Capitol to train 16K BHWs on alternative health care

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol is planning to train the 16,000 barangay health workers (BHWs) in its 44 towns and seven component cities for alternative health care along with its plan to establish a Provincial Traditional…

Savings alternative

11/25/2019

Starting today, the Bureau of the Treasury will be offering to the public so-called “premyo” bonds that earn interest and at the same time entitle the buyers to join a quarterly raffle and win up to P1…

DFA now accepts Philpost ID cards in passport applications

Futch Anthony Inso 07/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will already accept postal identification cards issued by the Philippine Postal Corporation (PhilPost) as a proof of identify in passport applications. Rachel Betos, Philpost Central Visayas (Philpost-7)…

Hemp proposed as alternative to medical marijuana

Asia News Network, Inquirer.net, The Nation 12/18/2018

Bangkok — The United Nations will in the next few weeks consider whether to downgrade the classification of cannabidiol – currently a narcotic under international law, Kasetsart University agronomy lecturer Vichien Keeratinijakal said yesterday. Vichien said the…

Alternative livelihood

Editorial 07/19/2018

While there is some relief promised by the national government for Metro Cebu’s transport woes, attention should also be given to the jeepney drivers and operators who may be displaced by the so-called Integrated Intermodal Transport System…

Drivers ask for alternative livelihood

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/04/2018

IITS EFFECTS A DRIVER’S group is asking government to look for alternative livelihood programs for jeepney drivers, operators and other affected sectors before even thinking about implementing the Integrated Intermodal Transport System (IITS). Greg Perez, chairman of…

Liloan mayor to Ironman organizers: Find us an alternative route first

Glendale G. Rosal 06/29/2018

  Liloan town Mayor Christina Garcia Frasco said she is willing to have the bike route pass through her town if Sunrise Events Inc. (SEI), the organizers of the Regent Aguila Ironman 70.3 Asia Pacific Championships, will…

Cebuanos given alternative to book taxis through mobile phone

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/21/2018

CEBUANOS now have an option to book taxis through a mobile phone without additional booking fees or surge pricing. Developed by Eddie Ybañez, the Cebu-based app Micab was recently accredited by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory…

Youth needs alternative to stop gang membership, says Osmeña

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/02/2018

Giving an alternative for the youth to spend their energy is Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s answer to the recruitment of minors in gangs. On Good Friday and Black Saturday, nine minors were rescued and were caught…

ALTERNATIVE ROUTES EYED

Nestle L. Semilla and Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/18/2018

AMID PROJECTED METRO CEBU TRAFFIC GRIDLOCK Amid a worsening traffic situation in Metro Cebu with the implementation of two major road projects in Mandaue City, officials are looking at addressing potential gridlocks by reimposing a truck ban…

Traffic congestion in N. Bacalso as underpass project started

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/13/2017

  TRAFFIC congestion grew heavy along Natalio Bacalso Avenue in the Mambaling area on Monday morning as the Cebu City Transportation Office closed off the southbound lane to give way to construction crews working on the underpass…

Governor gives alternative to shame campaign: Jobs

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette B. Erram 10/09/2017

Provide drug users and surrenderers jobs that can help the community. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III suggested this alternative instead of implementing different versions of the shame campaign done by some barangays in Cebu and Lapu-Lapu cities.…

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