Power of goodness

Fr. Randy Figuracion 06/09/2018

Just after midnight, a group of confused youngsters knocked on our parish rectory bringing a young woman to be prayed-over. They claimed she was possessed. She was shouting, asking them to let her go when they arrived.…

No VECO power rate hike this year; slight increase eyed next year

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/07/2018

NO significant increase in electricity bills are expected for consumers of the Visayan Electric Company (VECO) this year in spite of increasing oil prices and the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. According to Bernard…

Speak truth to power, keep power in check

Pooled Editorial 05/02/2018

Note: This piece is published in major dailies in observance of the annual World Press Freedom Day. Rodrigo R. Duterte’s presidency has altered and controlled the public discourse so radically in its favor in ways rude and…

There will be no power outages on election day – DOE

Jose Santino S. Bunachita and Nestle L. Semilla and Jessa Mae Sotto 04/25/2018

THERE will be enough power supply during next month’s Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, the Department of Energy (DOE) has assured. Engr. Rey Maleza, head of the energy industry management division of the DOE-Visayas Field Office,…

DOE-7 expects power demand increase this summer

Futch A. Inso 04/17/2018

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has recorded a slight increase on the demand of electricity this summer season. Although Department of Energy in Central VIsayas (DOLE-7) said that the power situation in the Visayas…

THE POWER OF ZUMBA

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 04/15/2018

BY THIS time, zumba—which the Mayo Clinic describes as a fitness program of Latin and international music combined with dance moves—has gathered a force of believers and doers in Cebu who embrace this exercise regimen to stay…

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…

Power plays over projects

Editorial 03/27/2018

When bureaucrats and elected officials argue over which projects should get implemented or not, it’s not them but the public whom they were supposed to serve that suffers the most from the fallout of their oftentimes unnecessary…

NGCP: Visayas power supply remains stable

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/14/2018

Power supply in the Visayas remains stable despite the yellow alert status raised by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP). Rosette Martinez, NGCP-Visayas Public Affairs head, yesterday said that the supply from the Luzon grid…

Philippines under a single power grid soon

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/06/2018

Asingle grid would improve the stability of power supply and help boost investments in power plant projects in the Philippines by expanding market access to the entire Philippines. Lawyer Cynthia Alabanza, spokesperson and head of corporate communication…

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