Electricity rates in Metro Cebu expected to increase in April

Ador Vincent Mayol, Dale G. Israel 04/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Electricity rates in Metro Cebu are expected to rise this month due to high fuel prices that resulted from the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine. Engineer Raul Lucero, president and chief…

In Cebu City, 83 charged in April for unpaid traffic fines

Doris C. Bongcac 05/05/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – At least 83 cases were filed in court in April against individuals who failed to immediately pay their traffic fines, the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) said. Traffic violators are only given 72…

James Bond movie ‘No Time to Die’ delayed again amid pandemic

Reuters 01/22/2021

LOS ANGELES – The global release of the James Bond movie “No Time to Die” was postponed to October from April, its producers said on Thursday, another setback for movie theaters trying to rebuild a business crushed…

Some Sinulog choreographers deep in debt, depressed

Doris C. Bongcac 01/12/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Contingents that signed up for the January 17 ritual showdown of the Sinulog 2021 were already looking forward to the competition when the announcement for its postponement was made on Saturday, January 9.…

UP experts project COVID-19 curve peak to occur between end of April to June

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The University of the Philippines (UP) COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team has projected that the peak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) curve would occur by the end of April or in June yet. The team,…

Financial assistance for Cebu City senior citizens, PWDs to be released in April

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) will be getting their two-months worth of financial assistance in the first two weeks of April 2020. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said in a press…

PRC cancels exams scheduled in March, April

By Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has cancelled their examinations and assessments supposedly scheduled in March and April, 2020. PRC announced the cancellation on Wednesday evening, March 11, still due to the coronavirus disease…

DOH extends polio campaign until April

Renzo Acosta 01/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) announced Monday the extension of its Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio (SPKP) campaign in Mindanao and Metro Manila until April this year. In a statement, the DOH said the reason…

Puto pinalutaw, a mom and daughter’s bond, and Christmas

Immae Lachica 12/17/2019

CEBU CITY,Philippines — A favorite Cebuano “kakanin” that’s best paired with dinuguan (pork blood stew) or a good cup of coffee sold in a small store in Barangay Punta Princesa, Cebu City has been the go-to snack…

#PresyoMerkado: Lanzones

Immae A. Lachica 09/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Maayong Buntag! Manga-on ta ug lamian nga lanzones karong adlaw nga Domingo. Lanzones or Lansium domesticum is cultivated commonly in countries with tropical climates like the Philippines. It is a seasonal fruit that…

Why Bohol should be in your list of must-visit holiday places

Marc Cosep 05/03/2019

Mention Bohol, and most people think of the Chocolate Hills and the tarsiers. Those seeking the latest resorts may know of Panglao Island, just offshore from Tagbilaran. History buffs may know of old Spanish churches or of…

Electronics Engineer board exams topnotcher wants to honor God by becoming a teacher

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 04/16/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — After topping the Electronics Engineer board exams, Charles Samuel T. Lasiste wants to become a teacher. Engineer Lasiste, 22, said he planned to juggle having an engineering job with time for teaching…

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