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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…

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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.…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

Couple files complaint for missing tomb, remains of relatives

Inquirer.net 11/03/2017

  BACOLOD CITY — A couple filed a complaint at a police station after they could not find the remains of their loved ones buried at the public cemetery here including the entire tomb that used to…

Kay Abad-Castillo and Paul Jake Castillo excitedly wait for firstborn

Michelle Joy Padayhag 10/31/2017

BARELY two months away and celebrity couple Paul Jake and Kaye Abad-Castillo can finally hold their firstborn in their arms. Kaye is due to deliver their baby —a boy—in Manila next month.  But prior to the much-awaited date, the…

On heritage mapping

NESTOR B. RAMIREZ 10/31/2017

For many bustling cities like Cebu, the terms “heritage” and “development” are almost always taken in the context of being a protagonist and antagonist, always clashing with another when development is supposed to consider in all its…

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