Lapulapu’s Pestle and Museums for Mactan

Jobers Reynes Bersales 12/09/2019

Before I proceed to the main part, let me congratulate the thousand athletes carrying the Philippine flag for bringing pride and dignity back to a politically nauseated nation. The 30th Southeast Asian Games hosted by the Philippines…

Duterte to Asean: Don’t sacrifice environment for progress

Krissy Aguilar - INQUIRER.net 11/03/2019

NONTHABURI, Thailand — President Rodrigo Duterte has appealed to Southeast Asian leaders not to sacrifice the environment in pursuit of progress at the 35th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit. Duterte, according to a Palace statement…

Gwen: Unity to benefit Cebuanos

Rosalie Abatayo 09/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province and Cebu City may be independent from each other, but Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said that the two local government units (LGUs) need to cooperate to boost their progress that will surely…

Nobel laureates: ‘Despite progress, cancer won’t be wiped out’

12/09/2018

I STOCKHOLM—The winners of this year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine say they expect substantial advances toward treating cancer in the next several decades, although it is unlikely the disease could be eradicated. James Allison of the United…

Emergency Responders Congress tackles disaster preparedness, resilient attitude for sustainable progress

Nestle L. Semilla 08/29/2018

  At least 700 local emergency responders coming from different municipalities and cities Cebu attended the 4th Emergency Responders Congress held at the Central Command Headquarters in Barangay Apas, Cebu City. The congress aims to equip local…

Pesquera welcomes underpass project’s progress

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/17/2018

DESPITE lamenting on the worsening traffic situation caused by the underpass construction, Cebu City Councilor Jocelyn Pesquera welcomed the announcement that the project is 75 percent complete. “I hope it’s true that it’s 75 percent complete. We…

Garganera says rejecting Kawit deal not meant to slow down progress

Rosalie Abatayo 05/16/2018

Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera lashed out at Mayor Tomas Osmeña for accusing opposition councilors of sending away investors when they junked the P18 billion Kawit Island Joint Venture. Garganera said opposition councilors have no intention of…

Towards a culture of peace and tolerance

Madrileña de la Cerna 03/31/2018

While it is true that peace has been built gradually in those societies which have succeeded in maintaining their cohesion and progress in the observance of human rights in building democratic structures and in ensuring that the…

Drug problem not ‘hopeless’ but ‘a work in progress’ – Bato

Inquirer 12/12/2017

  Cutting the supply chain of illegal drugs from China is “a work in progress,” according to Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa, Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP). In a media briefing on Tuesday, a…

Farewell, dear cardinal

JASON BAGUIA 10/27/2017

It had been rainy or windy and cold for the tropics all week. But the weather is fair on the cardinal’s burial day. Did you intercede with God for this, your eminence? For us? It is midmorning.…

With new MCIA award, execs focus on better connectivity

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/21/2016

MANAGERS of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) vowed to improve operations and services as the facility was recently recognized as a “standout” in the aviation industry. Andrew Harrison, GMR-Megawide chief executive adviser, said he looks forward to…

No funds for Yolanda rehab in 2017 budget, says Recto

11/13/2016

SENATE Minority Leader Ralph Recto on Friday noted the lack of explicit allocations for the rehabilitation of areas devastated by supertyphoon Yolanda in the Visayas three years ago, calling for an “itemization” of related projects under the…

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