Badian tragedy: Nephew kills uncle during a dispute over land

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An argument over a piece of land ended in tragedy for a 40-year-old farmer and his 63-year-old uncle when the former slit the throat of the latter with a scythe. Nilo Buenaflor of…

Aboitiz Group readjusts capex to P47 billion

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Although the coronavirus 2019 pandemic has an adverse impact on the global economy, the Aboitiz Group plans to infuse P47 billion in capital expenditure (capex) for the year 2020 to help the country’s…

RPT exemptions for family homes worth P300K or less pushed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Owners of land and structures value at P300, 000 or less will no longer be asked to pay real property taxes (RPTs) if the Cebu City Council approves a draft ordinance by Councilor…

Lot buyers urged: Use LRA verification system to check land title’s authenticity

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Avoid being a victim of land scams by using the title verification system of the Land Registration Authority (LRA). LRA Administrator Renato Bermejo made this statement during a recent press briefing. “Don’t buy…

AboitizLand unveils Amoa residential development in Compostela

Marc Eric Cosep 03/08/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — AboitizLand unveiled its 60-hectare residential development dubbed as Amoa in Compostela town, Cebu last February 23, 2019. Their first model unit of Amoa, Ananda, is a single-story unit which includes a living room,…

Isang Milyong Sipilyo: Naga elementary pupils learn dental hygiene, receive kits

PR 03/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More than 700 pupils from the Cepoc Central Elementary School in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City learned the proper way of brushing their teeth as each received a new set of dental kit when…

Retired cops’ killing probe: Police looking at land dispute, drugs

Nestle L. Semilla 11/27/2018

WHO was the target among the two retired cops shot dead last Sunday evening? This is the question that the Talisay City Police Office is trying to find an answer in their investigation in the killings of…

Apo Land questions issuance of TEPO

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/15/2018

P4.5B ENVT’L CASE Apo Land and Quarry Corp. (ALQC) has submitted its opposition to the issuance of a temporary environmental protection order (TEPO) in relation to the P4.5 billion environmental case filed against them over the massive…

Apo Land wants judge in P4.5-billion class suit to inhibit

Rosalie Abatayo 11/14/2018

Apo Land and Quarry Corporation (ALQC), one of the respondents in the P4.5-billion environmental class suit over the September 20 landslide in City of Naga, has filed a petition for Branch 76 Presiding Judge Dennis Larrobis to…

Paying for land to live in

Editorial 10/30/2018

We hope the national government through its Department of National Defense, certify immediately an agreement signed between Cebu City Hall and the Capitol that would allow 4,000 residents to continue living on land that surrounds Camp Lapu-Lapu…

DAR to distribute Boracay agri land to legit local beneficiaries

Inquirer.net 10/23/2018

THIRTY-ONE families will receive less than eight hectares of agricultural land in Boracay island, a Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) official said Tuesday. Environment Undersecretary Jonas Leones said that from the initial 150 hectares, the…

Mandaue City Council seeks to recover foreshore land

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/18/2018

The Mandaue City Council has approved the recommendation of the Mandaue City Legal Office to nullify the sale of the 35,821-square-meter foreshore land property, and to recover the property in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City. This was confirmed…

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