Tommy tells nephew to back off

Rosalie Abatayo 05/21/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña belied claims of his nephew, Cebu City Councilor Renato Osmeña, that he shouted at him when they met at the Waterfront Hotel during the presidential visit over the weekend. The mayor said…

Keep calm, Rama tells village chiefs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/12/2018

Former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama called on 22 barangay captains allied with him not to be rattled by the string of cases filed against them by Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña. “It was really detestable. So,…

Cosap head tells tanods to double check reports

Nestle L. Semilla 04/22/2018

TO EXPEDITE RELEASE OF ALLOWANCES The Cebu City Office on Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap) is again calling on all village watchmen (tanods) in the city to submit their requirements on time so that they will also receive…

Angara tells Cebuanos to take advantage of free college law

04/20/2018

Senator Sonny Angara is urging students and out-of-school youth in Cebu province to take advantage of the government’s free college education program that will already start this school year. Angara, one of the principal authors of the…

Evaluate aspirants, Comelec tells voters

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/15/2018

Though candidates for this year’s barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections may meet the requirements for their candidacies, voters should evaluate them to see if they are worth electing to office. “Voters should elect candidates who know…

Focus on God, Palma tells faithful

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/14/2018

AS the 40-day Lenten season kicked off with yesterday’s observance of Ash Wednesday, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma called on the people to ponder upon God’s all-encompassing love. “While we think about the love of parents, spouses, and…

Use police well, Duterte tells mayors

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Marie Erram 02/13/2018

Mayors in the Visayas and Mindanao were reminded by President Rodrigo Duterte last night to maximize their police in the war against illegal drugs and terrorism. During last night’s meeting at a Cebu City hotel, the president…

Radaza tells MCWD contractor to speed up road work

Norman V. Mendoza 02/08/2018

LAPU-LAPU City Mayor Paz Radaza said she was disappointed over the snail paced roadwork of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District’s (MCWD) contractor along Barangays Pusok, Ibo, Buaya and Mactan. “The roads they temporarily filled-up were supposed to…

Cebu governor tells officials to avoid gambling

Morexette B. Erram 01/29/2018

  Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III reminds government officials, both elected and appointed, to avoid engaging in gambling activities. The reminder came three days after Cordova councilor Lemuel Pogoy and PO2 Cyrelle Bayate were arrested in separate…

Alvarez’ bill tells transport operators to get a franchise

Inquirer 12/27/2017

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and other House leaders have formally filed the bill requiring transport operators to secure a franchise from Congress. The provision is included in House Bill No. 6776, which would merge the Land Transportation Office…