City warns Ermita vs vendors’ fees collection

Inna Gian Mejia 08/28/2017

CARBON PUBLIC MARKET For close to 15 years, the densely populated village of Ermita in Cebu City has relied heavily on collections from vendors at the Carbon Public Market for the barangay’s operations since 2002. Amounting to…

Forever 21 releases #WeAreForever collection

PR 08/14/2017

SHINING a spotlight on a diverse set of global influencers from the world of music, fashion and film, Forever 21 launches their Pre-Fall #WeAreForever Collection for 2017. Cebuanos will be given the chance to explore this trend…

UP cancels collection of fees this semester

Inquirer.net 08/08/2017

  No fees would be collected by the University of the Philippines (UP) system this semester, the state university announced on Tuesday. Following the passage of Republic Act 10931 or the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education…

Traffic, garbage and tax collection highlight Osmeña’s report to city

Nestle L. Semilla 07/04/2017

STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS Finding solutions to traffic congestion, garbage collection and improvement of tax collection were the highlights of the first State of the City Address (SOCA) of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña yesterday since…

Structure and Sensuality

Bai Hayde Quiñanola 06/06/2017

IN THE fashion world where style reigns supreme above all else, Ricardo Preto just got the exceptional vision and the aesthetics for the fast-paced cosmopolitan lifestyle that is 21st century. The fashion designer hailing from Lisbon, Portugal…

Basura Mo, Sardinas Ko program: Expensive but effective solution to city’s trash problem

Inna Mejia 04/20/2017

The “Basura Mo, Sardinas Ko” program of the Cebu City government is an expensive program, but it will address the city’s drainage problem. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmena said he sees the program as an effective way…

Cebu Customs shores up image with P1B surplus collection

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/04/2017

A customs official in Cebu hoped that the surplus in import taxes and duties collected in 2016 would help change the public’s perception on the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and its workers. Cebu district collector Rico Rey…

A CYCLE OF TRASH

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Morexette Erram 12/30/2016

By the first day of the New Year, there is a big chance that the South Road Properties (SRP) has not yet been completely cleared of trash as earlier promised by the Cebu City government. This much…

Sustainable solution

Editorial 12/27/2016

It must have grated Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s nerves to have to appear in a City Council session like any other common resource person to explain his budget for garbage collection and disposal to the council…

Fisherfolk to make money of brown algae again if . . .

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/14/2016

Seaweed group’s plea: Lift ban on brown algae, regulate harvesting instead Local fisherfolk and seaweed exporters can make money again out of brown algae if the government will lift its total ban on activities related to the…

NCS

Gerard Pareja 12/11/2016

Ang simpling taho: Senate committees on justice and human rights report no state-sponsored killings. Expected reaction 01: Ang kusog mobasol sa kagamhanan sa mga patay nga nahitabo mopiyaet og moingong midapig sa gobyerno ang gahimo sa report.…

Cebu City owes Consolacion private landfill owner, haulers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/08/2016

Cebu City Hall still owes the owner of the private landfill in Consolacion as well as private haulers for services rendered earlier this year. According to Cebu City Councilor Margarita Osmeña, who had a brief stint as…

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