Cuizon: Summer and heatwave

SUMMER is a lovely season, especially for the young. In the days of quick visits out of town during vacations from grade school to college days, I have memories of summer adventures, such as visiting caves in Samar in islets just off Catbalogan and standing under a...

Tabada: ‘1-4-Du30’

I DARE say that May 9 will turn out to be the ultimate “hugot (love)” fest for Rodrigo Duterte. Love is a strange partner for the Davao City mayor, whose trademark symbol is a bare-knuckled clenched fist, an image in consonance with his most outstanding campaign...

Cabaero: Performance appraisal exercise

THE local elections campaign is showing voters familiar names and faces. Reelectionists or those running for the same position and wishful returnees or those who were once elected to public office and now want another term are courting votes with the start of the...

700 cops, soldiers set to secure 2nd debate

SOME 700 police and military officers will be deployed to secure the second leg of presidential debates in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City on Sunday. Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas of the Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 said their biggest concern is how to manage the crowd,...

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...