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Cebu students make own toga for graduation

FOURTH year students of Mandaue City Comprehensive National High School are busy sewing their own graduation robes, which they will wear on graduation day this April 3. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

When Suzzane Tabalda walks onstage to receive her high school diploma on April 3, she will wear a toga and a cap that look like any other toga and cap except for one difference—she made them.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Fish, veggie prices in Cebu double

IN BALAMBAN town, Cebu province, livestock producers try to keep their animals warm from the cold spell sweeping the province. In the village of Gaas, a plastic sheet serves as this cow’s jacket. TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Prices of fish and vegetables in the city’s biggest public market have more than doubled as a result of declining supply because of the cold weather.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Quantity of Aloguinsan oil needs further study


THE potential commercial quantity of the oil discovered in the town of Aloguinsan in southwestern Cebu may help the country in its quest for energy security, according to the Department of Energy (DOE) in the Visayas.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Basilica image is original, smiling Niño


The wooden image of the Sto. Niño inside the bullet-proof glass case of the basilica in Cebu city is the original icon, over 400 years old, said Fr. Jonas Mejares, basilica rector. Long lines of devotees trail into the basilica everyday to kiss and touch the glass, with silent prayers offered to the image of [...]

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Housing woes for islanders in Bohol

THIS HOUSE located in Barangay Lawis, Pangangan Island, is  among those destroyed  by the 7.2-magnitude quake that hit Bohol province. FILE PHOTO

Like most of her neighbors, Rufina Forones lost her house in Barangay Lawis on Pangangan Island in Calape town when the earthquake struck Bohol province last week. The challenge of rebuilding one has been as formidable as ever for them.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Husband to replace suspended Cebu mayor


A mayor of a Cebu town, suspended pending her trial for a graft case, will be replaced by her husband, her vice mayor.

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Groups push P132 wage adjustment


A coalition of 50 labor groups will push the petition for a P132 wage hike in Central Visayas. Michael Valle, secretary general for Cebu of the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL), said that the wage adjustment petition will be stronger if all labor unions and federations will come together to push it. Thus the Living [...]

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

NBI raids Colon shop for selling fake Viagra pills

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Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) yesterday arrested a businessman and seized over a million pesos worth of fake sex enhancement pills from a shop in downtown Cebu City. Ali Tang, owner of Golden Ling Merchandising, was arrested and taken to the NBI regional office for further investigation. He will [...]

Posted: September 25th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Anti-pork barrel march, peace day walk kick off at Fuente


TWO separate rallies—one for peace, the other to denounce the pork barrel system—held by religious and civil society groups kicked off at the Fuente Osmeña Rotunda yesterday.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Village waste facility produces fuel, fertilizer


A village in Mandaue City in Cebu province has started converting plastic waste into bunker fuel. So far, Barangay Pagsabungan has produced 50 liters of bunker fuel since officials began to operate a plastic-processing machine in June at a facility on a 1,500-square-meter lot.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Anti-crime NGO got money from Napoles


THELMA Chiong of the Crusade Against Violence in the Visayas said she received small amounts from Janet Lim Napoles but had no idea at the time that the donations came from pork barrel anomalies. Chiong’s sister, Cheryl Jimenea, had worked for Napoles as her consultant. Chiong said Napoles would donate money for the Crusade Against [...]

Posted: September 5th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Oil spill reaches Naga, San Fernando

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THE regional office of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has sent technical experts to assess the situation in Naga City in southern Cebu where traces of oil spill was reported to have reached the shoreline. According to BFAR marine biologist, Johann Tejada the oil spill in Naga City can be considered negligible [...]

Posted: September 4th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cleaners under watch as oil spill enters SRP, Talisay City

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Health authorities are closely monitoring residents and volunteers who took part cleaning up the oil spill in Cordova’s coastline. “Those most at risk are the workers, not the community because the oil spill becomes diluted as soon as it reaches them,” said Assistant Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial of the Department of Health (DOH)-Central Visayas. Workers [...]

Posted: August 29th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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