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Trisikad driver gets honors for taking care of abused dog

October 11, 2012


by Patricia Andrea D. Pateña, Correspondent     HE simply wanted to save a dog’s life. But Roberto “Janjan” Solon didn’t realize that he has done something extraordinary in taking care of a stray dog which got hacked in the face in Talisay City. Solon, a pedicab driver in barangay San Isidro, Talisay City, is […]

Taxi driver survives shooting

August 8, 2012


A taxi driver was shot in sitio Malakurong, Brgy. Usmad, Argao, Cebu City. The 25-year-old victim was identified as Noriso Dayaganon, a resident of barangay Kanbanwa, Argao, Cebu City. He was shot in his left arm by 29-year-old suspect Jasper Carillo Bahinting. Police said the suspect passed by the taxi driver and fired at him […]

Vacationer hits lotto jackpot in Cebu

August 7, 2012


A ‘habal-habal’ driver vacationing in Cebu hit the P4.5 million jackpot in a Super Lotto 6/45 draw held in July. The 38-year-old winner — a regular Lotto bettor for the past five years — claimed his prize from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Monday. “I never let a day pass by without placing […]

Bus operators mixed on drivers’ assessment

July 9, 2012


  BUS operators in Cebu voiced mixed reactions over an order requiring their drivers to secure a “driving national certificate” from the Technical Education Skills and Development (Tesda). The order issued by the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is a requirement for bus operators to secure their certificate of public convenience from the Land […]

Bus drivers welcome fixed wage, owners compain

July 7, 2012


SEVERAL bus drivers in Cebu said they welcome the labor department order requiring them to be paid fixed salaries instead of an amount based on their passenger load. The order of the Dept. of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) to all public utility owners took effect last July 1. “Okay ra man ng minimum ang swaeldo […]

Buses to give fixed wages to drivers, conductors

July 4, 2012


MINI-BUS operators in Cebu expressed support for a directive of the Department of Labor and Employment requiring a fixed salary for drivers and conductors set at the minimum wage. Starting July 30, buses and mini-buses have to secure a compliance certificate from DOLE on the agency’s recent wage order before a franchise is renewed. Regional […]

Cebu operators, drivers insist on P9 PUJ fare

April 12, 2012


  Cebu transport groups insisted that jeepney fares start at P9 to cope with the rising cost of fuel and vehicle maintenance. The Cebu Integrated Transport Services Cooperative stood by its petition for a P1.50 fare rate increase in a public hearing held yesterday at the Cebu Normal University. A P.50 provisional increase was earlier […]