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29,000 beneficiaries to get maintenance meds

THE Cebu City Government has started preparations for the third-quarter distribution of maintenance medicine to some 29,000 beneficiaries of the Long Life Medicine Assistance Program (LLMAP). The City Council, during their regular session last week, approved a close to P13-million budget to procure insulin and assorted medicines for hypertension, diabetes, and arthritis. The amount will be charged to the City’s …

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Barok aide killed in drug bust in Danao City

CEBU, Philippines – One of the trusted aides of alleged drug lord Alvaro Barok was killed in a shootout during a drug operation in Danao City yesterday morning. Police Chief Insp. Gerard Ace Pelare, chief of the Danao City Police Station, identified the fatality as Antonio Lopez, Jr., a resident of Barangay Looc where the operation took place. “Connected ni …

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Unless labor code is amended contractualization to stay – DOLE-7 exec

CEBU, Philippines – Despite moves to end or ban contract scheme in the country, the regional director of the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas said labor contractualization will continue unless the law is amended. DOLE-7 Director Elias Cayanong said the Labor Code of the Philippines should be amended and the provision allowing contractualization be repealed to really …

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What men want

REFUGE is a place where gentlemen can hide on a fine shopping day. It’s a destination where men can talk about their feelings openly without being judged or to celebrate life’s little moments where only fellow gentlemen can and will understand. It is a quick stop over for cold drinks, wholesome chat and manly pampering because ladies aren’t the only …

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AN EMPTY PROFESSION OF FAITH “‘Not everyone who s…

AN EMPTY PROFESSION OF FAITH “‘Not everyone who says to Me, “Lord, Lord,” will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter’” (Matthew 7:21). Here Jesus is speaking of the devotedly religious who think they are saved but aren’t. The Lord will continue these warnings later about spiritual …

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Will quake jolt gov’t to get more power?

THERE is a need for more investments in the power sector following the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that rocked Leyte Province last week, an official of the Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 said yesterday. The jolt, followed by some 500 aftershocks, has caused electricity supply problems for some areas in Regions 7 and 8. It damaged the geothermal power plants in …

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Ex-mayor ‘failed’ to liquidate 12 times

CEBU, Philippines – For his alleged failure to liquidate and account for his cash advances, former Alcoy, Cebu town mayor Nicomedes de los Santos is facing charges before the Sandiganbayan. The Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas has indicted de los Santos for 12 counts of violation of Article 218 (failure to render accounts) of the Revised Penal Code covering alleged unliquidated …

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PISTON to launch protest

CEBU, Philippines – Militant transport group Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON) will launch a nationwide protest on Monday. Greg Perez, coordinator of PISTON-Cebu, said that their protest is centered against Omnibus Franchising Guidelines (OFG) of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Department of Transportation. Perez said their protest will start at 8 …

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