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THE K-pop artists who will hold a concert in Lapu-Lapu City received a warm welcome from their Cebuano fans upon their arrival at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Wednesday, December 7, 2022.This was according to Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) Public Affairs Office head Mary Ann Dimabayao on Thursday, December 8.Dimabayao told SunStar Cebu that she was impressed with the cooperation and discipline of the fans as they kept their composure when K-pop artists Chen and Xium
TRADE Secretary Fred Pascual has signed the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 11904, otherwise known as the Philippine Creative Industries Development Act (PCIDA).The PCIDA, which lapsed into law on July 28, 2022, mandates the development of a vibrant Philippine creative industries by protecting and strengthening the rights and capacities of creative firms, artists, artisans, creators, creative workers, indigenous cultural communities, creative content providers, and
A POLICEMAN who was shot while trying to break up a fight in Purok Tambis, Barangay Lawis, San Remigio town, northern Cebu, has expired in a private hospital in Cebu City on Wednesday at 1:22 p.m.. December 7, after several days of fighting for his life. Staff Sergeant Jade Carabuena, a 38-year-old resident of the area, was responding to a trouble between his neighbors that erupted at a disco party just across his house on Sunday dawn, December 4, 2022, when he was shot in the head. The bullet a
A TOTAL of 154 casual employees of the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) will be unemployed by January 1, 2023.CCTO head Raquel Arce told SunStar Cebu on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, that the CCTO’s personnel services allocation has already breached the limit set by the Department of Budget and Management.Currently, there are 554 casual employees under CCTO and most of them are deployed to the field for traffic duties.Because of this, Arce said the CCTO will have fewer manpower on the road
A VENDOR died while 10 others were injured when the bus they were riding crashed into a hill in Bilar, Bohol Province on Thursday morning, December 8, 2022.The victim was identified as 69-year-old Erlinda Anob, who was on her way to Tagbilaran City to sell pork rinds, banana chips and fish crackers.She suffered multiple fractures as a result of the impact.Police have yet to get the names of the 10 who were hurt as they were rushed to different hospitals.According to Staff Sergeant Mark Cabusao,
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“... I was in prison and you visited me.” Matthew 25:36In the gospels, Christ specifies that visiting prisoners is one work of mercy that helps one get admitted into the kingdom of heaven. Judging, however, from the notoriously subhuman conditions in our prisons, taking care of prisoners would look to be the least of predominantly Christian Philippine society’s concerns. Not that it cares for the other works of mercy (clothing the naked, healing the sick, feeding the hungry) either.It is this wr
THE implementation of local ordinances in Lapu-Lapu City is seen to have contributed to the prevention of crimes in the city.This was what Police Colonel Elmer Lim, director of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO), said as he noted their one week accomplishments in terms of the implementation of city ordinances.LCPO’s records showed that around 1,079 individuals have violated different local ordinances in the city from November 28 to December 4, 2022.Of the number, 762 were issued citation ti
MODERN public utility jeepneys (MPUJs) that have been issued a special permit by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) can travel again.Eduardo Montealto Jr., LTFRB 7 director, said he allowed MPUJs to travel under special permits following the request of local government units (LGUs) due to the increased number of passengers especially this holiday season.“We have sent them all back. Some have returned on Friday, but this is only a special permit, not their route,” sa
WORLD Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental super featherweight king Virgel Vitor is looking for an impressive win in his first title defense against challenger Dong Kwan Lee on Dec. 8 at the Calape Coliseum in Calape, Bohol.“I’m excited because this is my first title defense. Whatever he brings to this fight, I’ll do it better,” Vitor said. “There’s a huge possibility of a knockout because I’m really aiming for an impressive win. But I won’t take him lightly.”The 25-year-old Vitor is on a six-figh
The Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles get their long-awaited shot at redemption as they booked a ticket to the UAAP Season 85 Finals with a dominant 81-60 win over the Adamson Soaring Falcons on Wednesday night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.This will be the sixth straight season that the Blue Eagles have made the finals. More importantly, it gives them a shot at their cross-street rivals, the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons, which beat them for the Season 84 crown earlier th
A POLICEMAN who was shot while trying to break up a fight in Purok Tambis, Barangay Lawis, San Remigio town, northern Cebu, has expired in a private hospital in Cebu City on Wednesday morning. December 7, after several days of fighting for his life.Staff Sergeant Jade Carabuena, a 38-year-old resident of the area, succumbed to a gunshot wound at the back of his head.Police Colonel Rommel Ochave, chief of the Cebu Police Provincial Office, said they already filed a case of frustrated murder on Tu
PROVINCIAL Election Supervisor (PES) Lionel Marco Castillano has been appointed as the acting regional director of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Central Visayas office.Castillano replaced lawyer Rafael Olaño.Castillano promised on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, that with his new appointment, he can now bring their services closer to the people.From Dec. 12 until Jan. 31, 2023, election officers will be conducting a voter’s education apart from the satellite registration as part of their prepar
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) Cebu City is ready for the upcoming registration of new voters, which will start on December 12, 2022, and end on January 31, 2023.That way they can vote during the Sangguniang Kabataan and barangay elections on October 30, according to lawyer Marchel Sarno, north district election officer.Sarno said those who are 15 years old and above can register.He said they must present their identification card, birth certificate and barangay certificate when doing so.
THE Lapu-Lapu City resident who placed first in the December 2022 Occupational Therapist Licensure Examination will soon receive P100,000 from the City Government.“Usa ka Oponganon ang malampusong nakab-ot ang pinakataas nga puntos sa bag-o lang gipahigayon nga December 2022 Occupational Therapist Licensure Exam (OTLE). Siya si Lindy Zalan Jimenez Aviles, 22 anyos, ug lumad nga taga-Lapu-Lapu nga mi-graduate isip cum laude sa Velez College,” said Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan in a Facebook po
THE legislative and executive departments of the Cebu City Government will hold a bicameral conference to achieve a common ground on the proposed tax increase and P50-billion budget for 2023. Councilor Noel Wenceslao told SunStar Cebu on Thursday, December 8, 2022, that the meeting between the two branches hopes to yield a united direction amid the council’s ongoing public hearing for the tax code revision and next year’s funds. Wenceslao, who chairs the committee on budget and finance, said the
WORLD—RATED Joey Canoy got a huge boost in his goal for a world title shot after winning the vacant Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) light flyweight strap with a seventh round technical knockout of experienced Japanese Kenichi Horikawa on Dec. 4 at the Edion Arena in Osaka, Japan.The 29-year-old Canoy destroyed Horikawa with a vicious left uppercut to the jaw that knocked him out cold. The referee didn’t bother to count and waved off the fight in the 1:01 mark of the seventh stanza.
Patrolman Horton Ansa Sr. refused to believe his colleagues’ insistence that his son shot back at authorities after being held at a checkpoint.
THIRTEEN government agencies and nongovernment organizations signed a memorandum of agreement on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, as part of the Provincial Government’s fight against illegal drugs, criminality and terrorism throughout Cebu.They included the Philippine National Police (PNP), Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Central Visayas (PDEA 7), National Bureau of Investigation, Armed Forces of the Philippines Visayas Command, National Intelligence Coordinating Agency Central Visayas, Mactan-Ce
THE JE Hydro and Bio-Energy Corporation has completed the P1.2-billion Lusaran Bulk Water Project that can deliver 20 million liters of water daily to the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD).Officials of JE Hyrdo, MCWD and invited guests attended the formal inauguration and blessing of the water treatment plant in the mountain barangay of Lusaran, Cebu City, which is the source of the water, on Thursday, December 8, 2022.Jose Daluz III, chairman of the board of directors of MCWD, thanked JE