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A BICYCLE rider died after he was hit by a passenger bus along the national highway in Barangay Tunghaan, Minglanilla town, southern Cebu around 7:15 a.m. on Friday, January 27, 2023.The victim was identified as Jinske Patalisa, of legal age, a resident of Barangay Tungkop of the said municipality.Police Major Arieza Otida, chief of Minglanilla Police Station, said Patalisa was driving a bicycle north when he went out of his lane and got hit by a Ceres bus behind him. The victim died instantly.B
LAPU-LAPU City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan wants the fixers of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) Lapu-Lapu City to serve as “facilitators” of the agency so that they will stop working as “fixers” in the vicinity of City Hall.LTO Central Visayas (LTO 7) Director Victor Caindec, however, wants the fixers charged for their illegal activities.Chan came up with the idea after his office received several complaints about the fixers reportedly taking advantage of the clients of LTO, whose office is si
NEARLY 2,000 workers in Central Visayas in 2022 were awarded work-related conflict settlements worth P44.6 million under the Labor department’s settlement program.The Department of Labor and Employment-Central Visayas (Dole 7) said 1,983 workers across five of its field offices in Central Visayas benefited from settled requests for assistance (RFAs) filed under the Single Entry Approach (SEnA) program.The SEnA program is Dole’s process in preventing labor-related conflicts such as unfair job pra
A TWO-STOREY house was razed by fire in Barangay Campo 4, Talisay City on Thursday evening, January 26, 2023.The house is allegedly owned by Gina Arroga.Senior Fire Officer 4 Guiller Pegarido, deputy fire marshall of Talisay City Fire Station (TCFS), said the fire incident started at 8:36 p.m. and was declared fire out after 10 minutes.Pegarido pegged the damage at P75,000.The TCFS is now conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the fire. (BBT, TPT)
THE Philippines’ super heroine, Darna, continues to fly high on primetime TV and on digital platforms. So far, it has spawned various Darna-related content on TikTok with the hashtag #Darna garerning approximately 2.3 billion combined views at the end of 2022.Darna’s nemesis, Heneral Borgo (played by Richard Quan), has gathered the most destructive individuals to form his “Super Soldiers.” The pack is composed of Noah (Paolo Gumabao), Andre (Young JV), Mayor Zaldy (Simon Ibarra), Maisha (Dawn Ch
A 16-YEAR-OLD boy was found dead inside his room in Purok Manga I, Barangay Punod in the midwestern town of Pinamungajan, Cebu, on Wednesday morning, January 25, 2023.However, the discovery wasn’t reported to the police until 4 p.m. that same day.The boy was identified as Keith Zyril Espino Bayno, a Grade 10 student at the Lamac National High School.According to Major Vincent Zozobrado, chief of the Pinamungajan Police Station, a relative found Bayno’s lifeless body on the floor around 10 a.m.He
Anybody else here love Sunday mornings? I know I do.For those who spend long hours at work during the week, Sundays become revered in a way. Sleeping in, rolling in bed an extra couple of hours—we embrace every tick of the second reminding ourselves that we have a life to live at our own pace.One particular Sunday morning had the wife and I randomly thinking of brunch and bubbles. We’re really not drinkers per se, but the whole concept just sounded fancy. We ended up heading to this brunch place
Crying, hungry, and covered in ants. This was how a newborn baby boy was found underneath a vehicle in a parking lot in Barangay Punta Princessa, Cebu City, on Thursday afternoon, January 26, 2023. Yet the baby is recovering well as of 5 p.m., January 27, 2022, at the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) after concerned neighbors rescued him.A teenage boy heard the child’s cry around 3 p.m. and upon finding the baby, alerted the people in a nearby internet cafe of the infant’s presence. Savier Bulamb
This is one question hogging the news headlines lately.But, is it the right question to ask? Shouldn’t the more appropriate question be: “What is the best use for a heritage structure that holds more than a century of Cebu City history?”Unfortunately, the issue has never been seriously approached from that perspective. Instead, the question of legal ownership immediately gained paramount importance (never mind that the two claimants are both government instrumentalities). The default resolution
