RECLAMATION TO SPARK PROGRESS
Vice Mayor Teresa “Nene”
Pepito Alegado said the construction of the more than
200 hectares reclamation in
Barangay Tayud can spark
rapid economic development
in the town compared to a
few ship repair shops that
polluted the area.
Alegado said that the
"The best for COVID19 prevention"
DOLE-7 readies list of CAMP beneficiaries
THE list of paid beneficiaries under the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region-7 is now being finalized for submission to the DOLE-C...
Budget for value-added farm productivity pushed
THE government must also consider value-added farm goods such as livestock, fishery, export-oriented fruits and vegetables in the allocation of the P32-billion food security budget, not only for ri...
ERC orders NGCP to undertake stock offering
THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has directed the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) to prepare and carry out its initial public offering (IPO) or stocks listing immediately;...
AirAsia sees 23% resumption
AIRASIA Philippines would resume approximately a quarter of its 4,000 flights once the COVID-19 lockdown is lifted focusing first on domestic flights until select international routes hopefully res...
Mike Tyson considers comeback for charity exhibitions
TYSON’S decided to return to training as he ponders boxing in exhibition bouts.
The former world heavyweight champion posted a training video on social media that has been viewed more...
Gin Kings reunite, repack masks for hospitals
The Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings got together for a good cause, repacking masks to be distributed to hospitals around the country.
Veteran point guard LA Tenorio explained that the initiative...
AGRICULTURE FOR SURVIVAL
ONCE the Corona Virus Disease (Covid-19) crisis will be over, the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in Cebu province shall proceed to Enhanced Countryside Development (ECD) and concentrate on far...
CEBU SUPPLY OF HOGS SURE
Hog raisers in General Santos City and South Cotabato said they are ready to resume supplying quality, affordable and steady supply of pork meat for Cebu City.
This developed after Mayor Edg...
“Tindahan sa Kapitolyo sells cheap products”
CEBU Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said the “Tindahan sa Kapitolyo” is doing well in helping the people buy basic commodities at ten percent lesser than the wholesale price.
In an interview durin...
DOTr to choose public transport during GCQ
THE Department of Transportation (DOTr) will determine the modality of public transport that will be allowed to run once the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) is converted into a General Communit...
Sari-Sari Store is the name of the game this time
AN OFFICIAL of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said sari-sari stores or retail stores are good business ventures at this time of the coronavirus disease or Covid19pandemic.
Atty. Gary Mani...
Strike a balance amid Covid-19: business leader
THE president of a local business group said we should strike a balance in two aspects – life and living -- amid the fight against the coronavirus disease or Covid-19.
Economy to collapse as 2M OFWs return
THE return of the two million out of ten million Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) may add to the collapse of the Philippine economy.
This will happen, said businessman Philip Tan of Well Made...
PCSA continues operation
THE cargo vessels of the Philippine Coastwise Seafarers Association (PCSA) have been continuously operating to prevent the halt of food supply and other essential products amid the coronavirus dise...
Open Cebu’s economy
Perhaps there might be people who find it easy passing through the borders of Cebu City to Mandaue City, Talisay City, or even Balamban town. But not concerned members of the Political Officers Lea...
Make SMEs pay for tests?
News of the start of mass testing in the cities of Cebu, Mandaue, and LapuLapu is welcome news. How can we end the Enhanced Community Quarantine early without mass testing?
Yes, a successful...
Muslims around the world observe Ramadan
Muslims around the globe willobserve Ramadan this month, a period of deep spiritual reflection and fasting that takes place every year. One of the five pillars of Islam - along with faith, prayer,...
Don Sergio, the 1st Education Secretary
It is noteworthy that the first Secretary of the Public Instruction, precursor of today’s Department of Education was a Cebuano. He was Cebu’s Grand Old Man, Don Sergio Suico Osmena Sr. Appointed b...
Dangers in our penal institution
As of this writing, there are more than three hundred inmates infected with COVID 19 in the City Jail and eighteen also in Provincial Jai or CPDRC.
The women and the youth dorms still e...
7th week of Enhanced community quarantine
As we enter the 7th week of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the city and province of Cebu, the mood seemed to lighten in areas not covered. Starting May 1 they will be classified under the g...
BIR further extends tax filing deadline
THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (IR) has extended further the filing of income tax returns, as the enhanced community quarantine stretches to May 15.
BIR Revenue Regulations 11-2020 stated tha...
PH commercial flights suspended starting May 3
THE Philippines has banned all commercial flights starting 8 a.m. Sunday as part of measures to control the spread of COVID-19.
However, the Manila International Airport Authority said the t...
Govt must rescue small firms to survive pandemic
THE government’s intervention is needed so small businesses losing money due to the COVID-19 lockdown can survive the pandemic.
Asian Consulting Group chairman and senior tax adviser Mon Abr...
Guidelines set for private companies that will reopen
THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) had released guidelines for private companies that are allowed to reopen during the enhanced community quara...
Ph sends shipment of coco milk to Russia
FILIPINO-OWNED organic coconut milk, the Coco Daily, arrived at the port of St. Petersburg in the first week of April.
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon M. Lopez, said P...
Payroll relief sought
Sen. Imee Marcos, head of the Senate economic affairs committee filed a bill that will mandate government to shoulder wages of some 5 million micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) workers to he...
DTI-7 business name registration now digital
BUSINESS name registration with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) can now be possible digitally.
In an advisory, DTI-7 annoubced it has installed an online portal to cater to regist...
DOF’s wage subsidy program for CAMP applicants
WHILE the Department of Labor and Employment could no longer accommodate CAMP applications due to limited resources, other government agencies can.
DOLE-7 Regional Director Salome O. Siaton,...
NAPC, DA spreads free vegetable seeds
The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) have begun distributing vegetable seeds in various regions in the country during the Enhanced Community Quarantine...
NAPC workers seek exemption from cost-cutting
WORKERS of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) are appealing for exemption from a P17 million cost-cutting measure to be able to fulfill its mandate of helping the poorest of the poor as th...
Pacquiao-Crawford fight: Middle East or Macau?
TOP Rank Inc. CEO Bob Arum is looking at the Middle East and Macau as possible venues for the planned Manny PacquiaoTerence Crawford bout
“I had feelers out before all of his happ...
SMB’s Austria is again Coach of the Year
SAN Miguel’s Leo Austria was named the Coach of the Year by the PBA Press Corps.
For the fourth time in the last five years, Austria, 62, will receive the coveted Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan tro...
NO MASS TEST SANS COUNCIL
A member of the Cebu City council has urged the Department of Health (DOH) and the Cebu City Government to suspend the implementation of the rapid mass testing for the coronavirus disease or Covid-...
Cebu City Councilor Antonio Cuenco raises some issues on the Rapid Mass Testingi
Cebu City Councilor Antonio Cuenco raises some issues on the Rapid Mass Testing that the Department of Health (DOH) 7 and the Cebu City Government will implement on May 4, 2020
1) How accur...
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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