Kris Aquino wants to adopt Joshua Garcia; Bimby sends gift to Garcia and Julia Barreto

Michelle Joy Padayhag 04/27/2018

QUEEN of All Media Kris Aquino has expressed her willingness to adopt Kapamilya actor Joshua Garcia. In an Instagram post last Thursday, Aquino narrated that she talked with her son Bimby and shared how she sympathizes with…

Affleck and Damon’s production company to adopt inclusion order

AP 03/18/2018

LOS ANGELES—Prominent producers and celebrities like Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Paul Feig are jumping on the inclusion rider bandwagon following Frances McDormand’s best actress Oscar acceptance speech. Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni said late Monday on Twitter that…

Retailers should to new technology to compete — exec

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/26/2018

BUSINESS owners especially in the retail industry should adopt to new technology and innovations in terms of payment systems to grow their business and compete. Robert Go, president of the Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) Cebu chapter, said…

More foster parents needed to adopt Cebu’s homeless kids

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/31/2018

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will target at least two couples per town in Cebu to become foster parents. Clavel Saycon, head of the DSWD-7’s Adoption Resource and Referral section, said there are only…

SM Store holds ‘Adopt-a-Child’ program

Ian Manuel Bacquial 12/29/2017

THE SM Store recently held an “Adopt-a-Child” program in Barangay Casuntingan, Mandaue City. Around 200 children from the different chapels of the Catholic Church of Christ of the Agony–Gethsemane Parish community were treated with Christmas gifts and…

PH urged to adopt digital payments to realize its cashless journey

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/27/2017

INDUSTRY players and government regulators in the Philippines were urged to collaborate to further drive the adoption of digital payments, eventually unlocking the full potential of this emerging payment method. Rahul Singhal, PayPal general manager for Southeast…

Advocates hope Cebu LGUs will adopt these measures

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/01/2017

ANTI-DISCRIMINATORY ORDINANCES Anti-discrimination advocates are now looking at the success story of 21-year-old Hezekiah Diaz, the transwoman who was recently allowed by her school to march and graduate as a woman, as a model in the fight…

DSWD marks Adoption Consciousness Week

02/22/2017

Ten child-caring agencies attended the opening salvo of the Adoption Consciousness Week celebration last February 11. The weeklong celebration started with a motorcade along the major thoroughfares of Cebu City and culminated with a program held at…

DepEd partners with Globe for Adopt-A-School program

PR 10/17/2016

The Department of Education (DepEd) has tapped Globe Telecom as an official partner for the Adopt-A-School (AAS) program, which enjoins all private entities to assist public schools in areas such as infrastructure, health and nutrition, teaching skills…

Many want to adopt abandoned ‘Baby Boy X’

Norman V. Mendoza 11/26/2015

SEVERAL people have shown interest in adopting “Baby Boy X,” the newborn  who was found in a shopping  bag at the roadside in barangay Basak last Tuesday.( Read : Who left newborn in shopping bag? ) “Ubay-ubay…

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