Cebu News Digest: Jan. 28, 2015: Mayor Rama to ban motorcycles from SRP; 8 shipping companies cut rates; casino financier killed in Mandaue ambush

KILLED. Police check the vehicle Nestor Jumao-as drove when he was killed in an ambush yesterday in Mandaue City. (Photo by Jojo Abcede)

After lowering the speed limit at the SRP to 40 kph, Mayor Michael Rama is now considering banning motorcycles from the area after a spate of accidents raised questions on road safety there. Meanwhile, 8 shipping companies have decided to cut their fares after the world price of oil plummeted in recent months. Are you…

Cebu News Digest: Jan. 27, 2015: Fire burns 51 houses in Basak-San Nicolas; George Rama dies; another accident happens in SRP

BASAK-SAN NICOLAS FIRE. The late afternoon fire left 93 families homeless. (Photo by Atty. Fionah Bojos)

It was one bad news after another in Cebu yesterday: 93 families left homeless after a fire hit Basak San-Nicolas and at a time when the community was grieving over the death of their leader George Rama. At the South Road Properties, Miami law firm for wrongful death cases recorded another accident, leading a traffic…