UNBORN PINOYS TO PAY PH DEBT
BUSINESSMAN Rey E.
Calooy said the Philippines
now has P10.3 Trillion in
foreign and domestic debts.
This will be paid by the present generation and beyond,
including still unborn Filipinos.
Calooy, president of the
Club, said that in most cases
"The best for COVID19 prevention"
DepEd-7 continues preparations for face-to-face classes
THE Department of Education in Central Visayas
(DepEd-7) has continued
to prepare for the possible
implementation of the limited face-to-face classes, especially now that vaccines
for the coron...
DOLE 7 chief lauds PNP for recognizing women in their ranks
“RESPECT is one of the
greatest expressions of love.
And I think the entire police force has demonstrated
just that when they created
an avenue that honored and
celebrated the contributions
Letters to makers of vaccine sent: Labella
CEBU City Mayor Edgar
C. Labella said that they had
already sent Letters of Intent
(LOI) to the developers of AstraZeneca and Covovax vaccines against Corona Virus
Disease (Cobid-19) as soon
Labella to give P600M subsidy to barangays
CEBU City Mayor Edgar
C. Labella met with barangay captains last March 6,
2021 on the P600 million
financial subsidy to the 80
Labella said the financial subsidy will be used...
Cebu City to buy P100M AstraZeneca, P100M Covovax
VICE Mayor Michael
“Mike” Rama said the Cebu
City Government is finalizing
the tripartite supply agreement to purchase P100 million AstraZeneca and P100
million for Covovax vaccines.
24 bike lanes complete: Labella
Mayor Edgar C. Labella
revealed that they have completed the bike lanes on 24
roads in Cebu City with the
help of the Department of
Public Works and Highways
In relation to thi...
Influencers urged to boost vaccination drive
THE Office of the Presidential Assistant for the
Visayas (OPAV) urges ‘influencers’ to boost the
COVID-19 vaccination campaign in the Visayas.
OPAV has enjoined social media influencers t...
Skilled workers ready to maintain foot paths: Guardo
CEBU City Councilor Jerry Guardo said they have ready
skilled workers to maintain
and repair broken foot path
covers and manhole covers to
Guardo, chairman of the
Sales of Ubi fest almost P12 billion
BOHOL Vice Governor
Rene Relampagos said the
gross sales of the recently
concluded month-long Ubi
Showcase Festival from January to the end of February
2021 was almost P12 million.
Bohol moves to improve agriculture
THE Bohol Provincial
Government is now moving to
improve the agricultural sector
amid the damage caused by the
Bohol Vice Governor
Rene Relampagos said that
Bohol governor is just helping poor Boholano farmers
AMID daily bombardment
of well-orchestrated radio attacks against a project aimed
at helping Boholano farmers
overcome life’s hardships because of the Covid19 pandemic, Bohol Governor Arthur C....
US condemns China’s ‘assault on Hong Kong democracy’
THE United States has
condemned China’s “continuing assault on democratic institutions in Hong
China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) unveiled the plans to change
UK ‘to cut aid to Syria and African countries’
THE UK will cut aid to
Syria and several African
countries by more than
60%, a leaked email suggests.
First reported by Open
Democracy, the document
dated last month suggests
Pope Francis visits Iraq
POPE Francis made his
first ever papal visit to Iraq
and has called for an end to
violence and extremism.
He also said Iraq’s dwindling Christian community
should have a more prominent...
Scotland ‘absolutely intent’ on hosting Euro 2020
The Scottish government
was intent on hosting Euro
2020 matches at Glasgow’s
Hampden Park amid uncertainty due to the COVID-19
The tournament was
postponed by a year to June...
SARAVAN CALLS ON SARA TO RUN
THE newly formed Partido Kalikasan Party-List
has urged Davao City Mayor
Sara “Inday” Duterte-Carpio
to take up the mantle of continuing the “politics of hope
and change” initiated by the
Consolacion port part of build, build, build: Alegado
THE Cebu International
Container Port (CICP) to be
built in Tayud, Consolacion,
Cebu is part of the “Build,
Build, Build” projects of
President Rodrigo Duterte
which must be completed before...
