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Queen City of the South to host international figure skating competition Cebu will be at the center of the international figure skating scene as it hosts the final leg of the Southeast Asia Challenge International Figure Skating Competition on June 2 to 4 at the SM Seaside City Cebu skating rink. Leading the list of […]

Posted: May 24th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Police raid Ronda village chief’s house; drugs, gun found


A village chief in Ronda, south of Cebu was arrested in a raid by the Provicial Intelligence Branch (PIB) on Wednesday dawn. With a search warrant issued by Judge Jerry Dicdican of RTC Branch 25 in Danao City, PIB operatives raided the house of Tupas barangay captain Eugene Meñeza, an alleged drug dealer, at around […]

Posted: May 10th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

SWU PHINMA launches arts and design courses for senior high


Southwestern University PHINMA (SWU PHINMA), long known for its medical and business-related courses, is taking the “road less traveled” as it offers arts and design programs for senior high school students. John Olivares, SWU SHS Arts and Design program head, said that they aim to strengthen their goal of providing more opportunities for Filipino youth […]

Posted: April 26th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

South Koreans cancel trips to Bohol


  FOLLOWING the special travel advisory issued by the Korean Consulate in Cebu, tour bookings to Bohol have been canceled by Korean tourists supposed to visit the island. An official from the Korean Tour Agencies Association (KOTAA) in Cebu said around 90 percent of bookings for Bohol through their member agencies have already been canceled. […]

Posted: April 18th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Lee Min Ho to start military service on May 12


  KOREAN actor Lee Min Ho might be taking a break from showbiz due to his pending military enlistment soon. In a report from Soompi, a source from MYM Entertainment spoke with the news outlet yesterday and shared that the actor will start his military service on May 12. “Lee Min Ho will start his […]

Posted: April 18th, 2017 in Life | Read More »

Cebu South Bus bracing for influx of passengers returning to city


An influx of commuters coming back to Cebu City is expected on Monday with the Holy Week now over. Joey Herrera, chief of the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT), said there would still be 65 to 70 bus trips, which is the number of recorded bus trips on a regular Monday morning at the Cebu […]

Posted: April 16th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Canoy wants rematch


VETERAN boxer Jason Canoy isn’t giving up just yet after he fell short in his world title bid in South Africa last month. In fact, the Omega Boxing Gym stalwart is hoping for a rematch against Mzuvukile Magwaca, who chalked up a split decision victory in their March 31 showdown for the World Boxing Federation […]

Posted: April 11th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

South Korea test-fires missile that can hit all of North Korea


SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has successfully test-fired a home-developed ballistic missile with a range long enough to hit any part of North Korea, Yonhap news agency reported Thursday. It comes a day after the North fired its own ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan — which analysts dubbed a warning ahead of […]

Posted: April 6th, 2017 in World | Read More »

CEBU CITY: The garbage ordinances


(Part 2 of a special report on how the ‘Queen City of the South’ copes with one of its biggest problems) Garbage collection has always been a problem of Cebu City, a highly urbanized area – dubbed Queen City of the South – with more than 700,000 residents. According to Department of Public Services (DPS) […]

Posted: April 2nd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Canoy now in South Africa, says he’s ready


IN HIGH spirits, Jason Canoy of the Omega Boxing Gym arrived in Cape Town, South Africa last Monday for his much-awaited world title showdown with the unbeaten Mzuvikile Magwaca. Canoy (26W-6L-2D-19KOs) will be fighting the South African Magwaca (17W-2D-10KOs) on Friday for the World Boxing Federation (WBF) bantamweight title. Canoy is accompanied by trainer Jing-jing […]

Posted: March 28th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »