SARAVAN CALLS ON SARA TO RUN
THE newly formed Partido Kalikasan Party-List
has urged Davao City Mayor
Sara “Inday” Duterte-Carpio
to take up the mantle of continuing the “politics of hope
and change” initiated by the
Duterte administration nationwide.
Partido Kalikasan issued
the call as it launched last
"The best for COVID19 prevention"
Vaccine is key to economic revival: CCCI
CEBU Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI)
president Felix Taguiam said
in a Mugstoria Ta program
that the vaccination is crucial for the full recovery of the
Mugstoria Ta is a...
DOLE urged to stop inspections of firms
of Labor and Employment
(DOLE) undersecretary Josephus Birondo Jimenez has
requested the government to
stop inspection of business
establishments to revive the
once strong e...
First book on “THE ANTI-TERRORISM LAW OF 2020” released
CEBUANO lawyer and
veteran law enforcement instructor recewntly released the
country’s first book on Republic Act 11479 or “The Anti-Terrorism Law of 2020.
Lawyer Clarence Paul V.
Calooy decries wrong decisions by politicians
THE Philippine economy suffered not only because
of Corona Virus Disease
(Covid-19) but also of wrong
decisions by politicians in
Businessman Rey E.
Calooy, president of the...
Hasten food production to survive Covid-19: DAR 7
“Salva” Diputado of the Department of Agriculture (DA)
7 said that Secretary William
Dar has ordered the acceleration of food production
program so we can survive
Carbon vendors welcome Megawide: coop leader
COOP Leader Shirley
Retuya Cardinez of CVCCO
said that most vendors inside
and outside Carbon Public
Market welcome the coming
redevelopment of the area by
Remembering Sonny O
John H. Osmeña got
to live until 86 years old.
I did not really know him
personally. But I got acquainted with some people close to him. One of
them was his only child,
John-john. This column,...
Felix Taguiam, the president of the Cebu Chamber
of Commerce and Industry
(CCCI), said it well. Vaccination is crucial for the full recovery of the economy.
Even if businesses began
Coca-Cola company trials first paper bottle
Coca-Cola is to test a paper bottle as part of a longer-term bid to eliminate
plastic from its packaging
entirely. The prototype is
made by a Danish company
from an extra-strong paper
President Sergio Osmena’s appointees in Leyte
Don Sergio Suico Osmena
Sr., became the first and only
Cebuano to become president
on August 1, 1944, took his
oath in the United States upon
the death of President Quezon. He came to the Phil...
Is killing a dead person a
In PEOPLE OF THE
PHILIPPINES, Plaintiff-Appellee, -versus – HESSON
CALLAO Y MARCELINO
and JUNELLO AMAD, Accused-Appellant. G.R. No.
228945, SECOND DIVIS...
Ratification of ILO Convention to deter Pinoys’ exploitation
It was 14 years or so ago,
the International Labor Organization (ILO) was looking ways to promote decent
work in the fishing industry
through the implementation
of a new labor instrument,
Gradual reopening of economy pushed
THE government will
continue its efforts to safely
further reopen the economy
to mitigate hunger among
Filipinos affected by the lockdowns due to the coronavirus
Thus said So...
Correct prediction of PH -9.5% GDP for 2020
SIX of the 30 institutions
polled by the Department
of Finance (DOF) correctly
predicted the contraction
of the Philippines’ gross
domestic product (GDP) by
9.5 percent in the pandemichit yea...
P5 maximum interbank ATM fees pushed
BAYAN Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate called on the House
leadership to speed up the
passage of a bill that would
set interbank transactions in
automated teller machines
(ATM) at a maximum amount
MVIS no longer mandatory
DEPARTMENT of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary
Arthur Tugade said PMVICs
should lower their fees to P500
to P800, which are the rates
being offered by Private Emission Testing Centers (PETCs).
69% of Pinoys believe worst of pandemic is over
SIXTY-nine percent of
Filipinos believed that the
worst is already behind them
with regards to the Covid-19
pandemic, which infected a
total of 543,282 people nationwide.
The Social Weat...
CCCI works to rebuild consumer confidence
THE Cebu Chamber of
Commerce and Industry
(CCCI) works doubly hard to
rebuild consumer confidence
amid the economic slump due
to the coronavirus disease
2019 (Covid-19) crisis.
