COA questions collection of entrance fee at Kanlaob River

Jessa Mea O. Sotto 08/25/2018

State auditors are asking the municipality of Alegria to explain why it is imposing entrance fees to both local and foreign tourists who visit the town’s Kanlaob River for canyoneering activities. The Commission on Audit (COA) wants…

Councilor seeks probe on Lahug hotel over alleged collection from female escorts

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/29/2018

Cebu City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia has sent a request to Commission on Human Rights and National Bureau of Investigation to probe one of the hotels in Barangay Lahug Cebu, City. The councilor received reports that the…

Gaultier’s avant-garde collection highlights freedom of the individual

AFP 07/24/2018

FRENCH fashion icon Jean-Paul Gaultier opened up a new front in the battle over bras with “Free the nipple” slogans in his Paris Haute Couture show held early this month. The flamboyant designer showed his support for…

Unfair collection practices

Efren Cruz 06/13/2018

Question: Credit card debt collectors have lately been very rude and downright disrespectful in collecting on my past dues. I have explained to them that I have no intention of running away from my obligations and that…

Tax collection efficiency stressed as May inflation hits fresh 5-year-high

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/05/2018

The government is encouraged to improve and have an impressive tax collection efficiency so that it can reap the benefits of TRAIN (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion). Gordon Alan “Dondi” Joseph, Cebu Business Club president, made…

Dive into summer with Marks & Spencer’s Holiday Collection

PR 03/20/2018

THIS summer, make waves with Marks & Spencer’s innovative and stylish new holiday collection for the perfect poolside silhouette. The new collection has all the holiday essentials you need to be stylish and comfortable, whether it’s a…

BIR Cebu to maximize tax collection in 2018

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/06/2017

The Bureau of Internal Revenue 13 (BIR 13) in Cebu City is targeting to maximize its collection starting next year after the segmentation of the top 500 medium taxpayers under its jurisdiction. Lawyer Aynie Mandajoyan–Dizon, BIR 13…

Fairy-inspired collection by Filipino Designer Furne One shines in Arab Fashion Week

Agence France Presse 11/21/2017

Fairies brides in black and hand-knit dolls take the runway in Dubai for the fifth Arab Fashion Week, a five-day affair (November 15-19)focused on instantly available “ready couture” and pre-collections. At the opening shows, ball gowns and…

Team Rama to review garbage collection budget

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/19/2017

THE opposition Barug Team Rama bloc is adamant against approving the proposed P400-million budget for garbage collection next year. “The budget is four times as big as the one we have before (at P120 million) but if…

GARBAGE OVER FLOOD

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/16/2017

Osmeña hit for prioritizing garbage collection over flood control program in 2018 budget It takes only 20 minutes of heavy rain for floodwaters to reach knee-deep in downtown Cebu City. Yet flood control appears to be not…

Town’s revenue collection up, health services improved

Doris C. Bongcac 09/17/2017

  INCREASED revenue generation and improved health services were the highlights of the State of the Municipality Address (Soma) which Barili Mayor Marlon Garcia delivered on Friday afternoon. Garcia also made a commitment to pursue a “Zero…

Ermita employees told to cease fees collection or face arrest

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/04/2017

Barangay Ermita employees caught collecting “voluntary” contributions from Carbon Market vendors will have to risk arrest. Francisco Fernandez, executive assistant for Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, said City Hall is also studying the possibility of filing robbery…

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