Cebu City markets now open on Sundays

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 04/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City markets are now open on Sundays after more than a year of closure on this day of the week for the regular disinfection. Mayor Edgardo Labella signed Executive Order (EO) No.…

Defeatist mindsets

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 01/12/2021

A quote I once saw in a motivational poster struck me and stuck with me all through the years: “Think not of what could go wrong or why it won’t work; think of how to make it…

Manhunt ongoing for masterminds of credit card phishing in Cebu City 

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Paul Lauro 11/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another fraudulent activity in Cebu was recently reported before authorities, and this time, it involved credit cards. The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) is conducting a manhunt against two individuals…

‘Dolomite populism’

Richard Heydarian - @inquirerdotnet 11/17/2020

Among nations long accustomed to misgovernance, where political cynicism is a treasured pastime, former leaders are often remembered for their brazen mishaps and tragic failings. This is especially true in a country like the Philippines, where nostalgia…

Kalikasan writ eyed against Manila Bay white sand project

Krixia Subingsubing - Reporter / @KrixiasINQ 09/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) claims that the “white sand” being poured to create a beach on a stretch of Manila Bay’s rocky shore poses no harm to the bay’s ecosystem,…

Actors Garcia, Ramos: ‘LSS (Last Song Syndrome)’ not your typical romcom movie

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It is a story about hope, dreams, and love. This is what the movie, “LSS (Last Song Syndrome)”, the first film project of real-life couple Gabbi Garcia and Khalil Ramos which makes it…

PB passes P305K aid to Boljoon accident victims

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol will be disbursing a total of P305,000 of financial assistance to the victims of the vehicular accident in Boljoon town, which claimed the lives of nine individuals. The Provincial Social Welfare…

PCSO-Cebu assures social services to continue despite betting outlets’ shutdown

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The social services of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) will continue despite the President’s announcement over a video broadcast on Friday evening, July 26, that all games sanctioned by the organization are…

Cogon drug bust: Man nabbed with P1M shabu

Alven Marie Timtim, Benjie Talisic 07/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 21-year-old man, whom police allegedly described as a member of a big-time drug group operating in Cebu, was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Cogon Ramos in Cebu City in the…

Jobless dad nabbed after turning to selling drugs to raise 9 kids

Benjie B. Talisic 06/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Without a job, a former construction worker and a father of nine children turned to selling illegal drugs to get a fast buck to feed his family. A decision that he would regret…

Coffee shop attack: Business establishments’ security personnel urged to coordinate with each other

Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Security officers should also coordinate with their counterparts in businesses near or beside them. Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera made this call on Thursday, April 11,  amid the recent attack of a coffee…

Lawaan III Councilor had links with top drug personalities in Cebu – Batobalonos

Benjie B. Talisic and Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Lawaan III Barangay Councilor Bimbo Ramos, who was arrested for the possession of over P3 million worth of illegal drugs, had links with top drug personalities in Cebu, said  Police Captain Alejandro Batobalonos.…

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