• Mayor to sinulog organizers: practice freedom of enterprise
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    Mayor to sinulog organizers: practice freedom of enterprise

    ANYONE can sell this Sinulog provided Cebu City Hall guidelines are followed.Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella gave the assurance following a controversy arising from the sponsorship agreement entered into

  • 108 kilos hotdogs seized in Mandaue mall
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    108 kilos hotdogs seized in Mandaue mall

    THE Cebu provincial African swine fever (ASF) task force has confiscated around 108 kilos of Purefoods Tender Juicy hotdogs sold in a mall in Mandaue City as officials continued to strictly enforce Cebu’s

  • Traslacion 2020: ‘Miracle,’ healing
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    Traslacion 2020: ‘Miracle,’ healing

    MIRACLES await those who suffer.This was the message of Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Midyphil Billones in his homily during the welcome mass of the traslacion at the National Shrine of St. Joseph, Friday, Jan.

  • Shutdown to depend on security ‘threats’
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    Shutdown to depend on security ‘threats’

    DESPITE the announcement of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) of a cellular shutdown during the Sinulog, the Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 said the schedule of the cutting of signal may

  • Procession won’t pass Gen. Maxilom, Imus
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    Procession won’t pass Gen. Maxilom, Imus

    THE Sto. Niño foot procession on Saturday, will not pass Gen. Maxilom Ave. and Imus St., the route that some devotees got used to in the past few years.The procession will start at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan.

  • LIST: Sinulog Festival Queen 2020 winners
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    LIST: Sinulog Festival Queen 2020 winners

    CEBU City, Cebu - Monika Jane Afable of Tribu Rayhak from Borongan City, Province of Eastern Samar was hailed as the Sinulog Festival Queen 2020. She also bagged the Best in Runway award.Here are the list

  • Lumad Basakanon’s story of devotion, perseverance
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    Lumad Basakanon’s story of devotion, perseverance

    AS AN established veteran of the Sinulog ritual showdown, the Lumad Basakanon is known for its finesse, precision, charm and fluidity.But more than the sharpness and caliber of a top performer, it is the

  • Same carousel route for Sinulog parade
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    Same carousel route for Sinulog parade

    THE Sinulog 2020 grand parade will follow the usual carousel route on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020.Contingents have been assigned their starting points in the carousel. They will perform from their starting points,

  • Five nabbed for selling Valium
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    Five nabbed for selling Valium

    THE Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) City Intelligence Branch (CIB) arrested five persons in a buy-bust on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, for illegally selling anti-anxiety medicines on Juana Osmeña St., Barangay

  • DOH sets price freeze on N95 masks
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    DOH sets price freeze on N95 masks

    THE ash fall brought about by the eruption of the Taal Volcano in Batangas has prompted the Department of Health (DOH) to issue a price freeze on the sale of N95 masks.Although Cebu is not directly affected

  • Public pupils to get ‘uniform’ school uniforms
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    Public pupils to get ‘uniform’ school uniforms

    STARTING next school year, pupils of the close to 70 public elementary schools in Cebu City will have the same set of school uniforms.Mayor Edgardo Labella on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, said they already

  • Editorial: Sinulog economics
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    Editorial: Sinulog economics

    IT HAS always been about the money.Of course, much has changed since the first Sinulog parade was held 40 years ago, organized by David Odilao Jr., then regional director of the Ministry of Sports and

  • Libre: Faces of evil
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    Libre: Faces of evil

    ONE by one, the faces of evil in the Middle East, as drawn by the US, disappeared. Osama Bin Laden, Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi were the most notorious in the list and all met their deaths in military

  • Nalzaro: Ombudsman to probe Caindec’s assets
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    Nalzaro: Ombudsman to probe Caindec’s assets

    IRISH writer Edmund Burke (1729-1797) once said, “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”I am not saying that I belong to one of the “good men.” I am also

  • Wenceslao: Reevaluation
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    Wenceslao: Reevaluation

    I AM basically a loner, so being in a crowd bothers me. That is why among my batch who decided to go full time in the underground when I was younger (largely during the Marcos years), I was one among two

  • Tell it to SunStar: A warning to ninja cops
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    Tell it to SunStar: A warning to ninja cops

    I AM issuing a stern warning to the so-called ninja cops or members of the police involved in the recycling of seized illegal drugs: the law is catching up with you.The Department of Justice indicted former

  • Tell it to SunStar: My take on Duterte’s drug war
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    Tell it to SunStar: My take on Duterte’s drug war

    CONTROVERSIES on Duterte’s drug war do not only sprout from the human rights activists’ protests grounded on the sanctity of life but also from the issues arising from the manner the war on drugs is

  • Garments, apparel makers urged to make operations socially compliant
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    Garments, apparel makers urged to make operations socially compliant

    FILIPINO manufacturers and exporters of garments and apparel are encouraged to make their operations socially compliant to increase acceptance of their products by the foreign buyers.Robert Young, trustee

  • DTI extends P200M aid for MSMEs via Otop, other projects
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    DTI extends P200M aid for MSMEs via Otop, other projects

    SEEING the need to uplift the livelihood of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) in the regions, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has allotted a budget of P200 million.Demphna Du-Naga,

  • Consul: 700,000 Chinese tourists visited Central Visayas in 2019
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    Consul: 700,000 Chinese tourists visited Central Visayas in 2019

    THE Chinese tourist boom in Cebu continues.In 2019, the number of Chinese tourists who visited Central Visayas reached around 700,000, according to the estimates by the Chinese Consulate in Cebu.The estimates,

  • Almirante: Diminution in pay
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    Almirante: Diminution in pay

    ON OCT. 29, 1996, petitioner Isabela-I Electric Cooperative Inc. hired respondent Vicente B. Del Rosario Jr. as financial assistant. On Oct. 26, 1996, he was promoted to management internal auditor at

  • OFW remittances reach $30.3B in first 11 months of 2019
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    OFW remittances reach $30.3B in first 11 months of 2019

    MONEY sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in November 2019 grew by two percent year-on-year to US$ 2.6 billion. This brings the personal remittances for the first 11 months of 2019 to $30.3 billion,

  • GR Supra: well-executed collaboration
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    GR Supra: well-executed collaboration

    EAST meets West in Toyota’s new sports car, the 2020 GR Supra.Japan’s outstanding craftsmanship meets Germany’s impeccable design in Toyota’s newest iteration of its sports coupe, the GR Supra.The

  • Mitsubishi Motors Philippines signs MOU to roll out next-generation showrooms
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    Mitsubishi Motors Philippines signs MOU to roll out next-generation showrooms

    MITSUBISHI Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC) signed a memorandum of understanding on Jan. 13 with its five dealers namely Union Motor Corp., Fast Autoworld Philippines Corp., Motorplaza Inc., SFM Sales Corp.

  • Utah eyes ‘road usage’ charge for electric vehicle drivers
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    Utah eyes ‘road usage’ charge for electric vehicle drivers

    UTAH transportation officials are exploring other ways to bring in money as more drivers switch to electric and hybrid vehicles.The Provo Daily Herald reports the Utah Department of Transportation has