LIBERALIZED TRADE OF RICE CUTS PRICE
THE Department of Finance (DOF) said the passage
and implementation of the
Rice Tariffication Law (RTL)
in 2019 has slashed prices of
the country’s staple food to
the current average of P39 per
kilo or a reduction of about P7
per kilo compared to its cost in
2018 when the per kilo retail...
"The best for COVID19 prevention"
BSP considers publication of bank offenses
THE Bangko Sentral ng
Pilipinas (BSP) is considering a framework on publicizing criminal offenses made
by supervised financial institutions and their officials
as well as the corresponding
Credit risk database for SMEs
THE Bangko Sentral ng
Pilipinas (BSP) announced
it will begin work this month
accumulating a credit risk database (CRD) that will help
banks to effortlessly evaluate
the creditworthiness of sm...
Council to look into CCMC construction
THE Ad Hoc Committee created by the Cebu City
Council will seriously look
into the construction of the
Cebu City Medical Center
(CCMC) so the people would
know why it has been delayed when thi...
Mabatid takes over cooperative council
CEBU City Councilor Prisca Niña Mabatid has finally taken over the Cebu City
Council (CCCDC) and has
conducted two meetings last
October 29 and November 5,
Cebu City behind in development planning: Tumulak
COUNCILOR Dave Tumulak said the development
planning, including zoning,
of the Cebu City Government
is far behind other Local
Government Units (LGUs)
resulting to messy traffic system, flash f...
Public now more vigilant outdoors
THERE is a drop in the
outdoor transmission of
COVID-19 in the city in the
last 14 days.
Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the Emergency
Operations Center (EOC),...
Labella open for talks with adjacent LGUs for jeepney entry
CEBU City Mayor Edgardo Labella is open to the possible entry of jeepneys from
other local government units
This was the mayor’s
response to the request of
Talisay City Mayor Ge...
Sue firms for waterway obstructions
THE Cebu City government is preparing legal actions against establishments
in the city that refuse to remove their structures obstructing the waterways.
Mayor Edgardo Labella
said there are...
Let Sto. Niño vendors take part in relocation talks
CEBU City Vice Mayor Michael Rama is urging
Cebu City’s executive department to involve the vendors in talks regarding the
city’s plans to relocate them
and their stalls from the D.
Better coordination among education agencies sought
STRENGTHEN the coordination of agencies under the Teacher Education
Council so training for educators in the country can
This was the call made
by several senators and
DepEd has unliquidated CAs
THE Commission on
Audit (COA) have called
out the central and regional offices of the Department of Education
(DepEd) for accumulating over P1.922 billion
in unliquidated cash advances in 2019....
US networks break from live Trump address due to ‘lies’
SEVERAL US TV networks late Thursday halted live coverage of Donald
Trump’s first public appearance since election night after concluding that the president was spreading disinformation.
Five-eyed fossil shrimp evolutionary ‘missing link’
THE discovery of a fiveeyed shrimp-like creature
that lived about 520 million years ago may end a
long-running debate about
the evolution of Earth’s most
FB removes ‘inauthentic’ networks spanning 8 nations
FACEBOOK (FB) has
dismantled seven separate
networks of fake accounts
and pages on its platform that
were active in Iran, Afghanistan, Egypt, Turkey, Morocco, Myanmar, Georgia, and
A LEADING French supermarket chain announced
that it would share its online
retailing network with shuttered bookstores and other
Amazon has been
predominant in the new
PUJS MUBALIK NA SA KADALANAN SA MANDAUE
SA DILI madugay, ang
mga traditional jeepneys
magdagan na og balik sa
kadalanan sa Mandaue.
Sigun ni Manlalaban
Jamaal James Calipayan,
executive director sa Traffic Enforcement Agency...
BSP andam na moimprinta sa National ID cards
SI BANGKO Sentral ng
Pilipinas (BSP) Governor
Benjamin Diokno nianunsiyo
nga ang Central Bank andam
na moimprinta sa national
ID ug gisusi na niini ang mga
Ceres Bus Liner nisaad nga ayuhon ilang operations
ANG Vacallar Transport nga nagpadagan sa
Ceres Bus Liner nisaad
nga ayuhon ang ilang operations human nalambigit
ang mga bus niini sa sunod-sunod nga aksidente
sa kadalanan sa Siyudad sa
CEBU PB TAKES UP P15B 2021 BUDGET
THE Cebu Provincial Board has started discussing
last October 26, 2020 the
proposed P15-billion budget
for 2021, an all-time high
budget in Cebu’s governance
Board Member Glen...
3 Ceres buses suspended by LTFRB
THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) 7 has
suspended each of the three
Ceres buses that involved in
Ceres is owned by Vallacar Transit Corporation
SSS members to receive benefits: spokesperson
THE Social Security System (SSS) in Cebu said its
bonafide members from the
private sector are receiving
several benefits, the amount
of which will depend on their
Cockfighting will be revived: Martinez
Celestino “Junie” Martinez
Jr. said the billion-peso cockfighting industry in Cebu will
soon be revived with the reopening of cockpit operation.
Martinez, also a forme...
Alegado sees Cebu as world base port
Vice Mayor Teresa Pepito
“Nene” Alegado said that in
her personal view, Cebu as
the center of the Philippines
can be a world’s base port like
Singapore and Hongkong.
DOLE readies parents of child labor for business
PARENTS of child
laborers in Central Visayas
themselves with how to
engage in business.
Department of Labor
and Employment-7 (DOLE7) Regional Director Salome
DA aid for SRP food terminal
DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) 7 Director Salvador “Salva” Diputado said
the P14 million they gave to
the Cebu City Government is
intended for Regional Food
Terminal at South Road
Kalag-kalag @ home
Many might have
wished spending the
long weekend at a resort somewhere. After
all, our officials closed
cemeteries. But the fear
of getting Covid-19 still
scares us. In addition,
do we have...
Help Super Typhoon Rolly victims!
Super typhoon Rolly,
known internationally as
Gobi, has begun carving a
huge swath of destruction
across Luzon as of this writing.
PAGASA, the state’s
weather bureau, said the super ty...
China aims at new level of prosperity
The Chinese Communist Party’s Central
Committee recently adopted an economic plan
for 2021 to 2025, along
with an ambiguous target of becoming a global technology leader by
2035. A communique...
Pres. Sergio Osmeña on the 1946 Budget
The biggest problem
of President Osmena was
on how to heal the country’s economy, law, and
order. This was just few
of the many strategies he
expressed in a speech on
September 4, 1945:
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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