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In downtown Cebu, birds offer a distraction

BIRDS hang out on buildings and electric cables in an area on Colon Street. LITO TECSON/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Motorists and passersby would often stop and look up upon reaching the corner of Borromeo and Colon streets in downtown Cebu City.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Facebook clue for lifestyle check on cops in C. Visayas


The social networking site Facebook holds an enormous amount of information about its more than a billion users worldwide, including what authorities say could be leads to the lifestyles of police officers and their families in the Philippines.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Siquijor vice gov files complaint vs gov for usurping authority

Siquijor Vice Gov. Dingdong Avanzado. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The rift between two former allies has widened. Siquijor Vice Gov. Dingdong Avanzado has accused Gov. Zalde Villa of usurping his authority when the governor transferred his employee to the Office of the Vice Mayors’ League without his consent.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

UPLB tree expert says condemned trees healthy

DR. ROGER Guzman ( right), a University of the Philippines Los Baños professor and tree expert, inspects one of several trees that had been condemned to death by Department of Environment and Natural Resources foresters to give way to a road-widening project funded by pork barrel. TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

There is no need to cut the remaining 84 acacia trees along the national highway in Naga and Carcar cities and San Fernando town, southern Cebu province, for a road-widening project.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

1 dead as 4 fires rage in Cebu province

FIREMEN train their hoses on a fire raging in Barangay San Roque in Cebu City, just one of at least four fires that raged in Cebu province in less than 24 hours. 

Four fires raged in less than 24 hours, destroying 100 houses, a row of commercial establishments and a warehouse in the cities of Mandaue and Cebu and killing an elderly in Sibonga town, southern Cebu.

Posted: August 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »