IBP Cebu City to SC: Postpone BAR exams in typhoon struck areas

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Integrated Bar of the Philippines in Cebu City is urging the Supreme Court to postpone the conduct of Bar examinations in areas affected by Typhoon Odette. In a joint resolution, the lawyers…

Military on the lookout for ‘permit to campaign’ and ‘permit to win’ extortion schemes

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The military here said they are anticipating any attempt of “permit to campaign” and “permit to win” extortion schemes of alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) during the election period. Major…

Marcos promises ‘unifying leadership’ if elected president

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/23/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu- Former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said he wants to adopt a “unifying leadership” if he is elected as the country’s next president in 2022. He said that the Filipinos are already tired…

PROBE’s new policy: Only vaccinated vendors are allowed to sell

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All vendors in Cebu City are advised to already get their COVID-19 jabs. The Prevention Restoration Order Beautification Enhancement (PROBE) Team said on Wednesday, October 20, that only vaccinated vendors will be allowed…

Cebu province pushes P18B budget for 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government is planning to allocate P18 billion in public funds as budget for 2022. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Tuesday, October 19, told reporters they have already submitted the proposed…

More flower vendors expected to join Cebu City’s Bulak Festival

Dyrecka Letigio 10/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More vendors who source their flowers from growers who are in the mountain barangays of Cebu City and parts of Cebu province are expected to join the Bulak Festival that will be held…

IATF urged to allow business establishments to ‘self-regulate’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF) is urged to allow business establishments to police the implementation their own protocols. Members of the Cebu Provincial Board on Monday,…

Toledo performers win big in World Wonju Festival online contest

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu has made history once again. Performers from Toledo City, a third-class component city in Cebu province, were named champions in one of the competitions for the World Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival, the…

Alan Bucao: I am here for the Talisaynons, not to please barangay captains

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/18/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – He has long accepted the fact that he does not have the support of Talisay City’s 22 barangay captains. And Vice Mayor Alan Bucao said he running for mayor to ensure the welfare…

14 unopposed bets in Cebu province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of 14 candidates for next year’s elections in Cebu province do not have opponents. Based on the unofficial tally from the Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec), five aspiring mayors and…

Capitol recognizes Top 10 entrepreneurs, extends cash aid to their localities

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/16/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Cebu provincial government recognized on Thursday, October 14, ten entrepreneurs who excelled during the Sugbo Negosyo Expo that was opened in a mall in Cebu City from October 1 to 3. Called…

Tayud shipyard workers seek Duterte’s help to stop Consolacion reclamation project

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/13/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Over 2,000 shipyard workers in Barangay Tayud in the Consolacion town are asking  President Rodrigo Duterte to stop a plan to reclaim their shorelines. In a signed petition, workers said they will be…

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