Drug prevention education drive pushed, drug tests on tutors, students eyed

Benjie B. Talisic and Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/14/2018

Incorporating drug prevention education in the school curriculum and conducting surprise random drug tests among teachers and staff of schools’ administrations are among ways pushed to ensure that the youth will not be involved in illegal drugs.…

Investment drive on for Call Center City

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/27/2018

IT-BPM REMAINS A SUNSHINE INDUSTRY IN CEBU If Cebu’s information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) sectors continue its growth of between seven to ten percent annually, the industry will need more workers. According to the Cebu…

‘Eradicate the tumours’: Chinese civilians drive Xinjiang crackdown

AFP 04/26/2018

THE CIVILIAN group descended on the village under government instructions to “win the people’s hearts,” but it also had a darker mission: identifying and punishing threats to the Chinese state. Four months after the Communist Party sent…

Tourism dep’t extends ‘Bring Home a Friend’ drive until October

Inquirer.net 04/18/2018

THE Department of Tourism (DOT) extended the “Bring Home a Friend” (BHAF) campaign until October 31, 2018, after overwhelming requests from the public. DOT Secretary Wanda Teo said that the campaign was extended by DOT and its…

Missing Cebu lawyer surfaces

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/18/2018

The lady lawyer who went missing for nearly 12 hours surfaced at the parking lot of a shopping center in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City where she left her car on Tuesday evening. Lawyer Sarah Cabrera-Calipayan, 33, was…

Clean-up drive gathers plastics and biomaterials in Oslob waterfalls

Rosalie Abatayo 04/17/2018

Oslob waterfalls net three dump trucks of waste, both plastics, and biomaterials, on the first morning of its clean up program, said Oslob Mayor Jose Tumulak Jr. Tumulak said that they will conduct a meeting with the…

PNP drive vs illegal drugs will not end – Bato

Inquirer.net 04/16/2018

THE POLICE force’s fight against illegal drugs does not end with the retirement of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa. During his final briefing with the media as PNP’s top cop at…

Intensify cleanup drive

Editorial 04/15/2018

The momentum that is growing towards making Cebu seashores and lands by the water clean and healthful needs to be sustained. In Lapu-Lapu City, Mayor Paz Radaza has planned the demolition of coastal shanties that to her…

Gov’t’s federalism drive expands to Cordova, Lapu

Inquirer, Reporter Nestle L. Semilla 01/27/2018

The Duterte administration’s campaign to promote federalism in Cebu continued with the launching of its National Alliance of Movement for Federalism Inc. (NamFed) in the province’s sixth district yesterday. About 500 residents in the towns of Cordova…

Tourism, IT-BPM to continue to drive Cebu’s economy

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/04/2018

(Second of three parts) The major economic drivers of Cebu and Central Visayas in 2017 like tourism, information technology-business process outsourcing and construction will continue to sustain the economic growth of these areas in 2018. Efren Carreon,…

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