Plastics: Blame corporations, not people

Froilan Grate, Lea Guerrero 06/05/2018

Yesterday, World Environment Day, thousands of people took part in the latest simultaneous global cleanup. The event is an effort to “Beat Plastic Pollution.” Now that the whole world is aware of the dire straits plastic pollution…

Right people needed for firms to maintain digital operations

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/22/2018

BUSINESS LEADER’S TAKE ON AUTOMATION While integrating intelligent operations in performing business processes is highly viable for Cebu-based businesses, they will still need the right people to run and maintain their operations. Stanley Go, Mandaue Chamber of…

Two PDEA-7 agents rapped for deputizing people

Benjie B. Talisic 05/18/2018

TWO Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) agents is in trouble after they allegedly tried to deputize people to become a PDEA agent. The two agents are being grounded or restricted to the PDEA-7 administrative…

Undergo checkups, DOH advises people with hypertension

Nestle L. Semilla 05/08/2018

Those suffering from hypertension were advised to undergo regular checkups to monitor their condition. Dr. Genevieve Dahay of the Department of Health regional office (DOH-7) said those with hypertension are vulnerable to the summer heat especially at…

Companies may invest more in machines than in people

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/02/2018

ECONOMIST TAKE ON CONTRACTUALIZATION BAN President Rodrigo Duterte’s new executive order (EO) against illegal contractualization may dampen anti-poverty efforts by putting pressure on companies to regularize all its employees, an economics expert said. According to Dr. Raul…

University of the people

Sofia Aliño Logarta 04/18/2018

Dr. Francisco Nemenzo, Jr. has been a known nationalist. In relation to this he has been an effective advocate of democratized access to education. The University of the Philippines had been criticized as elitist; they said that…

VECO: Don’t fly kites near power lines

PR 04/06/2018

Flying kites near power lines may cause power outages and electrocution. This was the warning of the Visayan Electric Company, Inc. (VECO) to children and parents, especially since summer vacation has started. Although kite-flying is a summer…

DISMISSAL ‘VACATED’

Leila B. Salaverria and Jeannette I. Andrade 03/21/2018

Duterte among those unhappy with dismissal of drug cases vs Lim, Espinosa; asks Aguirre to consider pulse of people Because of public outrage, and it seems, also the President’s dismay, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II issued an…

Osmeña to put more study centers in Cebu City

Morexette Erram 03/15/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is determined to put more study centers in Cebu City. He made this announcement after his visit at the Cebu City Public Library at noontime today, days after he made it open…

Plane carrying 71 people crashes, catches fire in Kathmandu

AP 03/13/2018

KATHMANDU, Nepal — A plane carrying 71 people from Bangladesh swerved erratically and flew dangerously low before crashing and erupting in flames as it landed Monday in Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital, killing at least 50 people, officials and…

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