Posts by joe:

Editorial: Call out red-tagging

“Red-tagging” labels individuals or groups as members or sympathizers of the left-wing insurgency, exposing them to the risks of harassment, bodily harm and death from counterinsurgency entities and vigilantes operating with government collusion.According to a May 5, 2022 article posted by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a US-based non-profit organization exposing global violations of […]

Limpag: ALA’s legacy

It was at Casino Español 13 years ago that I first saw Antonio L. Aldeguer get emotional. It was the Sportswriters Association of Cebu (SAC)-San Miguel Sports Awards and Z Gorres, one of his favorite boxers, nay people, of all time, was to receive the Presidential Award after surviving life-threatening conditions in his last fight […]

9k jobseekers flock to PH tourism job fair

OVER 9,000 jobseekers took advantage of the 8,310 employment opportunities offered in the three-day initial leg of the “Trabaho, Turismo, Asenso!” Philippine Tourism Job Fair in the cities of Pasay, Cebu and Davao, the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) reported on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022.Of this number, 407 applicants were assured of immediate employment, […]

Quijano: NBA 2022-23 season favorites

The 2022-23 NBA Season is almost upon us with the pre-season games starting this week.Who is favored to win this year? Here are our picks:Golden State Warriors. The defending champions certainly deserve our respect and they have totally earned the gravitas. They bucked the loss of two time Finals MVP Kevin Durant in 2019 and […]

Laurio loses in Vietnam

PRINCE Andrew Laurio failed in his bid for his first title after suffering a first-round knockout in the hands of hometown bet Van Thao Tran in their International Boxing Association (IBA) bantamweight title fight in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022.Laurio boxed beautifully at the onset of the fight and landed […]

Dancers, officials from Lapu-Lapu, Toledo in South Korea for int’l dance competition

CONTINGENTS from two Cebu cities will participate in the prestigious Wonju Dynamic Dance Carnival in South Korea for three days of October this year.The Lapu-Lapu City Performing Arts (LLCPA) and members of Toledo City’s Joyful Tribe will represent the country during the yearly dance competition.In a statement posted on the Lapu-Lapu City Public Information Office’s […]

Rama picks Dalugdog as city police chief

MAYOR Michael Rama has recommended a new police chief to lead the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) in the implementation of ‘Oplan Disiplina.’Rama told reporters Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, that he has selected Police Col. Ireneo Dalugdog to be the new CCPO Director.Rama said he is just waiting for Dalugdog’s official appointment from the Philippine […]