Barangay Calamba officials sought protection amid security threats

Morexette B. Erram 04/19/2018

Barangay officials from Calamba, Cebu City are requesting the Commissions on Elections (Comelec) – Cebu City to augment security in their village after they received threats from a still unidentified person. Speaking on behalf of other officials,…

Two LGUs urged: Ensure tourists’ protection, safety

Jose Santino S. Bunachita and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/15/2018

Osmeña Peak accident prompts call; HK tourist in stable condition Safety knows no boundaries.” Joselito “Boboi” Costas, Provincial Tourism Office head of Cebu Province, said this as he called on officials of Badian town and Dalaguete town…

122 vacancies at BFP

Doris C. Bongcac 02/27/2018

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP-7) in Central Visayas has opened its recruitment process to fill up the 122 new Fire Officer I (FO1) vacancies in the region. BFP-7 Assistant Regional Director for operations Supt. Ronaldo Orbeta…

Barangay’s crucial role in environmental protection

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 02/18/2018

Are you satisfied with how barangay officials are managing the affairs of your area? They represent the State as the basic political unit, as we should know. Do they show concern that your rights to a good…

Stepping up protection of our natural wealth

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 01/28/2018

What gets measured, gets managed” is a business adage attributable to leading management thinker, Peter Drucker. It is not just applicable to business, but to government, NGOs and even aspects of our personal lives. We all have…

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…