Inflation hits new 9-year high in August

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/05/2018

  Inflation has reached a nine-year high of 6.4 for the month of August, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announced. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) still attributed the increase to problems on rice supply as well…

Cebu City’s year-long traffic fine collection hits P83M

USJ-R Intern 09/04/2018

The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) has collected more than P83 million in fines for traffic violations from January to December 2017. A total of 3,601 violators were apprehended last year. The number has doubled compared to…

Women’s rights group hits Duterte’s ‘sexist’ remark

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/31/2018

In yet another sexist remark, President Rodrigo Duterte in a speech in Mandaue City said women were being raped because they were pretty, citing cases in Davao City where “there were many beautiful women so there were…

Fire hits residential house in Mandaue City

Norman V. Mendoza 08/30/2018

A residential house was damaged by fire at San Vicente village in Barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City at past 11 a.m. on Thursday (August 30). The Mandaue City Fire Station immediately deployed fire trucks and was able to…

Korean hurt after tourist van hits gutter in Alcantara

USJ-R Journalism Interns Zena V. Magto and Paul Lauro 08/25/2018

A FILIPINO tour guide and a Korean tourist were injured after the van that they boarded hit a concrete gutter in Barangay Palanas, Alcantara town on Saturday morning. Police investigators said that the victims along with eight…

Fire hits apartment in Barangay Apas, Cebu City

Paul Lauro 08/18/2018

Seven apartment rooms were burned down, while 3 rooms were partially burned in a fire that hit PC Hills, Barangay Apas, Cebu City on August 18, Saturday dawn. The alarm was received at 4:54 a.m and was…

Inflation hits 5.7% in July

Inquirer.net 08/07/2018

Inflation accelerated to a fresh over five-year high of 5.7 percent in July, the government reported Tuesday. As such, headline inflation or the rate of increase in prices of basic goods and services averaged 4.5 percent during…

Fire hits stockroom of Super Metro Mandaue Store

Doris C. Bongcac, Norman V. Mendoza 07/29/2018

The Super Metro Mandaue Department Store was ordered closed for the day following a fire which hit its fourth floor storage area at noon today. Customers and employees were asked to vacate the establishment in Barangay Ibabao,…

Emirati vlogger hits back at Kuwaiti influencer on her complaint against OFWs

Inquirer.net 07/26/2018

A vlogger based in Abu Dhabi expressed support for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in relation to their right not to surrender their passports to their employers and to have a day off in their work week. This…

Fire hits warehouse in Naga City

Benjie B. Talisic 07/16/2018

  A fire caused damage to a warehouse in Barangay South Poblacion, Naga City, Cebu at past 6 p.m., Sunday (July 15). Senior Supt. Samuel Tadeo, regional director of Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7)…

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