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Cebuano actor snags Urian nod

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A former security guard’s love of acting has gained the support of Cebuano officials after the Visayan film he starred in won inclusion in the prestigious 34th Gawad Urian Nights this Tuesday. Gregg Tecson was nominated as best supporting actor for his role of “Tatay Carding” in the Cebuano independent film “Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria,” [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

Defective school buildings to be fixed, officials say

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CEBU City Hall will cover the costs of additional stairs and emergency exits for the city’s school buildings, though it will do so gradually since their budget is still insufficient. Cebu City Vice Mayor Joy Augustus Young said it is in the city government’s plans to add more stairs and emergency exits since the school [...]

Posted: May 14th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

Mahiga Creek settlers bare woes


While Cebu City officials bicker over the fate of the Mahiga Creek settlers, the residents in sitio San Isidro, barangay Mabolo, which covers part of the creek, continue to voice concern over their uncertain future. Estrella Arcepe said her two toddlers aged three and four years old have been experiencing coughs not long after their [...]

Posted: May 14th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

Eight city school buildings confirmed defective

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EIGHT schools in Cebu City were confirmed to be defective by Cebu City Hall’s engineering team, which finished their inspection yesterday. An evaluation by the inspection team of the Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) showed that the school buildings have cracks on their concrete beams and walls and had tilting floors. Among these [...]

Posted: May 12th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

Dad: Unused materials show DEPW’s ‘poor programming’


A Cebu City official has identified the “poor programming” of the city’s Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) for the construction materials stored at the engineering stockyard – some of which have remained unused for at least 10 years. “They are supposed to predict what is needed and buy only what is needed,” said [...]

Posted: May 5th, 2011 in News,Newsstand | Read More »

Dads junk appointment of lawyer Dalawampu


Finding her “unfit” and “incompetent” to hold a government post, members of the Danao City Council rejected anew the appointment of lawyer Gloria Dalawampu as city legal officer. The city council said in a resolution passed yesterday that Dalawampu continues to practice the legal profession by handling cases that the council, led by vice Mayor [...]

Posted: May 4th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News | Read More »

City needs detailed land use plan


The need to draft a Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) and a possible review of the Cuidad development project proposed by the Cebu provincial government are among the priority concerns of the newly appointed head of Cebu City’s Planning and Development Office. Alipio Bacalso Jr. said the CLUP is vital for the growth of a [...]

Posted: May 4th, 2011 in Uncategorized | Read More »



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