Hadjirasul is new executive judge

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/20/2018

THE Regional Trial Court (RTC) in Cebu City has a new executive judge. Judge Macaundas Hadjirasul of the RTC Branch 8 was chosen by the Supreme Court to lead the local judiciary, replacing Judge Gilbert Moises who…

Chiong 7’s kin to seek executive clemency

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/12/2018

The families of the Chiong 7, the seven men convicted of the rape-slay of the sisters Marijoy and Jaqueline Chiong, are planning to appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte for an executive clemency. “Our lawyers are already making…

Giving executive function to new councilor not automatic – Osmeña

Inna Gian Mejia 12/15/2017

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña does not discount the possibility of giving executive function to his nephew, newly appointed city councilor Renato “Junjun” Osmeña Jr. But he said he still has to observe the performance of Osmeña…

Junjun Osmeña wants to unite council, executive

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 12/07/2017

RENATO “Junjun” Osmeña Jr. formally took his oath of office as Cebu City councilor replacing Nendel Hanz Abella who is now commissioner of the National Labor Relations Commission NLRC) and will officially start today. Osmeña will attend…

Sinulog Foundation executive okays shutdown of cell sites

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 11/14/2017

  THE plan of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to again shut down cellular phone signals during the Sinulog festivities next year as part of security measures has gained the support of festival organizers. Sinulog Foundation Inc.…

Red Cross executive celebrates birthday with outreach

Norman V. Mendoza 09/22/2017

PHILIPPINE Red Cross Board of Governor Joy Roble reached out to the students of Abellana National High on his birthday last Monday. Around 500 high school students benefited from the distribution of snack packs from the Philippine…

Costabella executive optimistic of hotel industry’s growth

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/17/2017

AS the hospitality sector in Lapu-Lapu City continues to enjoy tremendous growth, to the point of attracting foreign investors, local players such as Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel are unfazed. Marita Alvarez-Arambulo, Costabella general manager, said prospects of…

BOHOL SENDS AID

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Norman V. Mendoza 06/15/2017

Bohol, after all, cares. A week after efforts to find the body of Mayor Gisela Boniel of Bien Unido town in Bohol started, Gov. Edgar Chatto decided to release P100,000 in financial assistance to the ongoing search…

Energy firm to pour P2B into Visayas, Mindanao projects

Victor Anthony V. Silva 06/15/2017

Listed energy firm Vivant Corporation (VVT) is poised to spend roughly P2 billion this year until 2018 in a bid to increase its generation portfolio. The additional investment will be poured into projects in Visayas and Mindanao,…

BFAR executive tells fishermen it’s safe to fish in Talisay waters

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/09/2017

WATCH: PCG conducts site inspection of waters in Barangay Cansojong, Talisay City where M/V Fortuner sank. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR-7) announced it is safe to fish at Talisay City waters. A lot of…

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