Slots full; don’t buy new cars for TNVS purposes, drivers told

Jessa Sotto 02/03/2018

DRIVERS or those, who plan to buy cars for Transport Network Vehicle Services (TNVS) purposes, are advised not to pursue their plans because the TNVS applicant-slots are already full. Regional Director Ahmed Cuizon of Land Transportation Franchising…

Sinulog Grand Finale now in full swing 

Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/21/2018

After thanking the Sr. Sto Niño for a good weather, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña officially declared the Sinulog 2018 grand parade open. He also commended Sinulog volunteers, judges and even their special guests which included Tourism…

Full list of winners and awardees during the Sinulog Festival Queen 2018

Christian Orellano, Raul Constantine Tabanao 01/19/2018

MAJOR AWARDS Sinulog Festival Queen 2018: Shaila Mae Robertera of Talisay City 1st Runner-up: Mary Faith Libres of Catbalogan City, Samar 2nd Runner-up: Bianca W. Willemsen of Carcar City 3rd Runner-up: Isabel Luche from Municipality of Daanbantayan…

The illegal drugs battle runs full speed

Ador Vincent Mayol 12/30/2017

WITH OR WITHOUT BUDGET (Conclusion) Most of the killings and arrests recorded by the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Central Visayas since July 1, 2016 till 2017 occurred when the police implemented “Oplan Tokhang”, the controversial anti-drug drive…

The illegal drugs battle runs full speed

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/29/2017

PART 1 For 19 years, Henry (not his real name) has found himself in the frontline during drug raids. The task has not been easy. “Di gyud lalim. Kahibaw ta nga armado ang mga drug personalities ug…

PRO-7 on full alert due to ‘Urduja’

Nestle L. Semilla 12/15/2017

The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is on full alert for possible landslides and flooding in Cebu after Tropical Storm Urduja’s expected landfall was delayed until tomorrow morning. Police Supt. Reyman Tolentin, PRO-7’s information officer…

Caught on camera

Editorial 11/21/2017

For far too often, we’ve heard of stories about abusive and neglectful doctors and medical staff in Cebu’s hospitals that we tend to forget that they are also human beings who cannot accommodate every complaint raised to…

PDEA GETS FULL CONTROL OVER DRUG WAR

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Inquirer.net 10/11/2017

PRESIDENTIAL MEMORANDUM For the second time in nine months, President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to be the sole agency to conduct all anti-drug operations in the country. The difference this time, however,…

‘Full power back by end of July’

Joey A. Gabieta 07/13/2017

  ORMOC CITY—Residents in Leyte and the rest of Eastern Visayas will have to wait until the end of the month before power will be fully restored. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi told President Duterte during a briefing…

Bohol tourism to go full swing

Benjie Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla, Victor Anthony V. Silva 05/16/2017

AFTER ABU-FREE DECLARATION With the death of the last two remaining Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits in Bohol on Monday, the provincial government was hopeful that life in the province, especially its tourism industry, will be back…