Sinas says he is qualified in his appointment as PNP chief

Catherine Gonzales 11/11/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Newly-installed Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Debold Sinas believes he is qualified to become the highest PNP official despite criticism on why he was chosen by President Rodrigo Duterte to lead the 200,000-strong…

Quisumbing ‘appointed’ as TESDA deputy director

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Mandaue City mayor Gabriel Luis Quisumbing has announced his appointment as new deputy director-general of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). In a Facebook post shortly after President Rodrigo Duterte’s…

Ex-SC justice Bersamin named GSIS chair

Ben O. de Vera, DJ Yap - Philippine Daily Inquirer 02/15/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Former Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin, whose tenure in the Supreme Court was marked by a number of controversial decisions that tended to favor the Duterte administration, will take the helm of the Government Service Insurance…

Archdiocese of Cebu: Palma’s appointment in Pontifical Council for Culture timely with quincentennial celebration

Rosalie Abatayo 11/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma will now engage in bridging the gap between the Catholic Church and the global cultures of the modern times. Pope Francis has appointed the 69-year-old pontiff as the newest…

Great looks start with an appointment at Chong Hua Hospital Mandaue’s new Aesthetic Center

Rhobie A. Ruaya 09/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Chong Hua Hospital Mandaue’s commitment to further provide safe and excellent healthcare for the people of Cebu and its neighboring cities, gave birth to the idea of opening its Aesthetic Center that will…

Lorenzo ‘Chao’ Sy is new chairman of Cebu City Sports Commission

Mars G. Alison 07/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Lorenzo “Chao” Sy will be the new chairman of the Cebu City Sports Commission (CCSC). Sy confirmed this development after meeting with Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on Monday, July 15, 2019. “We went…

Davide insists appointment of Rodas and Catan legal and above board

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Hilario Davide III maintains that the appointment of Provincial Budget Officer Danilo Rodas and Provincial Health Office head, Dr. Rene Catan, in their current positions is valid. Davide said that filling in…

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…

Don’t book passport appointment if not urgent – DFA

Inquirer.net 05/03/2018

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday appealed to the public “not to book an appointment if it’s not urgent” as the Office of Consular Affairs (OCA) releases slots on a staggered basis. DFA said it made…

Supt. Emerson Dante is new CPPO deputy director

Benjie B. Talisic 10/15/2017

Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) director Senior Supt. Edgar Alan Okubo signed a memorandum order appointing Supt. Emerson Dante as the new deputy director in Cebu province. Dante will be taking the position from Supt. Ryan Manongdo,…

Garganera: BO-PK lobbying UNA for appointment of ally

Chris A. Ligan, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/19/2017

  ABELLA REPLACEMENT With having the majority at the Cebu City Council at stake, Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) and Barug Team Rama are trying their best to have their own ally replace Councilor Nendell Hanz Abella, who…

DFA opens more appointment slots for passport renewal, application

Inquirer.net 08/24/2017

  Thousands of appointment slots for passport renewal and application are now open, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Thursday. Assistant Secretary Frank Cimafranca of the Office of Consular Affairs said an additional 94,350 slots…

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