Anti-graft court convicts Ace Durano; Gwen denies she’s behind it

THE Sandiganbayan has convicted former tourism secretary and Cebu gubernatorial candidate Joseph Felix Mari “Ace” Durano for violating the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act over the development of the tourism department’s wall-calendar project in 2009 that allegedly failed to undergo public bidding. But Durano, in a statement, said the Nov. 26, 2021 decision of the […]

5 TPUJ drivers nabbed for overloading

DRIVERS of five traditional public utility jeepneys in Cebu were apprehended by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) for not following the prescribed seating capacity. The five were apprehended just a week after the national government ordered the removal of plastic barriers in public utility vehicles (PUVs). LTFRB 7 Director Eduardo Montealto Jr. […]

Babies born in barangay Covid facility

TWO expectant mothers who earlier tested positive for Covid-19 delivered their babies in a Cebu City barangay isolation center (BIC) on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Emergency Operations Center (EOC) deputy chief implementer and Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera said one of the mothers was also hypertensive. She delivered a baby boy. Garganera thanked the skilled […]

Kapatagan keeps season alive with win over Pagadian in VisMin Cup playoffs

THE eighth-seeded Kapatagan Buffalo Braves lived to fight another day as they beat the third-seeded Pagadian Explorers, 96-82, in the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup quarterfinals at the Pagadian City Gymnasium on Thursday. Faced with a twice-to-win disadvantage, the Buffalo Braves pulled out all the stops to force a deciding rubber match on Friday […]