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Norfil requests parents to claim abandoned kids

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NORFIL Foundation Inc., a social welfare agency located on Airbase Road, Sitio Sangi, Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City, is calling the attention of the parents and relatives of the children under its care. Siblings Regina Paula Jane Estrada and Niño Harold Estrada were born on October 5, 2015, and January 18, 2014, respectively. The children were […]

Posted: January 18th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Canada nursing career expo set this month

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NURSES can now look forward to working in Canada as Enhance Visa holds its first-ever Canada Nursing Career Expo this month in three key locations in the Visayas. The event, which is open to nurses with at least six months hospital experience, will be held on January 28 at Radisson Blu Hotel in Cebu City; […]

Posted: January 18th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

DSWD exec tackles projects for street kids, drug surrenderers

DSWD Undersecretary Mae Fe Templa shares to the group the efforts of the department in helping street children and drug surrenderers. At left is Dilaab Foundation Executive Director Fr. Carmelo Diola. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Undersecretary for Institutional Development Mae Fe Templa recently attended a consultation and coordination meeting in Cebu City. Templa met the team of Dilaab Foundation Inc. headed by Fr. Carmelo Diola to discuss some church-based projects for street children and drug surrenderers. She was joined by the team of […]

Posted: January 17th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Globe supports use of ICT to connect with patients

From left: Globe Business Director for Marketing Services Nikka Abes, Healthcare Information Management Association of the Philippines Chairman Jeff Williams, Innovation Project Lead Monchito Ibrahim, and Healthcare Information Management Association of the Philippines President Beng Coronel. (Contributed Photo)

The Department of Health (DOH) acknowledges that there is a clear disparity between the quality of service received by those who can afford medical aid and those who cannot. In its Philippine Health agenda, the DOH unveiled its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for years 2016 to 2022. These include financial protection and lower healthcare costs, […]

Posted: January 16th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

MCWD has new chairman, board member

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The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has appointed Joel Mari Yu new chairman of the Board of Directors starting January this year. Yu replaced Renato Mercado who served as BOD chairman since 2013. Mercado is now the new vice chairman. Another new member of the BOD is Atty. Ralph Sevilla, who replaced Atty. Manuel Legaspi […]

Posted: January 13th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

DTI: Micro fund program to pilot run this month

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FOLLOWING President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive to replace the “5-6” money lending system and provide an affordable micro-financing for the country’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), the government’s Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso (P3) program pilots this month in Mindoro, Sarangani and Leyte, among the top 30 poorest provinces, to represent Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, […]

Posted: January 13th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

First aid stations for Sinulog procession

In photo are (from left) Smart Public Affairs VisMin Junior Manager NN Navarro; Rev. Fr. Pacifico Nohara Jr., rector of the Basilica; Smart Public Affairs VisMin head Atty. Maria Jane Paredes; Paul Tamala of Red Cross Cebu Chapter; and Rev. Fr. Alladin Luzon, head of the Sinulog committee on security. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

SMART Communications has partnered anew with the Philippine Red Cross Cebu Chapter and the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño in deploying first aid stations for the upcoming Sinulog procession. Spanning for over a decade, the partners have been providing Sinulog participants first aid relief for ailments and injuries sustained during the festival. Smart employees and […]

Posted: January 12th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Globe makes difference through giving

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Globe employees donate gifts to uplift the children’s spirits. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO).

FOR the children at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Pediatric Cancer Clinic and for those who lost their homes and belongings when Typhoon Nina hit the Bicol region last month, Christmas was certainly a challenging time which Globe Telecom turned into a chance to provide hope and courage. “Christmas is a time for giving and […]

Posted: January 11th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Running clinic set for SM2SM runners

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RUNNING queen and Olympian marathoner Mary Joy Tabal, together with her coach John Philip Dueñas, will hold a free clinic for all runners of the SM2SM Run Year 7. SM City Cebu has partnered with Tabal and Dueñas’ JPD Coaching to prepare the SM2SM Run Year 7 registered runners for this year’s run slated on […]

Posted: January 11th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Hundreds benefit from DSWD cash-for-work project in NegOr

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Giving special protection to indigenous peoples (IPs) is now made possible through the cash-for-work program under the Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Marilyn Ambo, a mother of three and a Tribong Magahat member from the municipality of Basay in Negros Oriental, received P4,640 for her involvement […]

Posted: January 11th, 2017 in Community | Read More »