Additional Pfizer doses arrive in CV

CENTRAL Visayas received on Monday night, July 26, 2021, a total of 51,480 fresh doses of Pfizer vaccine, said Mary Jean Loreche, Visayas Covid-19 Vaccination Operations Center spokesperson on Tuesday, July 27. This is in addition to the 293,670 doses of Pfizer separately delivered to the region as of July 22. Overall, the region has […]

Cebu mayors laud Duterte for infra

AS FAR as at least five Cebu mayors are concerned, President Rodrigo Duterte was able to deliver much of what he promised to the nation during his last five years in office. The mayors of three cities and two towns were interviewed by SunStar Cebu before the President’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) on […]

Altering Dumaguete’s urban landscape

In spite of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the present state of work-from-home life, Dumaguete architect Ned Carlos displays no sign of deceleration. Case in point, is his relentless proposal to make Dumaguete City a walkable, functional, and healthy city for several years. Amid these is the LUNGS Urban Plan which highlights employing trees as […]

Cebu City bans serving of liquor, adjusts curfew to start at 10 p.m.; Lapu-Lapu City bars entry of unvaxxed to markets, stores, malls

THE Cebu City Government has reimposed the liquor ban and extended curfew hours starting Sunday, July 25, 2021, due to the steady increase in the number of positive coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases. Executive Order 136, Series of 2021 signed by Acting Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama states that the liquor ban will last for […]

‘Persons of interest’ identified by SITG

OFFICIALS of the Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) investigating the murder of radio blocktimer Reynante “Rey” Cortes said they have now identified possible “persons of interest” in the case. Though members of the SITG refused to identified the persons of interest, they believe that Cortes’ murder may be related to his work as a radio […]

Supporters push Leni to run for Pres

VETERANS of parliament of the streets have united and joined the clamor for the presidential run of Vice President Leni Gerona Robredo. The group, calling itself Leni Tanging Pag-asa 2022, warned that “another six years of mishandled governance will not only plunge our economy in the gutter of bankruptcy, but it will also tear down […]

Editorial: Delta in Sona

For something more glaring in the immediate present, we waited for the State of the Nation Address (Sona) to mention the Covid-19 crisis, particularly on the Delta variant and, perhaps, for the long haul, some legislation it would ask of Congress to ramp up the nation’s capacity to deal with a future health crisis. And […]

Cabaero: Online legacy

One memorable point in President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) last year was his ultimatum to telecommunications companies to improve services or he will do it “without you.” His call was timely, as it still is, as most Filipinos have shifted to online in many of their daily activities. From taking classes […]

Briones: Covid pass

Okay, so I’m selfish. There. I’ve said it. The only reason I don’t want the Cebu City Government to shut down the Cebu City Sports Center is because I don’t want to go somewhere else to exercise. But I don’t see how the facility can effectively serve as a mega quarantine center if the acting […]