Youth party-list condemns NYC chair over ‘shameless’ act 

A YOUTH party-list on Monday condemned National Youth Commission (NYC) Chair Ronald Gian L. Cardema for gatecrashing a forum attended by their representative.   “The Kabataan Party-list condemns the shameless disrespecting by Chair Ronald Cardema during the Pandesal Forum of Kamuning Bakery where Rep. (Raoul Danniel A. Manuel) was the primary guest,” the group said in […]

Standing passengers allowed long before LTFRB order

THE Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) has been allowing standing passengers inside public utility vehicles (PUVs) long before the order of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) came out Monday, September 26, 2022.CCTO executive director Paul Gotiong told SunStar Cebu Wednesday, September 28, that they had lessened the capacity restrictions to PUVs but […]

Remembering Tony Cuenco

CEBU City Councilor James Anthony Cuenco has urged the younger generation to learn history and be vigilant against human rights abuses.This as the nation commemorated the 50th anniversary of the declaration of martial law on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022.James, son of the late Cebuano politician Antonio “Tony” Cuenco, recalled the struggles of his father during […]

Overseas workers, local jobs tackled in Cabinet meeting  

PRIORITY programs for Filipino workers abroad and those locally employed were discussed during a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, according to Malacañang.    The Department of Migrants Workers (DMW) and Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) discussed their key programs during the meeting.  “Some of the priority projects that the DMW will take into action are the […]

Boy, 3, dies in Aloguinsan fire

A THREE-YEAR-OLD boy died in a fire that hit his family’s home in Barangay Poblacion, Aloguinsan town, southwest Cebu on Friday night, June 3, 2022.Firefighters identified the lone fatality as Izach Pielago, 3.Senior Fire Officer 1 Johnmer Lesigues, the chief of Aloguinsan’s fire department, told SunStar Cebu that the fire started at around 8:22 p.m. […]

Election campaign period boosts consumer confidence, store sales 

THE campaign period for the May 9 local and national elections has helped to improve consumer confidence and sales of supermarkets nationwide, according to the Philippine Amalgamated Supermarkets Association, or Pagasa. Pagasa President Steven T. Cua said in a mobile phone interview with BusinessWorld that poll campaigns had helped increase confidence among consumers. The campaign […]

Minglanilla mayoral bet to pursue reclamation project if elected

MINGLANILLA mayoral candidate Rajiv Enad has vowed to pursue the town’s reclamation project that has long been proposed by his running mate, incumbent Mayor Elanito “Lani” Peña, if he would be elected as his town’s mayor come May 9, 2022.The project is targeted to generate thousands of jobs for Minglanillahanons.“(The) estimated employment would reach 74,000. […]

Tell it to SunStar: PCW condemns tactics that commodify, degrade women during campaign rallies

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) expresses grave disappointment over the commodification or objectification of women in campaign rallies, in light of videos showing women being used as a form of entertainment during sorties.One shows a woman in scanty clothes dancing on stage in a sensual production number. The other shows a candidate telling a […]

Three-way cooperation key to safety at work during pandemic — ILO

WORK SAFETY during the pandemic will require effective collaboration among the government, employers, and labor, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said. “As the world continues to grapple with the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and the uneven recovery, occupational safety and health remains at the forefront of countries’ responses,” ILO Director-General Guy Ryder said in […]

P5M drugs seized, 70 pushers nabbed in anti-criminality drive

CLOSE to P5 million worth of illegal drugs were confiscated while 73 suspected drug personalities were arrested during a one-day Synchronized Anti-Criminal Law Enforcement Operations (Sacleo) in Cebu Province on Saturday, April 23, 2022.This was the second Sacleo conducted by the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO), aimed to minimize all types of criminality that would […]

TBA Studios tackles crime in new movie

1 of 3 The cast of TBA Studios’ Grace during the film’s script reading session. — PHOTO FROM FACEBOOK.COM/TBASTUDIOSPH/ The cast of TBA Studios’ Grace during the film’s script reading session. — PHOTO FROM FACEBOOK.COM/TBASTUDIOSPH/ The cast of TBA Studios’ Grace during the film’s script reading session. — PHOTO FROM FACEBOOK.COM/TBASTUDIOSPH/ THE LATEST project of […]