Fish, vegetables’ prices to go down after Sinulog

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/16/2018

  Prices of fish and vegetable varieties are expected to go down on the first week of February, a week after the Sinulog Festival which gathers tourists from all over the world. The price decrease will happen…

Bid to hike property tax in Cebu province pushed

Morexette B. Erram 01/15/2018

“It’s about time.” Cebu Gov. Hila-rio Davide III said this after the Cebu Provincial Treasurer’s Office announced its plan to increase by 10 percent real property tax in the province. “It has been a long time since…

WATCH: Apas BMO not authorized to solicit for Sinulog contingent says Osmeña

Inna Gian Mejia, Nestle L. Semilla 01/12/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña clarified that he never authorized any employees from the Barangay Mayor’s Office (BMO) in Apas to ask for a solicitation for their Sinulog contingents. Osmeña warned that those who will continue the…

Habal drivers told to police ranks during Sinulog

Therese Mae Alegado 01/08/2018

Leaders and representatives of motorcycle-for-hire (habal-habal) drivers met with City Hall officials to discuss preparations for the Sinulog celebration. Arnel Tancinco, officer-in-charge of Cebu City Hall’s peace and order program said the drivers and operators are told…

Fire continues to engulf Metro Ayala

Benjie B. Talisic 01/07/2018

CEBU CITY—The fire that gobbled a department store here rekindled past 9 p.m. on Saturday, 24 hours since the blaze broke out. Fire fighters immediately trained their hoses to put out the blaze on the 3rd floor…

Solutions to traffic congestion urgent: Davide

Morexette Erram 01/05/2018

TO alleviate traffic congestion in the south, parking on national roads, especially in Minglanilla town, will no longer be tolerated. This was among the solutions agreed upon and discussed during a meeting called by Cebu Gov. Hilario…

A season to remember

Radel Paredes 12/30/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte recently raised the question why we do not have a Lapu-Lapu Day. While other heroes are honored with national holidays, he asks why Lapu-Lapu, the first hero in the Philippines and, more importantly, a…

Cebu flights canceled due to bad weather

Morexette B. Erram 12/21/2017

More flights from Mactan Cebu Airport bound for Mindanao were canceled as Tropical Storm Vinta threatens the Caraga region. In an advisory issued past 7 p.m. today, five flights from Philippine Airlines (PAL) from Cebu bound to…

Southern Cebu under Signal No. 1 due to Tropical Storm Vinta

Morexette B. Erram 12/21/2017

The Philippines Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) hoisted Storm Signal No. 1 on Southern Cebu as Tropical Storm Vinta is about to make landfall on southern Mindanao this evening. The state weather bureau’s severe weather…

“A star to discover”

Sofia Aliño Logarta 12/20/2017

Every Christmas, I bring in this quote from “Simple Abundance” of Sarah Ban Breathnach: “If as Herod, we fill our lives with things, and again with things; if we consider ourselves as unimportant that we must fill…

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