China COVID jitters flare up as parts of Shanghai resume lockdown

SHANGHAI/BEIJING — Shanghai and Beijing went back on a fresh coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) alert on Thursday after parts of China’s largest economic hub imposed new lockdown restrictions and the city announced a round of mass testing for millions of residents. The most populous district in the Chinese capital, meanwhile, announced the shutdown of entertainment […]

3rd District officials not invited to One Cebu assembly, to back Isko

CEBU’s third district officials were reportedly not invited to join One Cebu party’s endorsement of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. (BBM) in his bid for the presidency in the May 2022 elections.Third District Board Member John Ismael “Jimbo” Borgonia told SunStar Cebu Wednesday, April 13, 2022, that none of them, including the officials from […]

Capitol gives 20 ambulances to Cebu hospitals, 8 patrol cars to police stations

THE Cebu Provincial Government is spending nearly P42 million to provide 20 ambulances to the hospitals it runs in the province.Each of Cebu’s four provincial hospitals will get two ambulances, while the 12 district hospitals will receive one ambulance each, according to Sugbo News, the official news platform of the Cebu Provincial Government.Each of the […]

Cebu City politics heats up

IT WAS a day to remember for voters of Cebu City as the Rama and Osmeña rival political groups formally announced, whether fully or partially, their much-awaited slates on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 and opened the battleground for the May 2022 local elections. The Partido BARUG, PDP-Laban, Kusug, and Panaghiusa coalition with the Marino partylist […]

Durano kin shift support to Gwen

BLOOD is thicker than water, but not where politics is concerned. A week before the start of the filing of certificates of candidacy for the 2022 elections, Sogod town’s mayor and vice mayor have shifted their allegiance to the One Cebu provincial political party led by Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, from the Bakud party run by […]