A public librarian’s dream

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 04/17/2018

With a pensive look on her face, 64-year-old Sagrario “Inday” Dimataga Taghoy flipped through the pages of several albums bearing old photographs that date back to June 2, 1975. It was the year when the Lapu-Lapu City…

Securing public schools

Editorial 04/12/2018

While graduation ceremonies in most schools in Cebu across the country have been delayed to this month for one reason or another, security should not at all be the least of the concerns of school officials in…

Public warned about sun exposure and dry season diseases

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/11/2018

Avoid too much sun exposure to prevent getting diseases commonly acquired during the onset of the dry hot season or summer. Dr. Sheila Faciol, Provincial Health Office Public Health Division head, advised the public about this as…

DOH-7 cautions public from eating shellfish

Futch Anthony Inso and Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 04/10/2018

RED TIDE ALERT Coastal waters in Bohol, Leyte, Surigao del Sur and Palawan have been found positive of the red tide toxin. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is currently on alert status after coastal…

Public will not bear additional cost as VECO upgrades Banilad substation

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/10/2018

The Visayan Electric Company (VECO) has upgraded its Banilad substation, doubling its capacity from 33 MVA to 66MVA. According to VECO Chief Operating Officer Anton Mari Perdices, the upgrade will improve the utility firm’s distribution network in…

Sumilon diving site, sandbar closed to public for cleanup tomorrow

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette Erram 04/09/2018

As early as 8 a.m. tomorrow (April 10 Tuesday), local officials of Oslob town in southeastern Cebu will start their week-long clean-up of the Sumilon Island sandbar and diving site. Oslob Mayor Jose Tumulak Jr. said this…

City Council to establish Local Public Transport Route Plan

Morexette Erram 04/09/2018

Cebu City Councilor Pastor Alcover Jr. has proposed a resolution urging Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to establish a Local Public Transport Route Plan (LPTRP) Team to address the worsening traffic condition in Cebu City. It was…

Mayor bends to public outcry

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/06/2018

REFLECTORIZED VESTS REFLECTORIZED vests for motorcycle riders will no longer required as Mayor Tomas Osmeña announced that he would retract this provision in the traffic ordinace following a barrage of complaints from the public. “I have received…

Cebu City council agrees to build more public schools

Doris Mondragon 04/02/2018

The Cebu City Council is eyeing to establish at least 11 public schools in the city. This plan was stated in an approved council resolution sponsored by members Joy Young, Eugenio Gabuya Jr. and Jose Daluz lll.…

MCWD warns public: Brace for low water supply

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/27/2018

THE public will have to brace for low and interrupted water supply in Metro Cebu in the coming weeks. The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) announced that the volume of potable water produced will start to decline…