Fearless Forecast Week 12: 4.1 REC, 59.0 TOTAL YDS, 0.4 TOTAL TD
. Projected Points: 10.2
Fearless Forecast Week 12: 4.1 REC, 59.0 TOTAL YDS, 0.4 TOTAL TD
. Projected Points: 10.2
Nearly five months into the administration of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., the Philippine National Police has reported that law enforcement agencies have killed 46 drug suspects. But the official count has been met with skepticism and criticism, with the Human Rights Watch saying that the police are “downplaying” and “undercounting” drug war deaths.Marcos has vowed to continue the campaign against illegal drugs but with an emphasis on prevention and rehabilitation. His predecessor
AROUND 43 areas in nine barangays in Lapu-Lapu City have been identified as designated community firecracker display areas (CFDA) during the Christmas season.The 43 designated CFDAs will be placed in Barangay Agus, Suba-Basbas, Babag, Calawisan, Gun-ob, Looc, Poblacion, Bankal and Buaya.Apart from that, firecrackers and pyrotechnics authorized and designated zones are only along the road from Corner Kinalumsan, Barangay Canjulao, pass crossing Barangay Calawisan to Tacan, Barangay Babag includin
The resumption of face-to-face classes has been embraced by students and their families and educators as a sign of the return to the “normal.”The pandemic’s social isolation and consequent dependence on technology altered not just learning systems but experiences in the educational process.Mental health was a primary concern during the approximately two years that the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) peaked in transmission.While vaccinations and a marked decrease in Covid-19 infections has returne
It’s been nearly four decades since the controversial original. After all we’ve been through and learned since, do we really need to sexualize minors with a remake of ‘Underage’?
Libel should be decriminalized, except if you take part in fake news.
THE man who allegedly stole the Christmas decorations and tarpaulins with Christmas concepts along Osmeña Boulevard, Cebu City has already been caught by operatives of Parian Police Station 1.But Major Efren Diaz, chief of Parian Police Station, did not reveal the name of the suspect as they are still looking for his other cohorts whom they have already identified.Diaz said the suspects, who are both young, sold the Christmas decorations at lower price and the tarpaulins to vendors in Carbon Pub
A SCHOLAR of Carmen Copper Corp. and sole graduate from Cebu topped the September 2022 Social Worker Licensure Exam.Ann Millennie Antoque of the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) landed in ninth place with a rating of 86.40 percent. She is the first scholar to top a licensure examination since the Carmen Copper Scholarship Program started in 2012.“I am blessed to become a registered social worker and immensely grateful to be a topnotcher. This was made possible through the sch
AN ALLEGED notorious robber was arrested by roving policemen from Mabolo Police Station after he was caught victimizing a call center agent on Saturday evening, November 26, on Samar Loop, Ayala Business Center, Barangay Hipodromo, Cebu City.Police Major Eraño Regidor of Mabolo Police Station identified the suspect as Bryl Sumalinog, 26, of Ponce 1, Barangay Carreta.According to Regidor, his men who conducted a roving patrol in the area heard the victim, Estelita Atamosa, 21, who hails from Bari
Platinum Karaoke finally broke through as they captured the championship in the fourth leg of the PBA 3x3 Second Conference Season 2 on Sunday at the Robinsons Place in Malabon.The team of coach Anton Altamirano prevailed in the standalone tournament, beating a tough Cavitex Braves side in a low-scoring final, 13-12, to claim the P100,000 prize money. Platinum Karaoke previously made the leg finals twice, but always ended up as a bridesmaid.There was no denying the team this time around as Terre
THE Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) warned motorists of heavy traffic along the Cebu South Coastal Road (CSCR) as hundreds of thousands of worshipers are expected to gather at the South Road Properties (SRP) on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, for the “Jesus Reigns Celebration.”The organizers of the religious event told SunStar Cebu Monday, Nov. 28, that they are hoping to see more than 200,000 people at the venue following the two-year hiatus on mass gatherings brought by the Covid-19 pandemic.
