KPop icon JYP in Cebu as guest speaker for bible seminar

Doris Mae Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Netizens and Kpop fans in the Philippines went into a frenzy after learning that one of their idols and an icon in the Kpop industry is in Cebu.  South Korean superstar Park Jin-young,…

Cooper steps down as Azkals coach

Glendale G. Rosal 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) will announce a new head coach for the Philippine men’s national football team or the Philippine Azkals after Scott Cooper stepped down as the national team’s head coach…

VVOC says Central Visayas lagging in booster vaccination program

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) said only 16.8 percent of Central Visayas’ total eligible population have so far availed of the first dose of booster shot for COVID-19 vaccine. Based on the…

Live band event in Carcar stopped; 3,000 people told to disperse

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A city councilor’s complaint prompted police to stop a live band event which drew a crowd of 3,000, in Barangay Napo, Carcar City on Saturday, May 21, 2022, because it violated an existing…

Cebuano topnotcher and former market helper receives P50,000 incentive

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano topnotcher and former market porter Mark Allen Armenion received P50,000 cash incentive and a stall to the would-be modernized Carbon public market from Megawide Foundation on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Armenion, a…

7 Cebu City brgys get P100K for successful anti-drugs campaign

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Seven barangays in Cebu City were recognized on Monday, May 23, for the success of its anti-drugs campaign. Barangays Toong, Sto. Niño, Basak-Pardo, Barrio Luz, Sudlon 1, Sudlon 2, and Parian were also…

Capitol resumes distribution of Dasig Sugbo cards

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has resumed the distribution of Dasig Sugbo cards to residents affected by Typhoon Odette (International Name: Megi). A series of posts on Sugbo News, the Capitol’s media arm, show…

Senate approves bill on permanent validity of birth, death, marriage certificates

Christia Marie Ramos 05/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading a bill seeking the permanent validity of birth, death and marriage certificates issued and certified by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and the National Statistics Office…

Fair weather will prevail in Cebu until Friday

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu will continue to have fair weather until Friday, May 26, 2022, but the public is advised to take extra precaution against extreme heat index and occasional thunderstorms. Jhomer Eclarino, Pagasa-Mactan weather specialist,…

Navy to order 6 more patrol vessels from South Korea

Frances Mangosing 05/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines will order six offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) for P30 billion from South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to boost its capability to protect national interests, particularly in the West Philippine Sea.…

CPPO exec: Drop in property crimes indication of police gains in drug war

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province policemen are showing gains in their efforts against illegal drugs as clearly shown in the decreasing crimes specifically crimes against property in the first quarter of the year.  Police Lieutenant Colonel…

Solving the party-list fiasco

Artemio V. Panganiban - @inquirerdotnet 05/23/2022

In “Talk to the People” days ago, President Duterte asked his successor (without naming who) to abolish the party-list system. THE PARTY-LIST WAS BORROWED BY OUR 1987 CONSTITUTION from the parliaments of Europe and imbedded it into…

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