Will Rama allow the use of another SRP lot for BRT?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has always been vocal about his views on Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) especially on the changes made by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on the long-overdue project. Rama…

Cebu for Leni organizers: Only 80 vehicles registered, but nearly 200 turned up

Dyrecka C. Letigio 10/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Organizers of the Cebu for Leni caravan explained that the actual registered vehicles during the caravan were actually 80 from different routes. However, more unregistered supporters joined them allowing the number to swell…

Bike lane’s route in Cebu City goes on a ‘loop’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Planning Office has designed the bike lane in the city to form a loop in the major roads providing access to the public who would want to use bikes as…

Loving Santo Niño, a Christmas tree maker’s devotion

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Year after year, at least 20 construction workers including carpenters, electricians, and carvers cross the Tañon Strait from Bais, Negros Oriental to Cebu City to build the 30-foot Christmas tree in the center…

Accounts manager joins Cebu Pride March to fulfill wish of deceased bisexual friend

Immae Lachica 07/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—She joined the Cebu City Pride March on June 22 to fulfill a close friend’s dream. Hendy Abendan, 26, brought with her a frame photo of her good friend Isaac Saguit during the march from…

Why some of us are hungry

Fernando Fajardo 02/02/2017

Last Wednesday, I took my lunch at Robinson’s Fuente Osmeña Food Court. My main purpose was to eat chopsuey. All vegetables and no meat. That’s all I ordered. No rice either. For my health. I took the…

No signal, no problem for Sinulog visitors

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/15/2017

FIRST time visitors to Cebu City’s Sinulog chose to enjoy yesterday’s grand parade and dance presentation rather than dwell on the inconvenience caused by the tight security and the temporary cell site shutdown. Max Cañada, a 21-year…

Tomas to meet with urban poor groups

Inna Mejia 12/01/2016

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is set to meet for the first time the urban poor group in the city during the opening of the Urban Poor Solidarity Week on December 2. Division for the Welfare of…

Students join anti-Marcos rally, call for free education

Morexette Erram 11/17/2016

AFTER some 500 anti-Marcos protesters buried an effigy of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Inayawan landfill last Tuesday, about 20 students held their own protest rally at Fuente Osmeña yesterday. Carrying placards with statements such…

‘Pabling is a nonentity’

09/09/2016

AT the heart of Cebu City is an important landmark for the Queen City of the South which is now once again embroiled in an ownership controversy. The Fuente Osmeña Circle, created in 1912 as a tribute…

Provincial attorney files appeal over Fuente lot decision

Nestle L. Semilla 09/08/2016

DESPITE the pronouncement of Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III about his disinterest in contesting a court decision awarding Fuente Osmeña Circle to Cebu City, the province filed a Notice of Appeal before Regional Trial Court Branch 23.…

‘Capitol should reclaim Fuente O’

Nestle L. Semilla 09/06/2016

Former Cebu governor and congressman Pablo Garcia called on the provincial government to file a motion for reconsideration on a Regional Trial Court (RTC) ruling affirming Cebu City’s ownership of Fuente Osmeña Circle. Garcia wrote a letter…

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