MINING HALTED IN 8 REGIONS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 09/22/2018

  In the wake of the recent tragedies in Cebu and Benguet that many blamed on quarrying and mining activities, President Rodrigo Duterte last night announced that he would consider suspending mining activities in most parts of…

Dads: Scrutinize Cebu City’s mining permits

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/21/2018

CEBU City councilors are encouraging government agencies and other concerned departments to closely scrutinize mining permits in Cebu City. The councilors, who are allied with Barug Team Rama-PDP Laban, made the call on Friday as a way…

BPOs to continue to fuel office demand in Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/21/2018

The booming outsourcing sector continues to be the biggest demand driver for office space in Cebu despite initial concerns of a slowdown. In its latest report, property management and research firm Colliers International Philippines concluded that the…

Cebu properties looking to become tourism ecozones

Gerard Vincent Francisco 09/21/2018

  A RESORT-CASINO, a mixed-use township, and leisure residences are among the properties in Cebu particularly in Mactan Island that are looking to be designated as tourism enterprise zones (TEZ). Donald Maldonado, Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone…

THE CANDIDATES: Ginatilan and Consolacion

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 09/21/2018

Sharon Angel Age: 27 Town: Ginatilan Work: Full-time model Titles: Miss Casino Filipino 2013 3rd runner-up and Mutya ng Pilipinas 2010 2nd runner-up ALTHOUGH there are ladies younger than her in Binibining Cebu 2018, Sharon Angel is…

Family tissues

Francis B. Ongkingco 09/21/2018

We often are aware and accept life’s countless share of difficulties and trials. To these, we simply shrug our shoulders and say, ‘That’s life! But our tone and attitude change when these burdens and challenges hit us…

NAGA LANDSLIDE UPDATE: Cimatu order relief of four MGB-7 officials, suspension of Apo Land’s quarry operations, ECC

Ador Mayol, Morexette Erram, Rosalie Abatayo 09/21/2018

Four officials from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB -7) are ordered relieved by the Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu following the massive landslide in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City, south Cebu. During…

Garma to pursue construction of Inayawan police station

Nestle L. Semilla, Zena V. Magto 09/21/2018

The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will push through with the plan to set up a police station in Barangay Inayawan despite lack of support from Barangay Captain Kirk Repollo.  While a new police station is being…

NAGA LANDSLIDE: Ground zero starts to stink

Ador Vincent Mayol 09/21/2018

  Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) head Nagiel Bañacia posted on his Facebook account that the ground zero in Barangay Tinaan, City of Naga, southern Cebu, is beginning to stink. Bañacia said rescuers…

Cebu biz leaders to gov’t: Address weakening peso

Delta Dyrecka Letigio USJ-R Journalism Intern 09/20/2018

The government should address the weakening peso which has dropped past P54 against the US dollar level and has affected businesses in the country including that of Cebu. Antonio Chiu, Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI)…

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