Community involvement sought to prevent fires

Benjie B. Talisic, Doris C. Bongcac 04/09/2018

MARCH FIRES On a normal day, in some of Cebu’s densely-populated villages, a passing fire truck with a loud speaker blurts out a public service announcement. “Ayaw i-overload ang inyong mga outlets. Bantayi ang inyong mga bata…

Bogo Mayor: Community rehab programs work

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/04/2018

COMMUNITY based rehabilitation and anti-drug symposia in schools have helped to lessen the number of minors using drugs in some towns in Cebu. Bogo City Mayor Carlo Martinez, said the Rehabilitation and Reintegration (Re-Re) program they started…

Palma to priests: Serve God, community with gratitude

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/21/2018

CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma challenged priests to make themselves available to people in need and to joyfully serve God and neighbors. In his homily in the 6 a.m. Mass in celebration of the feast of the Sto.…

Mao Ba?

Editorial 12/27/2017

PARAGLIDING ANYONE? Netizens got excited after a paragliding coach announced a plan to create a paragliding community in Cebu, specifically in Oslob town in southern Cebu. Belen Diez wrote, “Paragliding is my dream sport, thrilling and exciting…

Police reminds public to be vigilant, secure homes

Nestle L. Semilla 12/23/2017

  DO not leave the house unguarded and save numbers of police stations this holiday season. The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) gave these reminders as the region celebrates Christmas. Senior Supt. Renato Dugan, PRO-7…

PHO to monitor recipients of dengue vaccine

Morexette B. Erram 12/05/2017

  The Provincial Health Office said it will monitor over 150,000 children who received the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia. PHO chief Dr. Rene Catan said they are now setting up protocols to guide them on how to implement…

Jolly University wraps up reg’l tour at Cebu F&B expo

PR 11/29/2017

THE country’s long-running campus-wide cooking competition, Jolly University, successfully concluded its regional tour series at the Cebu Food and Beverage Expo (Cefbex) held recently in SM Cebu City. Jolly University again demonstrated its commitment to provide key…

High school group in Bogo lauded

PR 11/28/2017

SEXUAL, RH ADVOCACY The Bogo Responsible Adolescents for Health and Deve-lopment (BRAHD) has been recognized by the Commission on Population-Region 7 (Popcom-7) as an “Outstanding AHDP Peer Facilitators’ Network” for its work on peer-led Adolescent Health and…

Radisson Blu Cebu to share gifts with kids with cleft lips

PR 11/26/2017

CHRISTMAS OUTREACH Radisson Blu Cebu strengthens its commitment to charity over the festive season as the deluxe hotel gives The Gift of a Smile to less privileged children in the neighboring towns. The hotel welcomes the opportunity…

Incentives to modernize

Editorial 11/03/2017

Though their support is significant, one can hardly see how the business community can help stir public support for the jeepney modernization program given that most, if not all, of its leaders aren’t exactly commuters themselves. Still,…