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…

Catholics pay homage to Mama Mary

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/08/2017

True to its description as “pueblo amante de Maria” or “a people in love with Mary,” throngs of Catholic faithfuls and Marian devotees trooped to the different churches in Cebu on Friday to celebrate the Solemnity of…

MCWD clients can pay water bills with Visa cards in 2018

PR 11/26/2017

WITH the use of a Visa credit card, one can soon enjoy the convenience of paying his or her water bill anywhere in the world. Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) and the Development Bank of the Philippines…

Employers reminded: Observe holiday pay rules

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/31/2017

THE Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) reminded employers to observe pay rules on holidays, particularly on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. DOLE-7 OIC-Regional Director Cyril Ticao, in a statement, said there are certain…

De Venecia, Cuenco pay respects to Vidal

Chris A. Ligan 10/23/2017

FORMER House Speaker Jose de Venecia and his wife Pangasinan Rep. Gina de Venecia along with former Deputy Speaker Antonio Cuenco and his wife, former congresswoman Nancy Cuenco visited the wake of Cardinal Vidal at the Cebu…

When ‘restless spirits’ pay a visit

Norman V. Mendoza 10/20/2017

For more than a week now, the residents of Sitio Libo, Barangay Tayud, Consolacion town would shut the doors and windows of their homes as early as seven in the evening. The women have stopped washing clothes…

‘Pay for volume, not hourly rate for garbage’

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/12/2017

Barug Team Rama bloc says they were unable to review contract Instead of paying hourly rates to private garbage trucks to collect Cebu City’s garbage, some opposition councilors suggested that they be paid based on the volume…

Board defers pay hike petition

Futch Anthony Inso 09/29/2017

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB-7) has deferred a wage adjustment petition filed by four labor organizations in Cebu. RTWPB-7 labor sector representative Jose Tomongha said that in a meeting last Thursday,…

Veco to 416K customers: Pay electric bills at TPAs

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/18/2017

To address the long queues and waiting times at their service centers, distribution utility firm, Visayan Electric Co. (Veco) will no longer allow customers to pay their bills in its service centers starting next week. Instead, its…

Osmeña tells Rama to pay architects’ claims

Inna Gian Mejia 08/18/2017

  “LET Mike Rama pay their P33.3 million money claims.” This was Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s response to payment claims made by Espina, Espina-Perez & Associates, the engineering and architectural firm that prepared the design and…

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