DENR Undersecretary: Manila Bay rehab to take 7 years, to cost P47B

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/12/2019

SIARGAO ISLAND — The rehabilitation of Manila Bay would take seven years to accomplish and would cost around P47 billion, according to Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary Benny Antiporda.  “Based on the statement of…

Andaya: Possible delay in 2019 budget has no effect in gov’t workers’ pay hike

Inquirer.net 11/25/2018

House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. yesterday said the “fate” of 2019 national budget has no impact on pay hike set for government employees next year. “It [salary increase] will go on as programmed, even in the…

THE ‘MOM’ EFFECT

Glendale G. Rosal 09/02/2018

With Jessica Jawad-Honoridez at the helm, UC sweeps Milo Regional meet for the first time It seems that the motherly love from new athletic department head Jessica Jawad-Honoridez was all that the athletes of the University of…

Train effect: Airlines mull bringing back fuel surcharge

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/10/2018

  Many Cebuanos spend hours looking for cheap airfares to Domestic and International destinations, especially the millennials. The hunting gets even bloodier when airlines announce that they will be having overly low fares for certain destinations in…

Liquor ban to extend to room service in hotels

Inna Gian Mejia 01/16/2018

EVEN room service in hotels isn’t exempted from Cebu City’s liquor ban which takes effect on Sinulog day next Sunday. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña reiterated this yesterday, saying that hotels and restaurants within the 300-meter radius…

CEBU BUS FARE INCREASE LOOMS

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram 01/15/2018

TRAIN LAW EFFECT There are many travel options for anyone bound for San Remigio, a third-class town 80 kilometers northwest of Cebu City, For Riva Masbate, taking the bus is the most budget-friendly. But the weekly trip…

Train effect: Mactan Electric Co. to hike power rates, too

Norman V. Mendoza 01/09/2018

  WITH some power distributors in Cebu like the Visayan Electric Co. and Cebu Electric Cooperative 2 (Cebeco 2) announcing their plans to increase electricity rates next month, the Mactan Electric Co. (Meco) will also increase their…

Sobering effect

Editorial 08/24/2017

One has to at least give credit to President Rodrigo Duterte for admitting that the Caloocan City police had gone too far with the murder of 17-year-old Kian Lloyd delos Santos that occurred during their “One Time,…

MAO BA?

Editorial 06/06/2017

REROUTING PAINS Cebuanos were told to leave their houses early to avoid being late, since a two-day rerouting scheme for passenger jeepneys took effect starting yesterday for the construction of the P683-million underpass project at the intersection…

P13 wage increase in effect today

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/09/2017

COMPANIES in Central Visayas will be monitored on their implementation of the P13 wage adjustment that takes effect today, the regional office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said yesterday. “We can check if companies…

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