WEATHER. The weather bureau issued a thunderstorm advisory 12:40 p.m. Thursday over Lapulapu City, Cordova, Mandaue and Talisay.

LATEST. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama Wednesday gave cinema owners one week to inspect their facilities and buildings, then report back to City Hall.

BAGUIO . Despite reforestation efforts, the forest cover in Cordillera has been cut by half as a result of urban incursion.