LITO O. DIES
FORMER Cebu Governor
Emilio “Lito” Osmeña died of
Covid-19 disease last July 19,
2021, at Cebu Doctor’s Hospital, leaving a legacy of being
the Father of Ceboom.
Osmeña’s son, Mariano
“Mimo,” said that his father
was fully vaccinated when he
died-- the first dose was last
"The best for COVID19 prevention"
Institutionalizing the export of Filipino workers?
The fundamental basis
when President Rodrigo R.
Duterte certified as urgent
the passage of a proposed
law that will create a separate agency for Overseas Filipino Workers is to address
SEC supports bank secrecy law amendment
THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is
supporting moves to amend
Republic Act No. 1405, or the
Secrecy of Bank Deposits Law,
to buttress the country’s fight
against money laundering,...
Biden celebrates Ph-US ties on Independence Day
US PRESIDENT Joe
Biden called for a continued
partnership between the United States and the Philippines
on the Southeast Asian country’s 123rd Independence Day
this June 12.
Publishing industry lost $3.6B in 2020
THE entire publishing industry lost an estimated P3.6
billion in the pandemic year
2020, more than half of the
P6 billion average revenue
Alvin J. Buenaventura,
Proposal to exempt fully-vaccinated travelers from swab test
THE Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
will endorse to the Office of the
Mayor its proposal to exempt
inbound domestic travelers
who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from th...
Cebu City inaugurates NOAH vax site
THE Cebu City Government inaugurated the New
Normal Oasis for Adaptation
and Home (NOAH) Mega
Vaccination Site on Saturday, June 12, 2021.
It is the fifth vaccination
site put up by the Cebu C...
CCCI favors Carbon modernization
THE Cebu Chamber of
Commerce and Industry
(CCCI) has favored the modernization of Carbon Public
Market as it really needs upgrading and redevelopment
as it is an essential component of Cebu Cit...
Respect Philippine flag: Rama
CEBU City Acting Mayor
Michael “Mike” Rama said the
people must respect the Philippine flag as symbol of their
love for the country.
In his speech during the
Independence Day last June...
Yap, Relampagos to uplift conditions of 2nd district folk
BOHOL Vice Governor
Rene L. Relampagos said Bohol Governor Arthur Yap is
determined to uplift the living
condition of the people in the
2nd district where municipalities are categorized as the...
Capitol to help fishpond operators
OPERATORS of about
2,000 hectares of idle fishponds in Bohol will be assisted
by the Bohol Provincial Government in rehabilitating it to
help the people increase fish
production and their incom...
PB okays cash gift for Boholano centenarians
THE Bohol Provincial
Board has recently approved
the intention of Governor Arthur Yap of giving cash gifts
to Bohol centenarians or Boholanos who are 100 years
old and above.
“We have 3...
G7 matches China with grand infrastructure plan
THE Group of Seven (G7) richest democracies is offering developing nations an infrastructure plan that could rival
President Xi Jinping’s
The G7, who...
Airline industry sees long-term rebound
AFTER flying into the
financial turbulence of the
COVID pandemic, the airline sector expects passenger traffic to take off despite concerns about the
industry’s impact on climate
SoKor economy rebounds
SOUTH Korea started
showing an economic turnaround in recent months
from the Covid-19 pandemic distress as indicated by an
improved domestic demand
and an export recovery.
AKO BISDAK: VOTE CEBU-BASED PARTY-LISTS
founder of Ako Bisdak Party-List has urged the people of Central Visayas to
vote all party-lists in Region 7 to bring influence in Congress in passing laws
to fast tract economic recovery an...
‘Duterte Pa Rin Movement’ launched
The “Duterte Pa Rin Movement” which was
launched at Raddison Blu Hotel last June 6, 2021, is the umbrella organization
of all the parallel groups supporting Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio f...
DOLE 7 holds online Kalayaan job fair
all over Central Visayas will have a chance to be hired on the spot as the
DOLE- prepares for the 5-day online job fair happening from June 8 to 12, 2021.
top 10 occup...
CCCI urges biz to focus on economic recovery
Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) has called on Cebuanos to rise
against pressing economic challenges and move forward towards the new normal in
business and trade amid the corona...
Fund aid to senior citizens set June 26
The distribution of P3,000 financial assistance
to Cebu City elders for the second quarter (April-June) of 2021 is tentatively
scheduled on June 26, said Jeffrey Ocampo, the chief of the Office o...
LTO 7 RD files cyberlibel case against 5 motorcycle dealers
Land Transportation Office (LTO) 7 Regional
Director Victor Emmanuel Caindec filed on Monday, June 7, cyberlibel cases against
five motorcycle dealers owned by the Du family for defamatory statem...
Coops in CV unite: CDA chairman
Chairman Joseph B. Encabo of the Cooperative
Development Authority (CDA) said the first meeting of the Regional Clustered
Organization (RCO) last June 7, 2021 was the beginning of the unity of
Vice President Digong?
No, I do not think President Rodrigo R. Duterte would run
for vice president. Let me cite five reasons.
One, the reason for the PDP-Laban meetings convened by Sec.
Alfredo Cusi is prima...
Vice presidential candidates
If President Rodrigo Roa Duterte agrees to the proposal of
his allies within the PDP-Laban to run for vice president, there will be three
contenders for the position so far.
White House warns companies to step up cybersecurity
House warned corporate executives and business leaders on Thursday (Jun 3) to
step up security measures to protect against ransomware attacks after
intrusions disrupted operations at a...
The Sudlon Marker, Let Us Rededicate It.
“Heroism is not to be found in foreign lands, but in our own birthplace, Cebu.”-CEBUpedia. CEBUpedia wrote a three series article on “SUDLON, Historical Landmark” (May 3,6 and 8, 2019). It is take...
Rabbit as an alternative meat. Is it legal to eat one?
This pandemic has shaped not
just people’s behavior but also the food in our table. During this pandemic,
prices of meat have been soaring high.
The market prices of pork even reach...
Labor education in tertiary’s curriculum
of rights of workers to self-organization, collective bargaining, security of
tenure, just and humane conditions of work, social protection and other core
labor standards are som...
Ph, France discuss 1st urban car cable system
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said he met
with French Ambassador to the Philippines Michèle Boccoz to discuss
"possible funding" for several projects including the first urban car
Lift bank secrecy rules, PCCI urges
The immediate passage of the Banking Secrecy
Act Amendment to fight tax evasion and deter financial crimes gained support
from various business groups--- the latest to join the call is the Philip...
P3-B subsidy package for E-PUV manufacturing
An executive order granting P3-billion subsidy
package for the electric vehicle manufacturing sector has been submitted to
Malacanang and is awaiting approval by President Duterte.
PH fast becoming emerging data center market
THE Philippines is now regarded as an emerging
data center market, with more global technology companies looking to build
digital facilities in the country to meet regional demand amid challenges...
Telco firm Converge ICT Solutions to expand in Cebu
firm Converge ICT Solutions Inc. is seeing a boost in fiber connection in Cebu
barangays as it sets its sights on the small and medium enterprise (SME) market
for its expansio...
Cebu City welcomes visitors
Cebu City welcomes tourists, including those
coming from the National Capital Region (NCR) and its neighboring provinces.
Cebu City Tourism Commissioner Jocelyn Pesquera
said the city h...
Balik Pasada hub opens at Plaza Sugbo for a limited time
The Cebu City government opened its “One-Stop
Balik Pasada Application Hub” at the Plaza Sugbo grounds on Monday, June 7,
2021, to help Public Utility Jeepney drivers and operators avail of a per...
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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