Masbate Gov’t insist they own La Manok island

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/22/2018

The municipal council of Esperanza town in Masbate passed a resolution urging Daanbantayan and the Cebu provincial government to stop claiming jurisdiction over La Manok islet. Esperanza Vice Mayor Ramon Diamos said they will continue to assert…

Masbate officials: We own La Manok

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/08/2018

Officials of Masbate, a province in the Bicol Region, have cried foul over the claims of jurisdiction of La Manok Island by officials of Daanbantayan, a northern town in Cebu. Vice Mayor Ramon Arreglo Diamos of Esperanza…

Sumilon resort assures cleanup of own site

Jose Santino S. Bun-achita 04/16/2018

The management of Sumilon Bluewater Resort said they are keeping their 17-hectare area in the island clean and have implemented proper sanitation to keep it that way. The resort invited reporters for a tour of their property…

DOJ reverses its own resolution

Tetch Torres-Tupas and Nestle L. Semilla 03/27/2018

BONIEL CASES THE parricide case against Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel over the death of his wife Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Boniel will proceed. This, after Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II reversed the resolution on…

Farmer dead; attacked by own carabao

Rene Alima 02/09/2018

A 47-year-old farmer died on Thursday night after he was horned by his own carabao in Barangay Tubod, Barili town, Cebu, approximately 58 kilometers from Cebu City. The farmer, Rene Boy Umlay, sustained a severe injury in…

Tax burden

Editorial 12/27/2017

Whatever side of the political spectrum one is, or if he or she is a political in the first place, taxes will always remain a contentious, divisive issue that will, more often than not, cross political boundaries.…

Man killed in own home

Benjie B. Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 11/04/2017

  A man was gunned down in his own home by five unidentified assailants in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City last Friday evening. Beverly Navarosa said she slept with her 39-year-old husband Leonilo Navarosa when the assailants barged…

Man killed in own home

Benjie B. Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 11/04/2017

  A man was gunned down in his own home by five unidentified assailants in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City last Friday evening. Beverly Navarosa said she slept with her 39-year-old husband Leonilo Navarosa when the assailants barged…

Have your very own “Kita Kita” adventure in scenic Hokkaido

Inquirer.net 11/03/2017

  If you’re a fan of “Alempoy”, consider taking a “Kita Kita”- inspired tour of Japan’s idyllic, northernmost island on your next vacation. “Kita Kita” (I See You), a film written and directed by Sigrid Andrea Bernardo,…

Measured response

Editorial 10/31/2017

A proposal to allocate an additional P9,000 cash aid to fire victims in Cebu City met mixed reactions from officials who either saw it as too much or just right for the intended beneficiaries. In opposing the…

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