PERSONNEL of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Revenue Region 13 conducted simultaneous operations against the sales of illicit tobacco products in selected stores in Danao City and the municipalities of Consolacion and Lilo-an in northern Cebu on Wednesday, January 25, 2023.Douglas Rufino, Regional Director of BIR - Revenue Region 13 who spearheaded the operation in Consolacion town, told reporters on Wednesday that their main objective was to stop the proliferation of illicit cigarettes.The
“SINGAPORE-LIKE” public markets are being pushed by Councilor Renato “Junjun” Osmeña in Cebu City’s bid to revitalize trade and commerce.Osmeña inspected five public markets in the city Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, and had a dialogue with the administrators and vendors to determine how the City Government can fast-track the development of public markets. Among the things he checked was the market’s ventilation, electricity and water supply, drainage system, structural integrity, and comfort rooms.Os
EDUCATOR Augusto Go announced that the University of Cebu Medical School (UCMed) has enough nurses and medical staff and is always ready to accommodate patients at all times.The 80-year-old Cebuano businessman, who is also a lawyer, told reporters on Wednesday, January 26, that many hospitals across the country have experienced shortage of nurses and medical staff because they preferred to work abroad for higher take home pay.But Go said that UCMed had overcome the challenge as it absorbed more
The Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) Intelligence Unit nabbed a high-value individual in possession of P13.6 million worth of illegal drugs in Liloan town, Cebu, on Thursday evening, January 26, 2023.The suspect, identified as Lunicito Juario "Looney" Labitas, 38, was arrested around 11:35 p.m. at Sitio Upper Bagacay, Barangay Tayud, allegedly carrying 2 kilos of illegal drug substances suspected to be shabu.Labitas, who hails from Barangay Quiot Pardo in Cebu City, is considered one of the
MORE than 2,000 grams of illegal drugs worth P16 million were confiscated in buy-bust operations in the Central Visayas in just one week.Data obtained from the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO 7) showed that a total of 2,362.41 grams of suspected shabu were seized from 161 drug personalities in 115 anti-illegal drug operations from January 16, 2023 to January 23.The PRO 7 credited the new system that they implemented in the fight against drugs for their achievement.The PRO 7 also e
A ROOSTER handler was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Dauis town, Bohol past 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2023.Dauis Police Station Chief, Lieutenant Thomas Zen Cheung, headed the operation that led to the arrest of John Albert Iter, 27, a resident of Barangay Dao, Tagbilaran City.Iter yielded more than a kilo of suspected shabu worth around P8.5 million.Cheung said in an interview with SunStar Cebu that they arrested Iter based on the information given by their other captives about the
Authorities in Mandaue City are still in search of a man who allegedly jumped off the Marcelo Fernan Bridge on Wednesday night, January 25, 2023.Karlo Cabahug, Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MCDRRMO) Assistant Head, said on Thursday, January 26, 2023, that their search and rescue operation for the missing man is still ongoing. SunStar Cebu is withholding the man's identity for security purposes.Cabahug said the incident was reported to them around 9 p.m. on Wednesday
PROPERTY developer JEG Development Corp. (JDC) and Vivant COREnergy Inc. are pushing forward their goal of achieving sustainability through renewable energy with the launching of the first solar-powered commercial building in Cebu City.A 37kWp (kilowatt peak) rooftop solar panel was recently installed at the 22-story JEG Tower @ One Acacia to power daytime energy demand.This grid-tied solar project is expected to produce 77MWhr of energy annually while avoiding 30 metric tons of carbon dioxide e
It is high time to end the “abono” situation of public school teachers who have to pay in advance for the needs of their students out of their own pockets, Sen. Robinhood “Robin” C. Padilla said on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023.Padilla threw his full support behind proposed measures providing additional benefits and privileges for public school teachers, who he hailed for being the “second parents” of young Filipino learners.This is aside from teachers having to make more sacrifices in fulfilling the