As jeepneys return, PRO-7 chief reminds passengers to observe minimum health standards

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The top official of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) reminded Cebuanos to always observe minimum health standards as several traditional public utility jeepneys (PUJs) in Cebu City return to the streets starting…

Gullas urges Talisay City residents to raise concerns to DSWD representatives

Rosalie Abatayo 04/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With limited number of families in his city that may be covered by the Social Amelioration Program (SAP), Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas has urged residents who wonder why they are not…

Virus renews safety concerns about slaughtering wild animals

02/15/2020

BEIJING — China cracked down on the sale of exotic species after an outbreak of a new virus in 2002 was linked to markets selling live animals. The germ turned out to be a coronavirus that caused…

Acknowledging climate emergency

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 02/13/2020

We are just on the second month of 2020. Yet, we seem to be forced to face disasters and matters that are more than we can handle simultaneously with handling continuing threats on our life, health and…

Driving school owners express concerns over proposed regulations 

Irene Sino-Cruz 10/04/2019

CEBU CITY—While driving school owners general welcome the move of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to regulate their operations, some express concerns over the provisions of the draft memorandum circular. Read: LTO pushes new rules for driving…

Peza to turn to Duterte for Trabaho bill concerns

Inquirer.net 10/11/2018

THE Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza) has given up on asking the Department of Finance (DOF) to spare the agency from the next tax reform plan, opting instead to go directly to President Rodrigo Duterte. Peza Director…

Landfill concerns

Editorial 08/20/2018

While the opposition bloc in the Cebu City Council may be focusing their collective energies on stalling, if not stopping the implementation of the Kawit Island joint venture deal, another project worth mentioning is the landfill facility…

TRAIN 2 concerns won’t slow down property boom

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/15/2018

BROKERS UPBEAT ON SECTOR’S PROSPECTS Cebu’s real estate boom is expected to continue in the coming years. Officials of the PAREB-Cebu Real Estate Inc. (Pareb-Cereb) remain optimistic that the burgeoning property sector will retain its growth in…

WAR ON DRUGS: CHR-7 expresses concerns over ‘chilling’ announcement

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/25/2018

The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) has expressed concern about President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of a more relentless and chilling campaign against illegal drugs. The President made the announcement during his State of the…

TRAIN 2 concerns won’t spook investors eyeing Cebu – experts

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/23/2018

There may be uncertainties on whether incentives for companies, especially those in economic zones, will be retained or not with the proposed second tax reform package, but real estate experts remain optimistic in Cebu’s growth. Experts from…

DENR urged: Coordinate to address env’t concerns

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/04/2018

THERE should be close coordination between the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and other government agencies and even between local government units so that they can efficiently address local environmental concerns. Senator Loren Legarda, Senate…

Duterte, Moon to talk of mutual concerns

Inquirer.net 06/03/2018

South Korea visit SEOUL — President Duterte and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are expected to discuss mutual concerns and the developments on the Korean peninsula in talks scheduled here on Monday. The President arrived early Sunday…

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