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"
Cebu tourism lost P25B in 2020
Member Glenn Soco said
that for the first semester
of 2020 alone, the hospitality and tourism industry in
Cebu Province reported an
estimated revenue of P25
Billion due to th...
GOCC spends P119.1B on pandemic cash aid
A TOTAL of P119.1 billion or three-fourths of the
P157 billion in cash dividends remitted by government-owned and controlled
corporations (GOCCs) in
2020 partly funded the government’s social am...
Civil Registration Month observed
THE Philippine Statistics
Authority (PSA) 7 celebrates
its 31st Civil Registration
Month (CRM) this February
Engr. Ariel E. Florendo,
PSA 7 director, said the CRM
theme this year...
“An inauguration is
a ceremony that formally marks the start
of something. ... Inauguration can refer
to a formal ceremony,
such as one marking
the start of a new term
in office or the openin...
Make Cebuanos understand
Another spike in Covid-19
cases in Cebu City triggered
Mayor Edgar Labella to increase the penalty for quarantine violators. For Labella,
a fine of P500 or community service has not deterred
Britain seeks Asia-Pacific free trade bloc membership
Britain will apply to
join the Pacific free trade
area, the Comprehensive
and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP),
the UK said Saturday (Jan
30), under its post-Brexit plans. Britain...
Sergio Osmeña’s letter to Bohol Gov. Marapao and his appointees
President Osmeña is
the only president who
made Leyte as his office.
This was after the Leyte
Landings on October 20,
1944. Reproduced are excerpts of a letter from the
president dated Decemb...
Res Ipsa Loquitor
The Hippocratic Oath
mandates physicians to
give priority to the health
and welfare of their patients. If a doctor fails, he
is made accountable for his
acts. A mistake, through
Attracting foreign investments
While foreign direct investments (FDI) in Southeast Asia were reportedly
contracted by 20% in the
first half of 2020, FDI in
the Philippines rose by
20% during the same period, mainly due to me...
Palace must expedite Bayanihan III passage
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R.
Duterte must set the tone for
his key allies in the Congress
to focus the next package,
which will likely be known as
Bayanihan III following the
naming conventions adopt...
Congress to ratify CREATE bicam report
THE Bicameral Conference Committee officially
approved the proposed Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises Act
Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel F. Zubiri
NEDA to brief Congress on urgency of passing reform bills
THE National Economic
and Development Authority
(NEDA) said they will make
their pitch to Congress on
the urgency of passing economic reform bills before
the legislature turns its attention to...
Malls go online as shoppers stay home
MALL operators and retailers are forced to speed up
their digital transformation,
even as they work closely
together to offer personal
shopper services, delivery
and curbside pick-up for custo...
Peso remains stable among Asian currencies
DESPITE the rising
risks in the global economy,
heightened by the spread of
COVID-19, the collapse of
global markets, the extreme
volatility in currencies and
the downgrading of credit
DOLE issues over 1K Certificates of Unemployment
AS OF January 2021, the
Department of Labor and
Employment Central Visayas
(DOLE-7) had issued more
than 1,000 Certificates of
Unemployment (COUs) to
affected workers in the Province of Cebu...
LGUs can now avail of loans with Land Bank, DBP: Yap
BOHOL Governor Arthur “Art” Yap said Local
Government Units (LGUs)
can now secure loans with
Land Bank of the Philippines
(LBP) or Development Bank
of the Philippines (DBP) for
P2B of Bohol budget to come from IRA: Relampagos
BOHOL Vice Governor
Rene Relampagos said that
of the P4.5 billion 2021 annual budget of the provincial
government, P2 billion of it
will come from the Internal
Revenue Allotment (IRA).
Thank Gov. Yap for effective anti-Covid response: Vice Gov
BOHOL Vice Governor Rene Lopez Relampagos said that the Boholanos
must thank the energetic
and innovative Bohol Governor Arthur Yap for preventing the spread of Corona Virus Disease (Covid-19), w...
No hike in reimbursement for communication
CITING limited funding
and a lack of legal basis, the
Department of Education
(DepEd) said it could not
heed requests to increase the
amount allocated for personnel as reimbursement
BOC donates gadgets to DepEd
THE Bureau of Customs
(BOC) donated gadgets to
the Department of Education (DepEd) on January
29, 2021for use in the online
The turn-over was conducted at the Bureau of...
West condemns Myanmar coup
THE United Nations
led condemnation of Myanmar’s military on Monday
after it seized power, calling for the release of elected leaders, including Nobel
laureate Aung San Suu Kyi
Saudi human rights under new spotlight in Biden era
THE Trump administration, according to President Biden’s campaign team,
“wrote Saudi Arabia a blank
cheque.” It accused it of turning a blind eye to human
rights abuses and prolonging
Facebook suspends Israeli PM Netanyahu-linked chatbot
FACEBOOK has deleted
a post by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and
suspended a chatbot linked to
his account for violating the
Visitors to the PM’s FB...
BAN SA FACE-TO-FACE NGA KAMPANYA SA ELEKSIYON
ANG Commission on
Elections (Comelec) nagplano nga idili o i-ban ang faceto-face nga pangampanya alang sa umaabot nga bugnong
lugaynon sa Mayo 2022
nunot sa padayong hulga sa
DMDP giawhag pagpahigayon og virtual job fairs
ANG Department of
Manpower Development and
Placement (DMDP) giawhag
sa usa ka konsehal sa Siyudad
sa Sugbo sa pagpahigayon og
virtual job fairs alang sa mga
Sa usa ka resolusyo...
Virtual nga kasaulogan sa ika- 84 nga Charter Day
ANG Siyudad sa Sugbo
magpahigayon gihapon og
mga kalihukan atol sa ika-84
nga kasumaran sa Charter
Day apan pagahimuon sa virtual nga paagi.
Ang ika-84 nga Charter Day sa Siyudad sa Sug...
Minimum height pagka pulis gi us-usan
ADUNA nay paglaom kadoing gusto magpulis apan
kulang sa height. Dili na
babag ang suliran sa gitas-on
sa tinguha nga mahimong
magbalantay sa balaod.
Gipasar na sa House of
Liquor ban sa Siyudad sa Sugbo
GIDILI na ang pag serve
og ilimnong makahubog sa
mga pangpublikong lugar sa
tibuok Siyudad sa Sugbo.
Si Mayor Edgar Labella
niluwat sa Executive Order
No. 117nga nagmando sa liquor ban s...
STOP TO WATER SCHEME SOUGHT
DOZENS of people from
Tuburan, Cebu held a lighting
rally in front of the Hall of Justice in Toledo City last January
22, 2021 in support of the petition by the Local Government
Unit (LGU) to r...
Oslob Council authorizes mayor to receive DOH donation
THE Municipal Council of
Oslob, Cebu has passed Resolution No. 123 authorizing
Mayor Jose C. Tumulak, Jr. to
enter and sign the Deed of Donation with Memorandum of
Agreement (MOA) on behalf of...
Poro okays P2.2M supplemental budget
THE Municipal Council
of Poro, Cebu has passed Appropriation Ordinance No.
06-S-2020 enacted under
Resolution No. 276-S-2020
Budget No. 06-S-2020 in the
amount of P2,25...
Samboan Council passes budget
THE Samboan Cebu Municipal Council has passed
an appropriation ordinance
enacted under Resolution
No. 2020-112 providing
appropriations for General Fund in the amount of
P1,163,000.00 and for...
LTO 7 asks motorcycle owners: Claim plates now
Emmanuel Caindec of the
Land Transportation Office
(LTO) 7 has urged motorcycle owners in Central Visayas who registered their
motorcycles from February
to April of 2018 to cla...
LTO 7 partners with truck drivers in Cebu for road safety
Office (LTO) 7 has partnered with the Visayas Unified Truckers Association
Inc., (VUTAI) to address
the issues faced by truck
drivers in Metro Cebu.
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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