Bantayan execs to ask Comelec to exempt town’s ambulance boat fare subsidy from poll ban

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipal government of Bantayan will be asking the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to exempt the boat fare financial subsidy for the town ambulance carrying patients to mainland Cebu from the ban on…

CHR-7 to create team to probe Castro killing

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Delta Derycka Letigio 01/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR – 7) will conduct their own investigation on the ambush-slay of former Cebu City Assistant Prosecutor Mary Ann Castro. In a statement sent to…

P4M aid to give indigent patients in Bantayan town free boat ride to mainland Cebu hospitals

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sick indigent patients in Bantayan town in northern Cebu, who would need to be transported by ambulance from the district hospital to a provincial hospital on mainland Cebu, would not have to worry…

Tom O: Liquor, party ban near procession, Sinulog parade routes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Revelers who want to party near the routes of the Sinulog Grand Parade and Solemn Procession may have to look for other places to hold their parties to celebrate the Sinulog.  This as…

Court dismissed quo warranto petition against Bantayan mayor Escario

King Anthony Perez 02/28/2018

Ian Christopher Escario will continue to sit as mayor of Bantayan town, Cebu, as the petition for quo warranto filed against him was dismissed. Presiding Judge Antonio Marigomen of the Regional Trial Court Bogo City Branch 61…

Kana Restaurant opens in Escario

Tricia Rodrigo 11/24/2017

KANA RESTAURANT Ryoaki Group’s Hiroaki Hamada (3rd from left) leads the ribbon cutting to formally open Kana last October 14. If you’re looking for a cozy place to have a drink or two and unwind after a…

Wedding romance at La Relance

Rione Palacios 10/31/2017

CAll it one enchanted evening as a darkened stage seemed lit only by the glow of dangling boughs of night-blooming ivory orchids to the front, and hanging crystal chandeliers shining from beyond with the backdrop of a…

Cebu Bionic, iTrade/AIS hold anniversary sale

PR 09/26/2017

  IT was Cebu Bionic Builder Supply, Inc. who first introduced a finishing showroom in Cebu back in 1991. Ahead of its time, founder, Bonifacio Sia, brought in European brands that offer a new breed of quality…

Escario assumes mayoralty seat

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 05/12/2017

  The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) yesterday served the order for Bantayan town Mayor Arthur Despi to vacate the mayoralty seat. DILG Cebu Provincial Director Jerome Gonzales brought the Writ of Execution issued by…

A 3-cornered fight looms over who gets to be mayor

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/08/2017

It is now a three-cornered fight for the mayoralty post in Bantayan town. The tug-of-war for the position of mayor of Bantayan town between Mayor Arthur Despi and newly proclaimed Mayor Ian Christopher Escario has become a…

Rico’s Lechon opens its biggest branch in Escario

PR 01/09/2017

CEBU’S best Rico’s Lechon opened its third and largest branch in Axis Entertainment Avenue, Vibo Place at N. Escario St. on December 12. To cater to gatherings and large crowds, this brand new hub is a two-story…

CCTO implements rerouting schedule for the Christ the King Mass at the Capitol

Nestle L. Semilla 11/19/2016

The public heading for uptown Cebu City is advised to take alternative routes tomorrow as the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) will implement rerouting schemes for commuters to avoid the Capitol area, where a concelebrated Sunday Mass…

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