Suspects in P5.5M pawnshop heist in Cebu face charges

FOUR suspected members of a robbery group are facing criminal charges in court for allegedly robbing a pawnshop in downtown Cebu City on April 25, 2015, carting away about P5.5 million worth of jewelry and the service firearm of a security guard. State Prosecutor Noel...

Bzzzzz: Almendras’s short stint as DFA chief

THE highest Cebuano appointive official in the national government is Rene Almendras who, by the end of President Aquino’s six-year term on June 30, will have occupied three top-level positions in the Cabinet: energy secretary, secretary to the Cabinet, and now...

Henry Sy Foundation turns over refurbished auditorium

THE Henry Sy Foundation recently turned over a newly refurbished 810-square meter school auditorium to the Sacred Heart School-Hijas de Jesus (SHS-HDJ) in Cebu City. The SHS-HDJ was established in 1956. Among its sister schools are Manresa School on B.F. Homes,...

Envoy: Promote Cebu more

“MARKET Cebu more to Australia.” This was the suggestion of Australian Ambassador Amanda Gorely to Cebu’s tourism sector as it plans to lure more Australian tourists to visit the province. Gorely, who is a first time visitor to Cebu, was amazed by the warm hospitality...

Going the distance

LITTLE girls usually play with dolls and other “girly stuff.” But for this mechanical engineering student, childhood fun often extends beyond those. “Ever since I was a child, around five or six years old, I’ve already dreamed of designing an engine myself. I can...