) should brace itself for a major shake up, this after a federation and the apex body of cooperatives raised a howl over the regulatory body’s perceived careful and delicate handling of the…

How entrepreneurs can put meaning in their businesses

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/19/2018

Aside from creating wealth, they should also focus on managing, distributing wealth More than creating wealth, businesses should also help in managing and distributing wealth in order to help improve the poverty situation in the country. This…

Comelec exec: Gwen can file COC if she will run as gov in 2019 polls

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/15/2018

DESPITE the Ombudsman’s order to dismiss from public service House Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia, she can still file for a certificate of candidacy (COC) in the event that she will pursue her plan to run against Cebu…

Best justice system that money can buy

Solita Collas-Monsod 01/13/2018

There are very few times that I agree with President Duterte’s spokesman Harry Roque, and fewer times with Solicitor General Jose Calida, but stranger things happen. Where do we agree? In Roque’s instance, where he described the…

CEBU CAN DO A TURKEY!

Editorial 12/29/2017

  Netizens were amazed how a group of Turkish artists transformed a graffiti wall in Turkey’s City of Van into a canvas of plastic bottle caps, creating perfect replicas of famous paintings. A netizen named Rex Argonza…

Programs identified where government can invest funds for MSMEs

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/16/2017

  Local business stakeholders have identified priority programs the government should invest in more following the announcement of President Rodrigo Duterte to pour more funds to support the country’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Cebu Chamber…