Duterte can’t seek another term under draft federal Charter–Sotto

Inquirer.net 07/07/2018

SENATE President Vicente “Tito” Sotto said on Saturday that President Rodrigo Duterte could not seek another term should a federal government be finalized. However, Vice President Leni Robredo can run again for an executive seat as the…

Cebuano netters shine in JRG Gullas CUp

Mars G. Alison 06/05/2018

Cebuanos dominated the 10 Under Unisex and girls divisions of the 23rd JRG Gullas Tennis Cup, which came to an end on Tuesday afternoon at the Alta Vista Golf and Country Club. Aside from the 10 Under…

Aloguinsan landfill is under CDO – EMB

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/24/2018

THE Aloguinsan landfill used by Cebu City to dump its garbage has an existing cease-and-desist order from the Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7). According to EMB-7 Regional Director William Cuñado, the landfill should not be…

DOF says gov’t can’t suspend fuel excise taxes under Train

Inquirer.net 05/23/2018

Contrary to earlier pronouncements that the government can suspend fuel excise taxes when global oil prices reach $80 a barrel, the Department of Finance clarified Wednesday that the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act only…

50 village chiefs, 42 SK chairs now under BOPK

Morexette B. Erram 05/22/2018

There are now 50 barangay captains and 42 Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) chairpersons who are allied with Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña under the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) bloc. This development came after the barangay captain of…

Osmeña thanks supporters for choosing Barangay and Sk candidates under BOPK

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/15/2018

Is there now a change in the political landscape in Cebu City? Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña thinks so as he announced that barangay (village) captains under the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) dominated in the barangay…

Under probe

Editorial 05/08/2018

Though President Rodrigo Duterte had been less emphatic about his commitment to eradicating corruption within government in favor of his daily diatribes against illegal drugs, there is no mistaking his abhorrence for corruption in public office and…

Occupational illnesses under the POEA seafarer’s contract

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 05/07/2018

The rule is that a seafarer’s right to disability benefits is a matter governed by law, contract and medical findings. In situations where the seafarer seeks to claim under the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration Standard Employment Contract…

Barangay Ermita under state of calamity

Morexette B. Erram 05/07/2018

Barangay Ermita is now under a state of calamity following a fire that razed over 90 houses and claimed the lives of two children. In an interview with Cebu Daily News, Ermita barangay captain Mark Miral said…

Facebook rolling out privacy choices under EU rules

AFP 04/18/2018

Facebook announced Wednesday it would begin rolling out changes to how it handles private data this week to comply with forthcoming EU rules, with European residents seeing the measures first. The social network, which has been rocked…

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