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,…

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,…