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"
Cebu top choice for a Satellite AI research center
THE Cebu Information
Foundation Inc. (CIB.O) seeks
government support for the
establishment of a satellite research branch for artificial in...
Think of recreating the Filipino nation: Gibo
Former Department of
National Defense (DND) Secretary Gilbert “Gibo” Teodoro
has presented a personal video and urged the young Filipinos to see for themselves
what happened to the Philippines i...
Strong winds cause power interruptions: VECO
THE Visayan Electric
Company (Visayan Electric)
explained that strong winds
cause power interruptions because lines and other equipment are overhead, thereby
subjecting them to rains, heat
Former student activists back Leni
VETERANS of the Parliament of the Streets during
the protests leading to Edsa 1
have united to convince Vice
President Leni Robredo to
run for president.
“Another six years of mishandle...
Did the recent
of President Rodrigo
Duterte and Sec. Alfonso Cusi knock out
Sen. Manny Pacquiao
from being a presidential contender this May
2022? The exclamation
Supporters of Davao
City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio expressed glee as
their candidate have been
topping surveys for presidentiables the past months
until recently. Some even
venture to cl...
Bank of Japan offers interest-free loans
The Bank of Japan on Friday outlined a new loan facility to banks that are lending to
projects or companies tackling
climate change, as the country
tries to speed up its clean energy shift and s...
Sotto pioneers renaming of streets
Don Vicente Yap Sotto,
Father of Cebuano Journalism, Language and Literature first entered politics as
a Cebu City Councilor. He pioneered the naming and renaming of streets to Filipino
Is the Vice President immune from suit?
A friend barangay captain whose term was about
to expire asked his nephew
to run as Barangay Captain.
During the election, nobody
contested the Captain’s
group, hence, a sure win. Expectedly,...
A department for OFWs, a bill that is long overdue
Will the remaining
11-months of the Duterte
administration address the
dilemma faced by land and
sea-based overseas Filipino
workers (OFW) which are the
problems of the decreased
Requirements for transfer of private agri lands reduced
THE Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has streamlined the process of obtaining
clearances for the transfer of
private agricultural land.
DAR Administrative Order No. 4 was issued stream...
PH, Brunei ink pact to weed out double taxation
THE Philippines and
Brunei Darussalam have
signed the Agreement for the
Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of
Fiscal Evasion With Respect
To Taxes on Income (double
SEC extends deadline for mobile numbers and email addresses
THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
has extended the deadline for
and individuals under its supervision to designate and
submit their official email
Price hikes on basic goods at 3-5%
PRICES of basic necessities and prime commodities
will increase by 3 to 5 percent
or P0.75 centavos to P1 per
can of sardines and canned
In a television interview,
PSA’s ID registration goal 50-70 million this year
THE Philippine Statistics
Authority (PSA) is confident
it is on track to meet its national ID registration target
of 50–70 million by year’s
“The PSA is on track to
hit the 50-70 million...
2022 polls to impact economic recovery
AN ECONOMIST has
projected that the May 2022
national polls will boost the
return of the economy to
pre-pandemic growth levels.
Banking Corp. (RCBC)
chief economist M...
Subdivision in Guadalupe placed on granular lockdown
AFTER at least 20 residents were found positive
for coronavirus disease 2019
(Covid-19), the Cebu City
Government on Wednesday placed a subdivision on
Bike-Friendly Cebu City
AS MORE people are
turning to cycling for work,
travel or exercise, the Sugbo Bike Lanes Board (SBLB)
aims for a “Bike-Friendly
Cebu City through the establishment of bike lanes.
Mabatid files measure for free hygiene kits vs Covid-19
CEBU City Councilor
Prisca Niña Mabatid has
filed a proposed ordinance
requiring supply of hygiene
materials in workplaces to
curb the spread of Covid-19.
Cebu City cops promise to solve radioman slay
THE top police official
in Cebu City has vowed to
solve the series of shooting
incidents, including the assassination of veteran radio
broadcaster Renato “Rey”
Cortes on Thursday.
Cebu City reminds public to register for national ID
THE Cebu City Committee on Communication
headed by Councilor James
Cuenco reminds Cebuanos to
register for the national ID.
The Philippine Identification System or Philsys
is the govern...
Night parking now banned
THE Cebu City Council
passed an ordinance banning
night parking in the sidewalks and streets of the city.
