Cebu’s Garces vies in Jeju Korea Open

RABBONI BORBON 07/17/2018

CEBUANA jin Nica Garces competes in the 2018 Jeju Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships today at the Jeju Halla Gymnasium in Jeju, South Korea. Though the Korea Open is not new to the young Cebuana National University…

No revalidation, no pension for Cebu’s retired employees

Futch Anthony Inso 07/11/2018

  SEVERAL retired government employees in Cebu have been unable to receive their monthly pension after failing to undergo revalidation, the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) said yesterday. GSIS-Cebu Branch Manager Mercedes Enriquez said 30 percent of…

Cebu’s new Rizal Lane

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/10/2018

Last June 19, Cebuanos unveiled a gift for the 157th birth anniversary of the country’s national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. One of Cebu City’s busiest streets, was baptized Rizal Lane. The entire stretch of road, fronting Cebu…

International Co-op Summit in Cebu’s rugged mount

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 07/09/2018

Young delegates from cooperatives based in some 16 countries from Asia Pacific are set to arrive in Lamac, Pinamungahan in southwestern Cebu next month for the 2nd edition of the Asia Pacific Co-operative Youth Summit. The international…

Cebu’s 4th bridge eyed next year

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/05/2018

As work on a third Cebu-Mactan bridge gets underway this year, a fourth bridge linking mainland Cebu and Mactan Island may begin next year. “And we’re hoping that its feasibility study and engineering design will be finished…

New party for Cebu’s third district

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/04/2018

TUBURAN Mayor Democrito Diamante announced plans to create a local political party that will serve the needs of Cebu’s third district. Diamante, Cebu chapter president of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP), said he floated…

Readying Cebu’s workforce while waiting for ‘RE boom’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/20/2018

Vivant Foundation partners with DepEd to provide students skills to handle solar power equipment The future of the energy industry needs a workforce that is competent to handle services and equipment to harness renewable energy, such as…

Renewable energy: Cebu’s lone solar power plant

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/19/2018

(SECOND OF FOUR PARTS) In Toledo City, southwest of Cebu, a solar power plant stands on a 73-hectare property in Barangay Talavera. The First Toledo Solar Energy Corp. (FTSEC) was constructed in October 2015 by Citicore Power…

CEBU’S PRIDE UNVEILED

Jose Santino S. Bunachita and Futch Anthony Inso 06/07/2018

Duterte leads inauguration of world’s 1st resort airport The world’s first and “friendliest” resort airport has finally opened its doors. But it will come with a higher price. Once the Terminal 2 of Mactan Cebu International Airport…

Turning vision into reality: Cebu’s mega infra projects

Connie Fernandez-Brojan 06/04/2018

(PART 1) ‘BUILD, BUILD, BUILD’ A metro expressway. Bridges to Bohol and Negros islands. New international port with bypass road. Cebu’s landscape is expected to change in four years when the Duterte administration implements these major infrastructure…

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