Yahoo News Now Special Report
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The Radar Tires-2004 kept their flickering hopes for the semifinals alive after they clobbered the Bizol-2005, 83-61, in Division B of the 25th Sacred Heart Ateneo Alumni Basketball Athletic Association (SHAABAA) last Sunday at the Magis Eagles Arena in Mandaue City.The game was tied at 32-all at halftime, but Batch 2004 suddenly went on a rampage in the third, outscoring Batch 2005 by 20, 29-9, to erect a 61-41 lead heading to the last period.Christopher Consunji led 2004’s balanced attack with
Donita Rose got married to her non-showbiz fiancé in a sunny ceremony in Southern California.
With only two commissioners left as signatories to the memo banning ‘subversive’ books, it is effectively void. Read for more details.
AN INDIAN national who is studying medicine in a local university tried to take his own life inside a convenience store along Gov. M. Cuenco Avenue in Cebu City.The incident took place around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 27, 2022.Based on the initial investigation, the victim entered the convenient store with a long dagger and started shouting.This terrified workers and customers, who thought they’d be attacked and held hostage.However, instead of harming them, the foreigner started slashing
Authorities have arrested an American man who carried nearly 4 kilograms of cocaine in his luggage. Is he a part of an international drug syndicate operating in the Philippines?
The program aims to uphold “truthfulness and fairness of information,” and to streamline all information coming from the executive department. Read for more details.
LAPU-LAPU City Mayor Junard "Ahong" Chan has directed the police to strictly implement the curfew for minors following the recent robbery and mauling incidents in the city.Chan made the marching order after three individuals, including two minors, were arrested Monday, September 26, 2022, for allegedly stealing the earnings of a blind person in two separate instances, the latest of which took place while the latter was reportedly selling candles at Muelle Osmeña wharf in Lapu-Lapu City last Sund
MORE and more people are falling prey to romance scams, said the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI 7).During the open line forum organized by news outlet MyTV and its private partners on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, Maria Contessa "Coco" Lastimosa, a special investigator of the NBI 7, said they noticed increasing reports of people victimized by several scams, particularly romance scams.In September alone, five romance scams were reported to the NBI, she said, while four we
AN INDIAN-OWNED company headquartered in the US is expanding its business in Cebu.Information technology (IT) solutions provider Ray Business Technologies (RBT) has announced that it is planning to hire more than 100 associates in the Philippines by yearend.RBT entered the Philippine market in August 2021 with an office in Minglanilla, southern Cebu.Country head Gregg Victor Gabison said RBT offers end-to-end IT solutions for business application development, artificial intelligence, enterprise
As the joke goes, “dreaming is free.”It has been almost a hundred days since June 30, 2022 when Cebu City Mayor Michael “Mike” Rama took his oath of office. During his inaugural speech, the city mayor envisions achieving a Singapore-like Cebu City. While I’m delighted by Mayor Rama’s plans of improving the image of the city dubbed “Queen City of the South,” which I believe it still is, there are people who are skeptical of his dreams, probably thinking that what the mayor had said was a joke.May
DFA revealed this during its budget hearing at the plenary session of the House of Representatives. Read for more details.
THE Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD 7) has released P112.72 worth of educational assistance to 41,702 indigent students during the six Saturday payouts, which ended on September 24, 2022.According to DSWD 7 Director Shalaine Marie Lucero, majority of recipients were vocational/college students (16,898), followed by elementary students (10,381), high school students (8,519) and senior high students (5,904).Based on the DSWD’s records, Cebu had the highest num
Chinese Ambassador Huang Xilian made the remarks in a speech commemorating the 73rd founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. Read for more details.
THE joint inspection team of the local government of Consolacion will conduct reassessment of its real estate properties.The local government announced through its social media post that its joint inspection team, composed of the Mayor’s Office, Municipal Assessor’s Office and Municipal Engineering’s Office, will conduct reassessment after Governor Gwendolyn Garcia ordered all municipal assessors in Cebu province to assess the value of real properties and their corresponding improvements within
ACT said that even with the planned hiring of 10,000 teachers, the classroom size would still be at 55 students per classroom. Read for more details.
The century-old history of the Aboitiz Group humbly began with the abaca trade in the Visayas. Over the decades, they have grown into one of the country’s largest diversified businesses, synonymous with trade and industry. Today, Aboitiz dives head-first into the challenges and opportunities of the digital age.Through its Great Transformation, they are well on their way to becoming the Philippines’ first ‘Techglomerate.’ That means leveraging disruptive technologies as well as reinvigorated team
SEVERAL public utility buses that pass through Talisay City are overloaded, especially during rush hour.Jonathan Tumulak, head of the City of Talisay Traffic Operation Development Authority (CT-Toda) shared this observation on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.Tumulak said this has been happening since face-to-face classes resumed in August.However, he said his office has tolerated the practice since their priority is to manage the traffic, which has worsened since the city was placed under Alert Le
THE Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD 7) is ready to provide relief aid to survivors of super typhoon Karding (Noru) in Luzon, if necessary.However, DSWD 7 Director Shalaine Lucero told SunStar Cebu on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, that they have yet to receive a mandate from their central office in Metro Manila.Lucero said the DSWD 7 has enough supply of relief goods to distribute to survivors.She said they’ve also prepared relief supplies for Cebu, which is
AUSTAL Philippines has built the firm’s largest commercial vessel to date at its shipyard in Balamban, Cebu.It launched the 115-meter, high speed vehicle-passenger ferry Express 5, for Molslinjen of Denmark, utilizing a new vessel transportation system designed by Austal.The “Auto Express 115” high-speed catamaran ferry is the largest ferry (by volume) constructed by an Austal shipyard and was securely transported onto Austal Philippines’ floating dock by a new, rail-based system called Austal N
THE Technical Infrastructure Committee (TIC) of the Cebu City Government has started removing from the roads leaning electric poles that pose dangers to motorists and the general public.Councilor Jerry Guardo, chairman of the Committee on Infrastructure and the TIC, which is under the office of the mayor, said they have already removed electric posts that were reportedly toppled during the onslaught on Typhoon Odette on December 16, 2022 from barangays Buhisan, Sambag 2, Cogon Ramos, Lorega-San