Habal-habal operations

Editorial 09/20/2017

Public reaction over Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade’s scolding of his Undersecretary Tim Orbos for riding a habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) in order to catch up to an appointment on time should compel the government to review and decide whether…

Mayor Gisela’s secretary named ‘person of interest’

Nestle L. Semilla 06/11/2017

Another “person of interest” was added on the list of suspects in the killing of Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Boniel. Senior Supt. Jonathan Cabal, chief of the Philippine National Police’s Regional Intelligence Division in Central Visayas (RID-7),…

Militant group oppose appointment of new DENR Secretary, coal-fired power plant in Sawang Calero

Doris C. Bongcac 05/12/2017

CEBU CITY—At least 60 members of militant group braced the morning rain on Friday to protest against the replacement of environment secretary Gina Lopez and plan to operate a coal-fired power plant in Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu…

Lopez’s rejection

Editorial 05/05/2017

The final rejection of Environment Secretary Gina Lopez isn’t totally unexpected, but it is nevertheless a major disappointment to environmental advocates and the public who expect better leadership from an agency that had largely failed to stop…

Poquita is new BFAR regional director

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/19/2017

ALLAN Poquita is now the regional director of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7). Poquita told Cebu Daily News yesterday that his appointment was approved by President Rodrigo Duterte last week. “I…

Like vultures feeding on carcasses

Ricky Poca 03/20/2017

  Last week, the big mining companies went on the offensive against Environment Secretary Gina Lopez who was out of the country at the time, and I say they were shameless in their attacks against her. Like…

DILG inspects provincial jail amid policy changes

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/08/2017

A TEAM from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) inspected the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center to see the conditions of both inmates and the facility yesterday. Regional DILG Director Rene Burdeos said the…

MAO BA?

Editorial 02/22/2017

RUDE SECRETARY THE secretary of a southern Cebu mayor acted quite rude towards a reporter who asked for an interview with her boss. While telling the reporter to wait, the secretary didn’t bother putting the call on…

Cebu Chamber president to Duterte: Great move

Victor Anthony V. Silva 06/14/2016

Cebu’s business players happy over naming of Go Negosyo official as new Trade secretary The business sector in Cebu welcomed the appointment of the new trade and tourism secretaries under the incoming Duterte administration. The business sector…

Minnie O as Tourism secretary?

Carmel Loise Matus 06/03/2016

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte is considering another Cebuano for a Cabinet post. But Ma. Victoria “Minnie” Osmeña, the socialite sister of incoming Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, is yet to accept Duterte’s offer to be the country’s next…

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