Man shot dead in Lapu-Lapu City

Futch Anthony Inso 05/15/2018

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU – A man had just come from the hearing of his illegal drugs case on Tuesday morning when he was shot dead along ML Quezon Avenue Highway, Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. The police…

Wage hearing: Labor, management sectors explain stand on wage hike petitions

Futch Anthony Inso 05/09/2018

Wage increase petitioners from the labor sector cited the impact on workers of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) Law and the introduction of the Public Utility Vehicles modernization program as among the factors to…

That second senate hearing on #fakenews

Mike Acebedo Lopez 02/10/2018

For most people who watched the second senate hearing on fake news, the key takeaway is that Senator Grace Poe proposed banning Facebook in the Philippines. Of course that isn’t true, she merely asked if it were…

Two solons back Angkas regulation; Cebu City hearing eyed

Doris Mae Mondragon 01/24/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said two Cebuano lawmakers proposed that local governments be allowed to regulate the operations of Angkas, a motorcycle-for-hire service during a House transportation committee Wednesday. “ATM (At the moment): speaking at the…

Tomas to defend habal-habal operations in committee hearing

USC Intern Therese Mae Alegado 01/23/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is attending a public hearing that the transportation committee of the House of Representatives called on Wednesday to discuss proposals to regulate the operation of motorcycles-for-hire and the use of bigger plates…

Sereno lawyers want impeach case in Senate

Inquirer.net 11/26/2017

AFTER last week’s hearing before the House justice committee, lawyers of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said the panel should already put the impeachment complaint filed against the chief magistrate to a vote, instead of turning the…

Garganera to attend today’s House hearing on Korean trash

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/20/2017

CEBU City Councilor Joel Garganera will fly to Manila today to attend the House committee hearing investigating the dumping of 5,000 metric tons of trash from South Korea to Cebu. According to Garganera, the former head of…

MRF hearing on Dec. 12

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/12/2017

THE Cebu City Council scheduled on Dec. 12 a public hearing on the proposed ordinance to set up a centralized materials recovery facility (MRF) inside the Inayawan landfill in Cebu City. The proposal authored by Councilor Eugenio…

Lack of manpower, funds surface in budget hearing

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 10/27/2017

CITY Hall’s Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) blamed the lack of manpower for the delays in the implementation of its projects. In Friday’s continuation of the series of budget hearings for Cebu City’s proposed P6.3…

Bautista no-show in House hearing on barangay polls delay

Inquirer.net 08/14/2017

Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairperson Andres Bautista won’t be attending the House of Representatives’ hearing on Monday on the proposal to postpone the 2017 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. In a press conference on Monday, Cibac Rep.…