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"
Leni, Ace unite finally
Thousands of supporters of both Vice President
Leni Robredo and former
tourism secretary Joseph
Ace Durano awaited something important on April 21,
2022, in Danao City.
Robredo, along w...
Crowd estimate game
During the era of
fake news, sharp political operators understand that grossly overestimating the size of a
rally crowd would potentially add more political
Blood money being paid for Russian oil
Volodymyr Zelensky has
accused European countries that continue to buy
Russian oil of earning their
money in other people’s
blood. In an interview with
the BBC, President...
A look into social media from the eyes of a tita
I asked a lot of people
what they usually do first
thing when they wake up.
Aside from praying, one of
the most common answers
is checking their social media account. My younger
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...
Coop-NATCCO nominee campaigns
I interviewed Coop
NATCCO Party-List second
nominee Divina Quemi, a
leader in the country based
in Vigan, Ilocos Sur.
Quemi said all members of cooperatives,...
Telcos blocked attempts to access porn sites
PLDT Inc. and Smart
Communications Inc. have
blocked over a billion user
attempts to access online
child sexual abuse materials (CSAM) in the past six
Both telcos also blocked...
Nationwide alert level 1 will boost employment
The National Economic
and Development Authority
(Neda) said implementing
the lowest alert level 1 nationwide will fast-track the
return of more employment
“To help insul...
Banks need to keep watch on play-to-earn game transactions
THE Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) wants
financial institutions to ensure customer due diligence,
especially those that serve as
payment channels for playto-earn games such as Axie
Classes suspended to give way to polls
THERE will be no classes
from Kinder to Grade 12 in all
public schools from May 2 to
13 to give way to the national elections, the Department
of Education (DepEd) announced on Monday.
Formation of Islamic banking regulatory unit ok’d
THE Bangko Sentral ng
Pilipinas (BSP) along with
the Department of Finance,
the National Commission on
Muslim Filipinos, and the
Bangsamoro Government released a Joint Circular (JC)
Mayor Rama wants Sinulog 2023 at SRP
THE Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF)
is warning the public against
buying a Korean brand of luncheon meat commonly called
“Korean Spam” being sold
No more political rallies in CCSC
MAYOR Michael Rama
announced that large political rallies will no longer be
held at the Cebu City Sports
Complex (CCSC) because it
hampers its operations and
does not pay much anyway.
Help instill cleanliness among children
CEBU City Councilor
Jocelyn Pesquera has urged
the teachers in the city to
help instill in the minds of
the children the importance
Pesquera made the
Sto. Niño Chapel opens in Cebu City
MASSES and weddings will soon happen at Cebu City’s new tourist attraction: the Sto. Niño Chapel, which on its roof stands the 30-foot statue of the religious icon.
The chapel was officially...
P5K Odette cash aid continues
THE Cebu City government has pledged to continue distributing P5,000 cash
assistance to victims of Typhoon Odette despite election-related restrictions.
Mayor Michael Rama assured the publ...
CCENRO endorses SIFMA application to Council for approval
THE Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources
Office (CCENRO) favorably
endorsed to the Cebu City
Council the approval of the
application for Socialized Industrial Forest Management
Comelec to deliberate Cebu City’s request for election ban exemption
THE Cebu City Government’s request to be exempted from the spending ban
imposed by the Commission
on Elections (Comelec) may
soon be decided by next week.
Cebu City Disaster Risk
Bugwak Spring finally supplies water to Balilihan’s waterworks system
WATER finally flows
through the Balilihan’s Waterworks system with the
supply sourced from Bugwak
Spring located at barangay
Sto. Niño of the said town.
Balilihan mayor Pureza
NGCP completes restoration of Agaton-affected line
services in Bohol are now
restored after NGCP energized the Ormoc-Maasin 138kV line 2 at 7:31
PM on 17 April and the
Maasin-Ubay 138kV line
linking Leyte to Bohol, at
Guv Yap attends, Aris skips BCCI Candidates Forum 2022
GOV. Arthur Yap will
be attending the Candidates
Forum 2022 organized by
the Bohol Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI)
while 2nd district Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado decides to skip the...
Yellen won’t participate in all G20 sessions if Russia present
Janet Yellen will not take
part in some of this week’s
meetings with her global counterparts if Russian
officials are included, a senior US Treasury official
Sri Lanka in an economic abyss
SRI Lanka’s worst economic crisis has triggered an
unprecedented wave of spontaneous protests as the island
nation of 22 million people
struggles with prolonged
power cuts and a shortage of
In Mexico, president’s electricity reform bill denied
A CONTENTIOUS reform of Mexico’s electricity
sector has failed to get lawmakers’ backing in a vote labelled as “treasonous” by the
The bill would have increased the say the gov...
TUBURAN BETS TO PUSH FOR 11 DAYS
TUBURAN, Cebu Vice
Mayor Democrito “Aljun”
M. Diamante said that even
if they have no opponent
from the mayorship down
to the last municipal councilor, they will
still hold a huge “openi...
DOT 7, Archdiocese of Cebu launch ‘Holy Doors’ pilgrimage tour
THE Department of
Tourism (DOT) 7 and
the Archdiocese of Cebu
launched on Friday, April
8, 2022, a pilgrimage tour
to Jubilee churches in
the southern part of Cebu
Diamante hits effort to malign him in Senate
TUBURAN, Cebu Vice
Mayor Democrito “Aljun”
Diamante said some persons
are trying to malign him by
using a Senate inquiry dragging his name into alleged
vegetable smuggling which is
far from t...
Solo mothers in Cordova complete CCCI Skills Training Program
A TOTAL of 28 single
mothers in the Municipality
of Cordova successfully completed the ICT and Life Skills
Training Program of the
Cebu Chamber of Commerce
and Industry (CCCI), and
the New Ze...
Focus on agriculture, business leader urges
BUSINESS Leader Rey E.
Calooy said the next administration shall focus on modernizing the agricultural sector to
increase food production so the
country will achieve food security in the future....
Board begins hearings on minimum wages in region
BUSINESS Leader Philip
N. Tan said the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity
Board (RTWPB) 7 has started
conducting public hearings
in City of Bogo, Cebu, then in
Bohol and Negros Orienta...
Marino helps seafarers during pandemic lockdown
THE Marino Party-List
has helped thousands of seafarers through its office in T.M.
Kalaw Street, Manila during
the lockdowns because of the
Marino Party-List Rep.
Will Cebu go Marcos?
Supporters of former
senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr., the only
son of the dictator, insist he
will win in Cebu. The commanding surveys likewise
convinced Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia and One C...
Leni goes Ace
The challenge to go
local and embrace the
“laylayan” in Cebu has
led the campaign of Vice
President Leni Robredo
to the “A better CEbu”
campaign of former
tourism secretary Ace
Durano and V...
Oil giant Shell to take $5bn hit by leaving Russia
Oil giant Shell has confirmed it will take a hit of
up to $5bn (£3.8bn) from
offloading its Russian assets as part of plans to
withdraw from the country. The firm has pledged
to no longer buy o...
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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