Mangrove Eco Park to rise in Mandaue City

Norman Mendoza 10/08/2018

The Mandaue City government is planning to put up a Mangrove Eco Park on an 18-hectare mangroves area in Barangay Paknaan. The Eco Park is designed to have a 1.7 kilometer boardwalk loop that is made from…

Gov’t urged: Address inflation’s rise, start with rice supply woes

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/05/2018

6.4% AUGUST INFLATION, A 9-YEAR HIGH The mismanaged rice supply situation, high oil prices, and the continued depreciation of the peso are among the reasons seen by Cebu business leaders for the nine-year high inflation rate of…

NFA-7 observes rise of commercial rice price in CV

Futch Anthony Inso 08/26/2018

Despite efforts of the National Food Authority in Central Visayas (NFA-7) in injecting their product in the local market, prices of commercial rice remained high in the region. Olma Bayno, information officer of NFA-7, said the agency…

Bemedalled Calumba’s short assignments give rise to vigilante talks

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie Erram and Gerard Vincent Francisco 08/06/2018

FOR almost 10 years in service, PO3 Eugene Calumba raked in recognitions for his ”exemplary” skills and dedication. But unlike most policemen, the bemedaled officer did not stay longer than five months in a given assignment since October…

Rise in July inflation seen; gov’t urged to bring down rice prices

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/06/2018

The government should focus on bringing down the prices of rice in order to help the poor especially with the continued increase in the country’s inflation rate. Antonio Chiu, Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) president,…

HIV cases continue to rise in Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/18/2018

Cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (Aids) in Cebu continue to increase with male to male sexual intercourse and those who share needles in illegal drugs use as the most common cause of…

Lepto cases on the rise in Cebu, Central Visayas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/10/2018

AS THE rainy season continues, the health department warned the public against wading in floodwater to avoid contracting leptospirosis, a disease caused by bacteria from rat waste. At least eight persons died out of the 50 reported…

Rise and shine

Life 06/12/2018

BARON GEISLER IS, OF COURSE, ALIVE.  BUT HE HAS NEVER BEEN THIS ALIVE.  As told to Clint Holton Potestas R.I.P., Baron—I have no idea about that. Kung sino man ang nagkalat, I call him crazy genius. In…

Safeguarding a treasure – the Philippine rise

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 05/20/2018

The weeks past was one of tremendous preparation, anticipation and excitement, especially for those in various government agencies and in the civil society organizations working with them, to achieve a desired goal — for the President to…

Dialysis center to rise in Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 04/22/2018

A dialysis center will soon be built inside the compound of Mandaue City Hospital. This after a groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday last week that was attended by Mandaue city officials headed by Mayor Luigi Quisumbing and…

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