Health risks

Editorial 11/16/2017

The deaths of the two infants who were brought to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) three days after they were administered vaccines at the Barangay Pajac health center in Lapu-Lapu City last week, however tragic,…

Health department orders probe

Norman V. Mendoza 11/14/2017

  The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) will investigate the death of two infants, who died three days after they received their immunizations at a health center in Lapu-Lapu City. “We will see if the…

Experts: Landslides to continue, ground to stabilize in 4 months

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/11/2017

The landslides will likely continue for at least four to six months, the time estimated by experts for the ground in the affected barangays in Boljoon town to stabilize. Rafael Luche, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office…

‘Danger Zone’ expands

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/31/2017

The municipal government of Boljoon has expanded the areas affected by the landslide in Barangay Lower Becerril to three sitios and required all of its residents to abandon these places as it is no longer safe for…

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…

FASHION FORUM

PR 08/30/2017

  Fashionistas had a field day during the one-day sale at the Fashion Forum of SM City Seaside Cebu last Aug. 18. Shoppers availed of a 20 percent discount on all regular priced items for a minimum of…

Trauma bars Marawi kids from enrolling

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/13/2017

Nearly 100 students of Marawi City may have escaped the ongoing conflict there, but they are still traumatized by the violence days after they moved to Cebu City. Minang A. Mananggis, coordinator of the Madrasah Education Program…

MAO BA?

05/31/2017

UNDERPASS PROJECT Not all netizens were in agreement with the Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) proposed underpass project along N. Bacalso Avenue during the stakeholder’s meeting of the P683-million underpass aimed to ease traffic along…

Sapangdaku school to be used anew for classes

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/23/2017

Cebu City officials will reopen the Sapangdaku Elementary School which was closed three years ago because of flooding. Councilor Joy Augustus Young announced the reopening of the school after consultations with parents and officials of the Department…

DOLE-7: Contractor did not meet 16 labor standards

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/19/2017

Following a recent construction mishap, the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) found at least 16 labor standards not met by the contractor of the Lite Shipping building being constructed along MJ Cuenco. The…

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