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SAFETY FIRST Netizens have different take to the announcement of Cebu City officials that they are looking for ways how to properly implement the new law that prohibits small children from riding motorcycles. Republic Act No. 10666, or an Act Providing for the Safety of Children Aboard Motorcycles, which took effect last week, makes it […]

Posted: May 23rd, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

PH’s first Toyoko Inn opens in Mandaue


As tourists continue to flock to Cebu, a new hotel has opened its doors to provide a home-away-from-home space for travelers. Offering 582 guest rooms in an 18-storey building, Toyoko Inn Cebu officially opened in Mandaue City — a strategic tourism and business location for its first branch in the Philippines. Toyoko Inn Cebu is […]

Posted: May 18th, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

RCSU to mayors on arming brgy chiefs: Follow process first


They should comply with the process first. SPO2 Glen Facturan, Regional Civil Security Unit (RCSU) chief, gave this advice to mayors who are pushing to arm barangay captains in the wake of the recent killing of the Mantuyong village chief. “The mayor just could not issue government-owned firearms to anybody. He or she should comply […]

Posted: May 12th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Ex-Rama ally attends his first BO-PK caucus


ALTHOUGH not yet officially back in office, recently suspended Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo attended, on Tuesday, his first caucus with his new party, Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK). The caucus was held at the office of Councilor Margarita Osmeña hours before the regular session of the Cebu City Council yesterday afternoon. Photos of the BO-PK […]

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

‘Rehab first before transfer station’


Cebu City officials argued for and against a proposed ordinance to build a one-hectare garbage transfer station at the closed Inayawan dumpsite in yesterday’s City Council session. Former councilor Roberto Cabarrubias, who now heads City Hall’s Department of Public Services (DPS), said the city can save P3.15 million a month from their garbage collection costs […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Samboan chalks up first win


  SAMBOAN rallied from 10 points down in the fourth period to hack out a 78-75 win over Oslob in the South Division of the newly opened Cebu Governor’s Cup 21-and-under Inter-Cities/Municipalities Basketball Tournament last Sunday held at the Cebu Coliseum. The Samboan cagers pounced on the endgame meltdown of Oslob, which staged a 20-11 […]

Posted: April 10th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Cebuano organizes first local game dev


Clint Hennesy Porras Cagang boldly took one of the biggest leaps of his life when he organized the first meetup of game developers and enthusiasts in a bid to elevate Cebu’s status as a creative hub in game development and design. Cagang, a 23-year-old graduate of Digipen Institute of Technology Singapore, gathered 45 people last […]

Posted: April 5th, 2017 in Life | Read More »

First chancellor of UP Cebu: Atty. Liza D. Corro


When Liza became the dean of UP Cebu, she declared that she actually wanted this position of leadership. Such simple directness was very refreshing. In this beginning, she had set her task clearly: “to generate resources for expansion plans and to transform UP Cebu into a vibrant and dynamic institution of higher learning.” UP Cebu […]

Posted: April 5th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

A First for Yen Santos


IT WAS one of those idle moments while in transit to the gym or somewhere else when Piolo Pascual chanced upon young actress Yen Santos on ABS-CBN’s afternoon series “All of Me.” From then on, he had always been vocal about appreciating Yen, calling her one of the most beautiful faces in the industry, aside […]

Posted: March 27th, 2017 in Life | Read More »

Cebu City gets first glimpse at Isuzu MU-X black series


A limited series of Isuzu’s hot-selling MU-X midsize sports utility vehicle (SUV) was introduced in a symbolic launching last Friday. The MU-X Black Series edition was unveiled at the Isuzu Cebu Inc. dealership at the North Reclamation Area in Cebu City in an activity that was described as “very strategic and historic.” Shojiro Sakoda, executive […]

Posted: March 20th, 2017 in Motoring | Read More »