Emergency Responders Congress tackles disaster preparedness, resilient attitude for sustainable progress

Nestle L. Semilla 08/29/2018

  At least 700 local emergency responders coming from different municipalities and cities Cebu attended the 4th Emergency Responders Congress held at the Central Command Headquarters in Barangay Apas, Cebu City. The congress aims to equip local…

Pia hoping Congress will pass Expanded Maternity Leave Law

USJR Intern 08/05/2018

Senator Pia Cayetano expressed hope that the Extended Maternity Leave will be passed in Congress soon. “I can assure everyone that it is a very good law. I can see a lot of support. So I can…

Coalition upbeat on chances of divorce bill in Congress

08/04/2018

A coalition lobbying for the passage of a divorce law in the country is upbeat on chances that it will be passed in Congress despite the recent change in leadership in the Lower House. “The bill is…

Cebu as lone federal state needs approval of Congress

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/29/2018

Members of the Consultative Committee (ConCom) said that proposals to make Cebu a lone state will need congressional approval. The committee members said that the draft of the new Constitution stated that Cebu and Bohol will form…

Davide to watch, not attend SONA in Congress

Jessa Mae Sotto 07/23/2018

Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III was unable to attend President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday. Davide, who had earlier confirmed his attendance, postponed his plans due to his tight schedule. “I…

SSS: Congress to pass hike in contributions this year

Inquirer.net 05/27/2018

The Social Security System (SSS) on Sunday said it expects Congress to pass within the year the proposed amendments to the SSS Charter, which, among others, will grant the state-run pension fund power to raise the contribution…

Del Mar storms out of RDC meeting but vows to get Congress’ approval

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/16/2018

AFTER PROPOSALS WERE EXCLUDED FROM PAPs When members of the Regional Development Council (RDC)-7 refused to outright endorse around P16 billion worth of underpass projects pushed by Cebu City North District Rep. Raul Del Mar, they had…

Congress should not rush Charter change — Marcos

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/13/2018

SINCE the Constitution is a very important document, Congress should not rush work on its amendments, former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos said yesterday. “I think it is optimistic (of Congress) to think that they can finish it…

Breakthrough Women’s Congress

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 03/12/2018

Cebu is celebrating a double milestone as it observes 2018 National Women’s Month. For the first time, the Provincial Women’s Commission co-chaired by Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III and Vice Governor Agnes Magpale has seen fit to…

UP Cebu grad chosen as Asia-Pacific VP in youth congress

Christian Orellano 03/05/2018

Justine Raphael Luis Balane was voted as Vice President for Asia-Pacific during the 33rd International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) World Congress last February in Montenegro. Balane, a Mass Communication graduate of the University of the Philippines…

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