PNP on heightened alert in Luzon, Visayas, full alert in Mindanao for Labor Day

04/30/2015

MANILA — The Philippine National Police is on heightened alert in Luzon and Visayas as it gears for protest rallies across the country for the Labor Day celebration on Friday (May 1).  In Mindanao, police units there will be…

Shopcast app helps find best areas for Mayweather-Pacquiao pay-per-view

PR 04/30/2015

Where to watch the Mayweather-vs-Pacquiao bout live on pay-per view? Shopcast, a Cebu-based start-up launched a free service app that would help Cebuanos look for the nearest and best Mayweather-Pacquiao Live on Pay-Per View offers in their…

Excise tax hike on oil mulled

04/30/2015

Customs Commissioner Alberto D. Lina sees a raise in the excise tax slapped on petroleum products as one solution to reverse the slower growth in collections caused by cheaper oil. In a telephone interview on Monday, Lina…

Quest reports higher income

Aileen Garcia-Yap 04/30/2015

Developer Filinvest Land, Inc. reported a 3.2-percent increase in revenues from Quest Hotel and Conference Center Cebu in the first quarter of this year. Karen Mendoza, Quest executive assistant manager, said they earned P72,000 for an average…

133 tech-voc scholars set to graduate

04/30/2015

More than a hundred scholars can start turning their dreams into reality after completing their technical-vocational (tech-voc) courses. Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) Director General Joel Villanueva will witness the graduation of 133 students from…

Treasure hunters eyed in barangay Apas’ 100-feet deep pit

Apple Ta-as 04/30/2015

An estimated 100-foot-deep open hole was found yesterday morning by barangay officials in sitio Back GMA, barangay Apas, Cebu City. Apas barangay captain Ramil Ayuman said they learned about the hole after receiving a call from a…

Capitol treats employees to free showing of Pacquiao-Mayweather fight

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/30/2015

Over 1,500 Capitol employees will get a chance to watch for free the match between Filipino boxing champ Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. in what is dubbed as “The Fight of the Century” this Sunday, May…

Residents got expired noodles from city gov’t

Norman V. Mendoza 04/30/2015

Residents of barangay Subangdaku in Mandaue City complained of receiving expired goods, some of which got gnawed by rodents during the launching of the “Basura Ko, Mapahimuslan Ko” program  two weeks ago. The program is a project…

26K Pantawid beneficiaries in Central Visayas finish high school

04/30/2015

A total of  26,454 student-beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) from the Central Visayas completed their high school education this year. Pantawid Pamilya information officer Phoebe Jen Indino said the student-beneficiaries include 12,359 from Cebu,…

Minor rob suspect located through GPS

Norman V. Mendoza 04/30/2015

A minor was arrested after his victim managed to track him down using the GPS locator in her cell phone last Monday. Cara Revolosa, a resident of barangay Upper Tawason in Mandaue City, woke up at 5…

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