DFA halts appointment schedule due to system maintenance

Inquirer.net 06/16/2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Saturday that it would not open appointment slots for June 16, due to system maintenance. In an advisory, the DFA said that the closure of processing for the appointment…

Tom determined to set up system for habal-habal drivers

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/06/2018

DESPITE the Cebu City Council’s move to reject a proposed ordinance seeking to regulate motorcycle-for-hire or habal-habal operations in the city, Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he would pursue this plan to set up a system for habal-habal…

Habal-habal integrated enrollment system to push through amid City Council’s rejection

Rosalie Abatayo 06/06/2018

Despite the council’s rejection of the ordinance to regulate habal-habal drivers, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said that the city government will still pursue an integrated system that will enroll all habal-habal drivers in the city. Osmeña…

Man arrested for hacking former employer’s system

Nestle Semilla 06/04/2018

The Anti-Cybercrime Group in Central Visayas (ACG-7) filed charges against an Iranian National at the Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office for violation of RA 10175, also known as the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, on Monday, May 4.…

Gov’t-built sewerage system near shoreline disturbs Cimatu

Inquirer.net 05/19/2018

BORACAY MESS Boracay Island, Aklan — Even while commercial establishments are being directed to demolish structures encroaching on the 30-meter beach setback on Boracay Island, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu was surprised to find a government-built sewerage system…

Is our economic system inclusive, equitable?

Fernando Fajardo 05/17/2018

Our economy is a mixed economic system. Here, both government and the private sector participate in the provision of what we need or want. When there is profit, business go in the production of goods and services…

PH financial system robust vs cybercrime, laundering

Inquirer.net 04/01/2018

The computer systems of the Philippines’ largest banks are secure enough to deter any new attempts to use the local financial system as a transit and laundering point for illicit funds, thanks to lessons learned from the…

Why change our system of government?

Fernando Fajardo 03/01/2018

In the declaration of independence of the 13 former colonies in the US to free themselves from the shackles of their masters far away in the British Isles, Thomas Jefferson wrote, “We hold these truths to be…

Best justice system that money can buy

Solita Collas-Monsod 01/13/2018

There are very few times that I agree with President Duterte’s spokesman Harry Roque, and fewer times with Solicitor General Jose Calida, but stranger things happen. Where do we agree? In Roque’s instance, where he described the…

The travails of the Philippine Highways System

Jobers R. Bersales 12/13/2017

We all hate Adolf Hitler and his evil ambitions to rule Europe, but if there is one thing Germans will have to thank him for it was the increase in the number of autobahns of expressways during…

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