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Editorial 10/23/2017

HOLIDAY FOR VIDAL A lot of netizens were mixed in their reactions to Michael Dino, Presidential Assistant for the Visayas, lobbying for Malacañang to declare October 26 a holiday for the burial of the late Cebu Archbishop…

Dino asks Malacañang to make October 26 a holiday for Cardinal Vidal

Morexette B. Erram 10/21/2017

As tribute for the late prelate, the Office of the Presidential Assistant of the Visayas (OPAV) eyes to declare October 26 a national holiday in commemoration of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal. OPAV secretary Michael Dino…

One-stop health care system to be launched in Cebu, Bohol

Chris A. Ligan 10/12/2017

The office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas and other government agencies in Central Visayas will be launching a one-stop health care system. Presidential Assistant for the Visayas  Michael Lloyd Dino met with representatives of the…

Binibining Cebu (or the politics of pageants)

Gerard Pareja 09/03/2017

Matud pa, gitangtang sa atong mayor ang Miss Cebu Pageant nga paga himuon atol sa Sinulog, kay alang kaniya para lang kinis manga datu. Ambot kon unsay basihanan ni Tomas ning maong panahum. Di ba lakip man…

BRT’s fate

Editorial 08/09/2017

It didn’t take much for the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project to get derailed, at least temporarily, as shown by last week’s surprise announcement by Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia that he supports putting on hold or…

Osmeña says putting BRT on hold meant to favor Dino

Inna Gian Mejia 08/07/2017

“Political, if not graft.” This was how Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña described the decision of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) to temporarily halt the implementation of the P16.9 billion Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project to…

BRT PUT ON HOLD

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/04/2017

The implementation of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Cebu City has hit a snag. The country’s economic chief decided to put the BRT project on hold pending review on the other alternatives that could solve…

‘There’s no need to cancel BRT project’

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/02/2017

Citing the immediate need for infrastructure to address Cebu City’s traffic problem, a transport leader in Cebu said there would be no need to cancel the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Cebu City. Ryan Benjamin Yu,…

Phil-Chinese Chamber commits P25M for drug rehab facility in Cebu

Doris C. Bongcac 04/10/2017

A Manila-based business group has made a commitment to fund the construction of a drug rehabilitation facility in Sitio Cantipla in the mountain barangay of Tabunan in Cebu City. Officials of the Philippine Chinese Chamber of Commerce…

Dino calls on US Embassy to clarify advisory

Doris C. Bongcac 04/10/2017

Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino is asking the US Embassy to clarify an advisory, which they issued against travels to Cebu and Bohol, to prevent ill effects especially on local tourism. Dino said that the…

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