LTFRB: Jeepney fares due for new increase

Jordeene Lagare, Krixia Subingsubing 08/30/2022

Another round of jeepney fare hikes is due by September, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said, as it prepares to decide on a petition by jeepney drivers’ groups to raise anew the minimum fare…

5K vendors ink support for Carbon Market modernization plans

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Over 5,000 vendors at the Carbon Public Market have signed a petition to express their support on the planned modernization of Cebu’s largest public market amid the opposition of some. “The Carbon Market…

RACU-7 acts on Dino’s complaint on calls for his resignation online

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Anti-Cybercrime Unit in Central Visayas (RACU-7) is gathering information and tracing online posts about the petition seeking the resignation of Secretary Michael Dino of the Office of the Presidential Assistant of the…

Banay Labangon dances the Sinulog to show devotion to Señor Santo Niño

Doris C. Bongcac 01/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – They pray the novena to the Señor Santo Niño before they start their dance rehearsals. This is the secret of the success of Banay Labangon, which has been a consistent top five placer…

Sydney fireworks to go ahead despite massive protest petition

AFP 12/29/2019

SYDNEY — A petition to cancel Sydney’s famous New Year’s Eve fireworks and use the money to fight bushfires ringing the city has topped 260,000 signatures, but officials say the show will go on. Sydney is spending…

11,000 signatures sought to save roadside trees in Carcar, Naga

Rosalie Abatayo 10/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — You know that you have reached Carcar City when towering Acacia trees arch over the road adding a scenic view to your trip. The city has been fondly known for the view of…

Gealon confident case filed by Tomas will be dismissed

Delta Letigio 09/17/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Cebu City Legal Officer Lawyer Rey Gealon is confident the case filed by former Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña against the city and incumbent Mayor Edgardo Labella will be dismissed.  Gealon said they have received…

Niño Rey Boniel’s camp to file motion for recon on denied bail petition

Futch Anthony Inso 06/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The camp of former Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel plans to file a motion for reconsideration after his petition for bail was denied by the Regional Trial Court (RTC) in Lapu-lapu…

ALU-TUCP wants P772 minimum wage for private sector workers in Central Visayas

Rosalie Abatayo 05/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas workers need sufficient food to be more productive. The Associated Labor Union-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) used the argument to justify their petition for a  P386 wage hike. TUCP…

Cebu City court to hear petition for issuance of TEPO vs. ALQC

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/04/2019

The petition for the issuance of a temporary environment protection order against Apo Land and Quarry Corp. (ALQC) is set to be heard on January 10, 2019.…

Labor groups petition for another wage hike

Futch Anthony Inso and Jose Santino Bunachita 10/23/2018

  Barely two months after the implementation of the August 3 wage order, labor groups are again filing another petition for a wage hike before the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB)-7, yesterday morning. The Cebu…

Petition seeks disqualification of Andales, Arcilla

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/23/2018

THE CANDIDACY of two incumbent Cebu City councilors is now the subject of a petition for disqualification and cancellation of their certificates of candidacy (COC). A certain Allen Canoy of Barangay Apas, Cebu City, asked the Commission…

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