Tourism dep’t extends ‘Bring Home a Friend’ drive until October

Inquirer.net 04/18/2018

THE Department of Tourism (DOT) extended the “Bring Home a Friend” (BHAF) campaign until October 31, 2018, after overwhelming requests from the public. DOT Secretary Wanda Teo said that the campaign was extended by DOT and its…

October plebiscite

Editorial 02/27/2018

Sometimes words fail to describe the brazen attempts of some elected public officials to cling to power and the latest disclosure of Sen. Franklin Drilon that some congressmen want to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK)…

OFW remittances hit $2.28B in October — BSP

Inquirer.net 12/17/2017

CASH sent home by Filipinos living and working abroad grew 8.4 percent in October, the fastest pace in seven months, to $2.28 billion ahead of the Christmas holiday season. The latest Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas data released…

Palicte gets eliminator fight next year vs Tso

Glendale G. Rosal 12/14/2017

Aston ‘Mighty’ Palicte’s dominating win against Mexican former interim World Boxing Association (WBA) world light flyweight champion Jose Alfredo Rodriguez in Texas last December 9 had earned the Filipino warrior a world title eliminator fight next year.…

Campi, TMA report 17.3 percent auto sales jump in October

Inquirer.net 11/27/2017

VEHICLE sales went up 17.3 percent in October, the fastest growth reported for the past few months, according to joint data from car and truck manufacturers. The Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. (Campi) and…

Pantawid families get free skills training in Bohol town

11/14/2017

Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in Talibon town, Bohol, availed of free skills training through the town’s Community-based Skills Training and Processing Center (CSTPC), a facility funded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). As of last…

Slain policewoman will be buried today

Norman V. Mendoza 11/11/2017

  A21-gun salute awaits PO1 Mae Sasing as she will be laid to rest today. Chief Insp. Mark Gifter Sucalit, head of the City Intelligence Branch of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office, said they will send a…

Six degrees of separation

Mike Acebedo Lopez 10/31/2017

There are a few things I would like to take up on the subject of six degrees of separation, an idea that “all living things and everything else in the world are six or fewer steps away…

Tapaya bags October title of Cetba monthly tournament

Glendale G. Rosal 10/26/2017

LUTHER Tapaya placed only second but still walked away with the October “Bowler of the Month” title last Sunday in the Bowlingplex Tenpin Association (BTA)-PRIMA monthly bowling tournament at the Gaisano Bowlingplex, Cebu City. Tapaya finished the…

Rafi celebrates Pink October

Futch Anthony Inso 10/23/2017

THE Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (Rafi) joins the nation in celebrating the “Pink October” or Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Eduardo Aboitiz Street in Cebu City is in a festive mood as pink buntings hang overhead. The…