150 couples tie knot in 4-day mass wedding

DESPITE the dangers that the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) have wrought to the populace, it didn’t stop 150 couples from Cebu City from expressing their eternal love for one another. The 150 couples formally tied the knot during a mass wedding organized by the Cebu City Government. The mass wedding, the 14th organized by the City, […]

Davide to Cebu residents: Don’t be picky on Covid-19 vaccines

CEBU Vice Gov. Hilario “Junjun” Davide III encouraged his constituents to get vaccinated and avoid choosing particular vaccine brands. Davide gave the reaction after reading SunStar Cebu’s report that some residents in Asturias town are refusing to get vaccinated as the town’s vaccination personnel are using the China-based Sinovac vaccine to inoculate the residents. Davide […]

Load-e your electricity use

THE Visayan Electric will soon allow its customers to pay only for electricity they use. Through Load-e, Visayan Electric customers can pay in advance for a pre-computed amount of electricity with no daily fee or set costs. Daryl Bonbon, Visayan Electric assistant vice president for customer services, presented the Load-e product during a virtual get-together […]

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero sentenced to 25 years on terror charges

THE man who inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda” for saving hundreds of his countrymen from genocide was convicted of terrorism offenses Monday and sentenced to 25 years at a trial that human rights watchdogs and other critics of Rwanda’s repressive government have described as an act of retaliation. Paul Rusesabagina, credited with sheltering ethnic Tutsis […]

Bikers, drivers, ‘tambays’ nabbed for flouting public health protocols

POLICE and civilian authorities apprehended 79 bikers, drivers and bystanders for violating health protocols during a simultaneous operation in Barangay Busay on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. The operation against violators of health protocols such as wearing of masks and observing physical distance were conducted by the members of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), Cebu […]

Kusug keeps alliance with PDP-Laban

LOCAL political party Kugi Uswag Sugbo (Kusug) will continue to uphold its alliance with the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), and it will cast its lot with the faction that is behind President Rodrigo Duterte’s candidacy for Vice President in the 2022 elections. This was confirmed Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, by Kusug president Raymond […]

Mandaue adopts law mandating feeding of undernourished children

TO COMBAT malnutrition in Mandaue City, the City Council passed a resolution adopting Republic Act 11037, an act institutionalizing a national feeding program for undernourished children. The Mandaue City Council approved the resolution sponsored by City Councilor Nerissa Soon-Ruiz during the 124th regular session on Sept. 15, 2021. In an interview, Ruiz endorsed the resolution […]

EXPLAINER: Saavedra wants City Council to ‘appoint’ VM Rama as mayor. It cannot. But it can look into Labella’s frequent leaves and C.A. Casas’s authority.

WHAT HAPPENED BEFORE. Last September 8, Crisologo Saavedra, who calls himself “an advocate against corruption and protector of taxpayers,” filed a letter-complaint with the Cebu City Council, asking it to investigate Mayor Edgardo Labella for his frequent leaves of absence and his administration’s bidding on a P248-million traffic light systems and the second phase of […]