Giving executive function to new councilor not automatic – Osmeña

Inna Gian Mejia 12/15/2017

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña does not discount the possibility of giving executive function to his nephew, newly appointed city councilor Renato “Junjun” Osmeña Jr. But he said he still has to observe the performance of Osmeña…

THINK TWICE

Inna Gian Mejia, Morexette B. Erram 12/11/2017

CHR to Osmeña: Giving P50K reward to cops who can kill criminals may lead to abuses The director of the Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) on Monday cautioned Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and…

Sacrificing family time to pursue volleyball dream

John Carlo Villaruel 11/02/2017

  For Cebuana Irish Rupinta, deciding to move to Far Eastern University (FEU) from the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) last summer was a tough decision to make. But it was something she had to do to…

Giving back and paying it forward

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 09/17/2017

Ethelrida Camiguin Pajao A robbery incident in Cebu City in the mid-80s changed the life of a little girl named Ethelrida Camiguin, who was then living in Barangay Combado, Maasin City, in Southern Leyte. Her parents, Erlinda…

Fighting for our life-giving oceans

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 09/17/2017

New York City — Jet-lagged and not hearing the alarm, I missed the van that was to take my colleagues and I to the Gala Dinner honoring actor, ocean activist Ted Danson and Kelly Hallman, philanthropist and…

3 Cebu congressmen voted against giving CHR P1,000 budget for 2018

Ador Vincent Mayol, Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Miguel Ernest Ermac, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 09/14/2017

THREE Cebuano lawmakers were among the 32 congressmen who voted against giving the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) a budget of P1,000 for 2018. Representatives Raul del Mar of Cebu City’s north district, Aileen Radaza of the…

Giving guitar-making industry a boost

Norman V. Mendoza 09/13/2017

MARIBAGO HOLDS GUITAR FESTIVAL Children with colorful costumes highlighting locally made guitars competed in the street-dancing competition in the sixth Guitar Festival of Barangay Maribago last Sunday. The activity was aimed at boosting the waning interest in…

Mario’s passion: Giving the poor their sight back

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/24/2017

  Garbed in a surgical gown and armed with incision instruments, Dr. Mario Reyes sits on a chair and does cataract surgery on a patient. In 15 minutes, the procedure is over. It can be just another…

NOT GIVING UP

Ador Vincent Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic, Norman Mendoza 06/12/2017

Police to continue search for slain Bohol mayor despite rising cost The cost of the search for Bien Unido town Mayor Gisela Boniel is rising. But police officials are not giving up hope of finding the mayor…

MAO BA?

Editorial 12/30/2016

A NERVOUS NERVOUS SYSTEM A mini pageant was held in southern Cebu before Christmas Day. The male host asked random questions to the candidates. “How do you feel today?,” the host asked candidate number one. The candidate…

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