Rama-allied dads welcome LRT push

Morexette Erram 03/16/2018

COUNCILORS from Barug Team Rama party welcomed Tranzen Group Inc.’s initiative to conduct a feasibility study for a proposed Light Rail Transit (LRT) system connecting the cities of Talisay, Cebu, Mandaue and Consolacion. Councilors Joel Garganera and…

UV to welcome another big man

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 02/23/2018

The reigning Cesafi champions University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers are not letting their guard down as they bolstered their formidable roster with another foreign player Lassina Coulibaly. Standing 6-foot-9, the forward from Ivory Coast had…

Boracay residents welcome cleanup, lament ‘cesspool’ tag

Inquirer.net 02/11/2018

ILOILO CITY — Boracay residents and business operators welcome the six-month deadline set by President Rodrigo Duterte for the government to address problems plaguing the island, but some of them lamented his statement calling the country’s prime…

Mayor, business leader welcome Tokhang

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Inna Gian D. Mejia 01/30/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said it is high time that the PNP resumed its Oplan Tokhang since illegal drug activities surged after it was suspended. “Drugs is coming back. It is making a comeback. Not as…

Warm Sinulog welcome at airport for balikbayans

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/18/2018

A grueling 21-hour flight from California to Cebu didn’t dampen the spirits of elderly couple Emilio and Rita Legaspi who had to be seated in wheelchairs as they left the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) yesterday. They and…

Fiesta welcome for balikbayans

PR 01/16/2018

As host of the Sinulog festival, Cebu opens its arms wide to a special group – balikbayans. On its 15th year, Balik Cebu continues its tradition of preparing a hearty welcome for those coming home for the…

Warm airport welcome for balikbayans

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/14/2018

A warm welcome awaits tourists, devotees and balikbayans at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) under the Balik Cebu program starting Jan. 18. On that date, about 500 Cebuanos are expected to arrive from the US to…

A warm send-off, welcome for Mama Mary

Norman V. Mendoza 11/12/2017

VIRGIN OF THE RULE’S FLUVIAL PROCESSION Thousands witnessed and joined yesterday’s fluvial procession of the Nuestra Señora Virgen dela Regla or the Virgin of the Rule, the patroness of Lapu-Lapu City, an event marking the start of…

Ministers agree Asia-Pacific trade pact without US

AFP 11/11/2017

  Ministers from 11 Asia-Pacific countries agreed yesterday to press ahead with a major trade deal without the United States, as the world’s largest economy seeks to go it alone under President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy.…

Officials welcome legalizing marijuana with strict regulations

Morexette B. Erram 09/27/2017

THE bill seeking to legalize the use of medical marijuana was welcomed by several government officials in Cebu, but with some reservations. Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale, in a phone interview, told Cebu Daily News that while…