‘I have no plans to sue Plantation Bay’ – mother in viral post

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The mother of a six-year-old boy with special needs has no plans to file charges against Plantation Bay after the infamous response of its stakeholder to her review of the resort on an…

Cordova fire razes 15 houses, displaces 50 families

Paul Lauro and Alven Marie A. Titmtim 11/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A midmorning fire today, November 27, 2020, has razed 15 houses and displaced at least 50 families in Sitio Calan, Barangay Poblacion, Cordova town in Mactan Island. Fire Officer 2 Jan Cyril Delfin…

Cordova’s new public market to be finished in 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The local government of Cordova in Mactan Island vowed to local vendors that they will be able to sell their goods in the town’s new public market. In a statement issued on Friday,…

Stakeholders told: Save Mactan Island

Norman V. Mendoza 06/15/2018

AROUND 250 businessmen, government representatives and other stakeholders were gathered at the Waterfront Mactan Hotel and Casino last Thursday for the Lapu-Lapu City Shoreline Summit. The assembly was initiated by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza to address…

Digital hospital to open in Lapu-Lapu in 2018

Donna Mae Ocmeja 11/13/2017

A new hospital is currently being built in the historic resort city of Lapu-Lapu. Hospital group Allegiant Regional Care Hospitals (ARC) is set to open the four-storey, 100-bed medical facility early next year. The medical facility is…

Cebu ranks second in World’s Friendliest Islands list

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/11/2017

Readers of New York City-based travel magazine, Travel + Leisure (T+L), have named Cebu as the second friendliest island in the world next to Palawan, which was recognized as the world’s friendliest island. All of Luzon as…

DUTERTE DECLARES NO END TO DRUG WAR

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/02/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte remains committed to the war against drugs even if it meant that more drug suspects will die. The President, speaking while in Cordova town on Mactan Island yesterday, said the criticisms of the Catholic…

Editorial 02/09/2017

COMPASSIONATE TAXI DRIVER A working student was already near his house on Mactan Island when he realized he left his wallet in his Cebu City office. Distraught, he asked the taxi driver to turn around so he…

Manny O’s greater purpose

Aissa A. Dela Cruz 12/31/2016

MANUEL H. Osmeña or simply “Manny O” is a paragon of excellence. It has been sometime since I had the pleasure of another of his wine-paired degustation. We were all excited to spend an evening with this…

MAO BA?

Editorial 12/23/2016

P25-M VIEW A private company officer nearly choked when he was told about the price of a condominium unit on Mactan Island he had just viewed. The 21-square meter unit costs P25 million. The agent told him…

Gov’t urged help ease shift of Pinoys to green energy

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/28/2016

WHILE Filipinos are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of harnessing renewable energy such as solar power, many are still kept from its true potential due to relatively higher prices of technology. To address this gap, Again…

Macarine in another long swim

Glendale G. Rosal 11/19/2016

Lawyer Ingemar Macarine will embark on another treacherous journey today in support of the world’s oceans as he attempts to swim the Canigao Channel from Bohol to Maasin City, in southern Leyte. Known as the Pinoy Aquaman,…

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