Senate OKs on 3rd reading bill allowing school opening after August

Leila B. Salaverria, Matthew Reysio-Cruz 06/02/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate has approved on third and final reading a measure that would allow the President to move the opening of classes beyond August during times of emergency. The bill’s approval comes amid concerns…

Reopening schools in August opposed

Melvin Gascon - Philippine Daily Inquirer 05/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines — An administration lawmaker on Saturday opposed the plan of the Department of Education (DepEd) to reopen classes in school on Aug. 24, despite the uncertainty in government efforts to contain the spread of the…

ABS-CBN near ‘very painful’ decision

Marlon Ramos, Melvin Gascon 05/20/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — Media giant ABS-CBN may have to start letting go some of its 11,000 employees in August if Congress fails to grant its application for franchise renewal soon, the network’s president and CEO Carlo…

45 contingents to join Pasigarbo sa Sugbo on August 25

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The relaunch of Pasigarbo sa Sugbo this year will be graced by at least 45 entries that will showcase the festivals of the component towns and cities of the province. After a 6-year…

DTI-7 to launch Negosyo sa Barangay in Cebu

Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—To bring their services to the lower-income municipalities, the Department of Trade and Industry in Central Visayas (DTI-7) will launch the Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay in Cebu and in Negros Oriental in August. DTI-7 Regional…

Go G.R.E.E.N. Run slated August 18

Ellah Quieta 07/04/2019

PAREB Cebu Real Estate Board, Inc., will hold its first CEREB GO G.R.E.E.N. Run. This was conceptualized to align with the organization’s annual theme: G.R.E.E.N. or Growing in Real Estate while Environmentally Nurturing. The fun run will…

‘Brains’ behind Japanese bizwoman’s killing in August 2018 nabbed in Japan

Benjie Talisic 06/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines-The mastermind of the killing of Junko Hamada, the 71-year-old Japanese businesswoman who was ambushed last year in Cebu City, was arrested by authorities in Japan last week. Police Lieutenant Colonel Frankie Lugo, Investigation and…

Rainy season may start this week — Pagasa

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Get your rain gears ready as the rainy season may start this week. The state weather bureau forecasted that the official start of the rainy season may fall anytime before June 15, Saturday.…

MHAM College Inc. opens doors to STEM graduates this August

Ellah Quieta 06/06/2019

MHAM College Inc., a newly opened academic institution for undergraduate studies, is slated to open this new school year on August 2019.…

Slippery suspect nabbed in Tinago bust; P279K shabu seized

Benjie B. Talisic 01/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While Cebu Province police officers netted an estimated P14.6 million of suspected shabu on Wednesday, January 30, their Cebu City counterparts also arrested a slippery drug suspect and confiscated an estimated P279,000 during…

Hot money net inflows continue in August

Inquirer.net 09/13/2018

THE recovery of so-called hot money investments into the country’s financial markets continued for a second consecutive month at the end of August due largely to good quarterly earnings reported by local publicly-listed firms, according to the…

Arroyo’s counter-inflation expert: 6.4% August inflation ‘self-inflicted’

Inquirer.net 09/05/2018

THE country’s nine-year high 6.4 percent August inflation was “self-inflicted” largely because the government “did little or nothing.” This was the searing remark of Albay 2nd District Rep. Joey Salceda, House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s point-man on counter-inflation,…

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