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Guardo to report back sooner than expected


Suspended Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo is set to report back for work earlier than expected. The Office of the Ombudsman Visayas has ordered Guardo to pay an amount that is equivalent to his salary for three months when he was still Sambag I barangay captain in lieu of his supposed three-months suspension. “I will […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Mactan airport prepares for expected power outage


  Even with generator sets in place to ensure ample power supply amid week-long service interruptions on Mactan Island, local business establishments have taken further steps to save on energy. The management of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) said airport operations will remain normal during the temporary power shortages scheduled this week. “Upon the […]

Posted: April 11th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Police ready for thousands expected to depart from ports, bus terminals

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The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has set up assistance desks in Catholic churches and bus terminals in anticipation of the thousands who are expected to flock to churches or head to towns and cities outside of Cebu City during the Holy Week. The management bodies of the south and north bus terminals, sea ports […]

Posted: April 9th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

More nominees expected


EOY PHILIPPINES 2017 Organizers of a nationwide search for outstanding entrepreneurs are expecting more nominees this year as the Philippine economy is projected to grow further in 2017. Maria “Marlu” Balmaceda, program manager of Entrepreneur of the Year Philippines by SGV Foundation, Inc., said they are particularly optimistic about the Visayas, which is considered a […]

Posted: April 2nd, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

Passenger ship to stay in Surigao after safety certificate suspended


WITH its safety certificate suspended, the MV Lady of Love, a roll on-roll off (roro) passenger vessel, will stay in the port of Surigao until it complies with the safety requirements needed by the Maritime Industry Authorty in Caraga region (Marina-13). Marina-13 suspended the ship’s passenger safety certificate last Saturday after the vessel experienced engine […]

Posted: March 13th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Trump expected to sign new travel ban order


Washington — President Donald Trump is preparing to sign a revised executive order temporarily barring the entry of people from certain Muslim-majority countries and halting the nation’s refugee program. A White House official said plans to roll out the order were on track for Monday. The official insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the […]

Posted: March 6th, 2017 in World | Read More »

PNP-Church partnership Less bloody anti-drug campaign expected

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The Archdiocese of Cebu welcomed the pronouncement of Police Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa inviting priests as they resume their anti-drug operations. Msgr. Joseph Tan, Archdiocesan media liaison officer, said that they are happy that government wants to work hand in hand with the church. “I think this partnership will lead to better results. […]

Posted: March 5th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »