Gov’t’s plan to put on hold additional excise tax on fuel lauded

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/16/2018

LOCAL business leaders in Cebu welcomed the government’s pronouncement that it will be putting on hold the additional excise tax to be levied on fuel products starting January 2019. The move, according to businessmen, will not only…

Tau Gamma Phi to hold 50th anniversary

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/03/2018

  Heavy vehicular traffic is anticipated in different parts of the cities of Cebu and Mandaue as Tau Gamma Phi will hold a parade for their 50th anniversary on Thursday (October 4). Jonas Jude Ybañez, governor-general of…

NBI seals coffins; urges kin not to hold wakes

Nestle L. Semilla 09/29/2018

NAGA LANDSLIDE VICTIMS Families of victims of the landslide in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City should bury their loved ones as soon as the bodies are released to them. Dr. Rene Cam, medico-legal officer of the National Bureau…

Tres de Abril road concreting on hold

Morexette Erram 09/26/2018

The road concreting project in Tres de Abril Street had been postponed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH-10) to avoid traffic congestion in the area. The P35-million rehabilitation project of Tres de Abril Street,…

Opposition bloc to hold concert in support of war on drugs on Osmeña Day

Morexette B. Erram 09/07/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña approved the request of the opposition bloc to hold a concert on Sunday (September 9) to express support of the administration’s war on drugs at the Plaza Independencia in Cebu City. But…

Groups hold prayer walk for end of coal plants

Rosalie Abatayo 09/06/2018

The downpour did not stop members of cause-oriented groups under Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) to march on the streets of downtown Cebu City to call for the end of coal-fired power plants in the province…

United Barug Team Rama to hold Mass amid criticisms against police

Morexette B. Erram 08/30/2018

The United Barug Team Rama group is planning to hold a solidarity Mass for the police between September 7 to 9. Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia, however, said they are yet to finalize their plans. The opposition bloc…

Snack company’s workers hold strike in Mandaue

Norman Mendoza 08/25/2018

More than 300 employees of Liwayway Marketing Corp. in Sitio Sudlon Barangay Maguikay, Mandaue City staged a strike Saturday, Aug. 25. The workers asked the 200 other workers for solidarity by not working. Vista Villamiro, federation officer…

Visayas clergy hold Cebu assembly

USJ-R Journalism Intern 08/21/2018

Nearly 500 priests and clergy from the Visayas converged for the three-day Clergy Assembly of the Ecclesiastical Province of Cebu held in Cebu City. The gathering was intended to create a unified code of conduct for the…

Supporters hold prayer walk for Chiong 7 release

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/12/2018

The supporters and families of the Chiong 7, the seven men who were convicted for the rape-slay of Marijory and Jaqueline Chiong, gathered in a prayer walk to call for their release on Sunday morning (August 12…

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