Flooding hits Metro Manila streets due to heavy rain

Inquirer.net 06/09/2018

Several streets in different Metro Manila areas were submerged by floodwaters yesterday brought about by enhanced monsoon rains, according to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). On its Twitter feed, the MMDA said that Kalayaan Avenue and…

Unable to sail due to bad weather, Talisay fishermen seek help from city gov’t

John Michael Aroa 06/09/2018

Due to bad weather, at least 1,000 fishermen in Talisay City were not able to sail and sell fish. However, the Talisay City Government is preparing to provide assistance to the affected fishermen through the “food for…

Smash-up due to reckless driving

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 05/29/2018

The 11-vehicle smashup that stalled traffic for almost three hours at the Marcelo Fernan Bridge on Monday morning, was not caused by defective brakes. Instead, investigators from the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO)-Traffic Group pinned the blame…

Vessel pushed due to wind-caused damage at pier

Norman V. Mendoza 05/26/2018

Strong winds pushed a vessel toward the Punta Engaño Pier on Friday afternoon. Andy Berame, the chief of Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) said MV Mikamari V of Jomalea Shipping hit and damaged the…

Barangay Guadalupe residents fail to vote due to clustering issues

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/14/2018

Several voters from Barangays Guadalupe complain the unorganized clustering of voting precincts in Guadalupe Elementary School. Nita (real name withheld) said she accompanied her live-in partner to look for his precinct since 8:00 a.m. today (May 14).…

PSEI falls due to overheating fears

Inquirer.net 04/19/2018

The local stock market tumbled sharply on Thursday, underperforming regional markets, as investors dumped equities due to escalating concerns on local economic “overheating” risks and US-China trade war. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) fell by…

Slaughter to miss more games due to sprained ankle

Inquirer.net 04/14/2018

BARANGAY Ginebra is expected to miss Cebuano Greg Slaughter for a longer period of time, as per head coach Tim Cone. Slaughter, who is nursing a sprained ankle, had already missed the Kings’ campaign in the Philippine…

Abraham Lee pays tax due ‘under protest’

Doris C. Bongcac 03/09/2018

The owner of the collapsed bunkhouse in Barangay Lahug handed payments amounting to P300, 568.50 to the Cebu City Treasurer’s Office on Friday afternoon as a settlement for their company’s tax liabilities with City Hall. But the…

DOH-7 records five deaths due to rabies

Futch Anthony Inso 03/07/2018

Health authorities voiced alarm yesterday over the deaths of five persons due to rabies in Cebu province since January this year. Dr. Joanri Riveral, rabies program coordinator of the Department of Health regional office (DOH-7), said the…

Manufacturing investments dropped by half in 2017 due to tax reform

Inquirer.net 02/28/2018

New investment pledges in the manufacturing sector plunged last year to almost 50 percent due to the uncertainty brought by the tax reform law, top officials of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said on Wednesday. New…

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