The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) advised
the public to refrain from
DVMF meets Carbon Market meat and fish dealers
EMPLOYEES of the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF)
met with meat and fish dealers
of Carbon Public Market on
July 19, 2021.
The meeting was spearheaded by DVMF heade...
CCDRRMO holds seminar
OFFICIALS of the Cebu
City Disaster Risk Reduction
Management Office (CCDRRMO) Emergency Medical Services headed by Data Management Cluster head Renzo
Del Rosario recently held
a seminar for th...
PSA identifies 10 poorest towns
VICE Governor Rene
L. Relampagos said that the
Philippine Statistics Authority
(PSA) has identified ten municipalities in Bohol, nine of
them from the 2nd District as
the poorest Local Governm...
Gov. Yap strongly backed by SP: Relampagos
BOHOL Vice Governor
Rene L. Relampagos said that
based on experience, the most
important factor in balancing the economic and health
programs is the partnership
between the governor and the
Bohol trolls released fake news v. Yap admin
BOHOL Vice Governor
Rene L. Relampagos said that
hundreds of trolls who are
remnants of the 2019 midterm election have resurrected and released fake news
against the present provincial
US warns business risks in Hong Kong
THE US warned that
China’s new national security law could be a risk of doing
business in Hong Kong.
A new business advisory
tells multinational firms that
they are subject to the laws...
OPEC+ meets to agree oil supply boost as prices rise
OPEC+ ministers will
meet on Sunday in another
attempt to agree a quick oil
supply boost to address soaring oil prices as the global
economy recovers from the
WhatsApp blocks 2M Indian accounts over spam messages
WHATSAPP blocked 2
million accounts of Indian
users in a month to prevent
harmful behavior, the company said in its first ever compliance report published under
the country’s strict new informa...
RECLAMATION TO PUSH THROUGH
Mayor Joaness “Joyjoy”
Alegado said that those
who want to stop the town’s
project are those who occupied the lands free of rental
for 50 years with...
Kusug party relaunched: Raymond
CEBU City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia
said that they had recently
re-launched Partido Kusug
which is still registered with
the Commission on Election
(COMELEC) and can put
up candidates fr...
Several firms get safety seal from DTI
THE Department of
Trade and Industry (DTI-Cebu) said that there is now a
list of establishments in Cebu
with Safety Seal Certification.
DTI Cebu said the Safety
Seal Certification is a...
DOLE pays P5.1M to Bohol TUPAD beneficiaries
INFORMAL sector workers in some municipalities
in Bohol received their wages amounting to 5.1 Million
Pesos from the Department
of Labor and Employment
(DOLE) as beneficiaries of
A snail can sleep for 3 years straight
One kind of insect called a spittlebug, lays its eggs in a big nest of saliva bubbles
Your brain is more active and thinks more at night than during the day.
The earliest fossil cockroach is about 280 million years old – 80 million years older than the first dinosaurs!
The weight of all the termites in the world outweigh the weight of all humans 10 to 1
A cockroach can live for up to 3 weeks without its head.
A butterfly has its taste receptors in its feet.
The largest baby to be born so far weighed in at 15 pounds, 5 ounces.
Sir Edmund was the first to climb Mt. Everest and return back.
The holiday Boxing Day was originally celebrated in England for the servants from the rich people. After Christmas, the servants “boxed up” all the left-overs from the rich people and bring them home.
Do you know that… Banging your head against a wall for one hour burns 150 calories? Then again, you can walk your dog for 45 minutes, which also burns 150 calories – and is much less painful.
In Switzerland it is illegal to own just one guinea pig. This is because guinea pigs are social animals, and they are considered victims of abuse if they are alone.
The scientific term for brain freeze is “sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia”.
“Ablutophobia” is the Fear of bathing, cleaning or washing The collective name for a group of apes is called a “shrewdness” Now you know!
Canadians say “sorry” so much that a law was passed in 2009 declaring that an apology can’t be used as evidence of admission to guilt?
Snakes can help predict earthquakes. They can sense a coming earthquake from 75 miles away (121 km), up to five days before it happens.
Bananas are curved because they grow towards the sun. Bananas go through a process called “negative geotropism.” Instead of growing towards the ground, they start growing towards the sun. The fruit grows against gravity, which gives the banana its familiar curved shape.
A group of butterflies is called a kaleidoscope and when you imagine a massive group of them all taking wing it’s easy to see why!
Zelophobia is the Fear of jealousy. Now you know…
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