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Rafi names new president, chairman

The Board of Trustees of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (Rafi) announces the reorganization and appointment of new officers to the board. The reorganized board now comprises Jon Ramon Aboitiz as Rafi president and chairman of the board, Mikel Alberto Aboitiz as Rafi vice president and Ma. Cristina “Marian” Aboitiz as Rafi board member. Jon […]

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

MCWD holds ecotour for kids, youth leaders

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EARTH MONTH Children of Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) employees and youth leaders from the different schools that are members of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) clubs in Cebu participated in an ecotour organized by MCWD last April 25 as part of the Earth Month celebration. There were 35 participants — […]

Posted: May 9th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Globe, UC hold digital literacy training program for teachers

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Globe Telecom, in partnership with the University of Cebu (UC), recently held the culminating activity for the Visayas leg of Prism, a digital literacy training program designed to equip private school teachers with technological skills for effective classroom teaching. This is in line with Globe Telecom’s sustainability commitment to empower every Filipino with world-class learning […]

Posted: May 5th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Globe holds beach cleanup in Boracay

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Labor Day weekend AS part of LaBoracay festivities that included hosting #GlobeSunkissed party at White House, Station 1 in Boracay, Globe Telecom spearheaded the Boracay beach cleanup to ensure that the country’s favorite summer getaway is back to its pristine condition even after a major event participated in by over 60,000 local and foreign tourists. […]

Posted: May 4th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

End Hunger Summit tackles child nutrition

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  Carmen’s nine-year-old son did not want to eat vegetables before. But after availing of Gawad Kalinga’s Kusina ng Kalinga (KNK) feeding program, she said that her son now wants to eat vegetables more than ever. He also doesn’t want to miss a class. Carmen Oprin, 45, is one of the parent volunteers for KNK […]

Posted: May 3rd, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Ex-drug dependents, street kids now farmer scientists

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History was made on April 28, 2017, when 34 drug recoverees and 21 street kids graduated from the Farmer Scientists Training Program (FSTP) Phase 1 in Barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City. It was the first time that the graduates of the FSTP were not farmers but drug recoverees and street kids. The graduation ceremony was attended […]

Posted: May 3rd, 2017 in Community | Read More »

SM job fair draws over 900 applicants; 24 hired on spot

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More than 900 applicants lined up for interview during the Labor Day Job Fair at the Cebu Trade Hall of SM City Cebu on May 1. SM Supermalls and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), along with other partners signed a memorandum of agreement for the conduct of the annual Labor Day Job Fair. […]

Posted: May 3rd, 2017 in Community | Read More »

3 Cebu cops get nominated

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2017 PNP Search for Model Families Three police officials in Cebu have qualified for the 2017 PNP Search for Model Families after undergoing interview at the conference room of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) last Tuesday at around 9:45 a.m. SPO4 Roger Incipido from the Alcantara Police Station, SPO2 Clemente Boro from the Cebu […]

Posted: April 28th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Smart backs nationwide quake drill

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Smart Communications provided emergency communications support at the recent National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) in Cebu City. During the simulated 7.2-magnitude earthquake situation held at the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command and Capitol Social Hall in Cebu City, Smart deployed its multi-equipment on wheels with provisions for free calling, charging stations and satellite […]

Posted: April 27th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Confab to upgrade teaching capacities of media educators

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OFFICIALS of the Philippine Association of Communication Educators Inc. (Pace) and the Cebu Association of Communication Educators (CACE) are inviting media educators, communication researchers and journalism students to join the 2017 Communication and Media Studies Conference (CMSC), which will be held today and tomorrow at the University of San Jose-Recoletos. The theme of this year’s […]

Posted: April 27th, 2017 in Community | Read More »