Oslob officials urged to limit daily sandbar visitors to 522

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/08/2018

SUMILON IS. CLOSURE lauded Aside from the one-week closure for cleanup and rehabilitation of Sumilon Island, the Cebu Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) has recommended to the Oslob town government that the number of daily visitors especially in…

Can’t do without your daily cup of joe?

AP 04/01/2018

WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT CANCER RISK AND COFFEE TROUBLE is brewing for coffee lovers in California, where a judge ruled that sellers must post scary warnings about cancer risks. But how frightened should we be of a…

MAO BA?

Editorial 01/30/2018

SPRAY PAINT BAN Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s plan to lobby the passage of an ordinance banning aerosol spray paint because “it promotes vandalism” didn’t sit well with some netizens. Reuben Tadena wrote: “Di naman sa illegal…

MAO BA?

Editorial 01/16/2018

NO MORE FIREWORKS Netizens weren’t too happy with Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s decision to prohibit the fireworks display for the Sinulog Grand finale. Karla Rayla Soler wrote, “Way ayu ba! Nasubraan najud. Ok ra ko sa…

MAO BA?

Editorial 12/28/2017

Billionaire Bill Gates plays ‘Secret Santa’ online Netizens were quite surprised after a Redditor named Meggan Cummins, who went by the name ViettLLC, received gifts from billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who played “Secret Santa” online.…

Mao Ba?

Editorial 12/22/2017

Netizens, the storm and the grounded tugboat Netizens are wondering about how a tugboat that ran aground in Lawis Ledge on Friday was allowed to set sail despite the Coast Guard order not to allow sea vessels…

‘Respect life’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 12/12/2017

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has expressed concern over the decision of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to revive a controversial bounty system that would grant a police officer a financial assistance of P50,000 for every slain criminal.…

Mao Ba?

Editorial 12/07/2017

TRAFFIC SYSTEM Netizens’ lauded the Mandaue City government for starting a three-month trial of real-time monitoring cameras capable of monitoring the speed of passing vehicles. A netizen named Gilbert Fuentes wrote, “Amazing, we can really see the…

MAO BA?

Editorial 11/14/2017

CELL PHONE SIGNAL BAN Netizens supported Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s decision to enforce a cell phone signal ban within the Sinulog parade route next year. A netizen named Patingo Elmero wrote, “Proven naman from the last…

Kudos to LTFRB, better late than later

NESTOR B. RAMIREZ 11/14/2017

In the midst of the brouhaha over the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) only getting tough on the operation of Angkas recently, all I can say is better late than never. With the reality that…