PH Muslims to fast longer for this year’s Ramadan

Inquirer.net 05/19/2018

DAVAO CITY—Filipino Muslims started longer fasting hours on Thursday as Ramadan again coincided with summer this year. This year’s Ramadan would be the second straight year that Muslims in the country would be skipping meals and fluids…

How to make tourists stay longer in Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/23/2018

More than a beach destination, tourists should explore Cebu for its many other tourist sites and tour packages, tourism industry experts said. Cebu Association of Tour Operation Specialists (CATOS) President Alice Queblatin said their members are now…

Osmeña sees Cebu City as no longer a safe place

Doris Mae Mondragon and Benjie B. Talisic 03/27/2018

UNSOLVED KILLINGS With the number of unsolved killings, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña believes the city is not safe for people. “Not safe. It could be safer. It could always be safer,” he said in a press…

Numbers show killings no longer isolated – Gov

Nestle L. Semilla 03/26/2018

Contrary to the pronouncements of the Philippine National Police in the region, the unsolved killings that have haunted Cebu for the past month are no longer “isolated cases” that police officials want us to believe, said Cebu…

Unsegregated garbage will no longer be collected

Chris Evert Ruffolo, Nestle L. Semilla 02/28/2018

CEBU CITY SAYS IT’S FINAL! Starting today, March 1, the Cebu City government will again make another attempt to strictly enforce its “no segregation, no collection” garbage policy. It is a tall order considering that not one…

Longer but faster traslacion

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/19/2018

CEBU CITY–Despite taking a longer route, the Traslacion motorcade that brought the images of the Señor Sto. Niño and Our Lady of Guadalupe to Mandaue City on Friday arrived on time. The sacred icons reached the National…

Making tourists stay longer in Cebu after the Sinulog

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/18/2018

More tour packages offered; new seaplane terminal launch to give sector a boost It is typical to see Cebu City’s streets filled with locals and tourists, both domestic and international, during the Sinulog weekend. But right after…

Longer distances, bigger cash prizes eyed for next year’s race

Glendale G. Rosal 12/26/2017

Organizers of the Halad Kang Mano Amon Run are looking to make the 40th edition of the annual race more special next year. The 39th edition of the footrace held in honor of Danao City’s grand old…

Longer Sinulog parade next year

Inna Gian Mejia 11/22/2017

A LONGER Sinulog Grand Parade may be in store for spectators in January next year with the Cebu City government expecting more out-of-town contingents joining the event. Councilor Dave Tumulak, Sinulog executive committee chairman, said there are…

Reporters no longer allowed access to PNP spot reports

Nestle L. Semilla 09/13/2017

After barring the Commission on Human Rights to access case folders of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa has prohibited all police offices and units from releasing spot reports to members of…