DOLE to join BPO, mall check

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/17/2018

  THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional office will now conduct fire safety inspections on malls and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies to see for themselves if fire safety requirements are being followed. DOLE Director…

Sinulog Festival Queen slated today

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/17/2018

About 12 candidates from all over Cebu vying for the Sinulog Festival Queen crown will star in a parade of costumes along the runway at the SM City Cebu’s Northwing Atrium at 6 p.m. today. One of…

CEBU BUS FARE INCREASE LOOMS

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram 01/15/2018

TRAIN LAW EFFECT There are many travel options for anyone bound for San Remigio, a third-class town 80 kilometers northwest of Cebu City, For Riva Masbate, taking the bus is the most budget-friendly. But the weekly trip…

No fireworks for Sinulog Grand finale

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/15/2018

Expect no fireworks during the Sinulog Grand Finale as Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña expressly prohibited it, the Sinulog Foundation Inc. said yesterday. “There will be no fireworks. The mayor would not allow it. We stopped using…

Pagasa says rains in Cebu this week

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/14/2018

DEVOTEES who plan to attend the Novena Mass of Señor Santo Niño are advised to bring umbrellas or wear raincoats due to possible rainfall in the next few days. Al Quiblat, Mactan chief of the state weather…

Be wary of street food, DOH says

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/14/2018

Chloe Cantunao is one of many patrons of street food sold in Colon Street, Cebu City. He said he could spend P80 a day eating such fare as siomai (steamed dumpling), saang (conch shells) and balut (fertilized…

4Ps beneficiaries to get P200 more — DSWD-7

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/13/2018

The beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) will get an additional P200 monthly subsidy to help ease the burden of expected increased of prices of basic goods and services due to the implementation of the…

Sinulog 2018 goes digital

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/12/2018

THE Sinulog Festival has gone digital with the launching of its first mobile application, on Friday. Stephanie Villarica, Sinulog 2018 head of marketing promotions said the move is meant to strengthen Sinulog’s online presence and help reach…

OPAV honors Urduja volunteers

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/11/2018

The Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) honored volunteers, including four miners from Carmen Copper Corporation (CCC), who risked life and limb in a search and rescue operation in Biliran town shortly before Christmas…

Metro Group lawyer assures affected workers

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/08/2018

WITH the Metro Ayala Department Store building destroyed, the store management has assured the more than 500 affected employees that they would not be displaced. Lawyer Vincent Tomaneng, legal officer and spokesperson of Viscal Development Corp. of…

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