Labella asked to consider 3 proposals to help vendors
Vendors advocate Edward Ligas has asked Cebu
City Mayor Edgardo Labella
to consider his three proposals in helping members
of Cebu City United Vendors
Association (CCUVA) who
were being notifi...
Submarine cable to bring down Bantayan power rate: ERC
Director Joel Bontuyan said
the submarine cable project
of the late Cebu 4th District
Rep. Benhur Salimbangon
will reduce electricity rate of
Batuhan hopes 70% of Filipinos get vaccinated
THE transaction counsel of the Cebu-Cordova
Link Expressway (CCLEX)
leading to the construction of Cebu City-Cordova
bridge said that if the vaccine
against Corona Virus Disease
Pier 5 construction to commence in March
THE Cebu Ports Authority
(CPA) has announced that it
will proceed with the issuance
of the Notice of Award, Notice
to Proceed and signing of the
contract after the Cebu Port
Increased consumer demand needed to boost economy
THE National Economic
and Development Authority
in Central Visayas (NEDA7) said that the way to boost
economic revival is increased consumer demand.
In their report to the Regional Devel...
A Martial Law Book
That Rappler piece
about the Edsa Uprising (EDSA an End of an
Era and an Inspiration)
prompted some friends
to push me about a plan
to write a book on martial law history. Atty.
Hope with Sinovac?
The arrival of some
600,000 doses of donated Sinovac vaccines triggered diverse reactions from
Filipinos. It should have
sparked widespread hope.
The vaccines are coming.
But many are not happ...
Oil drops on dollar strength, OPEC+ expectations
Oil prices fell on Friday as the U.S. dollar rose
while forecasts called for
crude supply to rise in response to prices climbing
above pre-pandemic levels.
The dollar rose as U.S. government bo...
Vicente Rama: Model of Proper Housekeeping
Don Vicente Rama served
as the mayor of Cebu City for
one year and eight months. He
sent his letter of resignation to
President Manuel Quezon on
July 2, 1940 which was replied
on July 11, 194...
Until Next Time My Friend: Tony Caruzca
“Death is the beginning of a new life, not the
end. You may leave this
world but not our heart,
you will live there for
ever.” –Debasish Mridha
I know “Tony” Antonio Dinopol Caruzca
Reconceptualizing women empowerment, gender equality
Pursuant to Presidential Proclamations Nos.
224 and 227 and Republic
Act No. 6949, the month
of March has been designated as, “National Women’s Month.”
Thus, the first week
of March each...
Coco levy trust fund created
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R.
Duterte signed Republic Act
115421 or the Coconut Farmers
and Industry Trust Fund Act
on Friday night.
RA 115421 seeks to declare
coconut levy assets as a trust
DTI reiterates support to local coops
THE Department of Trade
and Industry (DTI) has reiterated its support to local cooperatives as it helps the agriculture
sector and micro, small, and
medium enterprises (MSMEs)
survive amid Covi...
PH all set for ‘travel bubble’ arrangements
THE Philippines is just
waiting for a fitting moment
to negotiate “travel bubble”
arrangements with its neighboring countries to revive international tourism.
Department of Tourism
Go Lokal! launches work-from-home collection
GO LOKAL! launched on
Friday its work-from-home
collection called Silid (room).
It is a concept store initiated by
the Department of Trade and
Curated by CommonRoom
Guidelines issued for limited face-to-face classes for HEIs’ medical programs
THE Commission on
Higher Education in Central
Visayas (CHED-7) has issued
the guidelines for the gradual reopening of campuses
for limited face-to-face classes among higher education
Strict biosecurity, feed hygiene, priority in fight vs. ASF
should be strict biosecurity
and feed hygiene in fighting
the much dreaded African
Swine Fever (ASF), which already resulted in billions of
losses in the Philippines’ hog...
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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