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In branding Cebu, draw from culture

In branding Cebu, draw from culture

 
 

TOURISM stakeholders in Cebu are coming up with a sustainable integrated tourism brand for the whole province in a bid to strengthen Cebu’s footing as a premier tourism destination. The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) and proponents of the Mega Cebu project conducted a branding workshop yesterday with global brand strategist Jacqueline Alexis Thng to brainstorm the appropriate tourism branding for the province.

They chose not to surrender: Four dead in shootout

They chose not to surrender: Four dead in shootout

 
 

Four men, one of them held responsible for killing a policeman, were killed after they shot it out with policemen who came to serve a warrant of arrest past 2 a.m. in Sitio Panas, Barangay Bugtong Kawa-yan, Barili town.

New Lapu casino?

New Lapu casino?

 
 

A PROPOSED multi-billion casino resort in Lapu-Lapu City will create more than 6,000 jobs and help the city attract more tourists and earn more revenues, Mayor Paz Radaza said. A US investment group and a Macau-based gaming operator have expressed their intent to build a 14-hectare casino resort in Barangay Mactan. The Sino-American Gaming Investment Group and the Macau Resources Group Ltd. will reportedly shell out $650 million or roughly P28 billion to build the Mactan Leisure City. Their target is to open it in 2017.

3-way fight for Cebu governor emerging

3-way fight for Cebu governor emerging

 
 

A THREE-WAY gubernatorial fight looms in Cebu Province. The One Cebu Party yesterday said it is “seriously considering” fielding former three-term governor Gwendolyn Garcia as its candidate for governor in 2016. One Cebu Secretary General Pablo John Garcia said the party believes that Gwen will be a formidable candidate, considering her track record and vote-getting abilities.

2 brothers drown

2 brothers drown

 
 

LEFT unattended by their parents who were at work, two young boys drowned in the seawaters off Ginatilan town yesterday. Another child who went for a swim off Talisay remained missing. The two from Ginatilan, brothers ages three and five years old, were found floating lifeless near different shores. The other child has not been found yet after he plunged under a bridge in the South Road Properties (SRP) in Talisay City around 3 p.m.

DENR chooses trees over BRT

DENR chooses trees over BRT

 
 

A BUS system in Cebu City has hit a roadblock, before actual work on its road lanes or stations could begin. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Central Visayas denied the tree-cutting permit application prepared by proponents of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), which is set to be implemented in 2018. At least 300 trees on N. Bacalso Ave. and Osmeña Blvd. stand to be affected by the bus system. Aside from the BRT, three other government projects, mostly road widening, also failed to get their tree-cutting permits from DENR 7.

Ship collision kills engineer

Ship collision kills engineer

 
 

A Bohol-bound fast craft has collided with a cargo vessel at Lauis Ledge off Talisay City yesterday afternoon, killing the passenger vessel’s chief engineer.

3 women, 3 kids hurt as car falls off Busay cliffside

3 women, 3 kids hurt as car falls off Busay cliffside

 
 

With Shanice Kae O. Suarez USJ-R Mass Comm Intern A GRAY Mazda 2 sedan fell 35 feet below as it was navigating a steep road coming from a resort in Sitio Garahe, Barangay Busay, Cebu City at around 3 p.m. today. Three women and three children ages 10, 11 and 13 were injured after the car fell off a cliffside and overturned on its way down, with the rear portion of the vehicle landing on the road first. As the car was on its way down, one of the children and two women fell from the vehicle and landed in the nearby river.

1 lane of SRP closed for 2 days

1 lane of SRP closed for 2 days

 
 

MOTORISTS taking the South Road Properties (SRP) are warned to brace for heavier traffic in the area over the weekend. On May 16 and 17, the seaside lane of the SRP will be closed for the Vios Cup Season 2—Cebu Leg while the other lane will be converted to a two-way street for north- and south-bound vehicles. “Only light vehicles are allowed to pass at the SRP. The seaside portion of the south coastal road, from Mambaling Trunk Road up to El Prado Road, shall be closed,” read the traffic advisory of the City Traffic Operations Management (Citom).

Cebu City faces looming crisis on garbage disposal

Cebu City faces looming crisis on garbage disposal

 
 

Cebu City may face another “crisis” on garbage disposal after the City Council junked the additional P50 million budget for tipping fees for the dumping of waste at the private sanitary landfill in Consolacion town.

Cebu IT workers paid highest in PH

Cebu IT workers paid highest in PH

 
 

INFORMATION Technology (IT) workers in Cebu receive higher average salary than their counterparts anywhere else in the country, even surpassing that of Metro Manila, an online job site reported. JobStreet.com, in its 2015 Cebu Salary Report that was presented yesterday to the local press, said fresh graduates in Cebu working in IT and computer software get paid an average of P25,483 a month. This is P1,534 higher than what a fresh graduate with the same specialization receives in other parts of the country.

Because we are one

Because we are one

 
 

THE boxing hysteria settled down. Reality sank in. Moving on doesn’t happen overnight but somewhere in between silence and post-match musings, lost bets and curses are slowly lost to history. Eventually, people will go back to the norm of daily existence. The Filipino contender is loved no matter what, torn rotator cuff and all. Acceptance is the best pacifier.

P4M in 'shabu' seized in Labangon raid

P4M in 'shabu' seized in Labangon raid

 
 

[INITIAL] Some P3.8 million worth of shabu were confiscated by authorities during a buy-bust in Sitio Cogon, Barangay Labangon, Cebu City at 4 p.m. today, May 11. Rodolfo Tabasa, 52, was arrested in the operation conducted by the City Intelligence Branch (CIB) of Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) in coordination with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 7 and Punta Princesa Police Station. Superintendent Romeo Santander, CIB chief, said Tabasa is allegedly the cohort of Clarissa Ricablanca, who was the subject of the buy-bust.

Baseball bat attack on lawyer downgraded to "simple physical injuries"

Baseball bat attack on lawyer downgraded to "simple physical injuries"

 
 

Pearl Ungab, the angry spouse who went after a lady lawyer with a baseball bat and rammed her car, was ordered released from police custody yesterday.

Cebu Pacific, Tigerair cancel flights during Pope Francis’ visit

Cebu Pacific, Tigerair cancel flights during Pope Francis’ visit

 
 

(UPDATED) 103 are cancelled, plus 119 more international and domestic flights are adjusted by the budget carriers on January 15 and 19

BPI - Cebu Ayala Center

2nd Level, West Entry Ayala Ctr. Cebu, Cebu Business Park 6000 Cebu City

Sen Ryu Japanese Restaurant

Salinas Drive Lahug Cebu City

Intosan Beach Resort

Taboc, Danao City

Yellow Cab Pizza - Mango

Gen. Maxilom Ave. Cebu City

NS Royal Pensione

Juana Osmena St., Cebu City

BE Resorts Mactan

Punta Engaño Road Lapu-Lapu City

BDO Cebu - Legaspi

Legaspi cor. Zamora Sts., Cebu City

Soribada Seafood Resto Bar

Datag, Maribago, Lapu-lapu City

Sandtrap Restaurant Garden Grill Tennis

Ma. Luisa Access Road, Banilad

Yuhee Jeong

Edison St., Lahug, Cebu City