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Gothong pupils ready to dance


FOR the last two months, 11-year-old Angel Mae Laraño has been rehearsing after class for a performance to make her school proud.

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

45,000 pack Sto. Niño basilica after rainy prayer walk: ‘Sa Yolanda victims kini!’


Her husband could barely move and speak for the past nine years after suffering a heart attack. At dawn yesterday, 65-year-old Fe Vicoy brought her spouse in a wheelchair. They joined thousands of faithful who made the two-kilometer foot procession, sometimes drenched in rain, from Fuente Osmena to the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño, “Until [...]

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

Davide asks Sinulog Foundation to liquidate


The Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) must first liquidate previous donations it received from the Cebu provincial government before it can get the P1-million aid pledged for the 2014 festivities. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III said foundation  headed by Ricky Ballesteros has to comply with this  so  the province can avoid being questioned lated by state [...]

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

KTV bar remains closed; appeal denied

CEBU City HALL stood its ground on padlocking a KTV bar that showed female dancers who undressed to entertain patrons. The  Cebu City Anti-Indecency Board (CCAIB) denied for lack of merit a  motion for reconsideration filed by the management of Las Vegas KTV bar which was closed last December 20, 2013. The board cited section [...]

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

Private rep needed to observe biddings


MORE transparency is needed in the  Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) in Cebu City through the presence of private sector observers. “We should put things in proper order,” Vice Mayor Edgar Labella said in Wednesday’s council session after a sportswear supplier’s  complaint was discussed. Arlene Ponce of Angel’s Sportswear alleged that BAC members failed to  [...]

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

Mike: Goods for seniors better than extra cash

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AFTER announcing that  he can’t assure a  full amount of P12,000  as cash assistance for senior citizens this year as he  promised,  Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said material assistance was better than additional cash. “I didn’t say that there won’t be P12,000 assistance. I made it clear that whatever happens, the P6,000 will be [...]

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

Davide, Rama agree to co-manage Fuente O

With the historic Fuente Osmeña park in need of better care, both Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III agreed that joint management was better than a long-drawn court battle over ownership. “Jun Davide (Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III ) and I  both recognize that we need to help Fuente,” Rama [...]

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

Capitol, DOE set to verify oil find

Both the Cebu provincial government and the Department of Energy (DOE) are verifying claims by an Australian oil firm about finding oil reserves in Aloguinsan town, midwest Cebu. The Sydney-based Gas2Grid Limited posted on their website last Jan. 3 that the DOE recognized their Malolos-1 exploration as a successful oil discovery effort. An extension of [...]

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

Apas settlers ask Capitol aid

CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III is scheduled to meet with Apas barangay officials today to discuss the fate of 150 families who occupy a property reportedly owned by the province but is being claimed by a private lot owner. Apas barangay chairman Ramil Ayuman said the Cebu provincial government can contest the writ of demolition [...]

Posted: January 10th, 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 »

Bring umbrellas, faith to Sto. Niño basilica

Rainy weather is expected to greet the start of activities for the Sinulog festival as a low pressure area enters the country tomorrow and delivers a wet weekend.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cebu mayors to map out disaster action plan


The vice mayor of one of Cebu’s smallest towns will meet with Cebu mayors o help map out a disaster risk management and action plan for the province.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Settle other payables, Rama told

ASIDE from the reduced seniors cash assistance, Mayor Michael Rama should also account for the other payables that were not settled by his administration.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  4. SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams
  5. Senator Pimentel backs German think tank’s stand vs dynasties
  6. Bar proctor suspended for photographing test papers
  7. Collector Danny Garcia says Inquirer worth more than news
  8. Meteor shower to light up PH skies
  9. What Went Before: Enrile denies Gigi Reyes was ‘other woman’
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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