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"
LAW REDUCES TAX FOR FIRMS
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R.
Duterte has signed into law
last March 26, 2021 Republic
Act (RA) No. 11534 or the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE).
The new law provid...
20 vaccination sites eyed in Cebu
AT LEAST 20 vaccination sites will be launched in
In support of the vaccine
rollout in Cebu, a ceremonial
signing of a memorandum of
The MOA signing led by...
Education sector in crisis
THE current learning
loss currently experienced by
Filipino students portends a
slow economic growth in the
years to come, threatening
the country’s chances of a full
A forum that seeks
to articulate key voices
from Visayas and Mindanao finally launched.
VisMin Speaks should
interest people like me
– a PR and media practitioner as well as a political office...
Is lugaw essential?
This question arose when
some law enforcers in NCR
prevented bikers from delivering lugaw orders during
curfew. They stupidly argued
that lugaw is not essential.
A video of the incident...
High-Growth Tech Stock Outlook Uncertain for 2021
The technology industry has seen unprecedented
market growth in the year
since the COVID-19 crash
last March. Now, as coronavirus cases drop and vaccine distribution ramps up,
these same tech s...
President Sergio Osmeña’s appointees in Samar (Part I)
Don Sergio Suico Osmena Sr., the only Cebuano who
became President was the the
Liberator President and rebuilt the country by appointing officials to govern the
local government units. He
When can evident premeditation be appreciated?
The Supreme Court in
PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Plaintiff-Appellee,
-versus- MICHAEL DELIMAN and ALLAN DELIMA, Accused-Appellants.
G.R. No. 222645, THIRD
DIVISION, June 27, 2018
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...
Rollback on gasoline prices looms
PRICES of gasoline products at Philippine pumps will
rollback this week by P1.20 per
liter and diesel prices by P1.30
Also for price cuts are kerosene products at P1.40 per li...
Hog raisers to stop operations if govt. cuts pork tarif
HOG raisers threatens
to stop their operations if
the government cuts the import tariff for pork.
“If we want to import
pork, our present system
allows importers to import
pork. Any im...
Unveiling of new traffic light system causes heavy traffic
THE unveiling of a new
traffic light system in the
middle of a national road in
Cebu City in the late afternoon on Friday, March 26,
2021, resulted to a heavy
The Cebu City go...
Cebu City COVID-19 situation improving
THE Cebu City Emergency Operations Center
(EOC) reported a 50% decline the daily positivity rate.
It now stands at 6.71 percent
---only 57 left out of 850 individuals tested positive of
Council, PB should talk on land swap: Rama
CEBU City Vice Mayor
Michael “Mike” Rama said
that there is a need for the
Cebu City Council and the
Cebu Provincial Board to
meet and talk about the controversial swapping of lands
Bohol town to get P200M for water projects
THE Bohol Provincial
Government is giving almost
P200 million total financial
assistance for the municipalities and barangays to realize
their water supply projects.
The number one prio...
Chatto pushes to make good air quality the ‘new normal’
BOHOL First District
Representative Edgar Chatto, chair of the Committee
on Climate Change called for
strengthening policies in order to make good air quality
become the “new normal”.
Public library day relaunched
BOHOL Vice Governor
Rene L. Relampagos said they
re-launched and celebrated
Public Library Day last March
26, 2021 in the Municipality of
Carlos P. Garcia, Bohol.
The town, Carlos P. G...
Georgia passes new voting restriction law
THE State of Georgia
passed the Election Integrity
Act of 2021 in both chambers
of the state’s Republican-controlled administration on
It makes Georgia the second state to pas...
Cyber-attack on Australia’s Channel Nine
LIVE broadcasts on Australia’s Channel Nine TV network on Sunday were disrupted by a cyber-raising alarm
about the country’s vulnerability to hackers.
Nine said it was investigating whethe...
Wales’ FM bashed over English-only leaflet
THE English-only leaflets
supporting Wales’ first minister Mark Drakeford went to
some homes in the Fairwater
area of Cardiff West ahead of
May’s Welsh Parliament election.
The leaflets c...
Intel to produce more chips
INTEL will invest $20
billion in two new fabrication plants in the US state
of Arizona, apart from a
major expansion of an existing Irish facility in County Kildare.
Intel’s new chief ex...
REVISED LABOR LAW COMPLETE
THE former Department
of Labor and Employment
(DOLE) undersecretary has
submitted the proposed
amendment to the 47-yearold Labor Code of the Philippines to benefit both labor
DOLE-7 releases half a million worth of livelihood assistance in Bohol
ADDITIONAL beneficiaries are to start soon with their
business projects after collectively receiving more than
P500,000.00 from the Department in the province of Bohol.
Department of Labo...
Business in limbo as consumers show no confidence: businessman
BUSINESSMAN Rey E.
Calooy said the business sector
is still in wait-and-see stance
while the consumers still
have no confidence because
of Covid-19 resulting to the
collapse of the economy....
Investors in Pag-IBIG get 6.12% dividend
THE Home Development
Mutual Fund (HDMF),
most popularly known as
PagIBIG Fund, has given 6.12
percent dividend to investors
and savers under Modified
PagIBIG 2 (MP2) program.
BIR closes firm in Liloan for P2B deficiency
THE Bureau of Internal
Revenue (BIR) 13 has padlocked the Cebu Grand Dragon Corporation in Liloan,
Cebu last March 19, 2021 and
was assessed of a P2 billion
Atty. Nico L...
Globe’s tower builds on track; secures 495 permits in Jan-Feb
GLOBE’S target of installing 2,000 new towers
this year got a massive support after it secured a total of
495 permits from different
local government units within the first two months of the
Megawide Carbon Market modernization holds groundbreaking
THE Carbon Market
modernization program finally had its groundbreaking
on March 24, 2021after facing delays for two times.
This signals the launch of
the multibillion public-private part...
Unity against Duterte?
unity among the presidentiables to field
one candidate against
the one supported by
President Rodrigo Roa
Duterte. However, the
one key presidentiable
Fearsome Covid-19 at nigh
Many accepted that imposing curfew and forcing
people to go home early at
night would prevent Covid-19
from spreading. However,
people go out during the day.
Is the Covid-19 virus less infecti...
G7 agrees to back expansion of IMF financial firepower
The world’s seven largest advanced economies
have agreed to support the
first expansion of the International Monetary Fund’s
reserves since 2009, a
step meant to help developing countries cope...
Pres. Sergio Osmeña’s appointees in Bukidnon
Don Sergio Suico Osmeña Sr. is the only Cebuano who became the Liberator President and rebuilt
the country by appointing
officials to govern the local government units after
World War 2.
Do medical practicioners need to warn patients on risks?
A reader of Cebu Business Week asked this
writer whether a medical
doctor needs to warn a
patient on the danger of
the operation and the side
effects of the treatment?
Jimmy was rushed...
Health and safety in the workplace. A bane or boon?
Recognizing the accountability of governments and employers
in saving lives at work,
unions all over the world
are calling for the International Labor Organizations (ILO) to designate
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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