Category: Local News

Miriam's report on BBL

If we go by the number, the President’s objective to hurry up with  the Senate passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law is now dead. The attempt to railroad the BBL is being derailed. In the same manner that Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos will not allow any railroading of the measure in the upper chamber, in…

CV tourist arrivals up 10% in Q1

CEBU, Philippines- The Department of Tourism reported yesterday reported that tourist arrivals in Central Visayas grew 10.26% in the first three months of 2015. Data from DOT Central Visayas showed the region logged a total of around 1.2 million local and overseas tourists in first quarter (Q1) of the year, up from 971,824 in the…

AppyEveryday: BigOven

CEBU, Philippines – Bigoven.com’s “BigOven” app is an all-in-one recipe app, meal planning app and grocery/shopping list tool on handheld devices. It hosts a selection of more than 350,000 recipes, with “Meal Planner” and “Grocery List” functions, as well as a “Use Up Leftovers” feature which aids users to make scrumptious meals from ingredients that…

Aldeguer calls for rematch insists Melindo should have won by TKO against Mendoza

CEBU, Philippines – Disappointed by the highly questionable outcome of the bout, ALA Promotions President and CEO Michael Aldeguer has called for a rematch between his ward Milan ‘El Metodico’ Melindo and IBF light flyweight champion Javier ‘Cobra’ Mendoza of Mexico. Melindo lost in his second world title shot by a controversial sixth round technical…

Operators ask LGUs to lift truck ban

CEBU, Philippines- The Cebu Truckers Association Inc. has appealed to local government units in Cebu to lift the truck ban, saying it has become detrimental to their business. CTAI President Gabby Cruz said only Mandaue City has responded to their appeal, so far, and may designate some lanes for trucks. Cruz also dispelled criticisms that…

Good taste or good nutrition?

CEBU, Philippines – We’ve heard or read it many times that being healthy starts with being smart about what we eat. This, we are told, entails being smart shoppers, as well, because dietary decisions start way back at the supermarket. “Go for fresh fruits and vegetable!” “Prefer fish and poultry over meats!” or, with canned…

Ang panalapi sa dakbayan

Mibukas na ang klase sa mga publiko’ng tunghaan kagahapon. Dinhi sa dakbayan sa Sugbo, dako ang panginahanglan aron mapanindot ang atong mga tunghaan, apil ang pagmugna og dugang entrance ug exits. Ang tumong niini aron nga kun adunay emerhensya nga panghitabo, sama sa mga linog ug ilabi na ang sunog, dili mag-ilogay ang mga tinun-an…

Paglikoy sa mga Binay

Di mahitabong moangkon si Bise Presidente Jejomar Binay ini apan mabantang na ang ka-desperado sa iyang kampo atubangan sa mga pasangil sa kahiwian kon imong subayon ang nag-usab-usab nga mga linya sa ilang panagang: •             Sa unang pagpabuto ni Senador Antonio Trillanes                             IV sa giingong overpricing sa Makati City Hall                       Building II,…

Cedfit to push IT-related courses for senior high

CEBU, Philippines- The Cebu Educational Development Foundation for Information Technology (Cedfit) will be working closely with the Cebu City ICT-BPO Council to promote technology related courses for senior high students. This is to sustain and boost Cebu’s attractiveness to the world’s technology and outsourcing investors as well as develop world-class local technology community, said Cedfit…

Japanese charged for marijuana

CEBU, Philippines- A 27-year-old Japanese national is facing charges before the court for alleged possession of marijuana. Prosecutor III Noel Cellona held Ochi Eisuke, a temporary resident of Mt. View subdivision in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City, for trial for violating Section 11, Article II of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act. “…accused,…

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