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DOST prioritizes food security programs


FOOD security tops the community empowerment projects lined up by the regional Department of Science and Technology (DOST-7) for Central Visayas, the agency’s regional chief said yesterday. In yesterday’s 888 News Forum, DOST regional director Edilberto Paradela said one of their projects is the culturing of catfishes and breadfruit or kulo in Barangay Bondo, Borbon […]

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

SM Hotels Destination Sale


THE SM City Cebu 3-Day Sale just got exciting! Save up to 50% off at the SM Hotels Destination Sale by BDO happening until March 19 at the Northwing Atrium. Avail of discounted room rates, holiday deals, spa packages, restaurant vouchers, and so much more when you transact using your BDO. SM Hotels include Taal […]

Posted: March 17th, 2017 in What's Up | Read More »

Mother continues business for workers


She could have retired from manufacturing native products but her workers strengthened her resolve to continue her business. Norma Carreon’s business has already reached more than 40 years, supplying hats, fans, placemats, bags, laundry baskets made from buri trees, coco shells and pandan materials to export companies in Cebu, Iloilo, Negros Occidental, Palawan, Manila, Davao, […]

Posted: March 5th, 2017 in Community | Read More »


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They were supposed to help the government eradicate illegal drugs. But three members of the Philippine Army in Cebu were caught allegedly in possession of illegal drug paraphernalia inside a makeshift room believed to be used as a drug den in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City on Saturday. Corporals Joar Francisco, 34; George Gutierrez, 35; and […]

Posted: February 27th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

‘Family Feud’ in Pro-Digong rally


  Instead of gathering to show unity, some members of Pro-Duterte groups holding a rally at the Plaza Independencia ended up arguing in front of many other supporters on Saturday afternoon. Igmefio Sallente of the Mayor Rodrigo Roa Duterte National Executive Coordinating Committee (MRRD-NECC) group exchanged heated word with event lead facilitator, Dr. Rowena Burden, […]

Posted: February 25th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Lacson panel to continue ‘Davao Death Squad’ probe


After debating on the floor on Wednesday, senators agreed that panel headed by Sen. Panfilo Lacson should continue with the investigation of the alleged involvement of President Rodrigo Duterte in the so-called Davao Death Squad (DDS). Earlier, Sen. Grace Poe manifested that the Senate could create a special committee to investigate the allegation of confessed […]

Posted: February 22nd, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

Beyond the Wednesday novena


The “Walk for Life” rally held in Luneta Park in the capital region last Saturday drew a large crowd that has Church officials feeling upbeat. The turnout, estimated at more than 10,000 was meant to be a show of force and underline the opposition of the Church and the lay faithful against extra-judicial killings and […]

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



The two-day Visayas Congress of Our Mother of Perpetual Help opened on February 17, 2017 at the Redemptorist Church, Cebu City with 582 delegates from Cebu, Borongan, Catarman, Tacloban, Bacolod, Dumaguete, Iloilo and a few guests from Baclaran, Lipa and Davao to celebrate the Congress theme: “150 Years of Making Her Known Throughout the World […]

Posted: February 18th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Valdez may join Cebu leg tryout for PH team


AFTER missing the Manila tryouts, Alyssa Valdez might join the Cebu or Davao tryouts for the women’s national team. National team head coach Francis Vicente did not confirm nor deny this but he is welcoming the idea of Valdez joining the tryouts here in Cebu or Davao. The women’s tryouts in Cebu is set on […]

Posted: February 3rd, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Padawan is Masters champ of Sinulog tilt


Will somebody stand up to Aui Padawan? After clinching the “Bowler of the Year” plum of the Bowlingplex Tenpin Association (BTA) last December, the 22-year old Cebuano bowler proved he has just started claiming marbles in the oiled lanes when the BTA-PRIMA star bagged the coveted Masters crown in the recent 18th BTA-Cebu Sinulog Open […]

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