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"
Digital Traffic System project 90% complete
THE installation of
digital traffic lights for the
Digital Traffic System project in Cebu City is around
90% complete. Traffic
lights in some intersections in the city are already
EdRadio project, Labella’s personal endeavor
THE Cebu City Local
School Board (LSB) and the
Department of Education
(DepEd) Cebu City Division
are indispensable partners as
we facilitate learning in our
transition to the new normal.
Seniors’ aid may be delayed, Labella appeals for understanding
THE distribution of the
senior citizen’s financial
aid may be delayed a bit
since the Cebu City Hall is
still agog with the extended renewal of business permits.
Mayor Edgardo Labella ask...
First Virtual Job Fair
THE Department of Manpower Development and
Placement (DMDP) will hold its first Virtual Job Fair this
coming February 24, 2021.This is in line with our ongoing thrust to provide job
Balance fight v. Covid-19, revive economy
CEBU City Vice Mayor
Michael “Mike” Rama said
he and Mayor Edgar Labella are hopeful to balance the
fight against Corona Virus
Disease (Covid-19) and revive the struggling economy.
City Hall prepares for vaccination: Rama
THE Cebu City Government under Mayor Edgar Labella and Vice Mayor Michael
“Mike” Rama is now preparing to put up “Covid Vaccination Storm Rollout Plan for
Labella and Rama dec...
Boy Scouts to become leaders: Rama
CEBU City Vice Mayor
Michael “Mike” Rama said
his philosophy before was
persons who will be the Philippine president, officials of
private corporations, or top
government officials must be
Yap to harmonize health protocols
BOHOL Governor Arthur
Yap will issue an executive
order to harmonize all protocols for the people to easily
revive the once strong economy and balance it with health
program especially against...
Prepare against calamities: governor
Yap has urged all Local
Government Units (LGUs)
to be prepared against calamities to lessen any damage to lives and properties.
Yap made the advice
because of Tropical S...
Farmers’ market at CPG park to rise in Tagbilaran
THE agricultural sector, which includes farmers, fisherfolks and food
producers are in favor of
a farmers’ market at CPG
Park in Tagbilaran City.
The park is in honor of
the late Philip...
Biden to reverse Trump’s policies and legacy
THE US will have to work
to earn back the trust of its allies
if it was to resume a position of
leadership, says President Joe
The president has pledged
“unshakable” US support...
Major reset under way for US-Saudi alliance
US PRESIDENT Joe
Biden’s administration has
given a further indication of
how it plans to distance itself
from the Middle East policies
of his predecessor, President
Facebook ‘tentatively befriending’ Australia
FACEBOOK Inc is back at
the negotiating table after the
tech giant blocked news on its
site in the country.
Australian Prime Minister
Scott Morrison said on Saturday, the company has “t...
UK court rules Uber driver entitled to worker rights
Court ruled on Friday that a
group of Uber drivers are entitled to worker rights such as
the minimum wage.
The court decision was a
blow to the ride-hailing service that...
China’s former richest man vows comeback
HUANG Guangyu, founder
of electronics retail chain Gome
Retail Holdings and formerly
China’s richest man, pledged
to return his company to its
former glory within 18 months
after completing h...
VACCINATE FIRST OFWs, SEAFARERS
THE MARINO Party-List
said that there is an urgent need
to vaccinate first all Overseas
Filipino Workers (OFWs) especially the seafarers to ensure the
continuity of their job abroad.
Vaccine is key to economic revival: CCCI
CEBU Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI)
president Felix Taguiam said
in a Mugstoria Ta program
that the vaccination is crucial for the full recovery of the
Mugstoria Ta is a...
DOLE urged to stop inspections of firms
of Labor and Employment
(DOLE) undersecretary Josephus Birondo Jimenez has
requested the government to
stop inspection of business
establishments to revive the
once strong e...
First book on “THE ANTI-TERRORISM LAW OF 2020” released
CEBUANO lawyer and
veteran law enforcement instructor recewntly released the
country’s first book on Republic Act 11479 or “The Anti-Terrorism Law of 2020.
Lawyer Clarence Paul V.
Calooy decries wrong decisions by politicians
THE Philippine economy suffered not only because
of Corona Virus Disease
(Covid-19) but also of wrong
decisions by politicians in
Businessman Rey E.
Calooy, president of the...
Hasten food production to survive Covid-19: DAR 7
“Salva” Diputado of the Department of Agriculture (DA)
7 said that Secretary William
Dar has ordered the acceleration of food production
program so we can survive
Carbon vendors welcome Megawide: coop leader
COOP Leader Shirley
Retuya Cardinez of CVCCO
said that most vendors inside
and outside Carbon Public
Market welcome the coming
redevelopment of the area by
Remembering Sonny O
John H. Osmeña got
to live until 86 years old.
I did not really know him
personally. But I got acquainted with some people close to him. One of
them was his only child,
John-john. This column,...
Felix Taguiam, the president of the Cebu Chamber
of Commerce and Industry
(CCCI), said it well. Vaccination is crucial for the full recovery of the economy.
Even if businesses began
Coca-Cola company trials first paper bottle
Coca-Cola is to test a paper bottle as part of a longer-term bid to eliminate
plastic from its packaging
entirely. The prototype is
made by a Danish company
from an extra-strong paper
President Sergio Osmena’s appointees in Leyte
Don Sergio Suico Osmena
Sr., became the first and only
Cebuano to become president
on August 1, 1944, took his
oath in the United States upon
the death of President Quezon. He came to the Phil...
Is killing a dead person a
In PEOPLE OF THE
PHILIPPINES, Plaintiff-Appellee, -versus – HESSON
CALLAO Y MARCELINO
and JUNELLO AMAD, Accused-Appellant. G.R. No.
228945, SECOND DIVIS...
Ratification of ILO Convention to deter Pinoys’ exploitation
It was 14 years or so ago,
the International Labor Organization (ILO) was looking ways to promote decent
work in the fishing industry
through the implementation
of a new labor instrument,
Gradual reopening of economy pushed
THE government will
continue its efforts to safely
further reopen the economy
to mitigate hunger among
Filipinos affected by the lockdowns due to the coronavirus
Thus said So...
Correct prediction of PH -9.5% GDP for 2020
SIX of the 30 institutions
polled by the Department
of Finance (DOF) correctly
predicted the contraction
of the Philippines’ gross
domestic product (GDP) by
9.5 percent in the pandemichit yea...
P5 maximum interbank ATM fees pushed
BAYAN Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate called on the House
leadership to speed up the
passage of a bill that would
set interbank transactions in
automated teller machines
(ATM) at a maximum amount
MVIS no longer mandatory
DEPARTMENT of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary
Arthur Tugade said PMVICs
should lower their fees to P500
to P800, which are the rates
being offered by Private Emission Testing Centers (PETCs).
69% of Pinoys believe worst of pandemic is over
SIXTY-nine percent of
Filipinos believed that the
worst is already behind them
with regards to the Covid-19
pandemic, which infected a
total of 543,282 people nationwide.
The Social Weat...
CCCI works to rebuild consumer confidence
THE Cebu Chamber of
Commerce and Industry
(CCCI) works doubly hard to
rebuild consumer confidence
amid the economic slump due
to the coronavirus disease
2019 (Covid-19) crisis.
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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