Cebu’s residential demand rebounds

CEBU is likely to reap the benefits of a recovering property market and is well-prepared to capture the demand post-Covid, a property research firm said. In its latest report released Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, Colliers said Cebu has diversified projects that serve the residential needs of young employees to the more discerning investors. It projects […]

City Councilor: Remove roadside car wash stations

CEBU City Councilor Renato “Jun” Osmeña Jr. has urged the city government to take action against roadside self-service car wash stations in the city to prevent vehicular accidents from happening.During the City Council’s regular session Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, Osmeña filed a resolution asking the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) to strictly implement City Ordinance […]

Espinoza: Doable or not?

As the joke goes, “dreaming is free.”It has been almost a hundred days since June 30, 2022 when Cebu City Mayor Michael “Mike” Rama took his oath of office. During his inaugural speech, the city mayor envisions achieving a Singapore-like Cebu City. While I’m delighted by Mayor Rama’s plans of improving the image of the […]

Cebu City Government to acquire 3 e-buses from Barcelona, Spain

THE Cebu City Government will acquire three electric buses from Barcelona, Spain to test the efficiency of using modern vehicles compared to traditional petroleum-powered vehicles.Councilor James Cuenco, chairman of the committee on transportation, told SunStar Cebu on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, that the e-buses will arrive in Cebu City before Christmas day.This move came after […]

Espina: Festive events

Rain or shine, Cebu celebrates festive events.The first days of “face-to-face” classes and late enrolment in most schools like the University of San Jose-Recoletos, Benedicto College, University of Cebu, University of the Visayas and St. Theresa’s College had festive ceremonies to welcome parents, faculty and students, after two years or more of basic homeroom teaching […]

Rama set to create Task Force Disiplina

CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama is expected to issue a “very serious” executive order imposing strict discipline on residents, which is in line with his ambition for the city to achieve the status of Singapore, a small progressive city-state in Southeast Asia and one of the world’s strongest economies.The local chief executive told SunStar Cebu […]

Prince is half-marathon king

CEBUANO Prince Joey Lee stood at the top of the podium as the fastest Filipino half-marathoner in all three legs of the 7-Eleven Run Series Sunday held simultaneously in Manila, Cebu and Davao.Lee, the pride of Spectrum Runners Club, topped the Cebu Leg after crossing the finish line at the Cebu Business Park in 1 […]

SunStar Eye: Cebu Press Freedom at 30

AFTER a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Cebu Press Freedom Week celebration returned to mostly in-person events from Sept. 17-24, 2022.The 30th staging of the celebration featured forums on cyber libel, cybersecurity, fighting disinformation and historical revisionism and what’s in store for Philippine media under the new administration of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” […]