Tomas won’t lobby BRT to President Duterte

Morexette B. Erram 04/30/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he has no intentions to lobby for the approval of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) before President Rodrigo Duterte during the latter’s visit in Cebu tomorrow. “No. I don’t make sipsip…

AGUIRRE IS OUT

Morexette Marie B. Erram and INQUIRER.Net 04/05/2018

President Duterte accepts the resignation of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre and names Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra as the new DOJ chief One man has the last laugh. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña expressed elation over…

Police blocked protesters in reaching venue of Duterte’s visit  

Nestle L. Semilla 02/12/2018

  CEBU CITY— It was a case of so close yet so far. At least 100 members of the militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) about 11 a.m. on Monday tried to get near the gates of…

PDut orders stop of foreign explorations in Benham Rise— Piñol

Inquirer 02/06/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a stop to all marine explorations by foreign scientists in the resource-rich Philippine Rise, formerly known as Benham Rise. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said Duterte made the order during the 22nd Cabinet…

Sueno dismissal won’t affect local DILG offices

Inna Mejia, Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/04/2017

THE dismissal of Interior and Local Government secretary Ismael Sueno won’t impact on the operations of the local offices of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). DILG Provincial Director Jerome Gonzales said their programs have…

The art of diplomacy

Ryan Macasero 04/01/2017

Hindi daw ako statesman. Excuse me? Hindi daw ako statesman. Ang pagkaalam ko, tumakbo ako ng Presidente. Wala mang posisyong statesman doon sa ’min, bakit mo ko pipilitin maging statesman?” the President said. (Then they said I’m…

Drug rate

Editorial 03/12/2017

Whether or not Cebu has the highest incidence of drug cases in the country or the highest number of drug users, coddlers and peddlers—it was reported that President Rodrigo Duterte claimed that Cebu has the highest rate…

Rule of men corrupted by law?

03/04/2017

As was the protocol in La Salle, the high school principal called into his office every member of the graduating class for counseling. When I told him I was planning to take up law, he advised me…

Cebu traders to tackle biz issues with Digong

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/26/2017

Around 200 private sector representatives are expected to participate in a dialogue with President Rodrigo Duterte when he comes to Cebu on March 2. Melanie Ng, president of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), said…

Politically charged events

Stephen D. Capillas 02/23/2017

Probably the first transport strike of the year for Metro Cebu public transport operators will be held next Monday, but there are reports that the transport group here may join transport groups in Manila for tomorrow’s protest…

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