OPAV wants giant billboards taken down as safety measure vs typhoon ‘Ompong’

Morexette B. Erram 09/13/2018

The Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) has advised owners to roll down giant billboards in preparation for the entry of typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut) into the country. In a statement sent to…

Alibaba’s Jack Ma to step down as chairman in 2019

AP 09/10/2018

Beijing — Jack Ma, who founded e-commerce giant Alibaba Group and helped launch China’s online retailing boom, announced Monday that he will step down as the company’s chairman next September. In a letter released by Alibaba, Ma…

Cesafi juniors: Dragons take down Magis Eagles

JONAS PANERIO 09/01/2018

The Cebu Eastern College (CEC) Dragons surprised the rebuilding powerhouse Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu Magis Eagles with a 49-39 victory in a surprisingly low-scoring ball game in the high school division of the Cesafi basketball tournament…

Mandaue City flooding slows down traffic

Doris C. Bongcac 08/30/2018

Flooding slowed down traffic flow on some Mandaue City Streets at noontime today (August 30). The Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) posted on its Facebook page that flooding forced passing vehicles to slow down while traversing…

CRIME RATE DOWN BY 11%

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/29/2018

Despite the unsolved killings, police records show that the crime rate in Cebu province went down by 11 percent for the first half of 2018 compared to the same period last year. A report released by the…

Are Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla ready to settle down?

Michelle Joy Padayhag 08/27/2018

REAL-life couple Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla once more confirmed that they have been dating for five years now. No longer coy in talking about the relationship, the lead stars of Star Cinema’s upcoming film, “The Hows…

Gasoline up, kerosene down by 30 centavos

USJ-R Jourrnalism Intern 08/20/2018

While gasoline station owners are seen to raise prices of gasoline by 30 centavos per liter at 6 am on Tuesday, Aug. 21, the price of kerosene will go down by the same amount while diesel prices…

PRO-7 won’t back down in fight vs Cadungog; councilman to take leave of absence

Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 08/18/2018

  Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, PRO-7 director, expressed dismay over the dismissal of the charges against Councilman Jessielou Cadungog. Sinas, however, refused to simply give up. He said he will meet with their lawyers to determine what…

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…

Cebu City Sharks go down again in MPBL

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 08/15/2018

The roller coaster ride continued for the Cebu City Sharks-Casino Ethyl Alcohol as they lost to the Davao Occidental Tigers, 71-64, in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Anta Datu Cup on Tuesday night at the Strike…

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