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14 hurt in vehicular collision in Toledo City

January 8, 2013


FOURTEEN persons were injured when a vehicle-for-hire collided with an L200 pick-up and accidentally hit a tricycle in the national road in barangay Magdugo,, Toledo City, southern Cebu at past 7 a.m today. The V-hire driven by Pepito Pantalaño, a resident of barangay Awihaw, carried 11 passengers from Toledo City bound for Cebu City. The […]

Holidays blamed for road work delay

January 5, 2013


Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza said the inavailability of laborers who went on a Christmas break and the traffic gridlock it would have created during the holidays were the reasons why the road concreting projects in the city did not push through as scheduled. The mayor said she had wanted the road projects to start […]

Mandaue ready for Pedro

November 28, 2012


DEVOTEES will be allowed to get close and touch the official image of San Pedro Calungsod when it is taken tomorrow to the National Shrine of St. Joseph in Mandaue City, a parish official said. The icon will be placed on the left side of the main altar for veneration. Serina Gonzales, president of the […]

Toledo bus victims receive insurance

October 31, 2012


AN accredited insurance company started giving insurance benefits yesterday to the families of the victims of the Jegans bus that crashed in Don Andres Soriano road in Toledo City last Saturday evening. The Passenger Accident Management Insurance (PAMI), one of two accredited insurance companies of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board 7 (LTFRB-7) had […]

UN Avenue lane open on Oct. 28

October 20, 2012


THE road concreting project of United Nations (UN) Avenue will be open to traffic on Oct. 28 when the curing period is finished for the remaining 340 meter stretch in Mandaue City to Lapu-Lapu. Work was speeded up to catch up with the Nov. 30 National Thanksgiving Mass of Pedro Calungsod in Cebu City and […]

‘Del Mar shouldn’t insist on city flyover projects’

October 17, 2012


Both the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and a civil society group scored former congressman Raul del Mar’s insistence to push through with two flyover projects in a Cebu City Development Council meeting last Monday. “He was advised by DPWH to realign his flyover projects because these were deferred like what Congressman Tomas […]

8-lane expansion for S. Osmena Road

October 5, 2012


by Doris C. Bongcac, Chief of Reporters    Here’s a glimpse of the landscape that will change  in south Cebu. S. Osmeña Road near Cebu city’s port area will be expanded to an eight-lane road to provide a wider service route to the pier and farther on to southern parts of the province. With a […]

Bridge project passed amid DBM question

September 6, 2012


THE Cebu City Council decided to take the “risk” yesterday when it authorized the use of P6.8 million from Supplemental Budget 2 passed last year to fund the construction of a bridge that will connect the mountain barangays of Bonbon and Buot Taup. The resolution introduced by City Councilor Roberto Cabarrubias awarding the construction project […]


September 5, 2012


Heavy rains stall traffic; Landslide kills couple in Naga city A landslide killed a couple in Naga City as yesterday’s heavy rainfall flooded Metro Cebu’s streets, causing traffic jams and stranding commuters till past 8 p.m. Rains started 1:40 p.m. and continued till past 6 p.m., a trend earlier cited in weather forecasts of longer […]

Don’t let vanity plates cover license numbers – LTO

September 5, 2012


CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama’s official vehicle can’t be mistaken for someone else’s. It says “MAYOR” in the front license plate instead of standard numbers. His government red plate is attached on the back of the Toyota Grandia van — one of the exceptions to the rule that prohibits covering up a motor vehicle license […]