Maximizing funds for free education

Editorial 05/22/2018

While local universities and colleges may have little choice other than to raise tuition to cope with rising costs and demands for higher pay from their teaching staff and personnel, students now have the option to shop…

A roadmap to free college education

Mars G. Alison and Nestle L. Semilla 05/18/2018

Despite the nationwide implementation of Republic Act 10931 or the “Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act”, the reality is that not all students wanting a free college education can avail of it this coming school year…

25 of 1,066 Cebu villages declared drug-cleared

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/10/2018

ONLY 25 out of the 1,066 barangays in Cebu province were officially declared “drug cleared” by a multi-agency oversight committee at the Capitol’s Social Hall Thursday, May 10. The committee is composed of officials of the Philippine…

Barangays in Pilar town to be declared as ‘drug free’

Rosalie Abatayo 05/08/2018

All of the 13 barangays of Pilar town in Camotes will be declared as drug cleared. This makes Pilar the second LGU in the province to be categorized as drug cleared, next only to Bogo City. However,…

10% of Cebu province barangays targeted to be drug free

Jessa Mae Sotto 05/07/2018

Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III said they will declare drug free barangays which already gained approval from the oversight committee, on May 10. He added that they are targeting least 10 percent of the 1,066 barangays in…

City govt distributes free water in Cebu mountain Barangays

Morexette B. Erram 04/26/2018

The Cebu City Government has started distributing potable water for free to mountain barangays in the city following the onset of the summer heat. In a press briefing today, Cebu City Department of Public Service (DPS) chief…

Inhospitable to free thought

Editorial 04/20/2018

More than once, President Rodrigo Duterte has intimated that he does not embrace the term “dictator” as an apt self-description. Sadly, though he protests, conceding that he uses a dictatorial leadership tenor only so that things may…

A trash-and-toxic free summer vacation

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 04/01/2018

It is almost vacation time for many of our students. Fresh from the Holy Week observance where some pilgrimage areas were unfortunately not exempted from the uncaring ways of some of our citizens, it is high time…

Free medical, dental services at SM malls

PR 03/18/2018

The SM Foundation continues to dispense medical and dental services to communities around SM malls in Cebu to show care to the people it serves. Last March 14, 1,000 patients from the different barangays in Cebu City…

30 activists’ call: Free Mabinay 6

Ador Vincent Mayol 03/16/2018

“FREE Myles Albasin. Free the Mabinay 6” This was the clamor of students and activists of the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu as they walked along the streets on Friday afternoon to encourage the government to…

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