Oslob’s sandbar will be closed every 3rd Wednesday of month

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/18/2018

EVERY third Wednesday of the month will be clean up day for Sumilon Island’s popular sandbar in Oslob town. This after Oslob Mayor Jose Tumulak Jr. saw the need to clean the famous tourist destination and have…

Gov’t panel suggest 6-month total closure of Boracay starting April 26

03/23/2018

The government’s Environment, Tourism and Interior departments are set to submit to President Rodrigo Duterte their recommendation for the six-month total closure of Boracay starting April 26. Interior Assistant Secretary Epimaco Densing III told Radyo Inquirer 990…

RTWPB-7 to consult public next month

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/21/2018

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB-7) will hold a series of consultations next month to hear public sentiments on two wage proposals pending before their office. Cyril Ticao, director of the Department…

A soulful month

Radel Paredes 03/03/2018

Question: If February is the month of love and art, what goes on for the rest of the year? Answer: Hate and barbarity. This is a joke, of course. But the fact that, in the Philippines, we…

Fire prevention month kicks off

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 03/01/2018

According to statistics, March — one of the hottest months of the year — also happens to be one with the most number of fire incidents. As such, Presidential Proclamation No. 115–A was declared by President Ferdinand…

Bus fares go up next month

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/16/2018

  Starting next month bus and mini-bus operators all over Cebu will charge every passenger a minimum fare of P6. The fare hike was agreed on during a meeting attended by representatives of more than 50 bus…

Overseas Filipino Bank to be launched this month

Inquirer.net 01/11/2018

THE acquisition by the Land Bank of the Philippines of the Philippine Postal Savings Bank has been green-lighted by the country’s anti-trust body, paving the way for the launch of the Overseas Filipino Bank (OFB) later this…

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…

Infra spending up by 44.8% in Nov. 2017; Build program tagged

Inquirer.net 01/04/2018

Spending on infrastructure rose by 44.8 percent in November 2017 and played a key role in raising government disbursement for that month, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said Thursday. DBM said infrastructure disbursement reached P43.8…

A sense of history, a sense of legacy

Mike Acebedo Lopez 12/29/2017

Early this month, I decided to go to the very top of the Empire State Building by myself. The last time I was in New York, I didn’t get to do a lot of touristy stuff since…

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