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"
Piston Cebu asks LGUs ‘leeway’ to returning PUJ drivers
THE Pagkakaisa ng mga Samahan ng Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (Piston)
Cebu asked local government units (LGUs) to forego unnecessary fees for jeepney who have resumed operating.
Labella takes 3 weeks sick leave
Mayor Edgardo C. Labella has taken a leave of
absence for three weeks begin...
Cebu bizmen oppose proposed water hike
The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry
(CCCI) has strongly opposed ...
Gov’t soon to release online discount guidelines for senior citizen, PWD
The Anti Red Tape Authority (ARTA) announced
that the Department of Social...
Clarin officials defend town’s Solid Waste Management Plan before NSWMC
Clarin Vice Mayor Allen Rey Piezas and the rest
of the Sangguniang Bayan (S...
51 OFWs from Cebu arrive in Bohol
About 51 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have
arrived in Tagbilaran City f...
Dar lauds Bohol’s agri direction
Department of Agriculture (DA) Sec. William Dar
lauded the agriculture init...
Yap gets 1st dose of anti-Covid vax
Bohol Gov. Arthur Yap got his first dose of the
anti-Coronavirus disease (C...
Trump’s FB suspended for two years
Facebook Inc has suspended former US President
Donald Trump's Facebook and...
Rich nations now closer to tech tax deal
A global agreement to end the "race to the
bottom" on corporate taxation is...
El Salvador mulls making cryptocurrency legal tender
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele says he will
make the Bitcoin cryptocurr...
PH WITH MONEY TO UPGRADE AFP
FORMER Secretary Gilbert “Gibo” Teodoro of the
Department of National Defense said the country has so
much money now for military modernization under
the care of Philippine economic managers.
Opposition should only field one bet: Leni
VICE President Maria
Leonor “Leni” Robredo said
the opposition against the
political group of President
Rodrigo Duterte should field
only one candidate for President in 2022.
No case to be filed vs. Gwen: Dino
PRESIDENTIAL Assistant for the Visayas Michael
Lloyd “Mike” Dino has assured the Cebuanos that the
National Government will
not file a case against Governor Gwendolyn Garcia for allegedly violat...
Marina briefs party-list on Filipino seafarers
Rep. Sandro Gonzales and
Rep. Macnell Lusotan were
briefed by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) on the agency’s actions
on the European Maritime
Safety Agency (EMSA) r...
Group conducts activities backing Sara
THE group which initiated the “Run Sara Run 2022”
in Cebu headed by Businessman Winley S. Dela Fuente
has been conducting several
activities to support presidential daughter Davao City Mayor Sar...
BOC Cebu among 4 PGS Gold awardees
BUREAU of Customs in
Cebu was among the four
collection districts in the
country that were recognized
for their transformation
commitment and outstanding compliance to the Performance Governan...
7,520 calves produced in CV thru AI
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) 7 was able to
produce 7,520 calves in 2020
through artificial insemination of 16,682 heads of cattle,
The inseminated animals
and their offsprings have...
Whether efforts to
oust PDP-Laban president and Senator Manny
Pacquiao from his party
position would succeed,
today’s PDP-Laban assembly in Cebu City only
shows one thing. Loyalists of Preside...
Modernizing the AFP
There is much debate
whether President Rodrigo
R. Duterte has been too soft
or pursuing the correct path
in dealing with China in the
West Philippine Sea. However, the effort to modernize the...
Philippines resumes sending migrant workers to Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia is the Philippines’ top destination for
migrant labour, accounting
for a fifth of workers’ deployment in late 2019, according
to government data. The Philippines resumed deploying...
THE BATTLE OF MACTAN, always a public holiday (except its 500th year)
For decades, April 27,
the Battle of Mactan has always been a public holiday.
The wisdom of its declaration
is to remind Cebuanos of the
great national importance of...
Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia
stood firm on her stand favoring for the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) and
Returning Overseas Filipinos
(ROF) as she modified the Inter-Agency Task Force for the
Greening the Workplace: Reimagine. Recreate. Restore
The theme for World Environment Day 2021 is “Ecosystem Restoration”. On June 5,
a Saturday will see the launch
of the United Nations (UN)
Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. It is putting ecosystem...
DTI provides business name info to aid PACC
THE Department of Trade
and Industry (DTI) officials
and employees participated in
the Project Kasangga: Tokhang Laban sa Korapsyon Anti-Corruption Manifesto Signing on the Pledge of Cooperation...
Oil prices to increase anew next week
OIL companies have
hinted that pump prices will
go up again next week.
Based on initial computation, oil firms said the price
of gasoline could increase by
P0.60 to P0.70 per liter; die...
Workers can claim COVID-related benefits from SSS
WORKERS who contracted COVID-19 could
avail of the benefits from the
Social Security System (SSS)
and the Government Service
Insurance System (GSIS).
The Department of Labor
Cebu City reopens traditional PUJ routes
THE Cebu city government will implement “to the
full extent” the minimum
health standards against
coronavirus disease 2019
(Covid-19) in traditional
public utility jeepneys (PUJ)
as it reopen...
Go gives health kits to Cebu City market vendors
Lawrence “Bong” Go gave
out face masks, shields and
vitamins to at least 317 market vendors through personnel from his office at the
Cebu Coliseum last Wednesday, May 26.
Cebu hotels are not full
IT IS not true that hotels
in Cebu are fully booked,
even without counting
Alfred Reyes, president
of the Hotel Resort and
Restaurant Association of
Rama tells city to prepare for Tropical Storm Dante
CEBU City Vice Mayor Rama has instructed the
emergency personnel of the
city to prepare for the effects
of Tropical Storm Dante.
Rama is the acting mayor
of the city in the absence of...
Labella on 3 days leave
CEBU City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he was
admitted to the hospital
during the weekend due
to fever and pneumonia.
said he is due for discharge but his doctor
Benliw SRIP to boost Bohol rice sufficiency
THE Benliw Small
Reservoir Irrigation Project (SRIP) in Ubay, Bohol
opened during the turn-over
of operations on Thursday,
National Irrigation Administration’s (NIA) senior
Fake PCRs intercepted in Bohol
AT LEAST 23 local government units (LGUs) in
Bohol reported to having
intercepted individuals who
allegedly submitted false real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests as they
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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