Mandatory use of personal air purifiers among PUV drivers, conductors in Cebu to start next week

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/13/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Starting Monday, August 16, 2021, drivers and conductors of public utility vehicles (PUVs) plying Cebu Province will be required to wear personal air purifiers. This was the order issued by Cebu Governor…

De-Labor-y Day for delivery riders in Cebu

Immae Lachica 05/02/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— As the famous line goes, not all heroes wear capes, a group of people in Cebu recognized our modern-day heroes in celebration of Labor Day. They may not have capes on their back,…

1.5k taxi drivers in Cebu City to undergo pooled testing

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Taxi drivers plying the Cebu City streets will be subjected to pooled testing for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Mayor Edgardo Labella announced this in a press conference on Thursday, February 11, 2021,…

LTFRB to penalize taxi drivers who refuse to transport front line workers

Futch Anthony Inso 03/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)-7 is urging the public to report to their office if a taxi cab refuses to transport them, especially front liner passengers such as nurses, doctors,…

Bad eggs

Editorial 01/12/2016

Last week’s incident involving taxi driver Bebiano Dapal Jr. reminds us that there are still a lot of bad eggs among public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers.. Dapal got furious when one of his passengers, a one-year-old boy,…

Traffic eases on second day of SM Seaside City

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 11/29/2015

Traffic during the the second day of the SM Seaside City Cebu at South Road Properties (SRP) was moderate compared to last Friday’s opening that had bumper-to-bumper congestion. “As of 4 p.m.  traffic is smooth from SM…

Marco Polo Hotel awards honest taxi drivers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/15/2014

In his three years as a taxi driver, 45-year-old Warlito Gonzales adheres to one simple rule; never take anything that’s not yours. He and fellow taxi drivers Frankie Bautista and Cayo dela Peña received certificates with the…

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