UNBORN PINOYS TO PAY PH DEBT
BUSINESSMAN Rey E.
Calooy said the Philippines
now has P10.3 Trillion in
foreign and domestic debts.
This will be paid by the present generation and beyond,
including still unborn Filipinos.
Calooy, president of the
Club, said that in most cases
"The best for COVID19 prevention"
President Sergio Osmeña’s appointees in Samar (Part III)
Don Sergio Suico Osmeña Sr., the only Cebuano who became President
became the Liberator President and rebuilt the country by appointing officials
to govern the local government units. He made the...
Cebu City Political Landscape
The political kettle in the
city is currently steaming
amid the covid 19 pandemic.
The landscape is shaping as
parties veer near the filing
of Certificate of Candidacy
in October. Political c...
ALU’s founding inscribed issue on social justice
Exactly 67 years ago
this week, the courage and
wisdom of some forty-two
Cebu port workers on April
17, 1954 organized a labor
union to champion the waterfront workers achieved
Lower credit card interest rate for entire 2021
THE Bangko Sentral ng
Pilipinas (BSP) extended the
two-percent per month or 24
percent per year ceiling on interest rate or finance charge
on unpaid outstanding credit
card balance of credit c...
CA affirms revocation of Kapa’s SEC registration
THE Court of Appeals
(CA) has upheld the decision of the Securities and
Exchange Commission (SEC)
to revoke the corporate registration of a company that
was found to have defrauded
DOE urged to probe simultaneous forced outages of power plants
THE simultaneous forced
outages of the generating facilities have triggered spikes
in electricity rates burdening
This is referred to as ‘bad
summer habits’ of power
Another gasoline, kerosene price rollback
THE cost of gasoline and
kerosene prices is expected
to roll back next week.
Oil companies calculated that the price of gasoline products will likely be
reduced by P0.30 to P0.35
Cut agricultural insurance tax
research organization expressed its support for the
reduction of taxes imposed
on agricultural insurance to
accelerate farm activity.
Agri-finance expert and
Papal Nuncio to celebrate Pontifical Mass in Cebu on April 14
THE Archdiocese of
Cebu confirmed that Papal
Nuncio to the Philippines
Archbishop Charles Brown
will be in Cebu to attend the
ceremonial reenactment of
the first baptism in Cebu this
Liquor ban helps decrease COVID cases in Cebu City
“SUSTAINING our liquor
ban greatly helped in enforcing our health standards and
in the decline of positive cases
here in Cebu City.”
Thus said Police Lt. Col.
Wilbert Parilla, deputy di...
Media workers included in COVID-19 vax B priority group
THE Department of
Health (DOH) announced
that COVID-19 vaccination B
priority group includes media workers.
“Media would be part of
the B classification already,
together with the othe...
Duterte declares April 14 special non-working holiday
MALACAÑANG has issued Presidential Proclamation No. 1130 declaring April
14, 2021 a Special Non-Working Day in Cebu City as it
celebrates the 500th year of
Cebu biz community supports national vax program
CEBU business community’s strong support to the
national vaccination program
is commendable as some
hospitals and establishments
have offered to be venues for
Cebu City supports teacher broadcasters
THE Department of Education (DepEd) Cebu City Division thanked the Cebu City
Government for its support to
teacher broadcasters in their
Radio Based Instructions
DOLE to turnover P11M livelihood materials in Bohol
THE Department of
Labor and Employment
(DOLE) will turnover to
more than 800 informal
sector workers in Bohol
P11-million worth of livelihood jigs, tools and materials before the end of April...
Bohol vaccine consumption at 98.8%
rate for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine as
of April 5, 2021, is at 98.8
percent, the highest in the
region at that time.
It is an excellent proof
P30M Prov’l Fire Office soon to rise in Cortes
THE Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)
is excited that
its P30 million Office of
will soon be
is also funding the P19,
US to act as a global head
US President Joe Biden
believes it is in the world’s
best interest for the US to act
as a global leader.
“What he sees time and
again is that ... when we’re
not leading,” then another...
US to restore $235m aid to Palestinians
US PRESIDENT Joe
Biden’s administration plans
to restore $235m (£171m) of
aid to Palestinians, that was
cut by Donald Trump.
Two-thirds will go to the
UN Relief and Works Agency
Alibaba fined $2.75 billion for anti-monopoly violations in China
probe in China found that
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd
had violated the government’s anti-monopoly law,
slapping a record 18 billion
yuan ($2.75 billion) fine on
ERC HEARS DEAL ON ISLAND POWER
THE Bantayan Island
Power Supply Agreement
under Energy Regulatory
Commission (ERC) Case No.
2020-032 is now in the final
stages of the hearings.
Power Advocate Romeo
“Butch” Junia sa...
Coalition holds Black Saturday protest
THE Power for People
(P4P) Coalition-Cebu held
a protest last April 3, 2021,
which was Black Saturday, to
condemn the continuous use of
coal and expensive electricity
rates in Cebu, which dri...
SEC-Cebu warns vs BitExpress bitcoin trading
THE Securities and Exchange Commission-Cebu
Extension Office warns the
public against investing their
hard-earned money with bitcoin trading company BitExpress and engaging with Melvin John Ball...
Infected with Covid-19
The itch in the
throat and dry cough
would not stop early
that morning. I felt
a dull headache. But
I was never sure because I had no fever.
I was able to bring
my check to the bank
OPEC+ to Ease Restrictions on Oil Production in May
Major oil producers unexpectedly stepped up their oil
production for the next three
months by 2 million barrels
per day, or about 2% of global consumption, despite the
threat of a new wave of c...
President Sergio Osmena’s appointees in Samar (Part II)
Sr. was the only Cebuano who
became President became the
Liberator President and rebuilt the country by appointing officials to govern the local
government units. He made
the Provincial Capitol...
Asian hate crimes
This pandemic caused
not just the collapse of
economies throughout the
world, but it also created havoc among the races. This happened among
Asian nearly everywhere
but most prominent in the...
DA agencies to partner with TUCP on Kadiwa
A noble and timely partnership with the Department of Agriculture (DA)
and affiliates of the Trade
Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) on a marketing strategy dubbed as
Katuwang sa Diwa at...
Dehumidifiers to be placed under mandatory inspection
THE Department of
Trade and Industry (DTI) is
crafting an administrative
order placing dehumidifiers, ionizers, and air purifiers under mandatory inspection.
These electrical appliances...
Pope hails Filipinos’ 500 years feast of faith
POPE Francis on Sunday
praised the ability of Filipinos to face numerous adversities, including the raging Covid-19 pandemic, and
even deepen and strengthen
their faith, in the last 500
Cebu City mulls regulating e-bike, trisikad in Carbon
CEBU City law enforcers
and government executives
are considering to regulate
and trisikads plying in Carbon Public Market to ensure
free-flowing traffic at the mark...
Traditional PUJs allowed to run by LTFRB
and coop leader
said that under the
Community Quarantine (MGCQ), some
traditional passenger jeepneys are allowed to run by the
Land Transportation Franchising and...
Relampagos asks PNP to clarify Bohol ‘red area’ tag
BOHOL Vice Gov. Rene
Relampagos has sought
clarification from police
and military authorities in
Central Visayas on the “red
area” tag of Bohol.
Late last year the Philippine National...
Biden to push through infrastructure plan
US PRESIDENT Joe
Biden is willing to push
through his $2 trillion infrastructure plan without the
support of Republican lawmakers if he cannot reach a
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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