Protests expected if 20-storey building is approved

06/16/2018

IF CEBU Governor Hilario Davide III decides to stick to his original plan of building a 20-storey building inside the Capitol complex, he should be ready to face a hail of protests and complaints from heritage advocates.…

Comelec Cebu: “Voters turnout in Barangay, SK elections lower than expected”

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/11/2018

Commission on Elections (Comelec) Cebu Provincial Election Supervisor Lawyer Lionel Marco Castillano said the voters’ turnout in the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections was lower than expected. Only 74.7 percent or 2,158,072 regular voters cast…

Onset of wet season expected next week

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/31/2018

ALTHOUGH sunny weather is expected on Monday, the start of classes, the following days could bring rains as two low pressure areas have been spotted, one is 265 kilometers south southwest of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, the other…

Price hikes on basic goods expected soon

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/24/2018

Prices of basic commodities are expected to eventually increase following the series of oil price hikes implemented by oil companies. But this would not be reflected right away, according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).…

Flocks of passengers expected in bus stations

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/10/2018

ABOUT 30,000 passengers are expected to flock to Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) starting today to participate in the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) election. “Angay gyod andaman ang barangay election kay sama sa ubang holidays, daghan…

More Cebuanos expected to play in MPBL

JONAS PANERIO 05/01/2018

THE ESTABLISHMENT and subsequent expansion of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) has been a boon for players from the Visayas region as it has given them an avenue to showcase their skills, without having to troop…

Police strengthens ties as more tourists are expected in Cebu City

Benjie B. Talisic 04/28/2018

Following the temporary closure of Boracay various tourism stakeholders in Cebu City were invited by the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) on Friday (April 27) in preparation for anticipated influx of tourists in Central Visayas. Chief Insp.…

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…

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