Protect Filipino female seafarers and cadettes from sexual harassment and violence

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 10/13/2020

  Employers must have effective mechanisms and guidelines to promptly address sexual harassment and violence incidents  committed against female seafarers and cadettes. The Women in Maritime Philippines (WiMaPhil) raised the issue during the recent online public forum…

P1B lost to overpriced PPE deals? File charges, Palace tells Hontiveros

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 09/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Thursday called on Senator Risa Hontiveros to file appropriate charges if she has enough evidence to show that the government purchased five million imported personal protective equipment (PPEs) sets from the months…

9.7K students to benefit from Cebu City’s scholarship program

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with 19 schools in the city for scholarship program of over 9,700 students in the city. Mayor Edgardo Labella led the signing…

Hontiveros grateful for Cebuanos’ support to charity basketball game

Immae Lachica 01/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Putting passion and public service together, Cebu City Councilor Dondon Hontiveros gathered Cebuanos as he organized a charity basketball event. The Cebu Coliseum was filled with basketball fans yesterday, January 10 for the charity…

Zapatera chief facing preventive suspension: I am innocent

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Zapatera Captain Francisco Benedicto is facing preventive suspension by the Cebu City Council for alleged corruption, harassment, illegal termination, and acts prejudicial to the interest of the public service. “I am facing…

Councilor Hontiveros says search for skateboard park in Cebu City continues

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “The search for the temporary skateboard park in this city continues.” Cebu City Councilor Donaldo “Dondon” Hontiveros said this after he was asked for his reaction to the calls of Southeast Asian Games…

6K Cebuanos join Cebu leg of SEA Games Torch Run at South Coastal Road

Mars G. Alison 11/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — About 6,000 Cebuanos registered for the second leg of the 30th Southeast Asian Games Torch Run to show their support for the Filipino athletes who will be competing in the biennial meet.  Cebuanos…

Baby Webmasters beat Baby Jaguars, forge do-or-die game for finals’ spot

JONAS PANERIO 07/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Hotel Fortuna-University of Cebu Baby Webmasters showed the heart of a champion as they defeated the University of San Jose-Recoletos Jaguars, 66-60, to force a do-or-die game for a spot in the…

‘It sounded like the State of China’s affairs in PH,’ Hontiveros on Duterte’s 4th Sona

07/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — “It sounded like the State of China’s affairs in the Philippines.” This was how opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros described President Rodrigo Duterte’s fourth State of the Nation Address (Sona). “Tungkol sa West Philippine Sea,…

Hontiveros tells Duterte: Don’t turn Sona into ‘China’s educational channel’

07/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte should not turn his fourth State of the Nation Address (Sona) into “China’s educational channel,” opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros said Monday. The senator said the President should show the Filipino people…

Hontiveros vows completion of city skatepark

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Councilor Donaldo “Dondon” Hontiveros will take it upon himself to make sure that the planned skatepark near the Fort San Pedro will be completed. Hontiveros said he will make the construction project part…

Max-4 Birada Cebu suffers back-to-back loss in 2nd leg of Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 Patriot’s Cup

Jonas N. Panerio 06/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Max4-Birada Cebu failed to get a victory in the second leg of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 Patriot’s Cup as they got crushed by first leg champions Gold’s Gym Pasig Kings and then,…

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