DTI, DOE INSTRUCT DISCOUNT FOR SENIORS
The Joint Department
Administrative Order No. 17-02 series of 2017 issued by the Department of Trade
and Industry (DTI), Department of Agriculture (DA) and Department...
DIAMANTE, SLATE RUN UNOPPOSED
THE town of Tuburan,
Cebu which was always listed
by the Commission on Election
(COMELEC) as a poll hotspot
due to killings and hot contests
among candidates in past polls,
is expected to be peaceful in the
May 2022 election.
The team of Mayor Danilo “Danny” Diamante and his
OFW REMITTANCE AFLOATS PH ECONOMY
THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the remittances of Overseas Filipino Workers
(OFWs) is up by 2.6 percent
equivalent to US$3.7 billion
in July 2021 compared to July
2020 and around six percent
from January to July 2021
equivalent to US$19 billion.
Atty. Gary Maningo, BSP...
DOLE-7 releases P2 Million livelihood assistance under its Kabuhayan program
More than two million pesos in livelihood assistance was released by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-7) to its latest pool of beneficiaries. The Barangay Buhisan United Tricycle Drivers’ Association, Inc. that will engage in Pisonet Café and Retail of Lubricants and Other Motor Parts Pr...
"The best for COVID19 prevention"
AstraZeneca reaches 10m dose milestone in the Philippines
ASTRAZENECA delivered another 661,100 doses
of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca to the Philippines in
October, reaching the More
than 10 million dose milestone in support the country’s mass vaccinat...
LTO 7 to address habal-habal drivers’ issues
Office (LTO) 7 will help motorcycle taxi drivers or locally
known as habal-habal drivers in addressing their issue
on registration and licensing.
This is to help thes...
DOLE heads COVID-19 vax rollout to construction workers
THE simultaneous inoculation rollout headed by
the Department of Labor and
Employment Region 7 (DOLE
7) in the Cities of Mandaue
and Dumaguete yielded almost 500 workers in the construction sec...
DTI leads celebration of Consumer Welfare Month
THE Department of Tade
and Industry (DTI) spearheads the annual celebration
of the Consumer Welfare
Month (CWM) with various
activities lined up.
In a press release from
DTI Public Inf...
Lobitaña runs for mayor of Alcantara
Cebu Mayor Ben Lobitaña
has filed his certificate of candidacy for mayor again last
October 7, 2021, to save their
constituents from an ineffective chief executive who is
List of candidates for Cebu City mayor, vice-mayor and congressmen
EIGHT people want to become Cebu City mayor,
3 are running for vice-mayor and 8 want to grab a
Here is the list:
FOR MAYOR: Michael M...
The rumble begins
What could have
triggered the tirade of
Manila Mayor Isko
Moreno against fellow
President Leni Robredo? I expected him to
target either the leading...
Naga City shows leadership
Mayor Kristine Vanessa Chiong of Naga City has
shown undisputed leadership in this southern industrial city of Metro Cebu.
No opposition personality has dared oppose her return for another...
U.S. aerospace firms commit to net zero emissions by 2050
U.S. aerospace manufacturers are poised to
strengthen a climate target
by pledging to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, echoing a commitment to be discussed by global airlines on
Have You Been Dancing As Fast As You Can?
If you are an animal,
what would you be and why?
Have you ever been asked
this question in your lifetime? This is a question that
is asked during job interviews, pageants, team building exercis...
NMYL: Preparing the young leaders
Franklin D. Roosevelt
once said, “We cannot always build the future for our
youth. But we can build our
youth for the future”. Our
history is awash with young
leaders who sacrificed their
Espina gives way to other contenders
I was surprised why former Cebu City Councilor Erik
Espina did not file his certificate of candidacy for city
lawmaker when he was No. 5
in surveys compared to some
who are not known in other...
Restrictions sought for unvaccinated
INDUSTRY and business
groups on Monday called for
ramped up Covid-19 vaccination but also urged the government to restrict the activities of those who are unvaccinated.
“We support the go...
Globe unit’s number portability set on Oct. 12
GLOBE Telecom, Inc.
announced on Thursday
that its unit GOMO, a mobile service provider, would
start offering its number
porting service on Oct. 12.
comes after Smart...
SEC pushes for scam-free
THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is
calling on the public to secure
their financial future by becoming smart investors, as it
joins the celebration of World
Investor Week from Octob...
SCHOOLS FOR PILOT TEST OF FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES
The Department of Education (DepEd) has already identified 15 schools in the Visayas to be included in the pilot
implementation of limited face-to-face classes, which will
begin on Nov. 15, 2021....
Six local destinations write off antigen tests
SIX domestic destinations in the country no
longer require RT-PCR or
Antigen tests for travelers.
These are Cebu, Pagadian, Negros Occidental,
Guimaras, Tacloban and
Cebu City COVID-19 situation improves
CEBU City’s COVID-19
situation keeps on improving
as it records its lowest daily
positivity rate so far at 2.17
The city on Sunday, October 10, 2021, registered a
2.17 percent positi...
38 ambulant market vendors relocated to Carbon Bagsakan
THE Carbon Bagsakan
now houses the first 38 ambulant market vendors who
were awarded their certificates as part of the first phase
of the Carbon Public Market
PDLs at Cebu City Male Dormitory to get vax jabs
Jose Abueva of the Cebu City
Jail Male Dormitory said that
less than 1000 registered inmates agreed to be vaccinated first.
As of late, the Cebu City
Jail Male Dormitory ha...
Coalition to focus on pandemic response: Rama
Cebu City Acting Mayor Rama said his entire
coalition will focus on response to the pandemic as
the campaign period for the
May 2022 election is still far
Garcia starts distributing school uniforms
CEBU City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia said they
have already started distributIng uniforms to all grade
school pupils in Cebu City’s
Garcia said that although
Edu Rama runs for Cebu City south House seat
“Edu” Rama said he is running
for congressman in Cebu CitySouth to represent the people
in the House of Representatives in making laws for their
Rama, a rela...
Chiong opens museum, community stage, Pasilong sa Naga
CITY of Naga, Cebu Mayor Kristine Vanessa Chiong
welcomed the officials and the
people who attended the inauguration and blessing of the
Museu Naga, Saint Francis
Community Stage and the Pasilo...
Tourism director says time for ‘Pasilong sa Naga’
Hofer Tamano of the Department of Tourism (DOT)
said the Pasilong sa Naga, a
world-class park, is suitable
to the present dispensation
amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Cobonpue hails Naga City as ‘rapidly progressive’
WORLD-renowned artist Kenneth Cobonpue said
the City of Naga, Cebu is a
rapidly progressive component city because of big business and industrial establishments under former Mayor
Val Chiong and...
Biden tells Republicans to ‘Get Out of the Way’
PRESIDENT Joe Biden
on Monday urged Republican
senators to “get out of the way”
and let Democrats suspend the
nation’s debt limit, hoping to
keep the U.S. government from
Singapore passes Foreign Interference Countermeasures Act
SINGAPORE has passed
the controversial Foreign Interference Countermeasures
Act, also known as Fica,
which is aimed at countering
foreign interference in domestic affairs.
The law was p...
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp back online after hours of disruption
WHILE the users of the
three social media platforms
remained clueless as they repeatedly received error messages for most part of the
day, the stocks of Silicon Valley firm Facebook dropped
Power firm’s legal push for approval of power agreement opposed
“Butch” L. Junia has filed before the Energy Regulatory
Commission (ERC) his opposition to the urgent motion
of Isla Norte Energy Corporation’s (INEC) for interim
relief in its...
MCWD:to ramp up water supply by 80% in 2 years
Water District (MCWD)
chairman Jose Daluz III announced that the water distribution firm aims to increase
the water supply in its franchise area by as much as 80
percent in th...
OPAV program turns over fund aid to health frontliners
THE Balik Buhay Salbabida Program of the Office of the
Presidential Assistant for the
Visayas (OPAV) turns over the
first monthly salary assistance
to nurses as our corona virus
SEC tags Cebu-based beauty and cosmetic firm a Ponzi scheme
A CEBU City-based firm
offering beauty, cosmetic,
home and personal care has
been flagged by the Securities
and Exchange Commission
as an investment scam after
it was found to be soliciting...
DepEd-7 welcomes face-to-face classes
DEPARTMENT of Education in Central Visayas
(DepEd-7) welcomed the
pronouncement from Malacañang that President Rodrigo
Duterte has approved the implementation of limited ‘faceto-face’ classes....
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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