Jollibee gets bigger stake of Smashburger

Inquirer.net 04/17/2018

Homegrown fast-food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. has consummated a deal to acquire a controlling stake in US hamburger chain Smashburger, taking a bigger bite of the vast US market and scaling up its global footprint. In a…

Ancajas-Sultan showdown finally gets a schedule and venue

Glendale G. Rosal 04/05/2018

THE MUCH anticipated all-Filipino world title showdown between the defending International Boxing Federation (IBF) world super flyweight champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas and mandatory challenger Jonas “Zorro” Sultan found a suitable new schedule and venue. The fight…

LRRMO gets P4M rescue equipment

Norman V. Mendoza 03/08/2018

LAPU-LAPU City’s Risk Reduction Management Office (LRRMO) recently acquired hydraulic cutting equipment worth P4 million. The equipment included a hydraulic jack, hydraulic metal separator and a hydraulic steel or pipe cutter. Andy Berame, the city’s local disaster…

Cebu gets glimpse of next gen jeepneys

Glendale G. Rosal, Nestle L. Semilla 02/26/2018

PUJ Modernization Juan Tamayo is 73 years old and uses the jeepney to take him to places around Cebu City. But for a man his age, the current versions of jeepneys plying the city’s streets aren’t that…

Thirsty Football Cup gets going

Mars G. Alison 02/22/2018

DON BOSCO begins its defense of its four titles when the 15th edition of the Thirsty Football Cup kicks off this afternoon at the Cebu City Sports Center. The football festival, one of the biggest in the…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 02/21/2018

CEBU SAFARI GETS NETIZENS’ ATTENTION Netizens were both awed and amazed by the diversity of wildlife in Cebu’s newest attraction, the Cebu Safari and Adventure Park in Carmen town in northern Cebu. Camels, tigers, giraffes and an…

Occupational safety bill gets Senate approval

Inquirer.net 02/19/2018

The Senate approved on Monday on third and final reading a bill which would mandate stricter compliance by employers to the Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS). Senate Bill No. 1317 or the proposed “Act Strengthening Compliance…

Prisaa regional meet gets underway at various venues in Cebu City

Mars G. Alison 02/16/2018

THE BEST of the best in the 17th Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc., (Cesafi) will go up against the best athletes from the private schools in Bohol as the 2018 regional meet of the Private Schools Athletic…

Motor rider gets ticket for using helmet as ‘food basket’

Inquirer.net 02/11/2018

Helmets should be worn, and not used for other purposes besides providing safety for motorcycle riders. Not in the case of a woman backrider, however, who was apprehended by traffic constables of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority…

GMA Network gets 12 nominations at the NY Festivals World’s Best TV and Film Award

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/10/2018

GMA Network has proven once again that they are the home of some of the country’s best news programs and documentaries. The Kapuso network has the most number of nominations for New York Festivals World’s Best TV…