• LGU preps for tighter security as Duterte confirms attendance in Balangiga bells’ turnover
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    LGU preps for tighter security as Duterte confirms attendance in Balangiga bells’ turnover

    MANILA, Philippines – After skipping the arrival and handover ceremony of the historic Balangiga bells in Villamor Air Base last Tuesday (December 11), President Rodrigo Duterte finally decided to attend the formal turnover of the bells to the people of Balangiga in Eastern Samar on Saturday (December

  • Catriona Gray produces own videos, combines charity with creativity in her advocacy
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    Catriona Gray produces own videos, combines charity with creativity in her advocacy

    BANGKOK, Thailand – After she wowed the audience with her stunning looks and almost perfect bearing on a huge national costume boosting with creativity, the Philippines’ bet for this year’s Miss Universe pageant, Catriona Gray, is all focused with eyes only on the crown. Above everything is her determination

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    SC ruling against angkas affects habal-habal too

    THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said that all motorcycle drivers that take on paying passengers, with or without the aid of the Angkas application, will be apprehended,

  • Drivers, commuters react to SC’s Angkas decision
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    Drivers, commuters react to SC’s Angkas decision

    SOME Angkas drivers believe that should the Supreme Court (SC) stop Angkas, it should also do the same to unregistered habal-habal operators, in the interest of fairness.Angkas driver Jason Arcisa, 28,

  • 2 new passenger vessels ply Mactan-Cebu route
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    2 new passenger vessels ply Mactan-Cebu route

    TWO new sea vessels are now ferrying commuters to and from Lapu-Lapu City and Cebu City.Eric Lim, the Topline Marina chief executive officer and president, said the double-decker boats travel to Pier 3

  • Town bans trucks on Christmas
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    Town bans trucks on Christmas

    THE decision to ban big trucks to deliver goods to various business establishments during the Christmas holidays is the ultimate solution to traffic in Minglanilla, the gateway to southern Cebu.Jonathan

  • Bankers complain of ‘costly’ ATM gluing scheme
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    Bankers complain of ‘costly’ ATM gluing scheme

    THE automated teller machine (ATM) scammers had affected the finances and operations of some banks.Cebu Bankers Club (CBC) president Neil Darwin Credo said gluing an ATM keypad can lead to its damage and

  • Apo rescinds layoff order
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    Apo rescinds layoff order

    IT’S a happy Christmas after all for employees of the Apo Cement Corp.This, after the company decided to cancel its plan to lay off some of its employees, which was supposed to take effect on Dec. 13,

  • Villagers at risk to be relocated in late 2019
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    Villagers at risk to be relocated in late 2019

    IT HAS been nearly two months since the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) 7 recommended the relocation of some 50 families living in proximity to a huge crack by the mountainside in Sitio Sandayong, a

  • Beware of ‘Holiday Heart Syndrome’
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    Beware of ‘Holiday Heart Syndrome’

    THE Department of Health (DOH) 7 warns the public on the dangers of excessive eating and alcohol drinking especially with the Christmas and New Year holidays fast approaching.Dr. Shelbay Blanco, DOH 7

  • Anti-violence law hailed
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    Anti-violence law hailed

    CEBU VICE GOV. AGNES MAGPALE welcomed the approval of House Bill 8655, or the Expanded Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children (E-VAWC) in the Lower House.The bill, whose sponsorship is led by representatives

  • AppleOne to launch five projects in 2019
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    AppleOne to launch five projects in 2019

    HOMEGROWN property developer AppleOne Properties Inc. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, said it will launch about P8 billion worth of real estate projects in 2019.The amount will finance at least five projects including

  • BSP approves guidelines on adoption of PFRS 9
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    BSP approves guidelines on adoption of PFRS 9

    THE Monetary Board (MB) approved the guidelines on the adoption of Philippine Financial Reporting Standards (PFRS) 9 for financial instruments under management of trust entities (TE).The guidelines expanded

  • Young car buyers eyed
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    Young car buyers eyed

    TARGETING millennials who want top quality cars for their money, Chinese-owned British brand Morris Garages launched three of its units in Cebu on Tuesday, Dec. 11.Valarie Lu-Borja, sales manager of Morris

  • Tourists avoiding winter are coming to Cebu
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    Tourists avoiding winter are coming to Cebu

    TOURIST arrivals at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) increased in November this year, officials of the GMR Megawide Airport Corp. (GMCAC) said on Wednesday, Dec. 12.Around 20,000 foreign tourists,

  • Renato A. Claravall named PVB president
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    Renato A. Claravall named PVB president

    THE board of directors of the Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) approved the appointment of Renato A. Claravall as its new president and chief operating officer effective Dec. 1.Claravall has been a director

  • City hopping
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    City hopping

    THE flight to the Land of the Rising Sun gave us cold feet. No, it was not about the thought of going there in autumn, when temperatures would start to dip. It was due to the idea of traversing through

  • Let there be lights!
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    Let there be lights!

    WHERE to see the “sea-riffic” 49-foot Christmas tree, but at SM Seaside City Cebu, where the feel and mood is “under the sea” with underwater denizens like corals, jellyfish, pearls and shells!

  • Duterte urged to reconsider Diokno's appointment
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    Duterte urged to reconsider Diokno's appointment

    THE House of Representatives has adopted a resolution urging President Rodrigo Duterte to reconsider the appointment of Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno amid the controversies hounding the Department of

  • EKG, other heart health features come to Apple Watch
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    EKG, other heart health features come to Apple Watch

    APPLE Watch is now fulfilling its promise to let people take EKGs of their heart and notify them of any irregular heartbeat.Apple announced the heart features in September, but didn’t make them available

  • Editorial: Cooked turtle meat in Pasil
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    Editorial: Cooked turtle meat in Pasil

    THE sale of cooked turtle meat is not new in Barangay Pasil in Cebu City. Officials of the barangay may even have eaten turtle meat a number of times and know where it is served. Surely, even officials

  • Briones: Minglanilla ban
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    Briones: Minglanilla ban

    I DON’T know if somebody put him up to it. But, at last, the mayor of Minglanilla had done something to address the traffic problem in his town.Well, for starters, he called a meeting to discuss the

  • Seares: Paolo’s list: How could infirm bishop or, ‘hala oy,’ Jollibee destabilize gov’t?
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    Seares: Paolo’s list: How could infirm bishop or, ‘hala oy,’ Jollibee destabilize gov’t?

    FORMER Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte’s list of “destabilizers” of President Duterte’s government must have been a joke, a bad joke but still a joke. How else could it be so patently and unbelievably

  • Tell it to SunStar: Exaggeration by Jesus
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    Tell it to SunStar: Exaggeration by Jesus

    JESUS sometimes taught by using exaggeration. He said, “If your eyes causes you to do sin, gouge it out. If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. Love your enemies,” and many more.But we can interpret

  • Wenceslao: Monster traffic jam
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    Wenceslao: Monster traffic jam

    SO IT has been almost a year since that monster traffic jam that hit the portion of the Cebu South Coastal Road from the South Road Properties in Cebu City to Carcar City happened. I was caught in that