Possible new species of land snail and micro mollusk found in Cebu

DOST-PCAARRD S&T Media Services 10/08/2018

The tiniest snail in the world might be located in the mountains of Argao, Cebu. This possible discovery is one of the accomplishments of the DOST-funded project, “Flora and Fauna Assessment Using Permanent Biodiversity Monitoring System in…

Proponents say aerial transit to complement land transportation

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/02/2018

Another mode of transportation has been proposed to lessen vehicle traffic in Cebu. Engineers Fortunado and her daughter Kim Sanchez introduced the Aerial Ropeway Transit (ART), a lesser known form of mass transportation during the 888 News…

An afternoon in the Land of Chocolate

Toni Pino-Oca 09/18/2018

NOTHING could have prepared me for the gastronomic experience that was La Tierra Del Chocolate, Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa’s best kept secret that highlights and celebrates the distinct nuances of the Philippine cacao. A culinary journey…

Drugs, land dispute eyed in Oyao brod killing

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 08/31/2018

POLICE are looking at the drug and land dispute angles as possible motives in the killing of Paquito Oyao on Thursday, who is the third of the Oyao brothers to be murdered. Supt. Eloveo Marquez, Lapu-Lapu City…

Investor’s thrust: Projects in Cebu’s hospitality sector

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/31/2018

Homegrown developer, Duros Land, rides tourism wave: Breaks ground for Minore Center and Hotel project Responding to the growing tourism market in Cebu, more developers are pouring investments into hospitality-related structures. The latest homegrown developer to ride…

Drugs, land dispute eyed in Oyao’s slay

Fe Marie Dumaboc 08/31/2018

  Investigators of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office are looking into illegal drugs and land dispute as the possible motive behind the killing of Pacquito Oyao, one of the controversial Oyao brothers. Based on their investigation, Supt.…

The Kawit Island deal

Editorial 08/27/2018

With the signing of the Kawit Island joint venture deal between the Cebu City government and Universal Hotels and Resorts Inc. (UHRI), there is little chance that the opposition bloc can stop the project other than a…

DENR land records to go digital

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/15/2018

ABOUT two million sheets of land records in the Central Visayas are set to be digitized in the next 18 months. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) announced yesterday that they will start with the…

DAR chief distributes land titles in Cebu

PR 08/08/2018

OVER 130 hectares of farmlands were distributed to 137 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in a ceremony led by Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones in Cebu on June 27, 2018. The distributed certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs)…

Three cyclists land in hospital in bike event

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/05/2018

Three cyclists were rushed to the hospital after figuring in accidents during the Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship, on Sunday. Glenn Antigua, Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) chief, said a doctor who joined the bike-leg segment collided…

Land swap deal inked, beneficiaries relieved

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/03/2018

Tomas asks grantees to reject Rama in 2019 polls From now on, Celsa Ferrer can finally sleep soundly at night, free from the nightmares of a looming demolition and the terrifying sight of wrecking crews. The 62-year-old…

Davide: ‘Land swap deal to be signed tomorrow’

Jessa Mae Sotto 08/02/2018

The signing of the land swap deal between Cebu City Government and Cebu Provincial Government will take place on Friday (August 3). This was confirmed by Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III today. Through the signing of the…

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