KEEP UPDATED BROKERS TOLD
THE Bureau of Customs
(BOC) expects that members
of the Chamber of Customs
Brokers Inc. (CCBI) will keep
abreast of the updates in taxation, customs rules, orders,
and procedures to help importers comply with these
In his keynote speech
during the induction of new
"The best for COVID19 prevention"
PAL on 80th anniv offers 80% off on select flights
Philippine Airlines is offering discounts of up to 80 percent on its fares for select flights on its 80th anniversary. Flights from Manila to Cebu and Puerto Princesa are pegged at P880 one-way, whil...
RDC creates body on culture, arts, design
The Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 in a full council meeting last Feb. 28, 2020 at Mezzo Hotel, Cebu City has approved the creation of the Special Committee on Culture, Arts and Design (SC-CAD)....
Val ripe for House seat
If Gullas will not run or split 1st district. Naga City Mayor Valdemar ‘Val’ Chiong recently announced his resignation effective March 16, 2020. But he might return to politics once the province’s 1s...
LGUs to get bigger IRA, says Labella
Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella said Local Government Units (LGUs) can expect bigger shares from the National Government begining this year in connection with the order of the Supreme Court. Labella sai...
CCCI backs Ambisyon Natin 2040
The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) has expressed strong support for “Ambisyon Natin 2040” which aims to make Filipino families progressive by the year 2040. “As CCCI president, I realize...
JoyRide motax operations in Cebu starts on March
Eala: Riding public can download JoyRide apps on Feb 29.
STARTING on Monday, March 2, JoyRide, in partnership with Motorcycle Taxi (Motax) will begin its operations in Metro Cebu. JoyRide is one of t...
Fonus offers low cost funeral
The FONUS Cebu Federation of Cooperatives has offered to tie-up with the Cebu City Government in providing low-cost funeral service to indigent families. In a draft Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) submi...
Tim Tebow to play for PH in World Baseball Classic
Former NFL quarterback and New York Mets minor league outfielder, Tim Tebow will play for his birthplace, the Philippines in the World Baseball Classic The 32-yearold Tebow was born in Makati, Philipp...
DOT commends Cebu City’s inclusion in UNESCO’s Network of Creative Cities
The Department of Tourism (DOT) commends Cebu City\s leaders, shakers and movers for their “significant involvement and active efforts” that led to the inclusion of Cebu City in the list of the United...
Firm to supply cheap bulk water to MCWD
Mactan Rock to begin supply next year.
Water technology provider Engr. Antonio Tompar of Mactan Rock Industries Inc. (MRII) said he will start supplying 10,000 cubic meters of cheap water daily to M...
CITRASCO orders 600 brand new jeepney
The Cebu Integrated Transport Service Cooperative (CITRASCO) has ordered 600 brand new jeepney units for the Public Utility Vehicles (PUV) modernization program with the deadline fast approaching in J...
Cebu people’s coop starts modern operation
The Cebu People’s Coop has started operating the government’s Public Utility Vehicles (PUVs) modernization program by deploying an initial 12 units in Route 13C plying between Barangay Talamban and do...
Congress tells BIR to assist the coop sector
The chairman of the House of Committee on Cooperatives has called a meeting with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) and the cooperative sector to patch issue...
Security guards paid over P1 million thru DOLE’s inspection
A Cebu City-based general merchandise establishment paid over One Million Pesos to 10 security guards through the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). According to DOLE-7 Regional Director Salom...
Eco-Sports Tourism’ in Argao, Cebu impresses DOT 7
The historic town of Argao, Cebu Province recently launched “EcoSports Tourism” program that includes Skimboarding arid Boardriding during its 411th founding anniversary. The Department of Tourism Reg...
James “Bring Home the” Bacon to fight Foley in Sydney
A son of Mandaue City, Cebu, James “Bring Home the” Bacon will fight Darragh Foley of Ireland on Nov. 16 at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The 29-year-old Bacon has a sc...
