P16B scholarship funds eyed for free college tuition

Inquirer.net 08/09/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte may not know how to fund the free higher education law he just signed, but the House of Representatives has pinpointed P16 billion in scholarship funds that may be realigned for that purpose. In…

More than 1K applicants for Capitol’s scholarship program

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/26/2017

ABOUT 1,370 applicants are vying for 300 slots under the provincial government’s “Paglaum” scholarship program for the incoming school year. Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale, the program’s proponent, said she is happy with the number of applicants for…

Cebu province’s scholarship application deadline today

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/06/2017

The Cebu provincial government has extended the deadline for its Ang Paglaum scholarship program from March 31 until today, April 7. Vice Governor Agnes Magpale said they decided to extend the application period after receiving requests from…

Osmeña welcomes decision to clear Abellanosa of graft

Inna Mejia 02/14/2017

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said justice was finally served after Sandiganbayan dismissed the graft case filed by the Ombudsman against Cebu City south district Representative Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa. He said that the case was clearly political…

Sandiganbayan dismisses Ombuds case against Abellanosa

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/13/2017

The Sandiganbayan has dismissed the criminal case filed by the Office of the Ombudsman against Congressman Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa. The charge against Abellanosa stemmed from the passage of a resolution when he was still a councilor of…

Cebu City scholars receive trophies

12/14/2016

ABOUT 324 honor graduates of the Cebu City Scholarship program for 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 received their trophies at Cebu City Hall Wednesday morning. Among the honorees were Lyka Remeticado, a summa cum laude who graduated with a…

Health Carousel taps Cebuano health care professionals

12/01/2016

MANILA-based POEA licensed recruitment agency Health Carousel Philippines has opened its newest satellite office in Cebu. Serving as its marketing and recruitment arm, the Cebu office will be ready to cater to nurses and physical therapists who…

Capitol’s scholarship program brings hope to college students

Nestle L. Semilla 11/03/2016

EIGHTEEN-year-old Rosalie Oliveros could not contain her happiness after learning that she was among those granted scholarships by the Cebu Provincial government. Oliveros, a native of Catmon town in northern Cebu, is a second year college student…

150 receive scholarships from province

Nestle L. Semilla 11/03/2016

At least half of the about 300 applicants were granted scholarships by the province for this school year’s second semester. Provincial Gender and Development officer Heddah Largo said that while they wanted to accept more students under…

Abellanosa ready to face charges at Sandigan

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/12/2016

CEBU City South District Rep. Rodrigo Abellanosa said he is ready to answer the graft charges filed against him by the Ombudsman at the Sandiganbayan in relation to his involvement in the city’s scholarship program during his…

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