SEC warns vs unregistered cryptocurrency trading service
THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
has warned the public against
an unregistered “crowdfunding international platform”
for cryptocurrency named
DOLE-7 holds Regional PESO Congress 2020
Department of Labor and Employment-Central Visayas
(DOLE-7) Regional Director Salome O. Siaton thanks all
the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Managers in
Central Visayas for their contribut...
Yap leadership prevents spread of Covid-19
BOHOL Governor Arthur
Yap said that his leadership
was able to prevent the spread
of Covid-19 cases. Out of 1.5
million Boholano residents,
only over 800 got Covid-19 as
of December 2020.
Capitol to repair farm-to-market roads: Yap
THE Bohol Provincial
Government will soon repair farm-to-market roads
to uplift the living condition
of the farmers since agriculture is still the backbone of
the economy of the province.
LGUs can borrow from Land Bank, DBP for water projects
A PROGRAM of the Bohol Provincial Government
grants Local Government
Units (LGUs) the capability to
borrow from Land Bank of the
Philippines and Development
Bank of the Philippines (DBP)
Little evidence of Covid-19 transmission in physical schooling in the US
take its cue from the findings
of a United States study that
showed “little evidence” that
having physical schooling
increased community transmission of the coronavirus.
Angara files bill for Magna Carta of the OSYs
THERE is a need to pay
more attention to the situation of out of school youth
(OSY), particularly at this
time when their numbers are
growing due to the impact of
the COVID-19 pandemic on
US Senate acquits Donald Trump
THE US Senate has acquitted Donald Trump in
a historic second impeachment trial. Not enough senators voted the former president guilty of inciting the
deadly January 6 riot at the
Preserve post-Brexit trading rules between Great Britain and NI
post-Brexit trading rules for
goods moving between Great
Britain and Northern Ireland
is “the only way” to avoid a
hard border, warns the EU.
H-1B visa enrolment for 2022 starts on Mar 9
THE registration process for the H-1B visa application for the next fiscal
year will begin on March 1
and successful applicants
through a computerized
draw of lots would be notified by March 31...
United Airlines eyes flying electric taxis
UNITED Airlines, one
of the first major carriers to
commit to the purchase of
flying taxis, plans to buy 200
flying electric taxis that will
fly passengers to the airport
within the next five...
VENDORS SA CARBON DILI PAPAHAWAON
ANG tanang vendors sa
Carbon Public Market lakip na
sa mga naninda sa kadalanan
palibot niini ipahiluna sa bagong merkado nga himuon sa
Megawide Construction Corporation.
Gipasalig kini s...
Screening sa moabot sa pantalan gipahunong
GIPAHUNONG na sa
kagamhanan sa Siyudad sa
Sugbo ang screening procedure alang sa tanang moabot
nga pasahero sa pantalan
nga ang Cebu City maoy destinasyon.
Si Mary Knoll Lague,
Transport sector wa nituman sa minimum health protocols
ANG wa pagtuman sa
mga sakyanan pangpasahero
sama sa jeepney, bus, ug taxi
sa minimum health protocols
nakahatag og kabalaka kang
Cebu City Councilor James
Si Cuenco maoy chairp...
FEAR V. SLUMP, FOOD CRISIS
THE country is facing
economic depression because
of lockdowns imposed by
the government to control sa
Covid-19 pandemic, said Cebu
The business leaders also
Rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in CV this February: DOH
THE Philippine government is set to rollout the
COVID-19 vaccines in the
latter part of February, said
Department of Health (DOH)
Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire.
In a press release...
The 1939 novel Gadsby is the longest book ever published that doesn’t contain the letter ‘e.’
The first item sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer
Santa Claus was given an official pilot’s license in 1927
A Brazilian man was killed in bed when a cow fell through the roof and landed on him
Agyrophobia is the belief that crossing a street will harm you in some way
Jackie Chan broke twelve concrete blocks with his hand, while keeping the egg he was holding intact.
Before alarm clocks were affordable, there were professional “Knocker Uppers” to wake people up for work.
In the 18th Century, Napoleon and Benjamin Franklin were both defeated at chess by a machine called the Mechanical Turk.
Japanese people use more paper for manga than toilet roll? Most modern Japanese toilets feature bidet washing facilities rather than toilet paper.
Kakorrhaphiophobia is the Fear of failure.
Chrometophobia is the Fear of money.
The symbol on the “pound” key (#) is called an octothorpe.
The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”
In ancient Egypt, priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
“Go,” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
All polar bears are left handed.
The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
No word in the English language rhymes with “MONTH.”
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