EU implements new data protection rules

AFP 05/25/2018

The European Union’s new data protection laws came into effect on Friday, with Brussels saying the changes will protect consumers from being like “people naked in an aquarium.” The EU’s so-called General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has…

Mandaue sets up project for river, slope protection

Norman Mendoza 05/21/2018

Mandaue city government has set projects to mitigate flooding in low-lying areas including the Paknaan relocation site. Mayor Luigi Quisumbing said that about P100 Million has been provided by the city government for the slope protection of…

Telco strengthens hold of Cebu’s growing data protection market

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/15/2018

PLDT opens 2nd Vitro Data Center in Cebu; P1B facility can support more local businesses With the growing need for businesses to expand into the digital landscape, protecting their data and systems also becomes an imperative. It…

House body passes bill seeking protection for PH tourist spots

Inquirer.net 04/22/2018

The House committee on tourism has approved a bill which seeks to protect tourist destinations in the country from environmental issues. On Saturday, Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez, committee chair, said she filed House Bill 7229 or the proposed…

Barangay Calamba officials sought protection amid security threats

Morexette B. Erram 04/19/2018

Barangay officials from Calamba, Cebu City are requesting the Commissions on Elections (Comelec) – Cebu City to augment security in their village after they received threats from a still unidentified person. Speaking on behalf of other officials,…

Two LGUs urged: Ensure tourists’ protection, safety

Jose Santino S. Bunachita and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/15/2018

Osmeña Peak accident prompts call; HK tourist in stable condition Safety knows no boundaries.” Joselito “Boboi” Costas, Provincial Tourism Office head of Cebu Province, said this as he called on officials of Badian town and Dalaguete town…

122 vacancies at BFP

Doris C. Bongcac 02/27/2018

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP-7) in Central Visayas has opened its recruitment process to fill up the 122 new Fire Officer I (FO1) vacancies in the region. BFP-7 Assistant Regional Director for operations Supt. Ronaldo Orbeta…

Barangay’s crucial role in environmental protection

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 02/18/2018

Are you satisfied with how barangay officials are managing the affairs of your area? They represent the State as the basic political unit, as we should know. Do they show concern that your rights to a good…

Stepping up protection of our natural wealth

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 01/28/2018

What gets measured, gets managed” is a business adage attributable to leading management thinker, Peter Drucker. It is not just applicable to business, but to government, NGOs and even aspects of our personal lives. We all have…

Fierce California wildfires threaten luxury LA mansions

AFP 12/07/2017

  Local emergency officials warned of powerful winds on Thursday that will feed wildfires raging in Los Angeles, threatening multimillion dollar mansions with blazes that have already forced more than 200,000 people to flee. Authorities issued a…

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