Doubling down on plastics ban

Editorial 06/13/2018

Cebu City Hall’s plans to amend its plastics ban ordinance to emulate that of Mandaue City is a small recognition of Mandaue City Hall’s efforts to substantially reduce its plastics garbage output to a substantial level that…

Capitol must lower down planned 20-storey building

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/11/2018

Contrary to the first proposed design of the new Capitol building, the P1.5 million structure may be lowered to four storeys. Architect Melva Java, the heritage consultant of the office of Vice Gov, suggested lowering the planned…

Some Lapu settlers voluntarily tear down homes

Futch A. Inso 06/11/2018

People living near the coastal area of Lapu-Lapu City have decided to voluntarily tear down their houses instead of letting the city to do the demolition. Mila Uy, head of the City’s Urban Poor Office, said they…

Jobless rate down, but underemployment up

Inquirer.net 06/05/2018

THE jobless rate slightly declined to 5.5 percent in April although underemployment inched up to 17 percent, the government reported Tuesday. Preliminary Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) data showed that the unemployment rate improved from 5.7 percent in…

Scaled down city hospital

Editorial 05/31/2018

It is to the best interest of Cebu City residents especially the poor for City Hall to fast track completion of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) as soon as possible which is hopefully within the year…

Cleveland downs Boston in Game 7, crowned Eastern Conference champions

Brian J. Ochoa 05/28/2018

LeBron James put up another monster performance, this time leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to an 87-79 win over Boston in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals at the TD Garden on Monday morning, Philippine time. James…

Fire burns down house in Danao City

Benjie B. Talisic 05/26/2018

A house was burned down in a fire that Barangay Kabaungahan, Danao City past 12 noon on Saturday (May 26). The alarm was received at 12:24 p.m. by the Danao City fire department. Upon the arrival of…

Alleged NPA members burn down bulldozer in Negros

Benjie B. Talisic 05/22/2018

Around 10 alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) burned down a bulldozer owned by a Construction firm in Sitio Talingting, Barangay Luyang of Mabinay town, Negros Oriental on Monday evening (May 21). Supt. Kat Ramos, Public…

Garganera says rejecting Kawit deal not meant to slow down progress

Rosalie Abatayo 05/16/2018

Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera lashed out at Mayor Tomas Osmeña for accusing opposition councilors of sending away investors when they junked the P18 billion Kawit Island Joint Venture. Garganera said opposition councilors have no intention of…

Cavs lose anew, down 0-2 against Celtics

Brian J. Ochoa 05/16/2018

The defending Eastern Conference champions Cleveland Cavaliers find themselves down 0-2 in their best-of-seven conference finals series against the Boston Celtics after losing in Game 2, 107-94, at the TD Arena in Boston on Wednesday morning Philippine…

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