Cebu Daily News ran its first issue on Feb. 8, 1998. It is one of the publications of Inquirer Publications Inc. (IPI). IPI is among the companies that comprise the Inquirer Group of Companies (IGC). Today, as the newest member of the INQUIRER.net family, it continues to pursue its vision to be the most respected, most influential community newspaper in the region committed to the upliftment of the people of Cebu. It is the only independent newspaper with no political ties or alliances. It adheres to the journalistic integrity and ethical standards of INQUIRER.net, CDN’s affiliate and the nation’s leading online news media company.