7-year-old boy dies after being hit by truck in Cebu City

Nestle L. Semilla 07/09/2018

A seven-year-old boy died after he was hit by a six-wheeler truck in Sitio Silangan 2, Barangay Tejero, Cebu City past 8 a.m on Monday, July 9. Personnel of Waterfront Police Precinct said the child (name withheld)…

Cebu’s 4th bridge eyed next year

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/05/2018

As work on a third Cebu-Mactan bridge gets underway this year, a fourth bridge linking mainland Cebu and Mactan Island may begin next year. “And we’re hoping that its feasibility study and engineering design will be finished…

Results of Fourth Cebu-Mactan bridge study to be released before year ends

07/05/2018

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar assured that a fourth bridge connecting mainland Cebu and Mactan Island will push through. Villar made this announcement shortly after attending the ceremonial blessing of the third…

Economic managers: Inflation likely to hit 4.5% this year

Inquirer.net 07/02/2018

Economic managers on Monday conceded that inflation would likely breach the 2-4 percent target for 2018 as they adopted the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) forecast of 4-4.5 percent for the entire year even though they expect…

19-year-old arrested for selling illegal drugs

John Michael Aroa 06/27/2018

A teenager was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Tangke, Talisay City around 6 p.m on Tuesday, June 26. SPO3 Yvonne Illustrisimo, investigator of Talisay City Police Station, identified the suspect as Christopher Badajod, 19, resident…

Osmeña vows to open SCR for Ironman next year

Rosalie Abatayo 06/25/2018

  Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña assured organizers of Ironman that he will allow them to use the South Coastal Road next year. He said he’s hoping that the organizer and participants of the annual race will…

ANOTHER SCHOOL YEAR, MORE TRAFFIC JAMS

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/17/2018

Carme Lou Magto is all set for the start for another school year today. But apparently, she will have to brace not only for new lessons but also for another wave of traffic gridlocks, with thousands of…

Apl to focus on BEP tour, releases this year

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 06/14/2018

CEBU CITY — Filipino American singer/rapper and record producer Allan Pineda Lindo, more popularly known as apl.de.ap, announced on Tuesday that he would focus on the Black Eyed Peas’ releases and world tour this year. He also…

No VECO power rate hike this year; slight increase eyed next year

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/07/2018

NO significant increase in electricity bills are expected for consumers of the Visayan Electric Company (VECO) this year in spite of increasing oil prices and the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. According to Bernard…

BFP awards ‘Modern Day’ heroes

Intern 06/02/2018

At least 380 fire personnel and 30 organizations of fire volunteers from all over the region were recognized by the Bureau of Fire and Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) during its awarding ceremony held at Parklane International…

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