VIGILANTES GIVEN ‘PROTECTION’?

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/02/2018

Are “vigilantes” behind the series of killings in Cebu? Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña thinks so. And these assailants, he said, operate perhaps with police protection. “There are people here with police protection who are going around…

Davide pleased with ‘most spectator-friendly’ tag given to Ironman Cebu

Mars G. Alison 07/12/2018

CEBU PROVINCE Governor Hilario Davide III was delighted with the news that Cebu was voted by the Ironman community all over the world as the most spectator-friendly race among other Ironman races worldwide. According to Cebu Capitol…

Startups given venue to link businesses with investors

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/11/2018

MATCH PH ROADSHOW More than a hundred startup companies in the Visayas and Mindanao are encouraged to explore a venue or platform to link them with possible investors that can help scale up their businesses. Jay Yuvallos,…

Bets given until May 25 to file poll protest

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/22/2018

CANDIDATES who wish to contest the results of the May 14 elections only have until Friday, May 25, to lodge an election protest. Commission on Election (Comelec-7) Regional Director Veronico Petalcorin reminded parties that they can only…

Cebuanos given alternative to book taxis through mobile phone

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/21/2018

CEBUANOS now have an option to book taxis through a mobile phone without additional booking fees or surge pricing. Developed by Eddie Ybañez, the Cebu-based app Micab was recently accredited by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory…

Creative sectors given ‘catalyst’ to become business influencers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/09/2018

CEBU DESIGN WEEK LAUNCHED HOW can the creative sectors influence big businesses and the government? They have to transform the island into a dynamic and relevant circular economy, said Butch Carungay, European Chamber of Commerce in the…

Cash aid given to 34K indigent families in Cebu

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/07/2018

ABOUT 34,724 indigent families in Cebu were given P2,400 as unconditional cash transfer (UCT) from the government to help them cope with the effects of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) Law. Regional Director Ma.…

No comfy ride for Duterte’s TRAIN

NESTOR B. RAMIREZ 12/26/2017

Not much retort or dissent have been heard about the impending implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) which according to the government is considered as the “Duterte Express to Development” when it only…

Court nullifies POC elections, orders inclusion of Vargas in re-run set on Feb. 23

Inquirer 12/20/2017

  Boxing chief Ricky Vargas won his bout against Philippine Olympic Committee president Peping Cojuangco at the Pasig City Regional Trial Court, which ordered that a new elections for POC president and chairman be held early next…

Child given Dengvaxia hospitalized for dengue

Futch Anthony Inso 12/06/2017

A ten year-old-boy who was given the Dengvaxia vaccine was rushed to the Talisay District Hospital for dengue early dawn yesterday. The Department of Health in the region, however, said this is not a cause for panic…

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