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200 young Oponganons get free circumcision


NEARLY 200 young boys benefited from the free circumcision initiated by the Bureau of Customs Sub-Port of Mactan at their office compound last Saturday. The beneficiaries were also given free medicines and ice cream after the circumcision. Bureau of Customs Sub-Port of Mactan collector Gerry Campo said the beneficiaries came from Barangays Ibo, Agus and […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Community networks a better defense against terrorist threats


  CEBU City has a better defensive structure against terrorist threats because of the networks established in the community, compared even to other countries, said Mayor Tomas Osmeña. He said the reaction to reports of the presence of armed men on Olango Island only enhances the influence of lawless elements to impose fear to the […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »



Local developer to invest P2B into hilltop community Cebu-based developer SterlingLand Residences and Development Inc. is poised to spend over P2 billion in the next 14 years for a luxury mountain resort community in the southern town of Minglanilla. Minglanilla Highlands, which will soon rise on a 25-hectare uphill property in Barangay Tubod, is SterlingLand’s […]

Posted: April 18th, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

Pres’l assistant to the Visayas goes cooperative


In his message before members of Cebu NewsCoop during its 20th Annual General Assembly, Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael “Mike” Dino showed a keen interest in the workings of cooperatives. Lifting a clip from an archived message of former UN President Ban Ki Moon, Secretary Dino stressed the democratic ideals that govern co-ops, making […]

Posted: April 10th, 2017 in Opinion,Uncategorized | Read More »

Investors’ support needed to make AEC happen – PH exec


SUPPORT from investor community will be needed to build the truly dynamic regional economy aspired for in the Asean Economic Community (AEC) blueprint. Massive investments would be needed to realize the AEC blueprint, said Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III in his speech during the Asean Finance Ministers’ Investor Seminar (AFMIS) in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu […]

Posted: April 6th, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

USJ-R launches feeding program for the poor


Hungry street dwellers around the university in downtown Cebu City will be provided with a free meal at least once a week. This after the University of San Jose-Recoletos launched the Lamesa ni San Jose (St. Joseph’s Table), a food-sharing program intended for the poor living within the vicinity of the university, last March 20. […]

Posted: March 28th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

LGUs told to follow Aloguinsan’s lead


Local governments in Cebu were told to replicate the Aloguinsan model in crafting sustainable, community-based tourism programs in their respective areas. In yesterday’s Detour 2017 Tourism Summit, Provincial Tourism Officer Joselito “Boboi” Costas said the local governments should strengthen their collaboration with stakeholders to sustain their tourist spots despite limited resources. “If you noticed, Cebu […]

Posted: March 23rd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Empowering surrenderers


USC graduating engineering students share expertise to Mandaue surrenderers At least 30 graduating engineering students of the University of San Carlos are continuing the advocacy of the school’s engineering department to help people in the community to uplift their lives by empowering them through education. This year the school’s Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering department’s program […]

Posted: March 19th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Community vigilance


There is something to be said about community vigilance being key to preserving the environment as seen in two separate cases in the cities of Mandaue and Cebu recently. In Mandaue City, residents living near a private lot in Barangay Tingub spoke out against the dumping of thousands of plastic wastes that came from South […]

Posted: February 20th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Thirsty football to give back to the community


THE 14th Thirsty Football Cup will be using a different concept when it comes off the wraps on Feb. 24 at the Cebu City Sports Center. This edition of one of the biggest football tournaments in Cebu will carry the theme “Win For A Cause” as it looks to give back to the community. The […]

Posted: January 30th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »