DFA OKs ePayment for passport processing

Inquirer.net 06/14/2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) officially launched on Thursday its ePayment portal for passport processing fee. Passport applicants are now required to prepay their processing fees through the DFA’s authorized payment centers. An additional P50 convenience…

LTO-7 chief assures faster processing of driver’s licenses

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/27/2018

Faster processing of the driver’s license with five-year validity is assured by the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) especially with the recent opening of a new LTO center in a mall that can print and…

Fire hits food processing factory in Mandaue

Norman Mendoza 01/12/2018

Fire gutted a canning and processing meat factory in Mandaue City, early morning on Friday. The alarm was received past 4 a.m. and was raised to third alarm at 4:39. Lami Foo Products, producers of canned beef,…

Lapeña shortens processing time of documents at BOC to 5 days

Inquirer.net 10/25/2017

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) should only take five days to act on letters, requests and permits, the new memorandum of Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña has ordered. In line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to shorten processing…

GSIS shortens benefit, loan processing period

Inquirer.net 09/06/2017

THE state-run pension fund Government Service Insurance System has cut short the processing periods for members and retirees’ benefits. “Retirement and life insurance claims are now being processed within 30 days from 90 days, even shorter than…

Dino starts looking into delays in passport processing in Cebu‬

Doris C. Bongcac 04/28/2017

‪CEBU CITY–The Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas is now looking into complaints on delays in the processing of passport applications with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) office in Cebu. ‬ ‪Presidential Assistant Micheal…

MAO BA?

Editorial 04/10/2017

WITHDRAW NOW A PUBLIC official was talking to reporters when his assistant walked in and handed him the item he requested. The official told his assistant to get his ATM card from his wallet, remembering that it…

Mandaue opens one-stop shop for business permit renewal

Dominic D. Yasay 01/03/2017

The Mandaue City Hall has put up a one-stop shop that offers business permit renewal services to provide hassle-free transactions for business owners. The one-stop shop is at the Mandaue City Sports Complex and is open for…

The gift of tongue

Clint Holton Potestas 12/13/2016

“I DO not trust my tongue,” I excuse myself for my incapacity to determine if the coffee has the raisins or the chocolate. “You have to be aggressive,” Miko Simangan replies, then inquires if I could identify…

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