Investors tax perks from 2015 to 2016 hit P376B – DOF

Inquirer.net 07/19/2018

TAX incentives given away to investors — in turn, foregone revenues for the national government — totaled P376 billion from 2015 to 2016, such that the head of the Duterte administration’s economic team sought more support for…

10 local execs slain since 2016 – report

Inquirer.net 07/04/2018

This month alone, two mayors in Luzon were killed in two days: General Tinio, Nueva Ecija Mayor Ferdinand Bote and controversial Tanauan Mayor Antonio Halili, known for his “Walk of Shame” campaign where he made criminal offenders…

2016 Topnotcher: Success measured by purposeful life

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/25/2018

ONE YEAR AFTER BAR RESULTS As the results of the 2017 Bar exams are scheduled to be released today, Karen Mae Calam, the University of San Carlos(USC) graduate in Cebu City, who landed the top spot in…

Comelec Cebu office open to probing 2016 poll claims

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/08/2018

The provincial office of the Commission on Elections said yesterday that they are open to any investigation into allegations of poll fraud that occurred in the May 2016 elections. Provincial Comelec Supervisor Marco Castillano said their office…

Teachers to return 2015, 2016 COLA

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 12/06/2017

COA DISALLOWANCE With the disallowance by the Commission on Audit (COA) of the Cost of Living Allowance (Cola) for public school teachers in Cebu City, many of them may not receive all or part of the Teacher’s…

Duterte’s net worth grew to P27.4 million in 2016

Inquirer.net 05/12/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte’s net worth by the end of 2016 slightly grew to P27.43 million, an increase of P3.35 million during his first six months as chief executive. When Mr. Duterte entered office on June 30, his…

Central Visayas’ economy grew by 8.8 percent in 2016

Aileen Garcia-Yap 05/04/2017

Central Visayas registered a robust economic growth last year ending the year with P525 billion gross regional domestic product (GRDP), an 8.8 percent growth, sustaining its position as among the fastest growing region in the country. The…

Cebu radio anchors among 2016 Bar exam passers

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/03/2017

Two Cebu broadcasters are among the country’s new lawyers. DYAB anchors John DX Lapid and Jude Thaddeus Bentulan joined 3,747 law graduates who passed the 2016 Bar examinations. Lapid was at the tomb of the late Archbishop…

DepEd among top gov’t agencies in Visayas with several workers facing Ombud complaints in 2016

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/20/2017

  Aside from local government units (LGUs), the Department of Education (DepEd) is one of the top agencies in the Visayas area to have the most number of employees named as respondents before the Office of the…

Best of 2016 Drag Wars series named

Brian J. Ochoa 02/27/2017

AFTER four legs of racing, organizers of the Drag Wars series have come up with the top performers of 2016. Leading the list is Vergel Vicencio of Bacolod’s team AMR, who was named Driver of the Year.…

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