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Repatriated OFWs get livelihood package from DOLE


  Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Monday offered a package of services from the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) WELL program to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) repatriated under the Saudi amnesty program. WELL stands for Welfare, Employment, Livelihood and Legal Assistance which will give OFWs a chance to work and sustain their families. […]

Posted: April 18th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

Bombay 5-6 Tango


Nyor Gamay (NG): Nyor, unsa may ikasulti nimo aning panggukod sa gobyerno sa mga Bombay nga tigpatanto? Nyor Dako (ND): Morag di man ko 100% sure nga maayo ni, Nyor. Tingali wa kaayo ko masinati sa tumong ug tinguha sa atong kagamhanan. NG: Di ba Digonerz man ka, Nyor? ND: Tinuod. Apan wa kini magpasabot […]

Posted: January 15th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Developer to continue investing in Cebu’s property market


A CEBU-BASED property developer is planning to pour more investments into Cebu’s real estate sector next year. API executive vice president Joy Veloso said in a recent interview that with the mushrooming of real estate players in the industry, the company is planning to deliver housing options that mainly cater to the needs and demands […]

Posted: December 21st, 2016 in Enterprise | Read More »

Old peso bills to lose value by January


CEBU CITY–The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has reminded the public anew to have their old banknotes exchanged for new ones because these will no longer hold value by Jan. 1, 2017. Lawyer Leonides Sumbi, BSP Cebu Central Visayas director, said New Design Series (NDS) notes may only be exchanged for New Generation Currency (NGC) […]

Posted: December 20th, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »

Capitol gives cash aid to laid-off OFWs


Six overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were each given P20,000 cash assistance by the Cebu provincial government on Monday morning. The OFWs, who were retrenched from their jobs and left stranded in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for eight months, came to the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) to ask for assistance. Working as […]

Posted: December 14th, 2016 in Community | Read More »

PESO officer in Lapu indicted for duping job applicants


A Lapu-Lapu City government employee is now awaiting trial in court after the Office of Ombudsman has affirmed her indictment for allegedly duping several applicants for overseas employment. Grace Jamio, an officer of the Lapu-Lapu City Public Employment Service Office (PESO), was charged with violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act (Republic Act No. […]

Posted: November 22nd, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

One-Stop shop for OFWs opens in SM City Cebu


THE Department of Labor and Employment, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, and SM City Cebu formally opened the One-Stop Service Center for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) at the 2nd level of SM City Cebu. The partner agencies established a center for OFWs inside the Government Service Express in SM City Cebu. According to DOLE-7 Regional Director […]

Posted: October 15th, 2016 in Community | Read More »

Dole-7 opens One-Stop Services Center for OFWs


Cebuanos seeking job opportunities abroad and overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will benefit from One-Stop Services Center for Overseas Filipino Workers at SM City Cebu. The One Stop Services Center, which is situated at the mall’s second floor, was launched yesterday by the Department of Labor and Employment-Central Visayas (Dole-7). Dole-7 Director Exequiel Sarcauga said that […]

Posted: October 7th, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »

Duterte pushes for better Internet, free Wi-Fi


WITH a country known for providing notoriously slow yet expensive Internet connection, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday announced his plans to have better Internet for Filipinos. In his first State of the Nation Address (SONA), Duterte said that he directed the newly created Department of Information and Communications Technology to craft a National Broadband Plan […]

Posted: July 26th, 2016 in Enterprise | Read More »

Free training for OFWs


INFORMATICS Cebu is offering IT-related short-term courses to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their dependents for free. Available short courses include the following: computer hardware servicing, programming and web design and development, among others. Those who are able to complete the free training will get a certification from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority […]

Posted: May 11th, 2016 in Community | Read More »