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Twice-a-day feeding to start next month


A twice-a-day feeding in selected local government units (LGUs) in Central Visayas will be implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) starting next month. This pilot undertaking compliments the existing 120-day Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) of the DSWD-7. The food supplementation will be in a form of hot meals […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Brigada Eskwela should be done every day


MAKE Brigada Eskwela a yearlong activity. Education Secretary Leonor Briones made this call during yesterday’s launching of the Brigada Eskwela 2017 at the Ramon Duterte National High School in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City. “Kinahanglan yearlong activity kini. Kung adunay kada-ut sa iskwelahan, kung adunay natural disaster, kung adunay disgrasya, dili ta maghulat sa Brigada Eskwela […]

Posted: May 15th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »



SINCERITY While social media is awash with posts of netizens greeting their mothers a Happy Mother’s Day, others were not so taken by the flood of sentimental greetings. These cynics sarcastically remarked that the Mother’s Day posts appeared so heartwarming that it didn’t sound genuine enough. They question whether those greeters actually spend enough quality […]

Posted: May 15th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Small but special tokens to make moms happy on their special day


IT’S the children’s turn to make their mothers happy especially today — Mother’s Day. For Cebu-based actor Dan Sy Lopez, he will give a bag and a mocha cake to his mother, Marirose. It is just a small token, but he knows that this will make her happy since his mom collects bags. “It’s her […]

Posted: May 13th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Dogs join Friendship Day in Lapu


  Around 200 dogs gathered yesterday at the Liberty Shrine in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City, to take part in the celebration of Friendship Day. The dogs were treated to a party-like gathering and enjoyed free services like vaccination, deworming, free vitamins and dog food. A photo booth was also installed where pet owners took pictures […]

Posted: May 13th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

A promise to help


There’s a commercial by fast-food giant Jollibee that was released online days ahead of tomorrow’s annual celebration of Mother’s Day that should not only warm the hearts of many but is also a reminder to Sen. Tito Sotto whose “na-ano lang” remark on Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo’s single motherhood drew the ire of many […]

Posted: May 12th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

33 companies offering 2,600 jobs join Peso jobs fair at the Capitol


  Jesiel Ann Lopez, 23, joined the Labor Day jobs fair organized by the Cebu Provincial Government on Monday. Before the day ended, Lopez was already assured of employment as a sales attendant of Rulls Cellphone and Accessories Inc. “Thankful kaayo ko sa PESO. Their jobs fair is a very good program para makakita pud […]

Posted: May 1st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

‘Way good good sa mga mamumuo karon sa Labor Day?’


Pakonswelo ra g’yud sa mga trabahante ang dugang 13 pesos nga umento sa suweldo (minimum wage) dinhi sa Sugbo ug sa Tunga-tungang Kabisay-an. Wa g’yud ni maghatag og maayong balita sa selebrasyon sa Labor Day karong adlawa. Pun-an pa nga nalangay ang pag-implementar niini ug karon pa’ng petsa 4 ang effectivity nga taud-taud naman unta […]

Posted: April 30th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Commemorating Labor Day


The Philippines celebrates Labor Day on the first of May to commemorate the hardworking men and women in our country. Most workers usually use the holiday to hold rallies and demonstrations where they would air their grievances and clamor for reforms. Labor Day has its roots in the US where the public holiday emerged in […]

Posted: April 29th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Hundreds flock to Robinsons Cybergate for last day of voters’ registration


Hundreds of people are lining up at Robinsons Cybergate for the last day of voters registration today, April 29. According to Ma. Lhengeline Alensonoren, 32, a resident of Barangay Apas, Lahug, Cebu City, she had been waiting in line as early as 9:00 a.m. She said she only had the time to register today due […]

Posted: April 29th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »