A TEACHER of Minglanilla Central School died in a road accident on Tuesday afternoon, October 4, 2022, in Barangay Tunghaan, Minglanilla town, Cebu.The incident occurred a day before the country celebrates National Teachers’ Day.The victim, identified as Charisma Servedo, was brought to the hospital where she later died due to serious injuries.Servedo was riding a motorcycle driven by her husband, Sherwin, when they were hit by another motorcycle.Police Master Sergeant Joel Lacson of Minglanilla
The United States Department of Agriculture also forecast rice consumption to reach 15.6 million million tons next year.
THE Social Security System (SSS) commemorated its 65th anniversary in September by launching six new programs to benefit its members in the private labor sector.SSS president and chief executive officer Michael G. Regino said the pension fund planned to implement the new innovative programs to ensure social security coverage for informal economy workers, help members save more for their retirement, and for employers and members to settle their contribution and loan delinquencies.“We have reached
Public officials must be reminded that the financial assistance given or set to be given to their constituents who badly needed it is not their personal money. It comes from the government’s coffers, sourced from tax-paying citizens and people involved in business.For Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to say that he wants the release of financial assistance to senior citizens, adult individuals who are 60 years old and above, on his 68th birthday on Oct. 28, 2022, could rub some people the wrong way.
PFPA president Dr. Benito Atienza said nursing schools could only take in a limited number of students.
CLOSE to 5,000 households living in 10 sitios in Barangay Apas, Cebu City could lose their homes after officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Department of National Defense (DND) turned over the titles of 17.5 hectares of land currently occupied by the AFP’s Visayas Command (Viscom) headquarters in Camp Lapu-Lapu to the Cebu Provincial Government.Apas Barangay Captain Virgil Cabigon told SunStar Cebu on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, that aside from the 5,000 households, which in
* Assistant Prosecutor Lovey Lady Villanueva who decided to indict dyHP anchorman Arnold Bustamante was a CDN correspondent covering Talisay City Cebu City Assistant Prosecutor Lovey Lady L. Villanueva investigated the complaint for cyberlibel against dyHP reporter and anchorman Arnold Bustamante. She wrote the seven-page resolution that seeks to send Bustamante to jail, which her superiors approved, leading to his arrest last Sept. 29.Few people know that Lovey Lady (there’s no “l” in Lovey) is
His illustrations, based on national symbols and other local items, look like they leapt straight out of an animé.
A MAN wanted for allegedly raping the granddaughter of his brother was arrested by operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Cebu Provincial Field Unit (PFU) in the City of Naga on Monday afternoon, October 3, 2022.The warrant for his arrest was issued by Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 12-Family Court Judge Albie Carmelo Pescadero in the City of Naga.No bail was recommended.CIDG Cebu PFU chief Major Nazarino Emia, who served the warrant to 56-year-old Kevin (not his
THREE barangays in Cebu City may soon be declared “drug-cleared.”The mountain barangays of Agsungot and Tabunan and Barangay Kalubihan in the downtown area are waiting for members of the Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug-Clearing Program to issue a certification on their status.The committee, which is chaired by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA 7), is composed of provincial representatives of the Department of the Interior and Local Government, Philippi
The Alliance of Concerned Teachers asked for a national minimum living wage of Salary Grade (SG) 1.
THE Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has sent police officers to Sitio San Miguel, Barangay Apas to secure the area pending the issuance of a demolition order from the court.According to CCPO Director Colonel Ireneo Dalogdog, the police officers are there for police visibility and not because of a court order.He clarified that once the court issued the order, the men and women stationed in the area would be pulled out and be replaced by police officers from the Police Regional Office in Central Vi
"Let’s leave intelligence and security to the pros," said Sen. Risa Hontiveros.
Filipinas are making waves in the pageant circuit in the United States this year.
NINETY percent of the 4,203 workers retrenched at the Mactan Economic Zone in Lapu-Lapu City received cash assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD 7).DSWD 7 Director Shalaine Lucero told SunStar Cebu on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, that they released P18,122,680 to 3,729 retrenched workers during their payouts on Monday, October 3, and Tuesday, October 4, at the Hoops Dome in Lapu-Lapu City.Lucero said 474 workers, or 10 percent of their target be
Facebook and TikTok posts with hundreds of thousands of views claim mainstream media ignored the launch of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr's flagship housing programme. The posts accuse broadcasters of bias against the leader, the son of a controversial dictator. However, the outlets mentioned in the posts did report on the launch, with major news channel ABS-CBN running it as a top story."GMA, ABS, CNN? What now? Do something and report this. Don't be biased," reads Tagalog text overla
THE country’s headline inflation rate rose to 6.9 percent in September, significantly higher than the 6.3 percent in August this year.This is the highest recorded inflation since October 2018, the Philippine Statistics Authority said Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022.September inflation in Central Visayas also accelerated to 8.1 percent from 7.4 percent in August.With this month’s inflation, the country’s average inflation rate from January to September 2022 stood at 5.1 percent. September inflation last
TWO-TIME interim world champion Reymart Gaballo makes his ring return after a long hiatus following a loss to Filipino superstar Nonito Donaire Jr.Gaballo takes on Ricardo Sueno in a World Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental bantamweight belt on Oct. 29 at the Lagao Gym in Gen. Santos City.Gaballo has been out for close to 10 months since suffering a fourth round knockout in the hands of Donaire Jr. in all-Filipino world championship fight for the World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight strap on
Senator Raffy Tulfo warned that companies that fail to give their employees' 13th month pay risk their business permits not getting renewed.
A WOMAN posing as Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on social media is wanted by the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI 7).The NBI 7 filed a complaint for computer-related identity theft against Conchita Traya, a resident of Agusan del Norte, before the Cebu Provincial Prosecutor’s Office on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, after the governor complained that someone was using her persona to con the public.Traya allegedly created accounts on Facebook and Instagram in the guise of the governor