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…

MASTERMIND NAMED, CHARGED

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 12/28/2017

True to his words, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) director Chief Supt. Jose Mario Espino named the person believed to be the mastermind in the ambush and killing of Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta.…

Booming economy boosts employment in C. Visayas

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/26/2017

LABOR FORCE SURVEY Central Visayas registered a higher employment rate in October this year compared to the same period in 2016 on the back of a booming regional economy and burgeoning tourism sector. Cyril Ticao, regional director…

DOLE to employers: Give 13th month pay

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/18/2017

AMID the holiday season, the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) reminded employers to give their workers their 13th month pay. DOLE-7 OIC-Regional Director Cyril Ticao said questions commonly lodged before their 24/7 hotline…

Weak La Niña to hit C. Visayas next month

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 11/27/2017

A WEAK La Niña is projected to prevail over Central Visayas and the rest of the country by the first week of December this year, the state weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa)…

Basilica vendors’ registration to start next month

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 11/21/2017

    Minda Moralde, 94, has been selling candles at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño for more than 50 years already. Moralde of Barangay Guadalupe said sales have been dwindling lately because of competition with several…

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