PDRRMO advises small vessels not to sail as Ompong nears

Morexette B. Erram 09/12/2018

The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) has advised all small marine vessels, especially fishing boats, not to sail starting today (September 12) to prevent any untoward incidents that may arise due to the incoming…

Father not keen to join politics, says Governor Davide

Rosalie Abatayo 09/12/2018

  Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III dismissed speculations that his father, former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr., will run for a Senate post under the opposition bloc. Davide said the former chief justice is not a politician…

Seized tablets are not Ecstasy, PDEA says

Benjie B. Talisic 09/10/2018

The 100 tablets seized during a Greyhound operation at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) were “over-the-counter” drugs and not party drugs as previously reported, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency regional office (PDEA-7) said. “Negative…

Palma: Use communication to build, not to destroy

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/01/2018

CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma has called on all public officials to use communication to build rather than to destroy. Palma, who leads the Archdiocese of Cebu, the province’s largest religious organization, issued the statement after he was…

Mayor: Projects done, but contractors not billed yet

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/31/2018

Bantayan officials led by Mayor Escario clarify COA audit findings Projects in Bantayan town in northern Cebu were implemented but the payment of the contractors of the projects, which would be sourced from the town’s development fund,…

Thanksgiving Mass, not rally to celebrate Osmeña Day

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/29/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña will not hold a rally on September 9, a Sunday, to answer the issues between him and the law enforcers in the city. In a post on his official Facebook page, Osmeña…

Long-term programs for agri sector, not cap on rice prices

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/29/2018

CEMVEDCO PREXY’S VIEWS The government should provide programs that will support the agriculture industry in the long term as a way to stabilize the prices of rice and by imposing a cap on rice prices. Erwin Goc-ong,…

Not your typical role model

Inquirer 08/29/2018

Cebuana Asian Games gold medalist Margielyn Didal would sneak out of home, get chased by cops just to pursue her passion Not your typical role model Cebuana Asian Games gold medalist Margielyn Didal would sneak out of…

DPS seeks clarification on whether or not to stop paying for maintenance of city-owned police vehicles

Morexette B. Erram 08/27/2018

The Department of General Services is on a quandary as to whether or not to stop shouldering the maintenance expenses for city-owned police vehicles. DGS Head Ronald Malacora said there was an earlier order from Mayor Tomas…

Tomas: Gullas not doing enough to solve Talisay’s drug woe

Morexette Marie B. Erram and John Aroa 08/22/2018

Gullas: Tomas should look at his own city first IF illegal drugs thrive in Talisay City, then why not blame its mayor? Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña on Wednesday criticized Talisay City Mayor Eduardo Gullas for apparently…

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