COA flags CHEd’s poor spending of funds for free college tuition

Inquirer.net 08/16/2018

THE Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) has used only P1.45 billion out of the P8-billion funding for free tuition in state universities and colleges as of the end of 2017, according to the Commission on Audit (COA).…

Free x-ray for suspected TB patients

Futch Anthony Inso 08/14/2018

DOH-7 OBSERVES LUNG MONTH As the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) observes the celebration of National Lung Month in August; the agency will be offering free chest x-ray services to suspected tuberculosis (TB) patients in…

DOH-7 to offer free X-ray for patients with suspected TB

Futch Anthony Inso 08/14/2018

The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) will be offering free X-ray procedures to patients with suspected tuberculosis through its voucher program. Carlo Wyne Brillantes of DOH-7 said each voucher worth P400 can be used in…

Spotify is testing a ‘skip ad’ feature for free users

Inquirer.net 08/14/2018

Last month in Australia, Spotify quietly rolled out a feature that allows users to skip ads, even for those who don’t pay a subscription. Spotify, now one of the best-known digital music streaming services, has begun testing…

Opposition dads question mayor’s plan to offer free use of SRP lot

Morexette B. Erram 07/27/2018

Barug Team Rama-PDP Laban Councilors Joel Garganera and Raymond Alvin Garcia cautioned Mayor Tomas Osmeña in offering free use of a 60-hectare lot for the Call Center City project in South Road Properties (SRP). While they welcomed…

EXPLETIVE-FREE SONA

Christine O. Avendano 07/23/2018

Duterte vows to continue ‘chilling and relentless’ war on drugs; rejects call to suspend Train Law but asks Congress to pass second package; warns rice hoarders, irresponsible miners, friends involved in corruption The government’s war on drugs…

Only a presidential pardon can free Paco

Nestle L. Semilla 07/18/2018

FOURTEEN years after Francisco “Paco” Larrañaga was convicted of raping and killing the Chiong sisters, his family still hopes he will be granted clemency by the President of the Philippines. In an interview with radio DyLA, Margarita…

Sumilon Island ‘almost’ garbage free

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/18/2018

Four months since the local government of Oslob in southern Cebu started to implement a cleanup drive on Sumilon Island, garbage volume at the popular tourism destination has already decreased by around 80 percent. Alex Gumapon, Oslob…

Europe, Japan sign massive free trade deal

AFP 07/17/2018

The EU and Japan signed a sweeping free trade deal Tuesday that officials called a “clear message” against protectionism, as Washington imposes controversial tariffs and threatens a trade war. The deal signed in Tokyo by the EU’s…

Pacquiao fight, World Cup Finals to be aired live at Cebu City Sports Center for free

Brian J. Ochoa 07/12/2018

Two major sporting events will be aired live at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) gymnasium this Sunday. Starting at 8 a.m. will be the world-title boxing match between Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and Argentinian Lucas…

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