Pay parking to require business permit: Dave

Nestle L. Semilla 03/10/2018

Business and property owners that charge parking fees will be required to secure business permits based on an amended provision of the City Tax ordinance. This happened after the Cebu City Council approved an ordinance amending section…

Reg’l wage board to tackle pay hike petition today

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/07/2018

THE Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB-7) will discuss today the request for a P155.80 accross-the-board wage adjustment for minimum wage earners in the region. Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas…

Workers want P155 pay hike but bizmen say that’s ‘too high’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/28/2018

Labor groups in Cebu have filed a petition seeking an additional P155.80 daily wage adjustment for minimum wage earners in Central Visayas. Cebu Labor Coalition (CELAC) Spokesperson Metudio Belarmino Jr., explained that minimum wage earners are greatly…

Security agency asked to pay P130K penalty

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/16/2018

2 LAWYERS killed case Aside from facing trial in court, the security agency in Cebu City will have to pay a total of P130,000 in fines for violating the ethical standards, and for deploying an unlicensed security…

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…