SINULOG TO CONNECT CEBU TO THE WORLD
CEBU City Mayor Michael “Mike” Rama said the
Sinulog Grand Parade to be
held at South Road Properties (SRP) on January 15,
2023 will bring connectivity
of Cebu to the entire country
and the world.
Rama said that there
is already a bigger activity
area for the Sinulog because
"The best for COVID19 prevention"
Interim approval of Bantayan power agreement opposed
POWER Advocate Romeo “Butch” Junia has opposed the urgent motion of
Isla Norte Energy Corporation (INEC) for the issuance
of interim relief in its application for approval of the Power Supply Agr...
Regulatory body okays toll rates for Cebu expressway
THE Local Toll Regulatory Council (LTRC) has authorized the implementation
of the toll rates approved by
the LGU-grantors based on
the concession agreement
for the Cebu-Cordova Link
SEC flags three online lending firms
THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
warned the public about the
illegal operations of three online lending firms and an unauthorized investment firm.
The Commission en banc
trolls had been arrogantly proclaiming
victory through the
months. But they are in
for a surprise. Google
Trends shows the Leni-Kiko tandem going
way ahead in the final
The last week
Supporters of former senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’
Marcos and Davao Mayor
Sara Duterte-Carpio confidently insist on the tandem’s
supposed victory this May 9,
They based their brava...
Netflix to Make Password-Sharing Households Pay Up for Service
After years of letting the
common consumer habit
slide, Netflix is now looking
to crack down on password
sharing after a less-thanstellar earnings report. In its
quarterly letter to shareholde...
Marriages Over Troubled Waters
Success not only in a
career is one of the major
aspirations of many. A successful marriage can help
promote peace, well-being,
and the general experience
of a flourishing life. As life
Bail as a Matter of Right
Jurisprudence has recognized that the right to bail
is cognate to the fundamental right to be presumed innocent. Bail is the security
given for the release of a person in custody of the law. It...
The next president of the
Philippines must instruct the
Department of Education
(DepEd) to include the real
history of the country in the
elementary and high school
BDO, UnionBank face sanctions over hacked accounts
THE Bangko Sentral
ng Pilipinas (BSP) has ordered sanctions on BDO
Unibank Inc. and Union
Bank of the Philippines
(UnionBank) over incidents of hacked accounts
in December 2021.
All regions post economic recovery in 2021
ALL regions in the country posted positive economic
growths last year, a reversal
of the contractions seen at
the height of the coronavirus pandemic, the Philippine
Statistics Authority (PSA)...
New alert levels from May 1 to 15
THE Inter-Agency Task
Force for the Management
of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) issued Resolution No. 167-A (s.2022) on
Thursday updating its list of
alert levels ALs nationwide.
Beware of ‘free’ investments: Aboitiz Group warns
THE Aboitiz Group has
warned the public about an
online investment scam using its old company name,
Cebu Pan Asian Holdings
The listed firm said scammers from an e-commerce...
Since 2016 DTI opens 156 Go Lokal! stores
THE Department of
Trade and Industry (DTI)
has opened a total of 156
Go Lokal! outlets nationwide since the program was
launched in December 2016.
In an advisory Wednesday, the DTI said...
Cebu City to turn over housing project up next month
THE Cebu City government is set to turn over next
month its five-storey socialized housing project located in a 1,350-square meter
property owned by the city
government in Barangay Lorega-San Mi...
Smooth local absentee voting in Cebu City
THE Commission on
Elections (Comelec) said that
the three-day local absentee voting in Cebu City went
The local absentee voting
is the mechanism that allows
certain individuals to vo...
Free internet in barangays in next 2 months
CEBU City barangays
will soon enjoy free internet
before the term of current officials ends by June 30, 2022.
The “Barangay Internet
Access Points Ordinance”
authored by Councilor Eduar...
Rama to build 3 city colleges
CEBU City Mayor Michael “Mike” Rama said that
he will try his best to start
the Cebu City College-North,
Cebu City College-South,
and Cebu City College-Guba to increase the number
CCMC fully operational next term: Garcia
VICE Mayoralty candidate
Raymond Alvin Garcia said
that he and Mayor Michael
“Mike” Rama will definitely
finish the construction of Cebu
City Medical Center (CCMC)
and make it fully operation...
US firm offers to build power plant: Carillo
THE chief of the Cebu
City Disaster Risk Reduction
Management Office (DRRMO) said that a firm from
the United States of America (USA) has offered to construct a power generation
plant with an u...
Gov Yap leads swift response to Loay tragedy
BOHOL Governor Arthur Yap instructed provincial government offices and
various agencies to ensure
swift action and assistance to
victims of the Clarin Bridge
in Loay town that collapsed
Bohol under Alert Level 2 from May 1 to 15
THE province of Bohol will be placed under Alert Level
2 from May 1 to 15, the Inter-Agency Task Force announced
Duero town in Bohol is placed under Alert Level 1.
Bohol SP to conduct inquiry on bridge tragedy
VICE Gov. Rene Relampagos said that the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP)
will be conducting an inquiry
into the Loay’s Clarin bridge
“Kuyog kita sa atong
gobernador nga giingong...
2 Bohol towns get power restoration crews from Cebu
TWO towns of Bohol
that remain without light
four months after Typhoon
Odette received power restoration augmentation crews
from Cebu to help them in
the reconnection efforts.
‘Battle for Donbas’ critical for Russia
THE “Battle of Donbas”
remains Russia’s main strategic focus in Ukraine, Britain’s defense ministry said
on Friday, but it has suffered
significant losses for limited
US economy shrinks in first quarter
THE US economy unexpectedly contracted in the first
quarter amid a resurgence
in coronavirus disease 2019
(COVID-19) cases and a drop
in pandemic relief money
from the government, but the
Elon Musk sells nearly $4B Tesla shares
TESLA chief executive
Elon Musk has sold almost
$4 billion (£3.2bn) worth of
shares in the electric car maker, just days after he agreed to
The sale has led to speculation...
LENI EXHORTS ACE’S AGENDA
VICE President Leni Robredo praises the Cebu development agenda before
hundreds of thousands of
Kakampinks that overflowed
in an 8-hectare area at the
Mandaue reclamation area
last April 21, 2...
“Ang Mama Kong BiyaHero” Campaign ends Intl Women’s Month Celebration
SAFE and Fair Philippines wraps up the Women’s Month Celebration by
launching the online campaign titled, “Ang Mama
It is a nationwide
youth-engagement campaign that aims...
Murang Koryente Act passed: Gatchalian
Gatchalian said that as
chairman of the Senate
Energy Committee, he was
able to pass the Murang
Koryente Act to bring down
the power rate.
Gatchalian who is running for el...
Larrazabal visits Ormoc, 6 towns, barangays
on Election (COMELEC)
“Goyo” Larrazabal said he
had already visited all barangays and municipalities of the
4th District of Leyte to know
1,600 schools in CV get safety seals
REGIONAL Director Sal
Jimenez of the Department
of Education (DepEd) 7 said
he had already issued safety
seals to about 1,600 public
schools in Central Visayas,
giving them, the authority to...
Businessman says Isko best candidate
Winley Sanchez de la Fuente
said that Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno is the best
candidate to win as the next
Philippine president in the
May 9, 2022 election.
Diamante backs Risa, Gordon
TUBURAN, Cebu Vice
Mayor Democrito “Aljun”
M. Diamante said that he is
campaigning for Senators
Risa Hontiveros’ and Richard “Dick” Gordon’s reelection in the May 9, 2022, election because they...
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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