Garganera: Losing majority in council not a problem

Rosalie Abatayo 05/16/2018

Barug PDP-Laban councilors don’t mind losing the majority in the Cebu City Council. Whether they will get the ABC seat, Councilor Joel Garganera said they will continue to fight for what is right and serve the common…

What is your problem, Cebu?

Fernando Fajardo 04/05/2018

Cebu is now drowning from traffic congestion and garbage that even if collected are not sent to what can be acceptably called a sanitary landfill. Many related problems exist too, like the noise and air and water…

PB dad: No problem if Chinese firm follows law

Nestle L. Semilla 03/21/2018

There won’t be any problem at all with any extraction of oil or gas in Barangay Montpeller in Alegria town southern Cebu so long as procedures are followed and requirements complied with, a Provincial Board (PB) member…

Council resolution sought to address garbage problem in Tejero, Mabolo

Morexette B. Erram 03/17/2018

Due to numerous complaints of uncollected garbage along the sidewalks of two north district barangays in Cebu City, the Cebu City Council passed a resolution requiring inspection the concerned areas. In the said resolution, the city council…

Danao gun makers hope Digong can solve ‘century old’ problem

Doris C. Bongcac 02/12/2018

DANAO City officials were banking on the support of two past presidents in making sure that their gun-making industry is legalized. So far, nothing much has happened. This time, they are courting the support of President Rodrigo…

PDEA claims successes in drug war

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/07/2017

  Eighteen months into President Rodrigo Duterte’s relentless war on illegal drugs, the price of shabu (methamphetamine) has become extremely high. Director Emerson Margate of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) said a gram…

The Dengvaxia debacle

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 12/07/2017

One of the key points in the Dengvaxia debacle/fiasco that should be looked into here is that it’s not the vaccine — which is said to have a 90 percent efficacy against dengue that is defective, it’s…

The problem with Christmas

Efren Cruz 11/29/2017

Question: People have demeaned Christmas as just a holiday when you are obligated to give gifts to others, even if the gift does not have much meaning or use, just to keep with tradition and the spirit…

Rising garbage disposal costs

Editorial 10/20/2017

Will the budget allocated for Cebu City’s garbage collection and disposal be as cost-effective as the administration claims it to be, or will it be even costlier than the previous administration’s budget as what the opposition insists…

Exec cites challenges of handling settlers in Cebu City’s danger zones

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/01/2017

IN an ideal situation, families living in danger zones should be relocated. But many factors have to be considered including realities that these families have no choice but to take the risk in order to be closer…