Fierce California wildfires threaten luxury LA mansions

AFP 12/07/2017

  Local emergency officials warned of powerful winds on Thursday that will feed wildfires raging in Los Angeles, threatening multimillion dollar mansions with blazes that have already forced more than 200,000 people to flee. Authorities issued a…

IBP-Cebu head: Consider also children’s protection

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Morexette B. Erram 11/20/2017

DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE BILL Whether or not the bill seeking the dissolution of marriage will be passed, it should also stress the importance of the protection of children. The Integrated Bar of the Philippines-Cebu Chapter (IBP) gave…

Mesmerizing moments with a gentle giant

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 11/19/2017

Sunday last week, I had to wake up very early and not miss the group of wildlife conservation advocates headed to Calauit Island Wildlife Sanctuary. We were all filled with excitement as, fingers crossed, we were going…

CEBU-WIDE MEASURE

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/17/2017

  While cases of cyberpornography have been seeing a rise in Cebu, expect local officials to apply the full force of the law on violators including going into their otherwise private money transfer transactions and remittances. The…

MAO BA?

Inquirer, Inquirer.net 04/26/2017

MAYOR’S PROTECTION A group of tourists passed by a derelict house on an island in northern Cebu that bore a sign stating that “this house is protected.” When they asked around, some residents told them that the…

DTI: Numbers to go up

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/25/2017

Business name registration IN CEBU A local trade official expects business name registration in Cebu to grow further this year as the government is poised to reach out to the informal sector. Zaide Bation, chief of the…

Motorist who recorded video seeks protection; group offers legal aid

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/20/2017

  FEARING for his safety, the owner of the video that supposedly showed the son of a controversial businessman shooting a Cebuano nurse asked for protection from authorities. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak said the owner of…

Naked inmates issue: PDEA-7 chief says that is for our mutual protection

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 03/02/2017

  CEBU CITY-The director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) on Thursday defended its decision to let inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) remove their clothes during a surprise…

Palawan’s biodiversity and us

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 01/15/2017

Nickelodeon (Viacom International Media Networks as owner), and Coral World Park Undersea Resorts Inc. created quite a stir among advocates and netizens when they announced a grandiose plan to set up a 400-hectare underwater theme park in…

Mandaue officials call: No ’crackers, use horns

Norman V. Mendoza 12/28/2016

Acting Mandaue City Mayor Carlo Fortuna, together with the members of the local police and the Bureau of Fire Protection, encouraged the public to use horns as he also warned them of the city’s ordinance on the…

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