Fire prevention month kicks off

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 03/01/2018

According to statistics, March — one of the hottest months of the year — also happens to be one with the most number of fire incidents. As such, Presidential Proclamation No. 115–A was declared by President Ferdinand…

BFP urged: Audit old buildings with outdated fire prevention systems

Inna Gian Mejia 01/11/2018

BARUG Team Rama councilors plan to pass legislation requesting the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to audit and inspect old buildings in Cebu City with outdated and busted fire prevention systems. In a press conference yesterday, the…

Japanese Encephalitis: What you need to know

Agnes B. Alpuerto 09/06/2017

NINE people have succumbed to the Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus since January this year, records from the Department of Health (DOH) showed. The regional DOH office said at least one case of Japanese encephalitis was recorded in…

Mandaue marks National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week

Cristelita E. Boco, Norman Mendoza 07/17/2017

    THE Mandaue City government kicked off the celebration of 39th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week yesterday at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex. The event was attended by persons with disabilities (PWDs)…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 07/14/2017

PREVENTING SUICIDE A life lost is one too many. My thoughts to Kiane’s family and friends. I am concerned of the comments made by an experienced mental healthcare professional regarding Kiane and suicide. The comments stigmatized Kiane…

Officials inspect Sinulog parade route

Inna Mejia, Nestle L. Semilla 12/18/2016

Officials of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI), the police and staff of the Cebu City mayor’s office held a walk-through inspection along the Sinulog Grand Parade route yesterday, barely a month before the event. SFI Executive Director…

Busay official demands public apology after confirmatory drug test turned out negative

Inna Mejia 12/02/2016

BUSAY Barangay Captain Amilo Lopez is demanding a public apology from Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap) head Dr. Alice Utlang for allegedly revealing that he tested positive for drug use even before a confirmatory…

Settlers of Osmeña shrine stage silent protest

Lesley Cara Delos Santos 10/17/2016

FIFTY illegal settlers of the Osmeña Shrine staged a silent protest in front of Cebu City Hall Monday morning. Most of the settlers originally came from Barangays Lahug, Kamputhaw, Kalunasan and Mabolo but transferred to an area…

Osmeña to remove stalls after complaints

Nestle L. Semilla 07/11/2016

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said all members of Cebu City United Vendors Association (CCUVA) were blacklisted in his administration. In a press conference yesterday, Osmeña said he received reports through the hotline that some business establishments…

Arce: From market head to cemetery guard

Nestle L. Semilla 07/01/2016

FORMER PROBE head and market administrator Raquel Arce has been assigned to guard the Doña Pepang Cemetery in Barangay Tejero. In a press conference yesterday, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña announced that Arce will work as night…