Joeberth Ocao
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Cebu: The present and future of tourism
by Joeberth Ocao - August 20, 2019 - 8:25pm
Down from the mountains, Tamano believes investments must also be poured into developing local sea transport that can ease the commute of both local and foreign tourists.
Jejemon: A cause for concern?
by Joeberth Ocao - July 4, 2010 - 12:00am
Meeya Malinao, 16, started substituting the letter “S” with “X” and the letter “J” with “D” in her first year in high school. She says she got the texting style from...
Sulpicio lays off several workers
by Joeberth Ocao - July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
The grounding of the vessels of Sulpicio Lines Inc. after sinking of its flagship M/V Princess of the Stars has taken its toll on the employees of the firm.
Blackpool dance festival Cebu bets rake in four golds
by Joeberth Ocao - June 4, 2008 - 12:00am
Cebu City once again floated in the international map of dancesport after it garnered four golds in the Blackpool Dance Festival recently in Blackpool, England.
Over P13 M taken in twin heists: Tom offers bounty if robbers are shot
by Joeberth Ocao - May 27, 2008 - 12:00am
The Cebu City Government is willing to shell out P50,000 for each of the remaining perpetrators of Saturday’s twin pawnshop heists along Magallanes St. if a policeman would gun them down.
Docs, nurses in video known: OR team may lose licenses
by Joeberth Ocao - April 16, 2008 - 12:00am
The management of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center have already identified the doctors, nurses and other medical personnel who took part in a controversial procedure that removed a deodorant cannister...
Two men admit crime to cops: Student’s rob-slay solved in five days
by Joeberth Ocao - March 11, 2008 - 12:00am
Five days after the robbery and killing of a senior nursing student Ruby Jade Ruba, three suspects were finally arrested one after the other in two days until yesterday, two of whom owned up to the crime while the...
Flyover construction starts; Citom advice: Avoid Banilad
by Joeberth Ocao - February 1, 2008 - 12:00am
If you think traffic in the Banilad-Talamban area has been bad for the past many months, expect the worst starting today as construction of the controversial Banilad flyover starts.
Cebu Delegations Win Sinulog 2008
by Joeberth Ocao - January 21, 2008 - 12:00am
Lumad Basakanon of Basak Pardo and Siloy Festival of Alcoy town emerged as champions in the Free Interpretation and Sinulog-based category respectively in yesterday’s grand parade.
After clearing one of two policemen: CCPO to file raps vs cop in shootout
by Joeberth Ocao - November 13, 2007 - 12:00am
The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said that PO3 Inocencio Lumayag was justified when he shot it out with another policeman last Sunday leaving three people injured in barangay San Nicolas.
Cop files plaint against TV crew
by Joeberth Ocao - September 27, 2007 - 12:00am
In what he described as “one of its kind,” lawyer Noel Archival filed a complaint to the management of television station ABS-CBN against its employees, who figured in the controversial...
No more hitch to implement suspension: CA rejects TRO bid of Ouano and Radaza
by Joeberth Ocao - April 3, 2007 - 12:00am
There is no more reason for the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) not to implement the Ombudsman order suspending Mandaue City Mayor Thadeo Ouano and Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Arturo Radaza for six months...
17 stores lost in 3-hr fire: Circa 1940s block goes up in flames
by Joeberth Ocao - February 2, 2007 - 12:00am
Three quarters of a block in old downtown Cebu City went up in smoke at dawn yesterday, destroying 17 commercial establishments and causing property losses initially estimated at P3 million. No casualties were reported...
People helped make Summit secure: Security officials laud support of Cebuanos
by Joeberth Ocao - January 17, 2007 - 12:00am
The cooperation of the Cebuano people has been a key to the successful hosting of the 12th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, said the officials in charge of securing the event and the...
All systems go for Summit: Blasts unrelated to Cebu summit
by Joeberth Ocao - January 12, 2007 - 12:00am
The leaders of Brunei, Laos, Malaysia and Myanmar were the early arrivals yesterday among 16 heads of state attending the 12th Asean Summit in Cebu.
For rescheduled ASEAN Summit: Nothing definite about holidays
by Joeberth Ocao - January 4, 2007 - 12:00am
It is not yet definite if Malcañang would declare a holiday for the duration of the rescheduled 12th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Cebu next week.
Cebu City cops get new chief
by Joeberth Ocao - January 3, 2007 - 12:00am
Supt. Melvin Gayotin, who has been acting director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) for close to three years, has stepped down from his post. Gayotin's relief may not have come as a surprise to him,...
Students cry harassment versus priest
by Joeberth Ocao - November 21, 2006 - 12:00am
Mayor Tomas Osmeña yesterday ordered the city's Department of Social Welfare and Services to look into the allegation of female high school students that a priest physically molested them...
Students cry harassment versus priest
by Joeberth Ocao - November 21, 2006 - 12:00am
Mayor Tomas Osmeña yesterday ordered the city's Department of Social Welfare and Services to look into the allegation of female high school students that a priest physically molested them...
Tom offers to facilitate meeting with president; 'Nurses' seek dialogue with GMA
by Joeberth Ocao - October 12, 2006 - 12:00am
Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has once again offered to aid the June 2006 Cebuano Nursing Board passers. This time he did not offer financial assistance, but said he would facilitate an...
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