Dino assails use of Duterte’s name

CEBU, Philippines – “Real Duterte supporters are law abiding citizens… please stop using the name of the President to do illegal acts.” This was the statement of Presidential Adviser for the Visayas Michael Dino following allegations a group of armed men named “Duterte Unified Force” wanted to enter her property in Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City. Dino said the President abhors …

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Review sought of case on death of man outside mayor’s house

CEBU, Philippines – The mother of Gilbert Delima who was shot dead in front of Santa Fe Mayor Jose Esgana’s residence two days before the May 2016 elections has sought review of the case before the Department of Justice. Josefina Delima, assisted by counsel Judiel Pareja, filed on Friday the petition for review to reverse and set aside the “highly …

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Summer Playlist

IT’s summertime and nothing beats going on an adventure be it hitting the beach, canyoneering or camping at the mountains. Being here in Cebu, one is lucky to have so many places to go to for a short vacation—the beaches, the mountains and not to mention many beautiful waterfalls and caves that are just a few short hours away. Planning …

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Magnitude 5.6 quake hits Bohol

A MAGNITUDE 5.6 earthquake struck Bohol around 9:06 a.m., Saturday, May 20. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded the epicenter of the earthquake 19 kilometers east of Lila town, Bohol, at a depth of 567 kilometers. The earthquake was felt at instrumental Intensity I in Catbalogan, Samar and Borongan, Eastern Samar. Phivolcs said aftershocks are expected. (Jo …

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THE COST OF DISCIPLESHIP “‘Blessed are those who …

THE COST OF DISCIPLESHIP “‘Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven’” (Matthew 5:10). Our Lord made it clear from His earliest teaching that following Him was costly. Those who entered His kingdom would suffer for Him before they would reign with Him. The cost of discipleship is billed …

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Access to funds among focus areas this Business Month

THE Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) pledged to link budding entrepreneurs with the right financial institutions to help their businesses prosper. Kate Dychangco-Anzani, chairperson of the upcoming Entrepreneurship Conference and Expo during the Cebu Business Month in June 2017, said the chamber has invited private financial institutions and state-run financial organizations to make sure aspiring entrepreneurs will be …

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House honors Roberto "Bobby" Aboitiz

CEBU, Philippines – Ten Cebu congressmen sponsored the said resolution which will be submitted to House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez for his signature within the week. “He demonstrated the essence of service-oriented leadership: promoting respect, courtesy, and diplomacy; embodying stability, security, and humility; and cultivating character (with a sincere heart of service and compassion), competence, (leading with excellence and integrity), and …

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OFW charged for killing’ wife

CEBU, Philippines – A 43-year-old overseas Filipino worker is facing charges before the court for allegedly killing his common-law wife. Prosecutor III Rhodna Bacatan indicted Ricardo Baguio, a resident of Sitio Cogon, A. Lopez, Barangay Labangon, Cebu City, after finding probable cause for the crime of murder. Bacatan recommended no bail against Baguio who opted not to answer the allegations …

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