Cebu bettor bags P239M Grand Lotto 6/55 jackpot

Inquirer.net 01/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A lucky bettor from Cebu will take home over P239 million after getting the winning combination for the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office’s (PCSO) Grand Lotto 6/55 on Monday. In a post on its official…

Palace: Probe slay of Cebu prosecutor

Inquirer.net 01/21/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang has ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Philippine National Police to thoroughly investigate the murder of a former Cebu City prosecutor who was ambushed in Cebu City last week. “We are…

Data breach hits Cebuana Lhuillier, around 900k clients affected

Inquirer.net 01/19/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Data of some 900,000 Cebuana Lhuillier clients was compromised after the company admitted on Saturday that one of its email servers was affected by a data breach. According to the company, the data breach…

Palace blames Visayas exec’s chopper pilot in PhilSports landing

Inquirer.net 01/10/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Thursday said Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino had nothing to do with the disruption of a sports event when the helicopter he was on landed at the PhilSports Complex grounds…

Execs to nat’l agencies: Help us

Inquirer.net 12/30/2018

WORST N. SAMAR FLOODING IN 30 YEARS TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines – Local officials of Northern Samar are seeking immediate assistance from national agencies as the province struggles with its worst flooding in 30 years. “We are appealing…

DOLE reminds employers: Follow proper pay rules on New Year’s Day

Inquirer.net 12/30/2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has reminded employers to observe proper payment of wages for employees who will work on New Year’s Day, a regular holiday. In a statement, DOLE said Labor…

Earthquakes shake Davao Oriental

Inquirer.net 12/29/2018

TWO earthquakes struck off the coast of Davao Oriental on Saturday – the first one a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit at 11:39 a.m. While the second one occurred at 5:13 p.m. Engr. Rommel Allan Labayog, Phivolcs Zamboanga…

Youth urged: Emulate Jose Rizal’s principles

Inquirer.net 12/29/2018

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang urged the Filipino youth to draw inspiration from the life of Dr. Jose Rizal and emulate the principles that made him the country’s greatest hero. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo issued the statement on…

Usman’s floods displace 282 families in N. Samar

Inquirer.net 12/29/2018

TACLOBAN CITY — Floods have displaced 282 families or 1,280 individuals in 12 barangays in Catarman, Northern Samar, due to heavy rains spawned by Tropical Depression “Usman.” The families have been staying in the town’s auditorium after…

7.1-magnitude quake rattles sea of Davao

Inquirer.net 12/29/2018

MANILA, Philippines – A 7.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Davao Oriental on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Engr. Rommel Allan Labayog, Phivolcs Zamboanga City station chief, said the temblor was strongly felt in the…

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