All 7 SK councilors of Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City resign

Futch Anthony Inso 03/10/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – All seven Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Councilors in Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City, including their Treasurer and Secretary, have resigned from their post last week. This was confirmed by Keesha Niña Tuñacao, SK councilor of…

Lapu-Lapu gov’t to owners: Get impounded vehicles or we’ll dispose them

Futch Anthony Inso 01/18/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government is planning to dispose of impounded vehicles that were already abandoned by their owners. Lawyer Ailee Tejano, secretary to the Lapu-Lapu City Mayor, said that the city would ask…

Barangay secretary to replace slain councilor in Kinasang-an, Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Kinasang-an Barangay Captain Susan Enriquez said their barangay secretary will fill in the position of the late Barangay Councilor Ponciano Villamil, who was shot dead last November 30, 2020. The village chief said barangay secretary…

Galvez: ‘High chance’ for Cebu province’s appeal for MGCQ

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province’s appeal to be reclassified to a more relaxed general community quarantine may get a nod from the national Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID). Secretary Carlito…

Projects worth P30M eyed for conflict-affected areas in Negros Oriental

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/14/2019

CEBU CITY — National government agencies (NGAs) have planned P30 million worth of projects in conflict-affected areas in Negros Oriental. These projects were planned in a joint effort by NGAs following the creation of the Regional Task…

Puyat: RP tourism arrival growth rate higher than global average rate

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Philippines registered a higher tourist arrivals growth when compared to global average growth rate, said Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat. Puyat, who delivered the welcome remarks on the first day of Routes Asia 2019…

Duterte defends Cabinet choice with military background, cites need for Cabinet efficiency, action

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — President Duterte defended his choosing a military man to sit as secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) during his visit to Cebu on Sunday night, February 24. DSWD Secretary…

Passport on Wheels starts offering services to applicants at SM Seaside mall

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/04/2019

CEBU CITY—The Department of Foreign Affair (DFA) launched the second Passport on Wheels (POW) in Cebu City at the SM Seaside mall in the South Road Properties on Monday afternoon, February 4. The POW is an offsite…

New DOT secretary to prioritize Cebu and other parts of CV

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/13/2018

Newly appointed Tourism Secretary Bernadette Puyat expressed her desire to make Cebu and other parts of Central Visayas a key tourist destination in the country’s tourism industry. She said Cebu is a jewel which must be given…

Former DENR Secretary launches nationwide competition for socially-oriented orgs

Jose Santino S. Bun-achita 04/03/2018

Former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez continues rendering public service through helping community-based businesses. With her new iLOVE (Investments in Loving Organizations for Village Economies) Foundation, Lopez launched a nationwide competition for socially-oriented organizations that will be chosen…

AGUIRRE: TOMAS GOT P7M FROM JAGUAR

Marlon Ramos, Morexette Erram 03/26/2018

Mayor tells DOJ secretary to prove allegation He earlier dangled a cash incentive for every dead drug suspect. Now, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña found himself on the other end of the spectrum after he was tagged…

Habal-habal operations

Editorial 09/20/2017

Public reaction over Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade’s scolding of his Undersecretary Tim Orbos for riding a habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) in order to catch up to an appointment on time should compel the government to review and decide whether…

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