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Bohol govt., tourism council declare Bohol as “totally safe to visit”


  Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto and Provincial Tourism Council chairman Lawyer Lucas Nuñag released an advisory on Thursday morning declaring Bohol as “totally safe to visit.” The advisory wrote, “This is to inform the General Public that the province of Bohol especially the tourism zones remains to be very peaceful and free from threats coming […]

Posted: April 27th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Regional peace council to hold May 3 meeting


THE Regional Peace and Order Council will hold a meeting at a still undisclosed venue on May 3 following several postponements. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III, who chairs the council, said the meeting was initially set on the second week of April. But it was rescheduled the week after to give way to the Asean […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Ex-dad seeks suspension of mayor, council


A FORMER municipal councilor sought a three-month suspension of San Francisco Mayor Aly Arquillano and the municipal council for reportedly continuing to collect a “purok clearance fee” despite a court ruling against its enforcement. Edgardo Maningo filed the complaint against the mayor and the council at the Provincial Board last Friday and sought their suspension […]

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

City Council pays tribute to Aboitiz


A RESOLUTION giving recognition to the late business icon Roberto Eduardo “Bobby” Aboitiz was passed by the Cebu City Council during its regular session yesterday. The council resolution extended their condolences to the Aboitiz family and acknowledged Aboitiz’s dedication and devotion to public service. “I can tell you that Sir Bob was a visionary. He […]

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

Innovation Council of Cebu to focus on ICT’s small players


DIGITAL entrepreneurs, technology startups, homegrown business process outsourcing firms, freelancers and animators will get a boost from the Innovation Council of Cebu (ICC) and the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI). These are the subsectors of the Information Communication Technology-Business Process Management (ICT-BPM) industry that the ICC and the CCCI will want to help […]

Posted: April 17th, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

Simple majority


Setting aside the numbers game that is part and parcel of the country’s political landscape, what can Cebu City residents expect from the emerging simple majority that is the Bando Osmena–Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) bloc in the Cebu City Council? For starters, we have the proposed coal-fired power plant project planned for construction at Barangay Sawang […]

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

Tumulak expresses interest to join BO-PK


Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak has officially expressed his intent to join the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswaga (BO-PK) party. In an interview on Monday morning, Tumulak set the record straight and clarified that he no longer wants to be an independent councilor in the Cebu City Council. “I decided to join BO-PK if BO-PK will accept […]

Posted: March 27th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »



Team Rama councilors in Cebu City are gearing to give the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) a fight, refusing to accept they are now in the minority even as one of them, Councilor Jerry Guardo, has joined the party headed by Mayor Tomas Osmeña. The city’s former mayor and Team Rama leader, Michael Rama, said they […]

Posted: March 26th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Innovation Council to propel ICT sector to greater heights


New business organization to focus on sustaining industry’s growth Cebu’s growing Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry is expected to scale “ greater heights” with the creation of a business organization focusing on sustaining the sector’s growth. The Innovation Council of Cebu (ICC), a brainchild of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), is […]

Posted: March 16th, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

Bridges, roads, drainage top RDC-7 infra projects


To connect the islands of Cebu and Bohol, Bohol and Leyte, and finally, Cebu to Negros with the construction of three bridges are among the top priorities of the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) under the Duterte administration. In a full council meeting yesterday, RDC-7 endorsed 10 infrastructure projects for funding by the […]

Posted: March 10th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »