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City Hall vehicles with no markings, no travel – Rama

November 21, 2012


CEBU City government vehicles that do not have City Hall markings will no longer be given gasoline, Mayor Michael Rama said. “Walay exemptions. Ako man gani ako man gi butangan akong sakyanan ug for official use only bisan naa na nay (vanity) plate nga mayor,” he said. (There will be no exemption. Even my official […]

SK official lands in hospital after vehicle accident

November 2, 2012


By Correspondents Carmel R. Matus and Gabriel C. Bonjoc   A TOP Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) official accidentally crashed his vehicle on a duldulan tree along barangay Binlod, Argao town in southern Cebu. SK Cebu Federation President Aladin Williame Caminero’s Ford Everest vehicle was a total wreck after the collision, PO2 Marvin Chin of the Argao […]

Toyota headed to record global sales

October 29, 2012


TOKYO (AP) — Toyota is shrugging off a sales plunge in China set off by a territorial dispute and says it is headed to a record year on the back of strong growth in the rest of Asia and the U.S. Toyota Motor Corp. Executive Vice President Yukitoshi Funo acknowledged Monday that achieving the company’s […]

LTO to roll out new vehicle plates in January 2013

October 20, 2012


Owners of new vehicles should expect to use new license plates on their cars next year. The Land Transportation Office will implement standardized motor vehicle plate numbers in January 2013. Stakeholders in a forum yesterday asked the LTO to have the new license plates attached in car manufacturing plants and not after the sale of […]

Traffic agency pushes permanent truck ban

September 10, 2012


THE Traffic Enforcement Agency in Mandaue (TEAM) urged city officials to pass the truck ban ordinance to ensure its permanent implementation. Team chief Edwin Ermac said their office had been extending the truck ban dry run about four or five times now with the last day on Sept. 20. He said they already sent a […]

Cebu businessmen charged in P18-billion smuggled cars case

September 9, 2012


Six persons, including three officials of a Cebu-based auto company, were charged before the Department of Justice for allegedly being behind the smuggling of 23 assorted vehicles amounting to P18 billion into the country. The vehicles were discovered in two 40-container vans that arrived in Misamis Oriental in 2011 as well as in a car […]

Rama No luxury cars for Tom’s BO-PK allies

September 5, 2012


Vehicles which Cebu City Hall promised to the city’s 80 barangays will only be issued to allies of Mayor Michael Rama. They won’t automatically go to the barangay captain. That much was made clear by Rama in recent meetings with barangay officials allied with the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK), including a meeting yesterday at the […]

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 […]

5 hurt in four-vehicle smashup in Compostela

August 20, 2012


Five persons were injured early Monday in a four-vehicle smashup on the national highway of Compostela town, some 25 kilometers from Cebu city. The authorities identified the injured as Marciano Mata of Cambanag, Danao City; Adriano Nadela; Junelyn Dohinog of Lamac, Consolacion; Carlo Jane Borja of Cansaga, Consolacion; and Adonis Ardina, 37 of Mandaue City. […]

Truck crash survivors tell stories

July 11, 2012


  IT was so sudden that Justiniani Arendain could only cry out for God when it did happen. Arendain, a 64-year-old farmer and 12-year-old Rochen Paglinawan were among more than 30 survivors of a six-wheeler truck crash in barangay Bongon in Tabuelan town, southeast Cebu past 5 p.m. last Sunday. Arendain had bruises in her […]