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President Duterte’s inconsistencies

By Democrito C. Barcenas, FLAG regional chair I am deeply convinced that President Rodrigo Duterte does not tolerate dissent and criticisms. Those who have disagreed with him or his policies are subjected to vicious attacks. What is apparent is that his assault against people and institutions has exposed his utter inconsistencies which borders on hypocrisy. Just […]

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



Local developer to invest P2B into hilltop community Cebu-based developer SterlingLand Residences and Development Inc. is poised to spend over P2 billion in the next 14 years for a luxury mountain resort community in the southern town of Minglanilla. Minglanilla Highlands, which will soon rise on a 25-hectare uphill property in Barangay Tubod, is SterlingLand’s […]

Posted: April 18th, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

Roberto Aboitiz legacy lives on after his passing


  CEBU CITY—Business icon Roberto Eduardo “Bobby” Aboitiz was a man who truly loved Cebu. Under his leadership as president of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI), he spearheaded and supported youth development and social development programs among which the Kool Adventure Camp (KAC) and Mega Cebu. In her tribute to her husband on Monday […]

Posted: April 17th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

RAFI president dies at 67


Roberto Eduardo “Bobby” Aboitiz, president of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) passed away early morning Thursday. He was 67 years old. RAFI corporate communications head Rianne Tecson confirmed the business leader’s passing and that he was in a hospital in Manila when it happened. No other details were given. Aboitiz served as president of […]

Posted: April 13th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Eleven new judges for new Cebu courts


  ELEVEN new judges for Cebu have been appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte to fill up positions in the Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC), including newly opened courts. There are at least six new MTCC courts in Cebu City and two in Lapu-Lapu City. The list of the newly appointed judges were transmitted to […]

Posted: April 10th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Team Rama taking up Tom’s challenge


Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is now complaining of harassment after a string of complaints was filed at the Office of the President and the Ombudsman by officials allied with Team Rama. He claimed that the cases were backed by Presidential Assistant to the Visayas Michael Dino. I recalled the mayor challenging his political opponents […]

Posted: April 10th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Rama asks Palma for help


Former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama is not giving up on his plan to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte in order to clear his name from Duterte’s so-called drug list. This time, Rama said that he has sought the help of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma in requesting Malacañang officials to get him an appointment with […]

Posted: March 26th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Fr. Miranda re-elected as USC President


THE ten-member Board of Trustees of the University of San Carlos announced recently the re-election of Fr. Dionisio M. Miranda, SVD, SThD, as University President, for a fourth consecutive 3-year term. The election took place during the regular Board meeting held at the BOT Conference Room, Downtown Campus, on March 11. Fr. Miranda’s new term […]

Posted: March 20th, 2017 in What's Up | Read More »

Palace links Robredo to Digong impeachment try


Malacañang on Friday linked Vice President Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo to the impeachment complaint filed against President Rodrigo Duterte, which it said was part of a destabilization plot against the Chief Executive. “If it is not her personal intent, she may have played into the hands of those who wish to use her as a […]

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

Exec says law required to postpone brgy polls

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Talks about possible postponement of the barangay elections scheduled in October this year will have no bearing in the Commission on Elections (Comelec) until a law will be enacted declaring its postponement. Lawyer Lionel Castillano, Comelec Cebu provincial supervisor, said this amid President Rodrigo Duterte’s earlier statement on postponing the barangay elections during first general […]

Posted: March 16th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »