• Rerouting plan set as C3 bridge in Navotas closes starting July 20 – MMDA
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    Rerouting plan set as C3 bridge in Navotas closes starting July 20 – MMDA

    MANILA, Philippines – The C3 bridge in Navotas will be temporarily closed to traffic starting July 20 to give way for the construction of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) Harbor Link Segment 10 C3 to R10 section project, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Thursday. The

  • Brewer tagged in ‘poisoning’ taps third-party labs to test banned Carabao Cosmic Gin
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    Brewer tagged in ‘poisoning’ taps third-party labs to test banned Carabao Cosmic Gin

    MANILA, Philippines – The manufacturer of the recently recalled Cosmic Carabao Gin said it is now investigating reports of alleged methanol poisoning and has tapped third-party laboratories to test the craft gin. “This is to determine any possible issue in the production of the Cosmic Carabao Gin,” Juan

  • BRT route realigned
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    BRT route realigned

    THE Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) will now start at the South Road Properties (SRP), with Presidential Assistant for Visayas Michael Dino saying the previously proposed N. Bacalso Ave. route isn’t feasible.At

  • ‘Stain of the century’: top US diplomat Mike Pompeo lashes out at China over treatment of Uygurs
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    ‘Stain of the century’: top US diplomat Mike Pompeo lashes out at China over treatment of Uygurs

    China’s mass internment of Uygurs and other Muslim ethnic minorities is “the stain of the century”, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday.Speaking in Washington at a government-hosted conference on global religious freedom, Pompeo accused Beijing of demanding control “over the lives of the

  • City tells barangays to intensify prep, information drive
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    City tells barangays to intensify prep, information drive

    AS PAG-ASA announced the start of the rainy season, the Cebu City Government has urged the Cebu City Health Office (CHO), Barangay Health Workers and Cebu City Medical Center to intensify their preparation

  • Consolacion landfill gets P700K penalty
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    Consolacion landfill gets P700K penalty

    THE Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) has slapped the sanitary landfill in Aloguinsan, Cebu with a P700,000 fine for violating environmental laws.San Rafael Landfill Corp. (SRLC), owned by Rafael Moreno,

  • Chan flips, supports e-jeeps
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    Chan flips, supports e-jeeps

    AFTER his meeting with Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (Opav) Secretary Michael Dino on Thursday, July 18, 2019, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan said he is supporting the public utility

  • University of Hong Kong president Zhang Xiang calls for ‘every corner of society’ to mend political divide through talking as city gears up for more marches
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    University of Hong Kong president Zhang Xiang calls for ‘every corner of society’ to mend political divide through talking as city gears up for more marches

    The head of Hong Kong’s oldest university has urged officials, students and alumni to talk “in every corner of society” as the first step towards stopping the downward spiral of a political crisis engulfing the city, sparked by the now-suspended extradition bill.The call on Thursday night came as rival

  • Turning around Huawei’s battered image: a tough job but someone ought to do it, crisis management experts say
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    Turning around Huawei’s battered image: a tough job but someone ought to do it, crisis management experts say

    After years of stellar growth and a rags-to-riches corporate history, Huawei Technologies is caught in the middle of a US-China trade war, accused of stealing trade secrets, facing espionage concerns, its chief financial officer detained, its global business threatened.By its own admission, the crisis

  • LTO to seize e-bikes seen on city streets
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    LTO to seize e-bikes seen on city streets

    THE Land Transportation Office (LTO) will seize electric bikes (e-bikes) that ply government roads as these are not registered, and anyone who figures in an accident would not be covered by insurance.LTO

  • Gwen promises to help inmates’ livelihood, rehab
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    Gwen promises to help inmates’ livelihood, rehab

    CEBU Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has vowed to improve the inmates’ condition at the Capitol-run detention facility in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City.During her first visit to the Cebu Provincial Detention and

  • Police chiefs dared to haul P1-B drugs
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    Police chiefs dared to haul P1-B drugs

    THE new head of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has put up a challenge to her 11 station chiefs, urging them to show good performance in their campaign against illegal drugs by confiscating P1 billion

  • Editorial: The National Museum is here!
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    Editorial: The National Museum is here!

    OR WILL soon be. The Presidential Palace has not yet officially announced its decision to allow the National Museum to take over the 107-year old Aduana or Cebu Customs House even as the regional Bureau

  • Carvajal: Missing priority
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    Carvajal: Missing priority

    CEBU City Mayor Labella’s priorities are the right ones for the city. Like his priority of free (food, supplies and maybe transportation?) basic education to the city’s school children is spot on.

  • Seares: Trump ‘has no racist bones’ in his body; Icelanders ‘eat ice’
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    Seares: Trump ‘has no racist bones’ in his body; Icelanders ‘eat ice’

    PRESIDENTS occasionally tell jokes but, more often, they are the butt of jokes.As the highest official of the land, a President has huge advantage over any other speaker who cracks a joke: his audience

  • CA clears Naga City, Cebu Mayor Chiong
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    CA clears Naga City, Cebu Mayor Chiong

    THE Court of Appeals (CA) reversed the decision of the anti-graft office to dismiss Naga City, Cebu Mayor Valdemar Chiong for being guilty of grave misconduct and gross neglect of duty.In its July 5, 2019

  • Wenceslao: Trash management
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    Wenceslao: Trash management

    NO, THE trash in the title of this column is not meant to disparage a management style. The focus here is garbage disposal in relation, again, to Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management

  • Lidasan: Hard answers, concrete solutions
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    Lidasan: Hard answers, concrete solutions

    BEING involved in peacebuilding means asking the hard questions. It means looking through areas where we might have missed, or else looking at previous actions that may have contributed to conflict in

  • Libre: Going full-gear
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    Libre: Going full-gear

    CBCP issues “urgent call” on climate emergencyClimate change must be addressed, weather we like it or not.***Shelter for abuse victims soughtThey should be safeguarded from bad people, as well as,

  • Tell it to SunStar: Closing SSS coverage gaps
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    Tell it to SunStar: Closing SSS coverage gaps

    THE Social Security Commission (SSC) approved the hiring of a third-party service provider to conduct a detailed nationwide survey that will help close the Social Security System’s (SSS) coverage gaps,

  • Chasing the sun
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    Chasing the sun

    AFTER a series of cool, gray days, summer wrested a Sunday evening to its own warm color palette at Soleil, a fashion show of sunny hues and floral accents led by Disegno Dado and Pixie Dust Creations

  • Cuenco: Hello, beautiful!
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    Cuenco: Hello, beautiful!

    BENEBABES in Cebu City will be happy to say hello to the brand-new Benefit Cosmetics boutique in the city, which officially opened on July 17. The second store proves how much Cebu and Benefit love each

  • Avail of free pool, beach access with gym membership at Mövenpick
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    Avail of free pool, beach access with gym membership at Mövenpick

    WELLNESS is a wise investment. With this in mind, Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu gives one reasons to push and achieve his or her body goals with its special promo on gym membership, offered from

  • Let your style roar
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    Let your style roar

    THIS season, Pandora celebrates Disney’s “The Lion King” with the new Disney x Pandora jewelry collection. Launching this July, the collection welcomes the beloved characters back to the big screen

  • Family of elderly Hong Kong woman who died after house call to lodge another complaint as coroner rules doctor ‘unreliable’
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    Family of elderly Hong Kong woman who died after house call to lodge another complaint as coroner rules doctor ‘unreliable’

    Relatives of a 75-year-old woman who died after a medical house call are planning to lodge another complaint against the doctor after a coroner found him an unreliable witness and returned an open verdict.Coroner Wong Wai-kuen on Thursday summed up the inquest into the death of Lai Loi-heung in March