Ampalaya: Bitter but better

Rosalie Abatayo 10/01/2019

Cebu City, Philippines–Ampalaya may be bitter but it surely is up for something better.  In Carbon Public Market, Ampalaya is available for P80 per kilo. Also known as bitter gourd, ampalaya has a wide range of benefits. …

Santol, or Lolly Fruit, and its benefits

Doris Mae Mondragon 09/09/2019

Do you wanna eat something sweet and sour that is very healthy? Why not try Cebu’s homegrown santol fruit or (Sandoricum koetjape), also known as “Lolly Fruit” in other countries. This tropical fruit, which only grows in…

Bontuyan ambush: Will family of slain policeman receive benefits?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) Regional Internal Affairs Service (RIAS) said that the investigation of Police Captain Delfin Bontuyan’s death will be vital in determining whether his family will receive…

Duterte signs into law longer maternity leave benefits 

02/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines—President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the Expanded Maternity Leave Act that will provide longer maternity leave to all working mothers. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed this to reporters, adding that the law was signed Wednesday.…

San Remo Oasis’ unit buyers reap benefits of condo investment

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/16/2018

INVESTING in condominium units at Filinvest Land Inc.’s San Remo Oasis has paid off for buyers as the value of their units has doubled since the joint venture project with Cebu City government started in 2010. Julie…

PRO-7 chief: SPO1 Balili will receive full honors, benefits

Nestle L. Semilla 08/12/2018

SENIOR Police Officer 1 (SPO1) Roderick Balili, whom the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said died because of an accidental firing during an operation in Pinamungajan town, will receive police honors and full benefits as…

PRO-7 to determine benefits for Balili’s family

Benjie B. Talisic and Nestle L. Semilla 08/12/2018

Supt. Reynan Tolentin, spokesperson of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said they are yet to determine what benefits to give to the family of SPO1 Roderick Balili. The police officer died of accidental firing…

CEBU TO REAP BENEFITS

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/24/2018

IN AN ARROYO-LED LOWER HOUSE Cebuano leaders close to Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo believe Cebu will get to reap some benefits from her assumption as the new leader of the House of Representatives. The five congressional representatives in…

No benefits for officials charged in Archival murder

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/19/2018

The Ombudsman forfeited the retirement benefits and annulled the civil service eligibility of two former police officials who were tagged in the ambush-murder of Cebuano lawyer Noel Archival and his two companions in 2014. In a joint…

Ombud sacks 2 cops in lawyer’s slay, cancels retirement benefits

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/19/2018

The Office of the Ombudsman has forfeited the retirement benefits and annulled the civil service eligibility of two former police officials who were tagged in the ambush-slay of Cebuano lawyer Noel Archival and his two companions in…

PRO stands firm not to give death benefits to Hortezuela’s family

Nestle L. Semilla 06/25/2018

The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) stood firm on their decision not to give death benefits to the family of Senior Insp. Raymond Hortezuela. The development came after Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, PRO-7 director filed…

No benefits for family of Hortezuela, police say

Nestle L. Semilla 06/12/2018

TWELVE years of service in the Philippine National Police went down the drain after the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said that the family of Senior Insp. Raymond Hortezuela will not get any death benefit…

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