• Bus depot swamped until dawn post-sinulog
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    Bus depot swamped until dawn post-sinulog

    THE Cebu South Bus Terminal was immediately filled with passengers itching to go home after it reopened 21 hours after it was closed for the Sinulog grand parade on Sunday, Jan. 20. At 8 p.m. on Sunday,

  • PAGASA lifts storm alert as Amang heads north
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    PAGASA lifts storm alert as Amang heads north

    TROPICAL Storm Amang went toward Southern Luzon, prompting the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Sciences Administration (Pagasa) to lift the tropical cyclone warning signal number one

  • Health official pushes prison in Cebu islet
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    Health official pushes prison in Cebu islet

    TO avoid congestion in jail facilities, Cebu Provincial Health Officer Rene Catan suggested to place the inmates in an islet. Catan floated his idea during the first quarter meeting of the Provincial Peace

  • Mabolo mock poll a success: Comelec
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    Mabolo mock poll a success: Comelec

    THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) claimed a successful mock elections in Mabolo, Cebu City and Santander, Cebu last Jan. 19, although public participation wasn’t as expected. This was probably because

  • 3 killed after ex-friends’ feud erupts in gunfire
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    3 killed after ex-friends’ feud erupts in gunfire

    THREE men died in a shootout on J. Alcantara St. in Barangay Sambag 1, Cebu City on Monday morning, Jan. 21.Involved in the incident were two friends whose relationship allegedly turned sour because of

  • Handling of 2019 Sinulog grand parade criticized
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    Handling of 2019 Sinulog grand parade criticized

    A widely celebrated festival like Sinulog may have already achieved international milestones, but it doesn’t mean it is perfect.Although “generally successful,” there were areas in this year’s

  • Innovation cuts trash haul
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    Innovation cuts trash haul

    CEBU City’s Department of Public Services (DPS) collected less garbage during this year’s Sinulog grand parade.DPS Assistant Department Head John Paul Gelasque said that for Sunday, Jan. 20 alone,

  • Gratitude dance wins for Tribe Malipayon
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    Gratitude dance wins for Tribe Malipayon

    THE Consolacion Municipal Government is thankful that its contingent Tribu Malipayon snatched the grand prize in the free interpretation category in the Sinulog ritual showdown Sunday, Jan. 20.It was the

  • Barangay tanod shot in drug bust
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    Barangay tanod shot in drug bust

    A BARANGAY tanod suspected to be a drug pusher was shot in a drug bust in Barangay North Poblacion, San Fernando, Monday night, January 21.Joel Bacalso was neutralized by anti-drug enforcement operatives

  • Consumers: Don’t ask for unnecessary data
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    Consumers: Don’t ask for unnecessary data

    CONSUMERS want remittance firms to simplify money transaction requirements, following the data breach faced by one of the country’s biggest pawnshops.Zandro Guillo, a nursing educator, said companies

  • CCCI names candidates for 2019 board of trustees
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    CCCI names candidates for 2019 board of trustees

    THE Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) through its commission on elections, recently named the official candidates qualified to run for this year’s election of board of trustees.Four candidates

  • Lessons from Chairman Tatang
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    Lessons from Chairman Tatang

    THERE were two things that tycoon Henry Sy taught his employees over the years—hard work and perseverance.These two values have been his guiding light that helped him build the country’s biggest and

  • After retail shops, GCash eyes wet markets
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    After retail shops, GCash eyes wet markets

    A FINANCIAL technology company will integrate a cashless system in two major public markets in Cebu City to help vendors keep up with the digital age.Ronnie Buhawe, regional sales head of GCash in the

  • Editorial: Out of retirement?
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    Editorial: Out of retirement?

    WHEN Manny Pacquiao defeated American Adrien Broner in Las Vegas on Sunday, Jan. 20, to defend a piece of the world welterweight crown he is holding, many said that even at 40 years old, he still got plenty

  • Seares: ‘Habal-habal’ not as ready as Angkas on safety rules
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    Seares: ‘Habal-habal’ not as ready as Angkas on safety rules

    A TECHNICAL working group (TWG), created by Department of Transportation, has been meeting since Friday (Jan. 18) to draft rules on which motorcycles are considered safe for commuters. That, and which

  • Cabaero: Only one VIP
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    Cabaero: Only one VIP

    THE Talisay City Central contingent had an unusual message for a festival. Its huge sign at the start of its presentation on the Cebu City Sports Center stage said, “Prayer for the eternal rest.”Below

  • Soriano: Family business or business family? (part 2)
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    Soriano: Family business or business family? (part 2)

    WHAT’S the difference between a family business and a business family?In a well-written article by James Woods, he clearly articulated the divergent views of a family business and a business family by

  • Briones: Back to reality
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    Briones: Back to reality

    THE “Big 3” is finally over.No more Christmas. No more New Year. And definitely, no more Sinulog.If your Christmas tree is still up in your living room, it’s time to put it back in storage. Really.

  • Tell it to SunStar: Only two commissioners resigned
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    Tell it to SunStar: Only two commissioners resigned

    THANK you for following the Patria de Cebu issue, which is still unfolding. This is just a quick note to correct the misconception that most members of the heritage commission have resigned.As of today,

  • Aldeguer praises Pacman
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    Aldeguer praises Pacman

    EVEN though he is already 40 years old, Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao showed the whole world what a unique talent he is after a lopsided beating of four-division world champion Adrien Broner at the

  • Mendoza: Good enough
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    Mendoza: Good enough

    AS CLEAR as Trump’s torrid hatred of migrants, Manny Pacquiao won his 70th fight convincingly (61st win) on Sunday in Las Vegas, Nevada.And, as clear as Digong’s dislike of illegal drugs, Adrien Broner

  • Anthony wins PBA Player of the Week
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    Anthony wins PBA Player of the Week

    FIL-Canadian forward Sean Anthony emerged as the first Cignal-PBA Press Corps Player of the Week for the 2019 season after contributing huge numbers in NorthPort’s strong start in the Philippine Cup.A

  • ‘Overweight champ’ to stay at 126 lbs
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    ‘Overweight champ’ to stay at 126 lbs

    DESPITE failing to make weight in his first title defense in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner bout, undefeated Jhack Tepora won’t be climbing to the 130-pound division but will stay

  • Remolino faces PH’s best in NAGT
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    Remolino faces PH’s best in NAGT

    CEBUANO and national team member Andrew Kim Remolino starts the year with a tough challenge as he figures in a stacked field against the country’s top standard distance athletes in the National Age Group

  • Lowering age of criminal liability 'won't decrease number of crimes'
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    Lowering age of criminal liability 'won't decrease number of crimes'

    KABATAAN Party-list Representative Sarah Elago condemned the passage of the bill lowering the age of criminal liability to nine years old, saying it will not solve the increasing number of crimes involving