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WORK IS HOLY People have reason to celebrate Labor’s Day unlike before when labor was seen as a curse, a priest said. “It served as our punishment after our first parents sinned,” he said, referencing a verse about toiling with the sweat of one’s brow. But that changed after St. Joseph and Jesus — both […]

Posted: May 3rd, 2017 in Opinion,Uncategorized | Read More »

LABOR GROUPS SAY: Duterte forgot campaign promise to end work contractualization


A labor group is hopeful that President Rodrigo Duterte will sign an executive order today putting an end to contractualization, as the world celebrates Labor Day. Dennis Derige, coordinator of Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa, said they urge President Duterte to keep his campaign promise. “He is too much focused on his war […]

Posted: April 30th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

No politics involved, just work — PNP


BARANGAY CAPTAIN BAS’ ARREST INSTEAD of throwing issues against the police, local government units (LGUs) should support them in their campaign against illegal drugs, said Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) director Eric Noble. Noble was reacting to reports that some LGU officials in Talisay City were angry over the arrest of Lagtang Barangay Captain Mark […]

Posted: April 19th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Vidal: They will work for the common good


Cardinal Vidal marks his 61st year as priest, prays for Duterte, gov’t execs Former Cebu Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal is praying for government officials especially President Rodrigo Duterte to work always for the common good. Vidal said this during a press briefing after he celebrated Mass to mark his 61st anniversary as a priest. “May […]

Posted: March 17th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Suspension of classes also made drivers decide not to go to work


CEBU CITY—Not all drivers who opted not to ply their routes on Monday were protesting against the government’s plan to phase out units that were more than 14 years old. The scarcity of passengers in some parts of Cebu City after some schools suspended their classes prompted the drivers not to go to work, said […]

Posted: February 27th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Road hazard


This unfinished work of the Department of Engineering and Public Works-City Engineering Office (DEPW/CEO) along Lakandula Street, Cebu City, is an eyesore and a road hazard (CDN PHOTO/CHRISTIAN MANINGO).

Posted: January 6th, 2017 in Siloy Is Watching | Read More »

Unfinished road


Vehicles have to slow down when they reach this unfinished concrete road along Legaspi Street corner MJ Cuenco Ave. , Cebu City. This road was a subject of a complaint that t was reported last November. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) did act but only to remove the damaged asphalt and did […]

Posted: December 30th, 2016 in Siloy Is Watching | Read More »



ONE LIFE TO LIVE An elderly city councilor was chatting with a couple of City Hall employees about the upcoming holiday feast. At one point, the employees advised the male councilor to go easy on his sugar and calorie intake. “You should avoid drinking sodas. They’re bad for your health,” one of them suggested. The […]

Posted: December 21st, 2016 in Mao Ba?,Opinion | Read More »

Away from home this Christmas


THE BEST gifts don’t usually come wrapped in boxes with fancy ribbons, nicely tucked under the Christmas tree. They come in the form of warm hugs and huge smiles or a parent’s “thank you” for making it home again to celebrate Christmas. They’re squeezed in silly conversations and catching-up sessions, with family and dear friends, […]

Posted: December 14th, 2016 in Life | Read More »

Barangay Luz residents raise alarm over an unattended luggage


A luggage that was left for hours in front of a vendor’s stall in Cabantan Street, Barangay Luz in Cebu City threw the residents into a panic on Tuesday morning. A brown leather luggage bag was left in front of a street vendor’s stall since 7 a.m. and residents began to get alarmed that it […]

Posted: December 13th, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »