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More unpaid bills: Travel agency, food caterers, others seek payment

January 5, 2013


Anxious to get paid, more suppliers went to see Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale yesterday to present their bills for services rendered before she took over last Dec. 19. They include a travel agency which said the Province of Cebu owed P1.5 million for local and foreign trips, and a food caterer with unpaid catering bills […]

Graveyard cleaners get second Jollibee treat this time it’s a party

December 3, 2012


THE Ewican family of Consolacion town experienced another Jollibee party courtesy of a senior citizen from Mandaue – this time with party hats, balloons, and a cake. Tessie Vasquez told Cebu Daily News during the lunch at Jollibee Fooda, Consolacion that she responded to the article “Dreaming of Jollibee” that was published on Nov. 2. […]

Rice worth P10M missing in Badian

November 21, 2012


A National Food Authority (NFA) warehouse officer assigned in Badian town, Cebu province was ordered to pay more than P10 million worth of unaccounted imported rice stocks. A copy of the demand letter issued by the NFA central office ordered Badian NFA officer Benedicto Bernal to pay P10,628,095.09 within 15 working days or else face […]

Monitoring of Korean noodle products sought

November 12, 2012


HEALTH and trade agencies were urged to monitor the importation of six Korean brand noodle items in Cebu following reports that they contain carcinogenic or cancer-causing ingredients. A resolution sponsored by Provincial Board (PB) member Arleigh Sitoy cited a report from the Eco-Waste Coalition which said some local stores still sell the Korean noodle items […]

Envoy: Lift ban on six Korean noodles

November 11, 2012


“LIFT the Philippine ban of Nongshim noodles from South Korea.” This is the call of Korean Ambassador Hyuk Lee to the Philippine government, who assured that the South Korean noodles were safe to eat. “You do not have to worry about these noodles. There is no problem in eating them. You can eat them anytime. […]

Dreaming of Jollibee

November 2, 2012


As far as he can remember, Luigi Ewican had dreamed of eating at Jollibee, the popular domestic fastfood outlet. He and his siblings never entered Jollibee before. “We wanted to save money so we could eat there but friends said it was expensive so we stopped dreaming and instead focused on our schooling,” Luigi said […]

‘Cebu City Hall should settle P5.2 M food bill’

September 30, 2012


CEBU City Hall can settle the P5.2 million bill being charged by a caterer for packed meals it delivered to election personnel during the Oct. 2010 barangay elections. City Legal Officer Joseph Bernaldez said even if they haven’t received a copy of the complaint filed by Cebu Red Carpet Catering Service, a settlement cannot be […]

Jatropha fruits down 41 Bohol pupils

June 10, 2012


At least 41 school children fell sick after eating fruits of Jatropha plants locally known as tuba-tuba in Dauis town, Bohol province on Friday. “They said it tasted like chocolate and peanuts, so they decided to peel the fruits and ate them,” said pediatric ward nurse Abigail Mercader. The pupils of Tutolan Elementary School were […]

Photographer sets up cafe for creative folks

May 10, 2012


by Aileen Garcia-Yap, Reporter It started with the need for a place for artists, photographers, writers and other creative folks to hang out, relax and just talk about their work. A graduate of fine arts, 21-year-old Rachel Arandilla made the dream a reality when she opened Sprockets Cafe last month with the help of her […]

Ombud to probe Bella’s ‘jail food treat’

October 16, 2011


AN inquiry into reports that Bella Ruby Santos’ relatives gave free food to inmates and jail guards in the Naga City jail will be made by the Ombudsman-Visayas. Assistant Ombudsman Virginia Palanca-Santiago docketed the report published in Cebu Daily News last Oct. 13 for fact-finding last Friday. She said the inquiry will be done by […]