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"
PH gets Olympic qualifying slot
AFTER New Zealand
withdrew from the competition, the Philippines
earned a slot in the 2020
Fiba Olympic Qualifying
Fiba announced on Friday that it has decided to
Open, rehab farm-to-market roads: Labella
CEBU City Mayor Edgar
C. Labella has instructed the
city agriculturist office and
the Committee on Agriculture to focus on the rehabilitation and opening up of
farm-to-market roads in the
Gullas’ death saddens Labella
Cebu City Mayor Edgar C. Labella was deeply saddened
upon learning that former
congressman Jose “Dodong”
Gullas has passed away.
“Cebu has lost a great
man who has touched many
P30M set aside for water projects: Zafra
CEBU City Councilor Philiip Savior Zafra said
the Cebu City Council has
passed a supplemental budget of about P30 million to
construct mini lagoons and
water catchment areas in
Casas lauded for CCMC improvements
CEBU City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia lauded
Atty. Floro Casas Jr., the city
administrator, for the great
improvement in the construction of the Cebu City Medical
Garcia awaits proposal for P100M vs. Covid-19
CEBU City Councilor
Raymond Alvin Garcia is now
waiting for the Local Finance
Committee to submit its proposal for another P100 million
supplemental budget in the
City Council to sustain the f...
Funds to fight Covid-19, revive economy from agencies
SEVERAL National Government Agencies (NGAs) have
given funding for the Cebu City
Government to implement
projects related to the fight
against Corona Virus Disease
(Covid-19) pandemic and how...
Yap to revive tourism in Bohol
THE chief of the Tourism Promotion Board (TPB)
is confident that the once
vibrant tourism industry in
Bohol which was affected
by Covid-19 will be revived
with the strong leadership of
Buenavista folks welcome Jumamoy
THE people of Buenavista, Bohol warmly welcomed
former Bohol Board Member Jaja Jumamoy when the
young leader visited this municipality which is in the Second District last week.
Not a wet market at CPG Park, says architect
THE farmers’ market at
CPG Park is not a wet market
like that in Cogon and Dao,
both in Tagbilaran City, said
Architect Ninio Guidaben.
Guidaben said that while
it is like an agri-fisher...
Biden revokes Trump ban on green card applicants
US PRESIDENT Joseph
R. Biden on Wednesday revoked a proclamation that
has blocked many green card
applicants from entering the
Former President Donald Trump issued the ban...
Australia passes Facebook and Google news law
AUSTRALIA has passed
a world-first law aimed at
making Google and Facebook pay for news content on
The law is seen as a test
case for similar regulation
around the wor...
Apple acquires 100 companies in six years
TIM Cook, Apple’s chief
executive, revealed that the
company has acquired about
100 companies over the last
six years -- buying a company every three to four weeks.
Apple recently deliv...
Scotland’s economy to reopen
THE reopening of Scotland’s economy - including
shops, bars, restaurants,
gyms, and hairdressers is expected to start from April 26.
First Minister Nicola
Sturgeon said she “desperately wa...
HEALTH LEADS TO STURDY ECONOMY
THE chief of hospital of Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical
Center (VSMMC) said health
is one of the critical components in nation building so that
healthy people will result to a
Retrenchments alarming: business leader
E. Calooy said that it is now
alarming that the Department
of Labor and Employment
(DOLE) received notices of
25,000 job retrenchment because of the lockdowns.
Employer responsible for SSS loans of employee
THE employer shall approve the loan application of
his employee to the Social Security System and must look
at the paying capacity of the
SSS Public Information
New Consolacion port complete before Duterte leaves: Alegado
THE construction of
Cebu International Container Port (CICP) at Tayud,
Consolacion, Cebu will be
completed before the end of
the term of President Rodrigo Duterte next year.
Mobility lane instead of bike lane: Carillo
FORMER Councilor Gerardo “Gerry” Carillo said the
Sugbo Bike Lane Board will
request the Cebu City Council to change the word “bike
lane” to “mobility lane” so it
can also accommodate not
Cebu BRT will be fully operational in 2023
THE Cebu Bus Rapid
Transit (CBRT) System will
be partially operational by
the end of 2021 and fully operational early 2023.
Assistant Secretary Anthony Gerard ‘Jonji’ Gonzales of the Offic...
Roque launches new health aid program
THE Cebuanos now have
another form of hospitalization assistance with the
launching of HARRY Med
Assist or Health Assistance
on Recovery and Rehabilitation for You.
It has been silent
for several days last
week. The media camps
of Mayor Edgar Labella and Vice Mayor
Mike Rama in Cebu
City seemed to have observed a ceasefire. But
while there is a need for...
Dig the truth
Philippine media giants John
Nery, Ed Lingao, and Vergel
Santos, in a discussion about
the state of media and Philippine society today, upheld
the media principle of digging the truth.
McDonald’s looks for gender parity by 2030
McDonald’s has set a
goal of having an equal
number of men and women
in leadership roles by 2030
as it looks to improve diversity at the company. The
fast-food chain also said it
would work t...
Father of the Cebu City Charter
Don Vicente Rama became the second Cebu City
Mayor. However, he holds
the title as the 1st Cebuano Cebu City Mayor. The
first Cebu City mayor, Alfredo V. Jacinto, was from
Gapan, Nueva Ecija.
Admissabiliy of extrajudicial confession
Can an extrajudicial statement of confession be admitted as evidence in court?
Law enforcement agents
in their haste in the conduct
of investigation would rather
get a confession or statem...
It’s a right. A workplace free from violence.
Recognizing the importance of the issue, two big
labor organizations recently
called the Duterte administration to ratify an International Labor Organization
(ILO) Convention No. 190 on
PH economy recovery gets support from business sector
LOCAL businesses in the
country strongly support initiatives to further reopen the
economy greatly battered by
“We, the undersigned, express ou...
Ayala now a member of the inclusive capitalism council
Chairman and CEO Jaime
Augusto Zobel de Ayala has
been welcomed into the Council for Inclusive Capitalism
by the Vatican and the global
non-profit coalition of business
House panel tackles SSS subsidy bill for PWDs
A COMMITTEE at the
House of Representatives approved on first reading a bill
granting an initial 70% subsidy
on the Social Security System
(SSS) contributions of self-employed persons with disa...
First catastrophe insurance facility for Pinoys
THE Department of Finance (DOF) has announced
that the first private sector-led catastrophe insurance
facility that will help Filipinos become more resilient in
times of disasters.
IATF amenable to PH-wide MGCQ
PRESIDENTIAL spokesperson Harry Roque on Friday said the Inter-Agency
Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious
Diseases (IATF) would recommend that the President
place the country un...
BIR to taxpayers: Take advantage of amnesty programs
COMPROMISE agreements with delinquent taxpayers, done within the
bounds of law, helped the
Bureau of Internal Revenue
(BIR) collect taxes.
BIR Commissioner Caesar Dulay thanked taxpayers’...
Donor’s tax exemptions to COVID-19 vaccines and critical supplies donations
SENATOR Sonny Angara has filed a bill seeking to
exempt from donor’s tax, donations of vaccines and other
critical and essential supplies
needed by the country in the
fight against COVID-19 to...
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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