Luigi not okay with Sinulog street parties

Norman V. Mendoza 01/15/2018

MANDAUE City Mayor Gabriel “Luigi” Quisumbing said he’s not keen on issuing permits for street parties next Sunday, January 21. “Aside from affecting the solemnity of the feast of Sr. Sto. Niño, we might no longer have…

Doing nothing is not an option

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 01/14/2018

We are living in an archipelago of 7,641 islands, including Cebu Island, plus 167 smaller islands, which include Mactan, Bantayan, Malapascua, Olango and the Camotes Islands. Our Constitution mandates the State to “protect the nation’s marine wealth…

DepEd reminds schools not to sacrifice classes for practice

Futch Anthony Inso 01/13/2018

SCHOOLS who have contingents joining next Sunday’s Sinulog Grand Parade were reminded to ensure that their class schedules won’t be compromised for the event. Amaryllis Villarmia, information officer of the regional Department of Education (DepEd-7), said based…

WATCH: Apas BMO not authorized to solicit for Sinulog contingent says Osmeña

Inna Gian Mejia, Nestle L. Semilla 01/12/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña clarified that he never authorized any employees from the Barangay Mayor’s Office (BMO) in Apas to ask for a solicitation for their Sinulog contingents. Osmeña warned that those who will continue the…

“Not all who wander are lost”

Mike Acebedo Lopez 01/05/2018

I landed in New York on Thanksgiving Day. It was a long overdue trip I decided to finally take because a death of a really close friend just a month before reminded me of the brevity of…

NOT OVER FOR MILAN

Glendale G. Rosal 01/02/2018

Despite loss to Taguchi, ALA Promotions chief says Melindo can still be a world champ Milan “El Metodico” Melindo’s reign as International Boxing Federation (IBF) world light flyweight champion may have lasted for just eight months, but…

Parents told: Do not allow your kids to light firecrackers

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/27/2017

NEVER allow your children to play with firecrackers and pyrotechnics. This was the reminder of Dr. Mari Leo FidelPataray, the chairman of Emergency Department of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC). Pataray said children that are…

After the storm

Radel Paredes 12/23/2017

It is a bright warm morning today as the Tropical Storm Vinta leaves Cebu while I write this piece. The plants in the garden are still dripping from last night’s rain, and the puddles in the street…

Athletes caught off guard with Young’s decision not to send them to CVIRAA, Palaro

Glendale G. Rosal 11/21/2017

The announcement of Cebu City Councilor Joy Augustus Young that the city will not send athletes to the 2018 Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) meet and Palarong Pambansa caught athletes competing in the 27th Cebu City…

Death of 2 infants not due to vaccine

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Norman V. Mendoza 11/15/2017

DOH-7 DECLARES The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has ruled that the deaths of two infants in Lapu-Lapu City which were alleged to have been caused by the improper administration of immunization shots at the…

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