CCPO: No drug deaths since January

Nestle L. Semilla 02/12/2017

Months before Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa yanked the police out of the war on drugs, there has been no death related to police anti-drug operations in Cebu City. Since late…

Friendship month

Jason A. Baguia 02/10/2017

I log in to my Facebook account, and I see a video. It is friend’s day, website administrators say, so they have produced a music video of a dancing, man-like figure made of photos of my closest…

Laugh Lines

12/31/2016

HOW TO SPEND NEW YEAR How you elect to spend New Year’s Eve will depend on your: 1. age 2. remaining levels of optimism 3. threshold of pain OPTIMIST, PESSIMIST An optimist stays up until midnight to…

Security concerns cut parade time

Morexette Erram 12/30/2016

CITING security reasons after Wednesday’s bombing in Hilongos, Leyte, which left 32 persons injured, organizers of Sinulog 2017 decided to end the Grand Parade earlier on Sunday, January 15. Instead of the usual program that would last…

Miss U and the whales in Oslob

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/14/2016

To be featured during the Miss Universe pageant next year would have brought a huge impact on the tourism industry in Oslob, southern Cebu, but recent developments have made that a less likely prospect. Oslob Mayor Jun…

Voter registration to resume

Nestle L. Semilla 11/05/2016

FOLLOWING the postponement of barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) election this year, registration for voters will resume this month. Commission on Election (Comelec) Provincial Election Officer Ferdinand Gujilde said that registration will resume starting this November 7…

March

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 03/05/2016

March arrived without a flourish. In fact, I did not know that it had arrived until someone (for an ulterior reason, my birthday) reminded me of it. But I have no doubts that in due time (and…

Seven of 132 Cebu City Hall employees test positive for drug use

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/10/2015

Seven out of 132 personnel of Cebu City Hall’s Department of Public Services (DPS) initially tested positive for illegal drug use. The results came hours after the Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) conducted a…

Palma still hopeful on Pope’s 2016 IEC visit

Peter L. Romanillos 12/01/2014

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said he and the rest of the archdiocese continue to pin their hopes on a visit by Pope Francis to Cebu City for the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) in  2016. Speaking in…

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