‘Not a day goes by without killings’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/14/2018

The spate of killings that occurred within a span of three hours each last Tuesday had some Cebu City residents anxious, and others feeling a lot safer than usual. A 55-year-old peanut vendor named Samuel Andrino didn’t…

Messi and Ronaldo exit World Cup without titles

AP 07/01/2018

Moscow — Lionel Messi stared, hands on hips, pain etched across a face once boyish and filled with limitless joy, now obscured by a brown beard and hardened by expectations for his nation unmet. Four hours later…

OSMEÑA TO CLOSE DOWN BUSINESSES WITHOUT PERMITS

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/25/2018

Businesses in Cebu City have two choices: pay due taxes or get shut down for good. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña yesterday warned business owners anew that they would need to register their businesses and file their…

DOLE-7 top officials face complaint for baseless deployment

Futch A. Inso 06/25/2018

An employee of the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) filed a complaint against regional director Atty. Alvin Villamor and assistant regional director Roy Buenafe. The complaint has been filed before the office of…

Davide, Gwen still without a running mate

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/18/2018

WHO will be Gov. Hilario Davide III’s running mate in the 2019 midterm elections? If he will have his way, Davide said he would want Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale as his running mate. “If I had my…

CCCI ON PROPOSED TRAIN 2 ‘20% corporate income tax without conditions’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/13/2018

Seeing the benefits to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) has expressed its support for the proposed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) Package 2. But the chamber pointed…

Costas: Aloguinsan may lose ecotourism status if landfill continues to operate without mitigating measures

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/25/2018

Joselito Costas, head of the Capitol’s Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) said Aloguinsan town may lose its appeal as an ecotourism destination if the landfill will continue to operate without mitigating measures. He urged the local government of…

SC: No constitutional crisis despite CJ ouster without impeachment trial

Inquirer.net 05/12/2018

The Supreme Court dismissed warnings that a constitutional crisis could arise if it would allow the removal of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno without an impeachment trial. In its 153-page decision that disqualified Sereno from holding the…

Can’t do without your daily cup of joe?

AP 04/01/2018

WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT CANCER RISK AND COFFEE TROUBLE is brewing for coffee lovers in California, where a judge ruled that sellers must post scary warnings about cancer risks. But how frightened should we be of a…

Man arrested for carrying gun without license

Benjie B. Talisic 02/09/2018

A 52-year-old man was arrested at a passenger terminal in Danao City after being caught of possessing an unlicensed firearm on Thursday night. Romeo Manto, a resident of St. Thomas Village, Barangay Poblacion of the said city,…

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