‘Revolting’: 29,000 teachers left out after PS-DBM bought pricey, outdated laptops

Kurt Dela Peña - Content Researcher Writer / @inquirerdotnet 08/09/2022

MANILA, Philippines—“Sad and even revolting.” This was how the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) described the purchase of “outdated and pricey” laptops, which the Department of Education (DepEd) received from the Procurement Service of the Department of Budget…

Caw-oy receives P50,000 for being a drug-cleared brgy in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 08/08/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan turned over on Monday, August 8, 2022, the cheque worth P50,000 to Barangay Caw-oy as cash incentive. This was after the barangay was declared as drug-cleared barangay by…

Cebu City police: Kamagayan killing may be a drug-related crime

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 08/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police investigators believe that the killing of a man in Barangay Kamagayan, Cebu City last Saturday, August 6, 2022, may be a drug-related crime. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for administration…

PSA-7 launches Community Based Monitoring System

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Statistics Authority in Central Visayas (PSA-7) joins the nationwide roll-out of the Community Based Monitoring System (CBMS). CBMS aims to reach all households and gather information from the general public, including…

WATCH: A powerful duet inside a mall goes viral

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 08/08/2022

CEBU, Philippines —An impromptu duet of a shopper and an employee inside a mall in Cebu City went viral after their video singing “The Prayer” was uploaded on social media. According to the uploader, Aneza Amancio Cayme…

CCPO to revisit security measures after killing of scholar in Bulacao

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will revisit their security measures, especially the curfew for minors, following the gruesome killing of a 16-year-old scholar on Saturday evening, August 6, 2022, in Barangay Bulacao,…

Mandaue police chief eyes more checkpoints, patrols to secure residents

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/08/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The new director of the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) wants to intensify the police visibility in the city. Police Colonel Jeffrey Caballes,  new MCPO director, said that among the activities that would…

Ironman 70.3 in Cebu: Great weather contributed to perfect race conditions

Glendale G. Rosal 08/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Excellent weather, scenic bike route, new race venue, and festive atmosphere— these highlighted the “Comeback Race” of the Megaworld Cebu Ironman 70.3 Philippines that started and finished at the Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu…

Affected families hope Cebu City sticks to relocation promise as easement clearing ops begin

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olga Galo stood at one end of Kinalumsan Bridge along N. Bacalso Avenue on Monday, August 8, watching authorities dismantle the house where she and her family once lived. The 29-year-old housewife was…

Arquisola leads Batch 2001 in routing Batch 1994 in SHAABAA

Glendale G. Rosal 08/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- ARQ Sports founder Jason Arquisola powered Dynacast-Batch 2001 to beat Vivant Cornergery-Batch 1994 in Division A, 83-57, of last Sunday’s hardcourt action in the 25th season of the Sacred Heart Ateneo Alumni Basketball Athletic…

‘I was in isolation’ – Rama on criticisms over city officials’ absence in recent floodings

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has responded to criticisms and complaints hurled against him, and several City Hall officials, as to why they were not ‘physically present’ when the city suffered its ‘worst…

Gas, diesel prices to go down by more than P2/liter

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 08/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines — There will be a rollback in the prices of petroleum  products this week, oil firms announced on Monday. In separate advisories, Shell, Cleanfuel, Petro Gazz, SeaOil and Caltex said gasoline prices would be slashed…

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