Cebu City starts prohibition on vandalism

Intern 08/24/2018

The Cebu City government has started implementation of the anti-vandalism ordinance on Friday (August 24). The Anti-Vandalism Ordinance of 2018 defines vandalism ‘as the willful act that damages or defaces property belonging to another person or to…

Calida’s act

Editorial 06/03/2018

Malacañang has been dismissive of calls for the government’s chief lawyer, Jose Calida to resign. The presidential palace and the solicitor general’s other defenders say he is being unfairly targeted by critics since he filed the quo…

Reviewing the SK Reform Act

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 05/31/2018

I was once an SK Chairman in one of the barangays of my hometown Baybay, Leyte. I learned a lot of things as a public servant, but I also witnessed how dirty politics is. I remember when…

CIDG says privacy act hindering probe vs Lim

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/28/2018

  The Department of Justice’s (DOJ) dismissal of the appeal of Cebuano businessman Peter Lim to stop the new probe against him would provide Lim an opportunity to answer the allegations against him, said Supt. Royina Garma,…

On Arcilla’s act: For official abuse also!

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 04/19/2018

When I learned about the issue on a red plate vehicle being spotted at Safari Adventure Park in Carmen, Cebu on a Sunday, I remembered a story of a good husband and a responsible father. The story…

Court approves settlement reached by Cebu City and ACT on scholars

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 12/14/2017

  THE Cebu City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 5 has approved a compromise agreement entered into by Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and the Asian College of Technology International Education Foundation Inc. (Actief), formerly known as…

James Reid wins Best Southeast Asia Act for MTV EMA 2017

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/13/2017

VIVA artist James Reid was named Best Southeast Asia Act in MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) 2017. MTV Asia made the announcement via its Instagram account yesterday. “AHHHHHH! We soooo happy to have @james as our winner for this year’s…

Office of President tells MCIAA to act on SC ruling on Buaya lots

Dennis Singson 09/30/2017

THE Office of the President has asked the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) to act on Supreme Court ruling ordering the MCIAA to start expropriation proceedings over undivided portions of two lots measuring nearly 150,000 square meters.…

Act on pending franchise applications for Grab and Uber

Futch Anthony Inso, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/01/2017

  LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chairman Martin Delgra III instructed yesterday the LTFRB-7 officials to resolve the 815 pending applications for the issuance of the Transport Network Vehicle Services (TNVS) franchise. Delgra, who held…

All-new Kia Rio: Class act

Brian Mikhael J. Ochoa 07/17/2017

From being sporty, the all-new Kia Rio has now evolved to being one classy subcompact. The fourth-generation Rio has undergone a complete makeover inside and out with the design now more mature compared to the model it…

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