• Brace for heavy traffic, leave early, motorists in Mandue City urged
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    Brace for heavy traffic, leave early, motorists in Mandue City urged

    EXPECT traffic in Mandaue City to be heavy on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.It’s the second day of the dry run of the new traffic scheme that the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (Team) implemented on

  • Ex-cop arrested in drug bust
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    Ex-cop arrested in drug bust

    TWO MONTHS of surveillance led to the arrest of a former police officer, who went absent without official leave (Awol) in 2018, and his drug supplier in separate drug busts in Cebu over the weekend.Operatives

  • 3M trees in 3 years: Labella’s target
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    3M trees in 3 years: Labella’s target

    TO REDUCE the chances of rainwater coming down from the mountains and causing flood in Cebu City, the administration of Mayor Edgardo Labella aims to plant three million trees in three years.Labella described

  • DOE foresees oil price hike this week
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    DOE foresees oil price hike this week

    HOTELS and resorts that will be participating in the Cebu Provincial Government’s tourism program Suroy-Suroy sa Sugbo will soon have their hospitality and accommodation services boosted to international

  • Capitol to help boost hotels, resorts’ qualities
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    Capitol to help boost hotels, resorts’ qualities

    HOTELS and resorts that will be participating in the Cebu Provincial Government’s tourism program Suroy-Suroy sa Sugbo will soon have their hospitality and accommodation services boosted to international

  • Outsourced workers to report on Oct. 1
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    Outsourced workers to report on Oct. 1

    SOME 803 outsourced medical and non-medical personnel will start serving the Cebu Provincial Government on Oct. 1, 2019.The bids and awards committee (BAC) had issued the notice of award to Manila-based

  • 2 ‘robbers’ found dead in Casili
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    2 ‘robbers’ found dead in Casili

    TWO men from Cebu City were found dead on a vacant lot in Barangay Casili, Mandaue City on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 21, 2019.The victims were identified as Ryan Barbosa Taniega, 27, and Stephen Gallardo

  • ‘Little Pastor’ wins Pantawid Award
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    ‘Little Pastor’ wins Pantawid Award

    A SEVENTH grader from Cordova town, Cebu was declared regional winner for the 2019 Search for Exemplary Pantawid Pamilya Children of the Department of Social Welfare and Development 7.Jhon Rhod Amodia,

  • MPIF, CCLEC initiate coastal cleanup
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    MPIF, CCLEC initiate coastal cleanup

    A TOTAL of 228 volunteers led by Metro Pacific Investments Foundation (MPIF) and Cebu Cordova Link Expressway Corp. (CCLEC) employees gathered to collect trash that winded up in the coastal village of

  • Editorial: Clearing the haze
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    Editorial: Clearing the haze

    MEDIA narratives influence how the public reacts to news. Coverage of how Indonesian wildfires has created a haze that reached Cebu and Mindanao has focused on the impact on citizens’ health.What are

  • Nalzaro: Media’s responsibility in reporting suicides
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    Nalzaro: Media’s responsibility in reporting suicides

    IF CEBU City North District Councilor Nina Mabatid has her way, she wants to minimize or prevent the media from reporting suicide cases as reporting these in details will encourage others to commit the

  • Estremera: Between rest and resistance
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    Estremera: Between rest and resistance

    IT WAS worth a loud round of laughter as my friends and I motored to Tagum City last Sunday.The context of the story was the refreshing breeze wafting from the sea that made us sleepy. Jojo Rom, the urban

  • Seares: Lapu-Lapu stature reduced by move to change his monument
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    Seares: Lapu-Lapu stature reduced by move to change his monument

    LAPU-LAPU was not among the nine persons in the shortlist that the National Heroes Committee--created under then president Fidel V. Ramos’ 1993 executive order 75--recommended in 1995 to be declared

  • Tell It to SunStar: End the culture of brutality
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    Tell It to SunStar: End the culture of brutality

    By Roneo Clamor,Karapatan deputy secretary generalWE CONDEMN the killing of a PMA cadet last week. A military 4th class cadet died of hazing at the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) in Baguio City on Sept.

  • Bunye: Lessons from my father
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    Bunye: Lessons from my father

    LET me relate to you an advice I heard from my father, Dr. Alfredo M. Bunye.My father was my boyhood idol. He was a most important influence in my life.Because of economic hardships, he supported himself

  • Better latte than never
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    Better latte than never

    ASIDE from Christmas songs on loop, the arrival of the ‘ber months also means one thing: Sweater weather. Even though the climate in Cebu is perennially humid and tropical, the last quarter of the year

  • ‘Beautiful Justice’ series stars celebrate Peñafrancia Festival
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    ‘Beautiful Justice’ series stars celebrate Peñafrancia Festival

    CELEBRITIES Yasmien Kurdi, Gil Cuerva and Gabbi Garcia are giving Kapusong Bicolanos a magayong (beautiful) celebration of Peñafrancia Festival as the “Beautiful Justice” stars fly to Naga this Sept.

  • Fetalvero: Who do we send to Mars?
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    Fetalvero: Who do we send to Mars?

    A ONE-WAY ticket to Mars? Science fiction or not, some people (or perhaps in a few years, Earthlings) proposed to launch a program that would involve volunteers from different parts of the world to be

  • Kekert: Golf challenge
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    Kekert: Golf challenge

    FOR the much-anticipated event, now on its 15th year, the Jose “Cheling” Escaño Garcia Memorial (CGM) Annual Golf Tournament hosted by JEG Development Corp., took off at the Cebu Country Club with

  • USJ-R reclaims top spot after round 1
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    USJ-R reclaims top spot after round 1

    THE University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) scored two late goals to hand defending champion Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu its second loss, 3-2, in the high school division of the Cebu Schools Athletic

  • CDU Stallions open season with straight sets win vs. CIT-U
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    CDU Stallions open season with straight sets win vs. CIT-U

    THE Cebu Doctors’ University (CDU) Stallions cruised to a straight sets victory over the Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U) Wildcats, 25-16, 25-14, 25-22, in the women’s division of the

  • Bataan ships Santillan to Zamboanga
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    Bataan ships Santillan to Zamboanga

    CEBUANO forward Leonard Santillan is on the move after he was traded by the Bataan Risers to the Zamboanga Family’s Brand Sardines in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League. Bataan got Steve Cudal

  • 2002 goats extend streak to four
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    2002 goats extend streak to four

    THE 2002 Goats raised their unbeaten streak to four games as they bested the 2000 Millennium Bugs, 69-61, in Division 2 of the University of San Carlos North Alumni Basketball Club 2019 Cebu City Mayor’s

  • CDU Stallions open season with straight sets win vs. CIT-U
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    CDU Stallions open season with straight sets win vs. CIT-U

    THE Cebu Doctors’ University (CDU) Stallions cruised to a straight sets victory over the Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U) Wildcats, 25-16, 25-14, 25-22, in the women’s division of the

  • Limpag: Yanson eyes PFF presidency
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    Limpag: Yanson eyes PFF presidency

    THE last time a candidate was mindful enough to meet the different football association presidents before the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) election, it didn’t do him much good because he was