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Kandaya Kinda Summer

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The first time I saw Kandaya was on paper, an architect’s rendition that—even on a one dimensional page—felt grandiose. Jewelle Yeung was discussing the details of the dining hall with her mother Dame Mariquita Salimbangon-Yeung, pondering over the indoor structures inspired by fishermen’s wooden traps that were to encase the tables, turning them into private […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Life | Read More »

Cebu province named most disaster-prepared LGU in CV

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  The Cebu provincial government won this year’s Gawad Kalasag regional award for employing disaster personnel and for preparing a well-defined disaster plan, and will now advance to the national competition. Cebu province bested the provinces of Bohol and Siquior in Central Visayas and will now qualify for the national awards scheduled in July. Gawad […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

New police chiefs for 5 Cebu towns

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FIVE municipalities in Cebu have new police chiefs effective yesterday following a reshuffling implemented by the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO). The new police chiefs of Sibonga, Bantayan, Consolacion, Santander and Pinamungajan assumed office yesterday. In Sibonga town, Chief Insp. Stephen Amamag-id replaced SPO4 Darline Banogon as police chief. Replacing Amamag-id as police chief of […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Viable transport option

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Will the proposed Light Railway Transit (LRT) system materialize in the six years of President Rodrigo Duterte’s term as promised by his Presidential Assistant to the Visayas Michael Dino? Dino said there is a company that is interested in developing the LRT project for Cebu. And based on the enthusiastic response of these leaders, it […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

New measures, the LRT and Mega Cebu

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Our government approved some bold measures last week. These are namely the Anti-Distracted Driving law, the ban of children from riding motorcycles and the ban on smoking in public areas. The Anti-Distracted Driving law, which prohibits distraction of any means of vehicle drivers like the use of cell phones while driving and the ban of […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Draw for Global Cebu, Laguna Stallions

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  THE GLOBAL Cebu FC and Laguna Stallions FC settled for a 1-1 draw in their first encounter in the ongoing Philippines Football League (PFL) last Sunday at the Biñan Stadium in Laguna. Japanese Shu Sasaki netted the ball for Global Cebu in the 86th minute coming off from Pika Minegishi’s assist. The host team […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Irrate neighbor stabs fisherman with broken bottle

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A fisherman landed at the hospital after he was hit and stabbed by a neighbor in Barangay Cawit, Pilar, Cebu on Sunday evening. According to PO3 Erwin Ausencillo of Pilar Police Station, Wilfredo Serato, 45, was drinking with his friends at a store and later argued with one of them. Upon seeing the commotion, Khiem […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

CNU grad grabs 10th top spot in LET exam

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A graduate of the Cebu Normal University was among the top notchers of the March 2017 Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET), secondary level. Ronald Gaballo landed in the 10th place with an average rate of 90.20 percent. According to the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), which released the official results on Monday, only 5,600 elementary teachers […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Jealous man stabs widower in Talisay City

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For allegedly having a secret affair with his live-in partner, a man stabbed a widower inside the old public market in Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City, north of Cebu on Sunday evening. According to Supt. Emerson Dante, officer-in-charge of Talisay City Police Station, Rene Nava, 56, was drinking with his friends when a certain “Ciano” arrived […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Police arrest new drug suspect, cohort in Consolacion

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A newly identified drug personality was arrested with his cohort in a buy-bust operation in Sitio Kalambre, Barangay Pulpogan, Consolacion, north of Cebu on Sunday evening. Senior Insp. Romeo Caacoy Jr. of Consolacion Police Station said in a statement that Franklin Abanco Jr., 27, is a newly identified drug personality allegedly selling drugs in Sitio […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »