By Jobers Bersales
The recent fencing of the venerable old Fernandez Hermanos Building, popularly known as the Compañia Maritima Building, ought to bring into sharp focus the need for a comprehensive conservation master plan for the old colonial section of Cebu City, one that should have been done way back in the 1990s when it already started. (Iloilo already passed theirs nine years ago!)
PROPERTY giant Ayala Land Inc. plans to offer as much as P21 billion in long-term domestic retail bonds, raising fresh funds for “general corporate purposes,” the company said.
Three persons who have done great achievements were recognized by the Lapu-Lapu City government during the city’s 52nd Charter Day celebration on Monday.
TO allow children to experience food preparation, the Dolores Aboitiz Children’s Fund (DACF) of Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) organized a tableya-making demonstration for kids at the Casa Gorordo Museum during the Gabii Sa Kabilin last May 31.
SOCIAL development foundation, Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) and Germany’s development aid agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has published a booklet featuring successful corporate-community partnerships in the Visayas and Mindanao.
A homesick student from Papua New Guinea landed in jail after he went berserk in a bar in barangay Banilad, Mandaue City.
FOUR men were shot by a man whose motorcycle he was driving was nearly hit by the car ridden by the victims in barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City.
THE San Remegio Beach Resort and Parklane International Hotel logged lopsided wins in last weekend’s D’ Basketball League of Cebu 2013 at the Guadalupe Sports Complex.
By Chito O. Aragon
, Edison A. Delos Angeles
While Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama opposed the appointment of Senior Supt. Mariano Natu-el as director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK)-dominated City Council yesterday passed a resolution congratulating the police official for his appointment.
By Joy Cherry Quito
A free running and planting event will be held simultaneously in the 40 municipalities and component cities of the province of Cebu this Saturday.
POLICE arrested a Korean national after he allegedly tried to bribe enforcers of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) who apprehended him for a traffic violation in barangay Lapu-Lapu City on Tuesday morning.
By Mars G. Alison
The Philippines’ grassroots and youth development program for football got a major boost from no less than Azkals coach Hans Michael Weiss whose recommendation spurred the German Football Association and the German Foreign Ministry to send a football expert to work with the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) to solidify the country’s football grassroots youth development program.
DOTTIE Ardina finally found her game as she overhauled a three-stroke deficit and turned it into a five-shot lead over Chihiro Ikeda after shooting a six-under 66 in the second round of the ICTSI Ladies Philippine Golf Tour at Cangolf’s North course in Laguna yesterday.