Random drug tests

Editorial 05/19/2017

With the school season fast approaching, the Department of Education’s (DepEd) proposal to conduct random drug testing on high school students, teachers and school personnel may be par for the course under the current administration, but it’s…

A thread-and-wire act

Gerard Pareja 03/14/2017

  THINK of Cat’s Cradle, a geometric quiz-cum-visual tease usually played by kids using a loop of string wrapped around and between the fingers to form complex patterns. Take it up a notch with multiple hands, say thousands…

Osmeña welcomes decision to clear Abellanosa of graft

Inna Mejia 02/14/2017

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said justice was finally served after Sandiganbayan dismissed the graft case filed by the Ombudsman against Cebu City south district Representative Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa. He said that the case was clearly political…

Sandiganbayan dismisses Ombuds case against Abellanosa

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/13/2017

The Sandiganbayan has dismissed the criminal case filed by the Office of the Ombudsman against Congressman Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa. The charge against Abellanosa stemmed from the passage of a resolution when he was still a councilor of…

Cebu City scholars receive trophies

12/14/2016

ABOUT 324 honor graduates of the Cebu City Scholarship program for 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 received their trophies at Cebu City Hall Wednesday morning. Among the honorees were Lyka Remeticado, a summa cum laude who graduated with a…

Obama signs bill requiring diaper stations in men’s cr

10/12/2016

Changing a baby’s dirty diaper in public is truly a struggle for most parents, and the US government has taken notice. President Barrack Obama has approved the Bathroom Accessible in Every Situation Act, also known as the…

Butane canisters spark road fire, calls to ban refilling renewed

Carmel Loise Matus, Rabboni Centino Borbon, Rene F. Alima 08/11/2016

A delivery truck loaded with butane canisters exploded early morning yesterday at the South Coastal Road near the South Road Properties (SRP) after it rammed into a school bus, leaving behind a trail of destruction which a…

City Hall says it won’t pay ACTIEF

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/24/2015

CEBU City Hall said it won’t pay Asian College of Technology International Educational Foundation (ACTIEF) to avoid conflict with the Ombudsman’s ruling against its founder, Rep. Rodrigo Abellanosa of Cebu City’s south district. In a pleading filed…

Deped leaves to court whether city should pay ACT for scholars’ tuition

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/10/2015

THE Department of Education (Deped) Cebu City Division Office will just leave everything to the court whether the city should pay Asian College of Technology International Educational Foundation (ACTIEF) for the tuition of its scholars who were…

Court junks ACT’s case against Rama

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/09/2015

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has pulled off an easy victory over Asian College of Technology International Educational Foundation, Inc. (ACTIEF). A trial judge dismissed the civil charges filed by the private school against Rama due to…

K TO 12 REALITY

Melissa Q. Cabahug, Victor Anthony V. Silva 06/07/2015

Parents mixed over additional two years of school next year Jozasana Gallego is scheduled to graduate from a private school in Cebu City two years from now. But if the K-to-12 program takes effect next year, then…

More scholars enrolling in ACT despite payment dispute

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/31/2015

Over a thousand scholars chose to study at the Asian College of Technology International Educational Foundation, Inc. (ACTIEF) despite the ongoing dispute  between the school and Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama over unpaid scholarship vouchers. ACTIEF lawyer…

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