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"
Virtual Cebu Business Month celebration in 2021
the business community in
Cebu has decided to forego
activities related to the annual Cebu Business Month
(CBM) which may result to
DILG-7 completes validation for road clearing
THE Department of Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas
(DILG-7) has completed
the evaluation for the road
clearing mandate in the local
government units (LGUs) in
SEC-Cebu to start accepting company annual reports online
THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
in Cebu will start accepting
online submission of annual
reports on Monday.
Dubbed as the Online
Submission Tool (OST), the
SEC will now al...
Cebu City garners awards in Locally Sourced Revenues for 2019
CEBU City has been
awarded Top 8 in Nominal
Locally Sourced Revenues
(LSR) for the year 2019 in
the Bureau of Local Government Finance’s (BLGF) national ranking of provinces,
cities, and munic...
Labella issues EO No. 22
CEBU City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that since
October 2020, traditional
jeepneys were gradually allowed to resume operations.
But, Labella acknowledged the grave necessity
for public t...
End of pandemic in sight: Labella
“THE end of this pandemic is in sight.”
Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella quoted health experts even as the whole world
is agog with the COVID-19
“What we need to do, individ...
Japan invites Cebu City to apply for “Smart JAMP.”
CEBU City is one of the
few ASEAN cities that has
invited by the Japanese Government to apply for the
“Smart City supported by
Japan ASEAN Mutual Partnership--- known in short as
Cebu City awards Certificate of Lot to the landless
CEBU City Councilor
Raymond Garcia, chairman
of the Local Housing Board,
led the awarding of Certificate of Lot Awards to 331
underprivileged home lots
occupants in Barangays Luz
Labella supports ‘I Love Cebu’ campaign
THE tourism stakeholders in Cebu, led by the Hotel,
Resort and Restaurant Association of Cebu (HRRAC) and
the Cebu Association of Tour
Operations Specialists (CATOS), have convened the ‘I
Cebu City mulls waiving Balik Pasada IDs
THE Cebu City Jeepney
Task Force eyes waiving the
need for Balik Pasada IDs
as the city allows the reentry of public utility jeepneys
(PUJs) doing cross-boundary travels.
Yap reminds LGUs v. disasters
BOHOL Governor Arthur
Yap has reminded all Local
Government Units (LGUs) to
be always prepared against
all disasters like typhoon,
earthquake, flood, and landslide.
Engineer Al Quiblat...
Processing plant for unsold fish eyed
DR. ALLAN Poquita,
the director of the Bureau of
Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) 7 said the
Bohol Provincial Government
under Governor Arthur Yap
is now identifying areas for a
Bohol province receives COVID-19 vaccines
BOHOL province received its allocation of
coronavirus disease 2019
(COVID-19) vaccines from
the national government on
Sunday, March 14.
The shipment included
5,140 doses of Astrazenec...
6 pm curfew for men proposed in Britain to make ‘women a lot safer’
DURING a debate in
the U.K. Parliament’s House
of Lords, a left-wing British baroness suggested a 6
p.m. curfew for men to make
“women a lot safer” on the
streets of London.
Half-price flights to boost Australia’s local tourism
TO BOOST Australia’s
tourism its citizens will be
treated to a new scheme
where they will be able to buy
half-price flights to select domestic holiday spots.
The government said the
Appointment of Libya’s first female foreign minister spells hope for women
LIBYAN women welcomed the country’s first
woman foreign minister,
Najla el-Mangoush, who will
be sworn in next week as
part of a new unity government, a rare female voice at
the top table.
India expected to block China’s Huawei
INDIA is likely to block
its mobile carriers from using telecom equipment made
by China’s Huawei, under
procurement rules due to
come into force in June.
New Delhi is wary about
ECONOMY LEAPS WITH TOURISM
BARILI, Cebu Municipal
Mayor Julito “Julie” Flores
said the economy of his town
is bouncing back reasonably
after a Covid-19 lockdown
because they supported the
advocacy of Gov. Gwendolyn
Cebu pork industry cuts production, increases prices
The chief of the National Meat Inspection Service
(NMIS) said that the P11-billion pork industry in Cebu is
decreasing because a few of
hog raisers closed shop and the
others have decreased pro...
Countryside program to uplift people’s lives: Diputado
REGIONAL Director Salvador “Salva” Diputado of
the Department of Agriculture (DA) 7 said they opened
the Enhanced Countryside
Development Program at Lamac, Pinamungajan, Cebu last
March 5, 2021...
Economy reviving in Toledo: Borgonia
CEBU 3rd District Board
Member Ismael “Jimbo” Borgonia said about eight big
restaurants opened in Toledo
City which is an indication
that the economy is reviving despite the presence of
Consumers to pay for power not needed, not used
MEMBERS of Bantayan
Island Electric Cooperative
(BANELCO) and all the rest
of the country’s electricity
consumers will pay for expensive but unnecessary surplus power if the Energy Regulatory C...
Alegado looks at cityhood for Consolacion
Vice Mayor Teresa “Nene”
Pepito Alegado said that if
the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will officially
declare that they now have
more than 150,000 population, then t...
CITRASCO describes public transport as surviving
THE chairman of the
Cebu Integrated Transport
Service Cooperative (CITRASCO) said the public transport
sector is surviving but striving
hard to continue the business
and sustain it.
Never mind the
inflated and inconsistent reaction of
the Duterte administration when a
small percentage of
donated vaccines arrived. Some vaccines
reached the Philippines. That is good
The arrival of the first
batches of vaccines against
Covid-19 should be the start
of the rapid implementation
of vaccination in the Philippines.
The donated vaccines
from China and Cov...
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...
Eulogy for Senator John Henry Osmeña (excerpts) by Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III
March 04, 2021
Today is a day for remembering one of our very
own; and on behalf of the
Senate of the Philippines,
we extend our heartfelt
condolences to the family
and friends of...
Eddie started working as
a seafarer in the 1980s. He
has two children, namely,
Bryan and James Christopher R. Dizon (James).
Eddie and Verona Juana
Pascua-Dizon got married
on March 8,...
Workers rejecting jabs can’t be terminated
Apparently, three government agencies are not
in favor of the proposals as
an emerging policy issue of
some businesses to require
workers to get vaccinated
against COVID-19 before
they are al...
Angara: Public-private collaboration could develop tourism’s full potential
TO MAKE some government assets in the tourism
sector more profitable, Senator Sonny Angara said that
feasible collaborations with
the private sector should be
explored to develop their full
Energy efficiency – priority against deficiency
ENERGY efficiency is
“the first choice of response
when it comes to any deficiency or concern with respect to the energy situation” of the country.
practice of ene...
Poll says 31% of PH home schoolers face weak Internet
A SOCIAL Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed
that almost one- third of families in the Philippines whose
members take school classes online have poor internet
The poll of 1...
LTO 7 offers FREE Theoretical Driving Course
Office (LTO) 7 regional director Victor Emmanuel
Caindec announces that the
agency is offering the Theoretical Driving Course and
the Practical Driving Course
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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