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"
Law to protect public from motorcycle-related crimes
SENATOR Richard J.
Gordon has reiterated that
the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Law will protect the
public from crimes committed using motorcycles and
will help secure the motorcycle owners and...
Red-tagging UP stupid
Defense chief Delfin
Lorenzana must have
thought unilaterally abrogating the UP-DND
accord a stroke of genius.
Obviously, this move supposedly advances the administration’s red-tagging
Blessing in disguise?
Senate President Vicente
Sotto III must have thought
he was at the set of Eat Bulaga.
But it was a bad joke. Please
do not treat the delay in ordering vaccines as a blessing.
Business leaders must prioritize workers’ mental health
Rising coronavirus infection rates, and the accompanying wave of lockdowns across Europe,
should prompt managers to
spend more time considering their employees’ mental health, according to the
Presidential appointees of Bohol in 1946
On April 23, 1946, Incumbent Senator, Manuel Acuna Roxas ran for the
President and defeated the
incumbent, the only Cebuano
so far to become President,
Don Sergio Suico Osmena Sr.
The then new...
Is a confidential agent liable for possession of firearms?
In one of the gathering of
which I was invited a friend
told me that he was enlisted
by the AFP Military Intelligence Group as part of their
confidential agents and he
proudly displayed his fi...
Trade unions as price enumerators
Time was when the biggest affiliate of the Trade
Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), the Associated
Labor Unions (ALU) actively
participated in the quarterly
price monitoring and assessme...
PH to benefit from ‘more stable’ global economy under Biden
THE Philippines is apt
to benefit from a more stable
world economy and subdued
geopolitical tensions after
United States President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. took office
In his i...
Digital accounting system registration process simplified
THE Bureau of Internal
Revenue (BIR) said it will
no longer require taxpayers to obtain a “permit to
use” (PTU) when registering
their computerized accounting systems (CAS).
No to delay in PhilHealth premium hike
THE Department of Finance (DoF) said proposals to defer the hike in premiums for members of the
Philippine Health Insurance
Corp. (PhilHealth) scheduled for 2021 and 2022 will
have an “adverse”...
SSS against suspension of scheduled contribution hikes
THE Social Security System (SSS) is against proposals to suspend any increases
in its members’ contributions.
“The SSS respectfully
expresses its opposition to
the proposals because of its...
Tilapia ideal pandemic food
THE Nile tilapia promotes food security amid
the coronavirus disease 2019
“Tilapia is a hardy fish, a
fast grower, and is preferred
by Filipinos,” said Eduardo
DOLE-7 SEnA’s accomplishments
THE Single-Entry Approach (SEnA) program of
the Department of Labor
and Employment Region
7 DOLE-7) has awarded
2,572 workers an accumulated amount of more than
Seventy-Four Million Pesos
CCCI Releases Official List of Candidates for 2021 Annual BOT Elections
THE Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) through its
Commission on Elections
(COMELEC) has recently
named the official candidates
qualified to contend for vacant positions in the 2021...
Only 10 Covid-19 cases in Bohol: Yap
BOHOL Governor Arthur
Yap said that only ten active
Covid-19 cases were reported
in Bohol this week despite that
the province has 1.5 million
They were able to show to
Bohol Capitol allots P100K for each barangay
THE Bohol Provincial
Government headed by Governor Arthur Yap has allocated
P100,000 to each of the 1,109
barangays as initial fund for
Yap told Cebu Business
Week that w...
Bohol towns urged to avail of borrowing program
BOHOL Governor Arthur Yap has urged all Local
Government Units (LGUs) to
avail of the “Provincial Borrowing Program” to finance
their infrastructure projects
at low interest rates.
Licensure exams moved from January to March 2021
THE government has allowed the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) to
conduct licensure examinations scheduled from January to March 2021.
“The request of the PRC
to conduct and admi...
Speed up distribution of Bayanihan 2 subsidies: Gatchalian
Gatchalian urged the Department of Education (DepEd)
to speed up its distribution of
subsidies to students in basic
education under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act
Biden seeks 5-year extension of New START arms treaty with Russia
U.S. President Joe Biden
will seek a five-year extension to the New START arms
control treaty with Russia,
the White House said.
It is one of the first major foreign policy decisions
Venezuela dictator Maduro remains in power
TWO years ago, the
Trump administration declared it no longer recognized
Nicolas Maduro as the legitimate president of Venezuela.
More than a dozen countries including the European
Google bids adieu to giant internet balloons idea
GOOGLE’S parent-company Alphabet bids goodbye
to Loon, a company set up to
build giant balloons to beam
the internet to rural areas.
Loon was a long-term experimental bet from the tech...
Post-Brexit paperwork will be fine
NEW paperwork required to export goods out
of Britain to the European
Union will be fine once businesses have adapted to the
George Eustice said o...
P80M GAHIN SA DA ALANG SA ASF TEST KITS
ANG Department of
Agriculture (DA) nigahin
og P80M alang sa paghimo
og lokal nga test kits nga
makamatikod sa African
swine fever (ASF) sa mga
Ang DA nibutyag nga
ang mga test...
NTC makigtagbo sa mga telcos
ANG National Telecommunications Commission
(NTC) nibutyag nga makigtagbo kini sa mga telecom
firms ug sa Department of
Information and Communications Technology (DICT)
aron pagseguro mga hingpi...
Pagbayad sa business tax nga walay silot kutob Pebrero 20
GIPANGHIMANGNUAN sa Cebu City Treasurer’s
Office (CTO) ug sa Business
Permit and Licensing Office
(BPLO) ang tanang magpapatigayon nga panahon na
sa pagrenew sa ilang mga
business permits ug l...
DepEd giawhag nga English himuong medium of instruction
SI CEBU Rep. Eduardo
Gullas niingon nga gikinahanglan gyud nga ibalik ang
English isip medium of instruction sa tanang hut-ong
Atol sa gisaulog nga International Day of Edu...
NO PLAINTS VS. LEARNING PLAN
DEPARTMENT of Education (DepEd) 7 Director
Salustiano “Sal” Jimenez said
the second quarter of delivering distance learning to children saw no complaints from
either parents or teachers
‘Bubble Tourism’ opens in Bohol
GOVERNOR Arthur Yap
has opened Bohol into “Bubble Tourism” where tourists
are allowed to come and visit
tourist destinations within
Yap said they have simple rules guided by...
P8.8B set aside for universal health care
THE Cebu Provincial
Government has been allocated P4.2 billion in 2020
and P4.6 billion for 2021
for the implementation of
the Universal Health Care
Cebu Board Members
SSS members urged to register
THE Social Security System (SSS) has urged all members to register with the SSS
Website so we can transact
business for benefits and others without physically going
to the agency.
DA 7 calls for vigilance vs. ASF
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) has called for
public vigilance and more
stringent border measures to
be implemented in all ports
in Central Visayas following
official declaration of Africa...
DOTr, Labella to implement BRT: Rama
THE ball game in the
implementation of the Bus
Rapid Transit (BRT) in now
in the hands of major players
which are the Department of
Transportation (DOTr) and
the Cebu City Government
Rotary chapter to continue community service
THE Rotary Club of Cebu
East celebrated its 40th Charter Day anniversary last January 12, 1981, at Huna-Huna Beach Resort in Catmon,
Cebu with a promise to continue providing community
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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