Province eyeing to benefit 500 scholars

CNU Intern 06/11/2018

AT least 500 of the 1,318 applicants will be accepted into the Cebu provincial government’s Paglaum scholarship program for school year 2018-2019 depending on the available budget, according to Heddah Largo of the Cebu Provincial Women’s Commission.…

Single parents in Talisay to benefit from financial, medical assistance

John Michael Aroa 06/11/2018

At least 800 single parents will benefit the financial and medical assistance from Talisay City government this year. The city government allocated more than P600,000 to the qualified single parents. Talisay City Social Welfare Office head Bebeth…

More rural folks to benefit in bid to expand online jobs program

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/03/2018

EQUIPPED with a bigger budget, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) aims to expand its Rural Impact Sourcing (RIS) program to link more people in far-flung areas to online jobs and employment opportunities. DICT Undersecretary…

Benefit concert celebrates UP Cebu’s centennial year

King Anthony Perez 05/03/2018

Hundreds of alumni from the University of the Philippines Cebu (UPC) gathered at Unang Siglo: Halad Sa Katawhan, a benefit concert dinner in celebration of their alma mater’s 100th year. The centennial ball was held last Friday,…

Concert to benefit HIV treatment hub

Intern 04/25/2018

A concert for a cause is organized for the benefit of Balay Malingkawasnon, the first private HIV and AIDS treatment hub in Visayas. Called the “The Songs of Hope: Story of Survival,” the concert will feature various…

Veco Banilad substation upgrade to benefit 2 Cebu business hubs

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/10/2018

THE GROWING demand for power has prompted the Visayan Electric Company (Veco) to upgrade its Banilad substation. From an original capacity of 33 MVA (Mega Volt Ampere), the facility’s capacity was doubled to 66MVA to serve more…

Garcia proposes gratuity benefit for barangay officials

Morexette Erram 04/09/2018

In compliance with the Local Government Code that allows honoraria, allowances, and other emoluments, Cebu City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia proposed an ordinance granting elected barangay officials in Cebu City a gratuity benefit. It was referred to…

Butane refilling machines: Who stands to benefit from its release?

NESTOR B. RAMIREZ 04/03/2018

In his explanation submitted to Gov. Hilario P. Davide III in reaction to this column dated March 7, 2018, questioning the release of confiscated Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) refilling machines among other items that served as evidence…

“MagTV Na Home Make Over” to benefit a lucky recipient

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/24/2018

ANOTHER life will soon change as ABS-CBN Cebu’s “MagTV Na Home Make Over” returns. The “MagTV Na Home Make Over” is one of the highlights of the magazine show as it celebrates its 10th anniversary with their…

PhilHealth releases benefit for children with dev’tal disabilities

PR 03/08/2018

AS PhilHealth continues to put measures in place in ensuring sustainability of the social health insurance fund, initially by making slight adjustment in the premium rate of employed members, the state-run health insurance firm is also on…

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