SF Mayor Reluya gives side on port issue at PB

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/11/2018

CITING the contractor’s lack of necessary permits in developing the P12.5 billion commercial port in the southern Cebu town of San Fernando, Mayor Lakambini Reluya presented her case at the Provincial Board on why she issued a…

BTr set to issue P121.8B worth of retail treasury bonds

PR 06/11/2018

WITH the first offering of retail treasury bonds (RTBs) for 2018 being met with strong demand from the investing public, the Bureau of Treasury (BTr) is set to issue P121.8 billion worth of three-year RTBs, following the…

Statement of Philippine Olympic Committee President Ricky Vargas on Kiefer Ravena issue

PR 05/28/2018

I am saddened to hear of the FIBA suspension of national basketball player Kiefer Ravena after having tested positive for a prohibited substance. While we in the POC remain steadfast in our support of the IOC’s uncompromising…

Job redundancy issue tackled

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/20/2018

REINSTATEMENT OF CAPITOL EXECS The Capitol’s administration is coming up with ways to avoid job redundancy in the executive department after the Court of Appeals (CA) ordered the reinstatement of five officials to their jobs. On Monday,…

Labor group: Office romances OK, but gov’t should issue guidelines

Inquirer.net 02/13/2018

ON TUESDAY, a day before Valentine’s Day, the Associated Labor Unions – Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) came out with a statement assuring employees who fall in love with their bosses that no government policy…

CCTO enforcer sacked over drug issue

Inna Gian Mejia 01/16/2018

THE traffic enforcer, who was caught with several packs of suspected shabu (crystal meth), has been terminated from his job at the Cebu City Traffic Office (CCTO). This decision was announced by Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña…

Scientists at coastal ecosystem forum urged to address scientific jargon issue

Gavin Michael Cubillo 12/04/2017

Making scientific jargon easier for the public to understand is one of the challenges scientists face in addressing issues like threats of marine life and those that can affect the marine ecosystem. Mutsunori Tokeshi, Society for Coastal…

‘Distorted news’ deemed health issue in junta-run Thailand

AP 11/29/2017

BANGKOK — Thailand’s military government says it is fighting a new threat to public health: distorted news reports. The country’s health ministry announced Tuesday it is launching a new smartphone application that will allow users to flag…

Cebu Landmasters to issue bonds to fuel expansion

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/06/2017

2018 TARGET Homegrown property developer Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) is primed to once again tap the capital market in the first half of 2018 as it seeks to fuel its prospects for expansion. Jose Soberano III, CLI…

A matter of survival

Editorial 08/31/2017

The issue is not so much whether it’s high time to approve a higher taxi fare rate — though the riding public is usually averse to this — as how a higher taxi fare rate would impact…

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