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Counterfeit money suspect free on bail

November 23, 2012


THE 64-year-old businessman who was accused of manufacturing and selling fake currency notes stepped out of jail yesterday. Richard Uy posted a P78,000 bail bond for his temporary liberty. He faces charges of forgery before the sala of Regional Trial Court Executive Judge Silvestre Maamo of Branch 17. Uy was charged with forging treasury or […]

Owners fight to save Balay na Bato

July 22, 2012


Only half of a century-old house may be left standing in barangay Mabolo if the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) implements its road widening project there. House owner Nersas Macasero said he want his two-story “Balay nga Bato” declared a historical landmark to spare it from demolition. “I want to preserve the structure […]

Mabolo ancestral houses mulled as historical sites

July 11, 2012


Cebu City’s historical affairs commission is asking the City Council to declare two century-old houses along M. J. Cuenco Avenue in barangay Mabolo as “historical landmarks.” A resolution with the request was passed last July 8 and signed by Vice Mayor Joy Augustus Young, chairman of the Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission (CHAC). The ancestral […]

Sidewalks may go to preserve old houses in Mabolo road widening

May 28, 2012


The Department of Public Works and Highways may have to individually consult owners of properties affected by the proposed widening of a portion of M. J. Cuenco Avenue. Former north district representative Raul del Mar said that they were also willing to compromise with owners whose structures are built on a portion of the sidewalk. […]

Resurvey results worry Mabolo home owners

May 27, 2012


An 80-year-old house beside the Mabolo Church may lose its grotto, concrete fence and 12 trees for a road widening project that will precede the rise of a flyover. The trees are at least 30 years old. House owner Aurora Ancajas Ramos, 76, learned about this along with 25 other affected house owners in last […]

46th World Communication Day message – Palma ‘thanks to media’

May 20, 2012


  Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma yesterday pointed out the importance of silence and listening during the celebration of 46th World Communications Day. Easy access to all forms of communication, he said “makes it important for people to be introspective, and reflective.” The Cebu prelate acknowledged the role of media in communication as a “very important […]

Fire hits houses in Hipodromo

April 16, 2012


by Chito O. Aragon, Correspondent At least six houses were ruined in the fire that hit an unrban poor neighborhood in sitio Cahipa, barangay Hipodromo, Cebu City. The fire was tapped at 10:48 and doused 12 minutes after by the fire department. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.