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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 […]

Koreans enjoy staying in Cebu, PH, envoy says

November 11, 2012


South Koreans are enjoying their stay and visits to the country as much as Filipinos are developing a love for Korean trends and products, Korean ambassador Hyuk Lee said yesterday in Cebu City. He said this mutual appreciation would strengthen ties between both countries. “I am amazed by the continuing popularity of South Korean telenovelas […]

‘No to (new) Ivory’

September 27, 2012


by Ador Vincent Mayol, Reporter Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma yesterday said the Catholic church supports the ban on ivory  and would cooperate with a government inquiry into the alleged role of Msgr. Cristobal Garcia in the illegal trade. At the same time, he criticized the National Geographic magazine for its October cover story “Ivory Worship”. […]

Tourism stakeholders laud Ayala-Aboitiz airport terminal project

September 10, 2012


Tourism stakeholders in Cebu hailed the joint venture of Ayala and Aboitiz to bid for the passenger terminal project of the Mactan Cebu International Airport. Ludwig Federigan, Bosconian International Chamber of Commerce president, agreed with Islands Group president Jay Aldeguer that the terminal project is a vital infrastructure for Cebu’s tourism. Robert Lim Joseph, National […]


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 […]

Fiscal seeks P800 hike in travel allowance

March 26, 2012


Prosecutor Mary Ann Castro has asked the Talisay City Council to pass a resolution increasing the travel allowance of prosecutors attending cases to Talisay City. In a letter dated March 23, Castro wrote the council asking an P800 increase from the original allowance of P200. Castro is detailed as prosecutor of the office of Talisay […]