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Good news, bad news


There is some good news and bad news for habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) drivers in Metro Cebu. The bad news is a new law will prohibit habal-habal and motorcycle drivers from fetching children 10 years old and below as passengers. While safety is the paramount concern, those who crafted the law may not have realized how the […]

Posted: May 24th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Aboitiz, malls and corporate social responsibility


I was supposed to write something about the Inquirer series of articles on malls in the country published last year owing to the caveat that malls are among the most common and favored go-to places of Filipinos in recent years especially when one wants to escape the summer heat but don’t want to dip into […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Watchful week ahead


It started as early as last Monday; but we can expect thousands of Metro Cebu residents to troop to bus terminals, seaports and airports for the annual Holy Week break. But this year’s observance would be different in Cebu province owing to last Tuesday’s encounter between government troops and suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits and also […]

Posted: April 12th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Charges elevated to court


The three Romanians tagged in the series of unauthorized ATM withdrawals in the Metro Cebu branches of the Land Bank of the Philippines waived their right to a preliminary investigation at the Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office yesterday. “So we will be evaluating all evidences at hand submitted by all complainants, and if probable cause exists, […]

Posted: March 21st, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

A viable project


A proposal for a cable car system for Metro Cebu may seem yet another one of those “pie in the sky” pipe dreams being floated by some local officials eager to show off their technical knowledge to constituents without bothering to explain how it can be done given the existing government bureaucracy and the difficulties […]

Posted: March 15th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Standing against the tide


They may not have the numbers, but what the Church and their followers in Metro Cebu lacked in numbers, they made up for with determination and solidarity with the thousands who attended the “Walk For Life” rally in Manila last Saturday. “We are not afraid. Padayon ta. (Let us continue.) If God is with us, […]

Posted: February 19th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Davide urges LGUs to improve services following Metro Cebu’s recognition


CEBU Governor Hilario Davide III was hoping that Metro Cebu’s recognition as one of the models for metropolitan governance would encourage other local government units (LGUs) to improve their services. Early this week, Metro Cebu, along with New York City in the United States, Tokyo in Japan and Seoul in South Korea, were recognized by […]

Posted: February 17th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

P13 WAGE HIKE: Better than nothing

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THE P13 wage hike in Metro Cebu approved by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) may not be much but it will still be a welcome increase, no matter how small, due to the rising prices of basic commodities. Thus was the sentiment of people in random interviews conducted by Cebu Daily News […]

Posted: February 7th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

SM malls bomb threat a hoax

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Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO 7) director Chief Supt. Noli Taliño and the management of the country’s leading mall operator have refuted rumors being circulated through text messages and the internet of a bomb threat on its malls in Cebu and in other parts of the country. The clarification was issued after a […]

Posted: February 5th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

CLI to enter IPO by Q2 of 2017


Cebu’s homegrown real estate developer Cebu Landmasters, Inc. (CLI) is working to get publicly-listed by second quarter of this year. CLI chief executive officer Jose R. Soberano III made this announcement on Tuesday morning in a press conference held at their office in Park Centrale, Cebu IT Park. According to Soberano, said they are about […]

Posted: January 31st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »