KEEP UPDATED BROKERS TOLD
THE Bureau of Customs
(BOC) expects that members
of the Chamber of Customs
Brokers Inc. (CCBI) will keep
abreast of the updates in taxation, customs rules, orders,
and procedures to help importers comply with these
In his keynote speech
during the induction of new
"The best for COVID19 prevention"
165 HOTS in DOLE-7’s virtual Kalayaan job fair
ABOUT 165 jobseekers were hired on the spot
(HOTS) during the Department of Labor and Employment-7’s (DOLE-7’s) virtual
Kalayaan Job Fair held from
June 8 to 12, 2021.
According to DOLE-...
Cebu establishments receive DTI ‘Gold Bagwis’ seal
AT LEAST 30 department
stores, supermarkets, and service and repair shops in Cebu
received recognition of their
efforts to uphold the rights
and welfare of consumers and
the practice of respon...
TESDA, Cebu contractors to train competitive workforce
A MEMORANDUM of
agreement (MOA) was signed
between Technical Education
and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Cebu
Contractors Association to
train and produce globally competitive const...
VFA needed to implement defense treaty: Teodoro
FORMER Department of
National Defense (DND) Secretary Gilbert “Gibo” Teodoro
said the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) is really needed
because the 1987 Constitution
has mandated that no foreign...
Minglanilla reclamation to trigger regional growth
THE Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) envisions the
100-hectare Ming-Mori reclamation project in Metro Cebu
to become a regional growth
center. The Minglanilla Techno Business Park (Ming-Mori)
New leaders of Cebu brokers stress fair playing field
THE Chamber of Customs
Brokers Inc. (CCBI)-Cebu
Chapter has underscored fair
playing field and unity among
the customs brokers, as newly
elected officers took their oat...
Former youth activists unite for LENI
A GROUP of veteran social activists meet in Cebu City
over the weekend to intensify
the clamor for Vice President
Leni Robredo to run for president in 2022.
The group calling itself
Unite the opposition!
used to be a day to
march against American imperialism. Today, that sentiment
against China’s creeping takeover of the West
Philippine Sea has taken over. The sad reality,
For many, former defense secretary Gilbert ‘Gibo’
Teodoro Jr. is a president the
Philippines never had. But
10 years after his defeat in
a presidential run a decade
ago, he has presented himse...
G7 vows action on COVID-19 vaccines, climate change
Group of Seven (G7)
leaders on Sunday (Jun 13)
vowed to start delivering 1
billion doses of COVID-19
vaccines and to step up action on climate change, in
a summit call to arms by a
Pres. Garcia on Don Sergio Osmeña [excerpts October 26, 1961]
“ANOTHER life of love
is now only a blessed memory. It has passed beyond
our horizon, beyond the twilight’s purple hills to that
vast realm of silence we call
We are gathered in...
Essence of Being Free: Balancing Interest Test
The Supreme Court once
said: “In this jurisdiction, it
is established that freedom
of the press is crucial and so
inextricably woven into the
right to free speech and free
expression, that an...
Institutionalizing the export of Filipino workers?
The fundamental basis
when President Rodrigo R.
Duterte certified as urgent
the passage of a proposed
law that will create a separate agency for Overseas Filipino Workers is to address
SEC supports bank secrecy law amendment
THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is
supporting moves to amend
Republic Act No. 1405, or the
Secrecy of Bank Deposits Law,
to buttress the country’s fight
against money laundering,...
Biden celebrates Ph-US ties on Independence Day
US PRESIDENT Joe
Biden called for a continued
partnership between the United States and the Philippines
on the Southeast Asian country’s 123rd Independence Day
this June 12.
Publishing industry lost $3.6B in 2020
THE entire publishing industry lost an estimated P3.6
billion in the pandemic year
2020, more than half of the
P6 billion average revenue
Alvin J. Buenaventura,
Proposal to exempt fully-vaccinated travelers from swab test
THE Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
will endorse to the Office of the
Mayor its proposal to exempt
inbound domestic travelers
who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from th...
Cebu City inaugurates NOAH vax site
THE Cebu City Government inaugurated the New
Normal Oasis for Adaptation
and Home (NOAH) Mega
Vaccination Site on Saturday, June 12, 2021.
It is the fifth vaccination
site put up by the Cebu C...
CCCI favors Carbon modernization
THE Cebu Chamber of
Commerce and Industry
(CCCI) has favored the modernization of Carbon Public
Market as it really needs upgrading and redevelopment
as it is an essential component of Cebu Cit...
Respect Philippine flag: Rama
CEBU City Acting Mayor
Michael “Mike” Rama said the
people must respect the Philippine flag as symbol of their
love for the country.
In his speech during the
Independence Day last June...
Yap, Relampagos to uplift conditions of 2nd district folk
BOHOL Vice Governor
Rene L. Relampagos said Bohol Governor Arthur Yap is
determined to uplift the living
condition of the people in the
2nd district where municipalities are categorized as the...
Capitol to help fishpond operators
OPERATORS of about
2,000 hectares of idle fishponds in Bohol will be assisted
by the Bohol Provincial Government in rehabilitating it to
help the people increase fish
production and their incom...
PB okays cash gift for Boholano centenarians
THE Bohol Provincial
Board has recently approved
the intention of Governor Arthur Yap of giving cash gifts
to Bohol centenarians or Boholanos who are 100 years
old and above.
“We have 3...
G7 matches China with grand infrastructure plan
THE Group of Seven (G7) richest democracies is offering developing nations an infrastructure plan that could rival
President Xi Jinping’s
The G7, who...
Airline industry sees long-term rebound
AFTER flying into the
financial turbulence of the
COVID pandemic, the airline sector expects passenger traffic to take off despite concerns about the
industry’s impact on climate
SoKor economy rebounds
SOUTH Korea started
showing an economic turnaround in recent months
from the Covid-19 pandemic distress as indicated by an
improved domestic demand
and an export recovery.
AKO BISDAK: VOTE CEBU-BASED PARTY-LISTS
founder of Ako Bisdak Party-List has urged the people of Central Visayas to
vote all party-lists in Region 7 to bring influence in Congress in passing laws
to fast tract economic recovery an...
‘Duterte Pa Rin Movement’ launched
The “Duterte Pa Rin Movement” which was
launched at Raddison Blu Hotel last June 6, 2021, is the umbrella organization
of all the parallel groups supporting Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio f...
DOLE 7 holds online Kalayaan job fair
all over Central Visayas will have a chance to be hired on the spot as the
DOLE- prepares for the 5-day online job fair happening from June 8 to 12, 2021.
top 10 occup...
CCCI urges biz to focus on economic recovery
Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) has called on Cebuanos to rise
against pressing economic challenges and move forward towards the new normal in
business and trade amid the corona...
Fund aid to senior citizens set June 26
The distribution of P3,000 financial assistance
to Cebu City elders for the second quarter (April-June) of 2021 is tentatively
scheduled on June 26, said Jeffrey Ocampo, the chief of the Office o...
LTO 7 RD files cyberlibel case against 5 motorcycle dealers
Land Transportation Office (LTO) 7 Regional
Director Victor Emmanuel Caindec filed on Monday, June 7, cyberlibel cases against
five motorcycle dealers owned by the Du family for defamatory statem...
Coops in CV unite: CDA chairman
Chairman Joseph B. Encabo of the Cooperative
Development Authority (CDA) said the first meeting of the Regional Clustered
Organization (RCO) last June 7, 2021 was the beginning of the unity of
Vice President Digong?
No, I do not think President Rodrigo R. Duterte would run
for vice president. Let me cite five reasons.
One, the reason for the PDP-Laban meetings convened by Sec.
Alfredo Cusi is prima...
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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