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,…

Where should blame fall?

Rina Jimenez-David 12/05/2017

The hottest controversy on the local health (and political) front these days involves the suspended dengue vaccination program. The program was suspended after Sanofi Pasteur, the drug manufacturer, released findings that Dengvaxia (the trade name of the…

Naga, Bogo top LGUs in anti-drug drive

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/28/2017

About 50 local governments and police units were given recognition during the annual Sugbo Kontra Droga (Sukod) ceremony by the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) yesterday. In the city category, Naga City’s anti-drug abuse council (CADAC)…

One killed, two hurt as drugs recovered by police in Talisay

Chris Ligan 11/13/2017

One man died and two others were injured after their vehicle was strafed by car-riding assailants at South Coastal Road, Barangay Cansojong in Talisay City at 1:40 am Monday. Police identified the lone fitality as Alfredo Calica,…

MIVEC Clean Diesel Advantage Test Drive Tour continues in Mitsubishi’s northern and southern dealers

PR 10/13/2017

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) recently concluded its successful leg of MIVEC Clean Diesel Advantage Test Drive Tour in several venues across Luzon and the Visayas. MMPC will continue taking its popular test drive tour to more…

Proposed excise tax on vehicles seen to drive 2017 car sales

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/20/2017

Anyone who plans to buy a car should do so now while the excise tax on motor vehicles being pushed by the Duterte administration has not been imposed yet. Ivy Castro, general sales manager of Ford Philippines…

Info drive intensified to curb HIV/AIDS cases

Futch Anthony Inso 09/18/2017

Cebu City ranks 1st in prevalence rate study of men having sex with men transmission of HIV The Department of Health is intensifying its ABCDE program, an education campaign on the human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired…

4S drive tagged in lower dengue cases this year

Futch Anthony Inso 08/03/2017

THE 18 percent drop in dengue cases in seven months this year can be attributed to the effectiveness of the Department of Health’s 4S program. Dr. Shelbay Blanco, DOH-7 health officer, said that from January to June…

Drive to enliven Cebu hillylands revived

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 06/10/2017

PBSP-LED REFORESTATION PROJECT It was a gloomy Saturday morning in Barangay Buhisan after a rainy night that left the road and mountain slopes wet and slippery. But the enthusiasm of more than 300 volunteers of the 2017…

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