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Bus Rapid Transit is Approved

The BRT system has been approved by the national government through National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), and bidding will take place in the second quarter of 2015 for potential contractors responsible for building the system. The estimated cost of construction is P10.618-billion. The Transportation Department said it is ready to bid out the P10.618-billion…

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Beware of this Man

If you happen to see this man around Cebu City, then be aware. According to a certain Edwin San Nicolas in his Facebook post, this man was caught inside their property in Mabolo. Although, the suspect didn’t get anything, but he was still arrested for “trespassing”. Edwin San Nicolas full post: This guy/stranger was caught…

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Miss Philippines-Earth 2014 is from Cebu City!

Congratulations to Jamie Herrell who is now the newly crowned Miss Philippines-Earth 2014! Herrel was also the winner of Sinulog Festival Queen last year, and the second Cebuano to have won Miss-Philippines Earth. The 19 year old beauty also got the Best in Cultural Attire, Best in Swimsuit, and Miss Solaire 2014.

Azkals is Coming to Cebu to play against Singapore

This will the chance for the Cebuanos and from nearby cities and towns to watch the Philippine National Football Team or better known as the Azkals. It will be the first time for the national team to play an official international friendly game besides Manila and Bacolod. Ticket prices: VIP tickets: P2,000 Red bleachers: P800…

Bus proposal for Cebu gains Support

Integrated Transport Planning Managing Director Colin Brader shows the flow of traffic around Fuente Osmeña once the Bus Rapid Transport system is in place. (Arni Aclao) CEBU CITY — The Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system for this city is on its last two months of consultation before the feasibility study will be completed. Colin Brader,…

Who’s Slowly Killing the Cebuanos?

Why you should minimize your habit of smoking, drinking, and eating too much Cebu lechon or any unhealthy foods. 1 of 4 monthly deaths in Central Visayas due to cardiovascular disease CEBU CITY — Cardiovascular disease is a “silent killer” responsible for one of four deaths in Central Visayas every month, according to the Department…

Tsunami Panic in Cebu City

An unusual sight or event happened in my beloved Cebu last February 7. An earthquake occurred at 11:45 in the morning and at 8:30 in the evening. Office workers were in panic and went out of their offices. A good excuse for not working, haha. I was out with my friends, we were about to…

Gaisano South on Fire

Video of Gaisano Capital South caught on fire. The fire started around 1am, and probably last about 24 hours, but 18 hours according to the news. Unknown to most Cebuanos, Gaisano South is about 8 storeys in height. So this probably made it difficult for firefighters to resolve. I used work here in year 2000.

Aboitiz to Transfer to Manila

I still could not tell if this move is good for Cebu City or not. I don’t have any knowledge or statistics of other companies who made similar moves. Maybe something maybe lost in this, it’s pride. Aboitiz is one of the largest companies in the Philippines, and them transferring to a rival city will…