Depression cases expected to rise with Boracay closure

Inquirer.net 04/21/2018

BORACAY ISLAND, AKLAN—A 42-year-old single mother of three has fallen into severe depression after she learned that she would lose her job and home as the government prepared to lock down Boracay for rehabilitation. The woman, a…

Neda chief: Time for bizmen to invest, consumers to spend Infra programs expected to continue spur country’s economic growth

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/19/2018

More infrastructure programs and social protection initiatives are seen to sustain the Philippine’s upward economic growth. National Economic Development and Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary Ernesto Pernia, in yesterday’s third leg of the Philippine Economic Briefing (PEB) in…

Cebu teams expected to join MPBL caging

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 04/10/2018

THE Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) of boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is expected to add teams from the Visayas and Mindanao, with Cebu reportedly having three teams. Set to join the next season of the MPBL are…

Cebu scrambles to handle expected surge in tourists

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/05/2018

BORACAY CLOSURE’S EFFECT Those in the tourism industry in Cebu such as tour operators are now scrambling to accommodate tourists whose plans have gone haywire with President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval of the six-month closure of Boracay Island.…

100k youth expected to vote for SK election

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/01/2018

Comelec Officer Marchel Sarno said that they are expecting around 100 thousand voters for the Sangguniang Kabataan Polls in Cebu City. Sarno said that this number is caused by the wider age range of qualified SK voters…

Unified training program expected to make Central Visayas a ‘more solid’ team

Mars G. Alison 03/21/2018

COACHES have praised the unified training program initiated by the Cebu City government for the student athletes who will be representing the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVIRAA) in the upcoming Palarong Pambansa 2018, which will be…

Thousands expected to join today’s “Walk for Life with Mary”

Ador Vincent S. Mayol and Benjie B. Talisic 02/24/2018

AT least 5,000 individuals are expected to join the prayer walk at dawn today to remind people about the sanctity of life, and to seek divine intervention to end the series of killings in the country. Msgr.…

Rainshowers expected due to trough of LPA, northeast monsoon

Inquirer.net 02/04/2018

THE TROUGH of the low pressure area (LPA) will prevail over the Visayas while a northeast monsoon, or amihan, will affect Luzon, according to the bulletin issued at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical…

Prices of commodities expected to go up

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/30/2018

  THE ripple effect is slowly happening. AS the oil prices increase in Metro Cebu, two business leaders and a labor organization are now anticipating the eventual increase in the prices of commodities as fuel is a…

Metro Ayala fire expected to be completely put out today; haze alert lifted

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/07/2018

  The fire at Metro Ayala in Cebu City is expected to be completely put out by firefighters within the day. Senior Supt. Samuel Tadeo, chief of the Bureau of Fire and Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7),…