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01/03/2020

On Monday, President Duterte again threatened to block the renewal of the broadcasting franchise of ABS-CBN. Speaking to earthquake victims in M’lang, Cotabato, Mr. Duterte addressed the network giant: “Mag-renew kayo, ewan ko lang kung may mangyari…

Russia, China to show united front at economic forum

06/07/2019

MOSCOW — Chinese President Xi Jinping appeared Friday as guest of honor at Russia’s showcase economic forum, as the two neighbors present a united front in the face of shared troubles with the United States. Xi arrived…

Chinese firm, partners eye mini-refinery, natgas deposits in Alegria

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/31/2019

CEBU CITY — The China International Mining Petroleum Co. Ltd. and its partners are looking into the possibility of putting up a mini-refinery to process the crude oil coming from its oil wells in Alegria town, Cebu.…

If elected, Barug’s Yap to push for law requiring motorcycle training among riders

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines  — If he gets elected, Richard Yap, Cebu City North District congressional candidate, will push for a law requiring the mandatory training of motorcycle riders. Speaking before students during the Mega Cebu Candidates Forum…

CBM 2019 tourism forum to explore potential of sports tourism, other subsectors

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu Business Month (CBM) 2019 tourism forum will focus on different subsectors of tourism and how the industry stakeholders can maximize their potentials. Lilu Aliñ0, CBM 2019 chairperson, said they are now finalizing the…

Gwen backs LRT, waste-to-energy solutions

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones and Doris Mae C. Mondragon 04/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Metro Cebu has to keep up with the volume of traffic. This was according to Gubernatorial Candidate and incumbent Cebu Third District Representative Gwendolyn Garcia, in a forum discussing key issues in Metro…

Gwen on CICC’s fate: It’s a lost opportunity

Micah Sophia C. Marecellones 04/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) is a lost opportunity because of politicking. Gubernatorial candidate and incumbent Cebu Third District Representative Gwendolyn Garcia  said this during the Mega Cebu Candidate Forum at the…

Katipunan Party to Comelec: Thieves in government are nuisance candidates

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Senatorial candidates of the Katipunan ng Kamalayang Kayumanggi (Katipunan) clarified anew that they are not nuisance candidates, saying that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) proliferated “fake news” by calling them such last year.…

First Mega Cebu election forum kicks off with discussion on federalism, war on drugs, same-sex marriage

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An urban poor leader, a farmer/broadcaster, a military man, and a federalism advocate, who are running for Senate seats in the May 13 elections, faced the Cebuano crowd on Monday, March 11, for…

RAFI candidates forum kicks off today

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/11/2019

LOOK: Four senatorial candidates from Otso Diretso and the Katipunan ng Kamalayang Kayumanggi shared their platforms of service during the first “Klarohay Ta! Mega Cebu Candidates Forum 2019” held on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Fr.…

Candidates forum in Cebu to start on March 11

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—What do candidates for both local and national posts have in store for Cebu and the Cebuanos? The answer to this question will be known starting March 11 when “Klarohay ta,” a series of fora involving…

Cebu Comelec officer demonstrates proper use of vote counting machine

Rosalie Abatayo 02/26/2019

LOOK: Cebu Provincial Election Assistant Omar Sharif Mamalimta demonstrates the proper use of the vote counting machine (VCM) during the 888 news forum held this morning, February 26.…

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