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…

Grade 12 student jumps off school building

Agnes B. Alpuerto, Benjie B. Talisic 09/28/2017

A senior high school student jumped off the seventh floor of a college building in Barangay Kalubihan, Cebu City past 4PM on Thursday, September 28. The student, a 17-year old girl, was rushed to the hospital but…

Perennial problem

Editorial 09/25/2017

News reports of families returning to rebuild their homes on a hilly area in Sitio Lower Ponce, Barangay Capitol Site in Cebu City despite last Thursday’s landslide caused by a heavy downpour that destroyed their homes underscored…

MAO BA?

09/25/2017

RED TAPE AT DFA Netizens were infuriated over the turtle-like pace of processing of applications for passports at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Cebu even when applicants submitted their requests online. Charlene Tyler said, “This…

Morally bankrupt war

JASON BAGUIA 09/01/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte’s war rhetoric in his effort to deliver on the campaign promise of ridding the country of illegal narcotics only normalizes more deaths related to the problem. In literal wars, ethicists have advocated for the…

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