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HUNDREDS of former drug dependents who rediscovered their faith in God are expected to attend the recovery forum organized by a faith-based drug rehabilitation program handler on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022.Officials of non-government organization Surrender to God (SuGod) said their “Breakthrough” recovery forum is part of their sixth anniversary celebration.Fe Barino, chairman of the Cebu Archdiocesan Commission on the Laity and also Sugod Foundation Inc. executive director, told reporters their orga
An overseas Filipino worker died in a workplace-related accident in Macau. This is how the tragedy happened.
A SANITATION worker for a food manufacturing firm in Compostela town was arrested after he tried to sneak out a bottle of chlorine worth P61 from their plant on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022.When local police asked him why he committed the crime, Florito Pelit, 28, said he only did so because he wanted to disinfect the rainwater stored in the concrete tank in his residence so it can be used by his two children.SunStar Cebu withholds the name of the firm pending its comment.Lt. Andrew Rellanos, Compost
THE world-famous dancing inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) took the center stage again when they performed Friday, August 12, 2022.Despite the downpour, around 800 inmates graciously danced to the tune of different music in front of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia and other high-ranking government officials in Central Visayas.The persons deprived of liberty were taught by Dancesport Team Cebu led by renowned Cebuano choreographer Edward Hayco.Garcia said t
Some residents have already reported experiencing respiratory troubles.
MANDAUE City will soon implement the use of electric buses following an ordinance approved by the Mandaue City Council that mandates using environment-friendly transport units to address the city's environmental problems.Edwin Jumao-as, Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (Team) head, told reporters on Friday, August 12, 2022, that they are now coordinating with transport operators in the city to conduct a transition period for using electric buses.Jumao-as said they mandated operators to have
JETRO Pabustan lost to former world title contender Tramaine Williams on Aug. 13 (PH time) at the Findaly Toyota Center in Precott Valley in Arizona.Pabustan was slapped with a crucial deduction for a low blow and lost to Williams on all three scorecards.The judges scored it 95-95, 96-93 and 97-92 all in favor of Williams.Williams improved to 20-1 with six knockouts, while Pabustan’s record is 31-10-6 with nine knockouts.In the meantime, Jeronil Borres settled to a majority draw with unbeaten Gh
CEBU and the rest of the Visayas will continue to experience rain next week, according to a weather bureau official.Engr. Al Quiblat, chief of Pagasa Visayas, said the Visayas regions can expect light to moderate and at times heavy rain in the coming days.Based on the thunderstorm advisory issued by Pagasa Visayas at 2:16 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, moderate to heavy rain showers with lightning and strong winds due to thunderstorms may persist for one to two hours over Cebu, particularly in
A former pump attendant was arrested during a buy-bust operation in Sitio Luyongan, Barangay Lagtang, Talisay City past 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2022.Operatives from the Provincial Intelligence Unit headed by Police Lieutenant Christopher Torregosa, together with the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU) conducted the anti-illegal drug operation that resulted in the arrest of Jessica Estrella Espra, 37, a resident of Barangay Ermita, Cebu City and former pump attendant at a gasoline stat
Pressure to release the detained former senator is mounting day by day. Will Leila de Lima be freed soon?
A Fox News host aired a photograph of Bruce Reinhart, the judge who approved an FBI warrant for a search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, with Ghislaine Maxwell, convicted of sex trafficking for Jeffrey Epstein. But the photo, which was earlier used and continues to be shared on social media, had been digitally altered to falsely include Reinhart in place of the deceased Epstein, a convicted sex offender."Ghislaine Maxwell and Judge Bruce Reinhart... looking cozy!" says an August 10, 2022 tw
TWO men pretending to be customers were caught in CCTV camera taking away a glass storage jar containing cash inside a convenience store along C. Padilla Street, Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu City at 8:40 p.m. on Friday, August 12, 2022.The two men, believed to be members of Salisi Gang, were seen entering the establishment.One of them took away the jar containing the proceeds from GCash transactions amounting to P20,000 placed below the counter, while the other acted as lookout as the cashier wa
Minors on J. Urgello St. in Sambag 1, Cebu City, are making a mockery of the Philippine National Police’s drive to keep them off the streets after 10 p.m.Yes, they were quiet on the second night the Cebu City Police Office implemented Oplan Bulabog, but that was only because barangay officials were on hand to warn them to go home or face “rescue.”Since then, though, minors have returned to their usual routine, which is to loiter in the streets and scream and shout till the wee hours of the morni
The EcoOil-La Salle came alive in the fourth canto to thwart the Adalem Construction-St. Clare, 89-74, in Game One of the 2022 PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup semifinals on Friday at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Schonny Winston put up 24 points, four assists, three rebounds, and three assists to power the Green Archers to the easy win and move a victory away from advancing to the championship series.CJ Austria was also crucial for EcoOil-La Salle's 11-2 fourth quarter pullaway that gave the Archers a
Members of the Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (Selda), a group consisting of ex-political detainees since Marcos Sr.’s regime, trooped to Congress on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in support of the filing of a new bill for the recognition and reparation of martial law victims.Danilo de la Fuente, vice chairman of Selda, said the new bill to be filed by Kabataan Party-list aims to recognize those who were left out under Republic Act (RA) 10368, which previously recognized victims
Taiwan has been an inalienable part of China’s territory since ancient times. The history and legal facts are very clear. There are plenty of historical records and documents that show how the Chinese people developed Taiwan in earlier periods. The world’s earliest account of Taiwan could be found in the Seaboard Geographic Gazetteer compiled in 230 A.D. by Shen Ying of the State of Wu during the Three Kingdoms period. In 1335, the Yuan dynasty set up a patrol and inspection agency in Penghu to
The program aims to train Filipino nurses faster and more efficiently. Will this solve the country’s problem of nurse shortage?
It’s not over. Please excuse the ominous tone of my voice. It’s not meant to alarm but it is meant to warn—that you cannot be so careless as to go around unmasked, without regard for others when you have the sniffles.I know. Of course, you have to unmask when you sit down to eat and drink. Exactly my point. Please don’t join soirees that almost always involve communal eating and drinking when you have a scratchy or sore throat or are having the sniffles.Yes. Even though you’re dying to be the li
THE late ‘90s and early 2000s were marked by an experimental and rather wild turn in fashion.Remember the shiny, futuristic outfits? Chunky sneakers and mini-skirts? Monogrammed brand items? Velour tracksuits? Colorful, kitsch accessories? Well the trend cycle has come full circle and what is now known as the Y2K aesthetic has come back full force.But what is the Y2K aesthetic? Well, the fashion of the Y2K era was inspired by a blend of pop culture, technological advancements of the time and the
The text messages that warn of torrential rain and possible flooding have been ineffective for city residents who in the past days suffered hours of agony in moving on submerged roads.Flood forecasting, if you base it on the United Nations Climate Technology Centre and Network, is primarily aimed at reducing the public’s exposure to coastal flooding. Not to flooding on the streets, but in areas bordering or close to the coastline. People living in coastal areas are prone to the sudden rush of wa