P141M to modernize Pasil fish market
World class fish market with recreation area, says Engr. Florida Nuñez.
The construction of the P141-million Pasil Modern Fish Market will definitely continue and the target date of completion will b...
SBC offers 2% a year interest loan to MSMEs
The Small Business Corporation (SBC), a government financial arm offers two percent per annum interest loans to small businesses that want to borrow money for capital. Speaking before the Cebu Provinc...
Mivela Garden Residences by CLI 80% sold in 3 weeks
Cebu Landmasters Inc.’s (CLI) is starting construction works of its 5.3 billion worth project, Mivela Garden Residences condominium in Metro Cebu. The development has generated overwhelming buyer int...
CMAP expands to Cebu
The Credit Management Association of the Philippines (CMAP) has expanded to Cebu with “finance advocacy” as the main focus. With the theme: “Professionalizing the credit practice in the regions starti...
Cebu drug seizures
Supreme Court jurisprudence tells us of the numerous drug seizures in the Port of Cebu in the 1900’s, the drug of choice at that was opium. Decades ago, Cebu became the point of entry of drug smugglin...
Expert urges continuous dialog on MCWD
Water technology provider Engineer Antonio Tompar of Mactan Rock Industries Inc. said a good teamwork by government and private sector needs to sit down with Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) an...
Banko Sentral adopts National QR Code
In line with its thrust of ensuring the efficiency of payment systems in support of inclusive #economic development, the Monetary Board has approved a policy requiring the adoption of a National Quick...
Pork suppliers: Let’s protect the hog industry
The Central Visayas Pork Producers Cooperative (CVPPC) urged the public to continue patronizing the local meat and other meat products. CVPPC officials were guests at the 888 News Forum at Marco Polo...
Life insurance helps living
Advocate Arnel Pahang said the people must know the value of having life insurance because all human beings are subjected to trials, so, we may get sick, disabled, old and eventually die. “We need to...
Statistics for decision-makers
Information Officer Noel Rafols of the Philippine Statiscs Authority (OSA) said that they had just finished the census on business and industry and will release the result to the public once all the d...
OGAWA of Malaysia brings the Art of Wellness in Cebu
Malaysian wellness company, OGAWA, is bringing its innovative products to the Queen City of the South with the opening of their first store in Cebu. OGAWA has been offering its range of massage chair...
CCCDC coop sportsfest
The Cebu City Cooperative Development Council (CCCDC) is holding basketball and volleyball tournaments from Oct. 27 to December 1, 2019. CCCDC is a special body of the Cebu City Government which is ov...
Opascor to build P70M center at CIP
The Oriental Port and
Allied Services Corporation
(Opascor) will construct a new
P70-million Operations Center
inside Cebu International
Port (CIP) that includes the
building equipped with fully...
CITRASCO ready for total modernization set in June 2020
The Cebu Integrated
Transport Service Cooperative
(CITRASCO) said it is
now ready for the total
modernization of Public
Utility Vehicles (PUVs) with a
deadline set in June 2020.
Globe innovation forum dares enterprises on positive impact
Globe Business, the
enterprise arm of Globe, once
again gathers the country’s
top business and enterprise
leaders for a day of insightful
learning, discussion, and
sharing of best practices on...
The Philippines wins at 2019 World Travel Awards in Vietnam
The Philippines grabbed
two major awards as Asia’s
Leading Tourism Board and
Asia’s Dive Destination in
the recently concluded 2019
World Travel Awards held in
Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam last
Basketball clinics unfold in Bohol
After its successful events
in Albay and Cebu, the
Republika ng TM Sports Para
sa Bayan will move to Panglao
in Bohol to bring its highlyanticipated basketball clinics
last October 20.
CCDC Endorses B15.5 Cebu City AIP 2020
The Cebu City Development
Council (CCDC) has endorsed
last Oct. 9, 2019 the Cebu City
Annual Investment Plan (AIP)
for 2020 in the total amount
of P15.5 billion during its
full council meeting 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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