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…

Magpale urges police to issue official statement to public

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Morexette Erram 06/22/2017

TERROR ATTACK REPORTS While authorities all over the country are working to validate unverified reports of a nationwide terrorist attack in big cities in the country on June 30, Acting Cebu Governor Agnes Magpale urged the public…

Garcia submits to Congress resolution to investigate Tabal-Patafa issue

Glendale G. Rosal 06/08/2017

Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia officially submitted House Resolution No. 1073 to the House of Representatives that will look into Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association’s (Patafa) exclusion of Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal from the national team…

Tomas asks hotels, malls: Issue IDs to armed civilians

Calvin Cordova, Inna Gian Mejia 06/06/2017

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña proposed that civilians with permits to carry guns be issued ID cards to allow them to carry their firearms inside malls and hotels. Osmeña earlier met with the heads of security of…

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