‘STOPPING BRT NOT SOLUTION’

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/23/2018

The business sector is pushing for the implementation of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on one condition: widen the roads affected by the project. The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) issued a statement on…

Osmeña: “Dino behind BRT reorganization”

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/06/2018

Did the Office of the Presidential Assistant of the Visayas (OPAV) influence the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on reorganizing the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)? Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña believed…

Bam Aquino: No stopping May 2018 brgy, SK polls

Inquirer.net 03/20/2018

Nothing can stop the May 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, Senator Bam Aquino said even after a bill pushing for postponement of the polls was approved by the House of Representatives Monday night. “Tuloy na…

Ankle injury not stopping Miller from racing in Lacion

James Nicole Franz Savellon 03/15/2018

NOT EVEN an injury is stopping Joseph Miller from joining the Consolacion Mountain Bike Duathlon in Consolacion town, northern Cebu this Sunday. Still nursing an ankle injury he suffered while training, the 38-year-old Miller from Lapu-Lapu still…

No stopping it now — Osmeña

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Rosalie Abatayo 09/14/2017

BRT PROJECT Only a new mayor can stop the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project now. In fact, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is challenging Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino, who is one of the…

Stopping the shame campaign

Editorial 09/13/2017

Would the threat of charges in court be enough to stop Pajo Barangay Captain Junard Chan of Lapu-Lapu City from continuing the shame campaign he launched in his area? Chan said he would stop it, but his…

NO STOPPING CHR PROBE

Inquirer, Nestle L. Semilla 09/09/2017

The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) will proceed with investigating policemen linked to killings of drug suspects and will still expect cooperation from the Philippine National Police (PNP). CHR-7 Director Arvin Odron issued this…

Stopping the BRT

Editorial 07/19/2017

As if demanding for the repeal of the phaseout of aging jeepneys isn’t enough, jeepney drivers and operators in Metro Cebu have trained their sights on the Cebu City Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) that would sooner or…

No stopping jail strip search

Nestle L. Semilla 05/23/2017

A congressional inquiry will not scare drug enforcers into halting the strip searches in jails. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) will continue to implement the strip search during Greyhound operations in jail facilities…

The ‘RightMED’ to stopping crime

04/05/2017

My objection to the death penalty is based on the idea that this is a democracy, and in a democracy the government is me, and if the government kills somebody then I’m killing somebody. —Steve Earle, American…