AT LEAST 5,000 beneficiaries of the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (Tupad) program in Cebu City’s south district will receive their payout on December 2-3, 2022.This was announced by Cebu City South District Rep. Eduardo “Edu” Rama Jr. on Sunday, Nov. 27.“We are aiming that all the beneficiaries will receive their payout bag-o magpasko (before Christmas). Atoang gituyo nga sa Disyembre ni nila madawat aron anaa sab silay pangpinaskohan sa ilang kaugalingon (We int
Still the hottest clubhouse talk is the recent 2-1 victory by lowly Saudi Arabia over powerhouse Argentina in the ongoing World Cup of football in Doha, Qatar.It was a feat as spectacular as Noah’s completion of his Ark. Unthinkable, indeed, to say the least.If it were boxing, it was like seeing Manny Pacquiao knock Mike Tyson out in the first round—in Tyson’s prime.If it were golf, it was like seeing Tony Lascuna beat Tiger Woods in match play—in Woods’ prime.And, if it were basketball, it was
Most clubs have struggled to recover their forms in the post-pandemic tournaments but not it seems Sheba FC’s girls’ team. The squad managed by John Soon has been on a tear since restrictions were lifted late last year, winning seven titles and finishing second four times and third place once in various 17-Under and women’s open tournaments all over the Visayas.In almost every tournament this gifted team has joined this year, I’d get a message from my friend John Soon, the manager/financier, tha
CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama has said no public funds were used during a week-long “working vacation” together with his family in Singapore.Rama returned to work at City Hall on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, and during the flag-raising ceremony, the mayor said “not a single centavo” from the City Government’s coffers was used to pay for their travel.According to a report from the Public Information Office, Rama’s vacation included official activities that were in line with his Singapore-like vision for
The University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) Jaguars zipped past the University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters, 74-69, to complete the semifinals cast in the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (CESAFI) Season 22 collegiate basketball tournament last Saturday night at the Cebu Coliseum.Rookie guard JZ Dizon had a double-double of 22 points and 11 assists, to go with three rebounds and a steal as the Jaguars ended the elimination round with an even 5-5 win-loss record, the same record as UC. However,
FIRE victims in Sitio Paradise, Barangay Looc, Mandaue City may soon be transferred to the "transitory housing" the City Government is planning to put up at the four-hectare idle land in front of the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC).During the City Council’s regular session on Monday, November 28, 2022, lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, said the private company that is currently leasing the city-owned prime lot has allowed the City Government to use t
CHINA Airlines, Taiwan’s state-owned flag carrier, is set to launch its inaugural direct flight from Cebu to Taipei on Dec. 1, as the carrier eyes a rebound in leisure demand.The four times per week flight will operate on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.“Cebu will become China Airlines’ second destination in the Philippines alongside the capital Manila,” said David Casey, editor at Routesonline, an aviation data provider.The carrier originally planned to launch a nonstop Taipei-Cebu
POLICE officers in Central Visayas are reminded to always be careful when handling their firearms.They must observe basic and gun safety rules at all times, said Police Regional Office Central Visayas Director Brigadier General Roderick Augustus Alba.A member of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team in Laguna died after he was accidentally shot by a fellow officer on Thursday, November 24, 2022.“Treat every firearm as if it was loaded. I will hold accountable and responsible if a similar incident
TWO two-story houses were razed when a fire struck Purok Lower 8, Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City, on Saturday night, November 26, 2022.The houses were owned by Gonigonda Aum and one of them was occupied by her daughter-in-law Editha Aum.According to FO3 Fulbert Navarro, duty investigator of the Cebu City Fire Office, they received the alarm at 9:34 p.m.After firefighters arrived at the scene two minutes later, the situation was immediately raised to first alarm. The fire was brought under control
THE Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) in Lapu-Lapu City is expected to see an increase in passenger traffic during the holidays, but an airport official said the number could be lower compared to the pre-pandemic holiday season.The increase in the number of passengers going in and out of the airport is expected to happen between November and January as Filipinos return home from abroad or going back to their home provinces for the holidays, according to Edilyth Maribojoc, GMR-Megawide Ceb