Forum discussed implications of ‘Godless’ bills 

Ador Vincent Mayol 02/03/2018

  Pro-life advocates in Cebu on Saturday held a forum to help people decide on issues concerning morals. Dr. Rene Josef Bullecer, country director of Human Life International, said it is important for every Filipino to have…

Electric bills to rise, too

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/05/2018

Every month, the family of Jocelyn Penserga pays a monthly electric bill that ranges from P2,300 to P2,500. Jocelyn, a manager of a massage center, is married to Mark and together, they have four children. The family…

500 people rush to beat deadline to change old bills

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/29/2017

  CRESCENCIA Oliverio arrived at the regional office of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in Cebu City on Friday with more than just enough time to have her old peso banknotes exchanged for new ones. Traveling…

MCWD clients can pay water bills with Visa cards in 2018

PR 11/26/2017

WITH the use of a Visa credit card, one can soon enjoy the convenience of paying his or her water bill anywhere in the world. Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) and the Development Bank of the Philippines…

We’ll no longer exchange old bills – BSP

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/15/2017

DESPITE several requests from several old peso note holders who failed to exchange these bills, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reiterated its stand to no longer exchange these old bills for new ones after the deadline last…

De Lima to Pimentel: Let me vote on crucial bills

Inquirer.net 05/21/2017

MANILA — Detained Sen. Leila de Lima is asking Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III to back her bid to seek occasional furloughs so that she could cast her vote in crucial landmark legislation. In a letter to…

Group hopes to gather 1 M signatures against death penalty, lower criminal age liability

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/24/2017

CEBU CITY–Activist groups in Cebu on Friday launched a signature drive to protest the administration’s plan to bring back the death penalty and to lower the criminal age of liability from 15 years old to nine. The…

Man charged over fake money

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/24/2017

A criminal complaint was filed on Monday against the 28-year-old man who was arrested by police for manufacturing and selling fake money bills in downtown Cebu City. Junrey Cagay, a resident of Barangay Quiot, Cebu City, was…

BSP to cash handlers: Learn security features of peso bills

Inna Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/23/2017

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) urged businessmen, vendors and cash handlers to learn how to tell fake bills from the genuine ones by familiarizing themselves with the security features of the Philippine currency. The New Generation…

COUNTERFEITER CAUGHT

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/21/2017

All it took was a computer and a printer in an internet café. Voilà! Fake peso bills were made. Unfortunately for the fake bill maker, policemen got him and seized from him P24,000 worth of fake bills…