Plans to release narco-list draw varied reactions

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 12/29/2018

Cebuano government officials are divided over plans by Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año to release the government’s so-called narco-list or list of politicians allegedly involved in the illegal drugs trade, before the May 2019 elections.…

Pagasa: Fair weather this New Year

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/29/2018

USMAN WEAKENS; SEA TRIPS’ SUSPENSION LIFTED Cebu will welcome New Year’s Day with cloudy skies with sunny periods as Tropical Depression Usman, the last weather disturbance to enter the country this year, weakened into a low pressure…

More passengers stranded in Cebu, Bohol ports as TD ‘Usman’ gets closer to the Visayas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/28/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More passengers are left stranded in the ports of Cebu and Bohol this Friday morning, as the weather gets fouler with barely 12 hours before the expected landfall of Tropical Depression ‘Usman’ in…

Usman leaves 1K passengers stranded in Cebu, Bohol ports

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/27/2018

At least a thousand passengers were stranded in the different ports of the provinces of Cebu and Bohol after sea trips were cancelled due to rough seas brought about by Tropical Depression Usman. According to the Philippine…

MCIA continues to tap Korean market

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/23/2018

Another direct flight route added, four destinations in S. Korea now connected to Cebu Cebu’s international airport is expanding its international flight connectivity by opening another direct flight to South Korea, which continues to be the Philippines’…

Pagasa: Rains on Christmas Day due to LPA

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/23/2018

THOSE who plan to celebrate their Christmas eve outdoors may have to reconsider another option or get their rain gear on. The state weather bureau has warned the public on Sunday (Dec. 23) of possible scattered light…

Passengers troop to bus terminals

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Nestle L. Semilla 12/22/2018

Barely three days left before Christmas day, passengers started to flock to the different bus terminals on Saturday. Nemesio Lumapac, one of the terminal supervisors, said they are expecting around 10,000 passengers daily going home to their…

CEBU IS IN FOR A ‘DAMP’ CHRISTMAS

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/20/2018

As thousands of people are expected to head to their hometowns starting today for the Christmas break, disaster management offices of the local government units (LGUs) in Cebu are on alert in preparation for the low pressure…

NGO, Vicsal partner to build houses for the poor

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/19/2018

THE Habitat for Humanity Philippines has partnered with Vicsal Foundation for their “Coinbank for a Home” project. Lili Fuentes, the Habitat Philippines chief operating officer, said the project aims to raise money to build houses for the…

Newspaper dealers: A public service (Part 4)

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/18/2018

What’s important is their newspapers are brought to them and no one will end up looking for a copy or that we have ran out. Jummel Andol, 28, worked various jobs before he became a Cebu Daily…

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