Category: Local News

AN AMERICAN national and a Cebuana were indicted for allegedly using four minors in their sex-trafficking activities in Bogo City, northern Cebu. Bogo City Prosecutor Ivy Tejano found enough evidence to charge Harold Glover and Angelie Lequin for violating Republic Act (RA) 7610 (Special Protection of Children against Abuse, Exploitation, and Discrimination Act) and RA…

Losing is winning

Alright, it’s my fault. I have not been a very good columnist for the past weeks. I appear and disappear like bubble.  And I am not happy with it. Get it? Seriously, things have starkly changed lately like a wreck after a strong storm. My father died weeks ago and my doctors are not happy…

Daanbantayan EO gets support of groups

CEBU, Philippines – Stakeholders yesterday conveyed their commitment to support the executive order of Daanbantayan town Mayor Augusto Corro to make Monad Shoal and Gato Islet as the country’s first shark and ray sanctuary. Provincial Environment and Natural Resources head, lawyer Chad Estella, said a “masterplan” for the implementation of the declaration is already finalized…

JVR snubs budget ordinance signing

CEBU, Philippines –  Talisay City Mayor Johnny De los Reyes will leave it up to the Cebu Provincial Board to review and study on the approved second supplemental budget which was slashed by almost half. “The mayor returned the approved SB-2 amounting to P25.1 million. Why will the mayor sign it nga dili man na…

Love this one!   A German lorry driver in a pub in Newcastle gobbing off about how lazy the British are, he drives his load from Hamburg, goes through Holland, Belgium, up to Newcastle and back to Hamburg in two days. This old Geordie man mutters… “Ay! Way back man… I used to pick up…

Shopping USA

Tim everyones situation is different and it’s great you are enjoying life in the USA. The 9 years that my wife and sons and I have been back in the USA has had us ask the question daily-What the heck are we doing here.I honestly would rather be paying even twice the prices you quote for…

No. 6 Resort 2016

Why get bogged down in the minutiae? Rather than taking too lofty a tact for her Resort collection, No. 6’s Karin Bereson delivered a lineup of wide-ranging appeal, comprised largely of best sellers from her Spring and Fall collections in new fabrications. The result was a great all-sorts offering; wherever you are geographically, if you’re…

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