Low export sales despite weak peso worries Philexport exec

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/27/2018

Amid a continuing depreciation of the peso versus the dollar, the local exporting industry is supposedly seen to benefit. However, local business leaders have noted that despite the opportunity for exporting to flourish with the depreciation of…

Price of commercial rice is still high despite NFA rice infusion

Futch Anthony Inso 08/26/2018

Rice supply remains low, despite the distribution of NFA rice in the local market, thus the price of commercial rice remains high. National Food Administration (NFA-7) information officer Olma Bayno said the infusion of NFA rice in…

Mabolo barangay chief: Australia trip a go, despite Tom’s no

USJ-R Intern Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/25/2018

MABOLO Barangay Captain Prisca Niña Mabatid will leave for a five-day trip to Australia by the end of the month despite Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s turning down her request for authority to travel abroad. Mabatid said…

Participant to race again despite accident

Glendale G. Rosal 08/06/2018

THE lure of the Ironman 70.3 is such that Dr. Lynette Gerra said that she will still be competing next year despite meeting an accident in last Sunday’s Regent Aguila Ironman 70.3 Asia Pacific Championships. She just…

VECO: ‘Business as usual amid union protest’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/31/2018

The Visayan Electric Company (VECO) assured the public that its services will not be affected despite an ongoing labor dispute between its employees and the company. The dispute came after a disagreement on the proposed salary increase…

Despite ruling CYBL, SWU juniors coach says more work needed for Cesafi wars

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 07/19/2018

THE SOUTHWESTERN University (SWU)-Phinma Baby Cobras are gaining steam in their build-up for the upcoming Cesafi juniors wars as they captured the Under-18 title of the Cebu Youth Basketball League Summer League with a 50-40 victory over…

Probe vs 4 Carbon cops to continue despite negative paraffin test result

Morexette Marie Erram and Fe Marie Dumaboc 07/14/2018

THE four operatives of the Carbon Police Station in Cebu City who were involved in the anti-drugs operation that resulted to the death of 4-year-old Bladen Skyler Abatayo tested negative for gunpowder residue. But Chief Supt. Debold…

Unused classrooms despite shortage

Futch Anthony Inso 07/12/2018

SOME school buildings in Cebu province remained vacant despite completion, a report from the Commission on Audit (COA) stated. Amaryllis Villarmia, information officer of the Department of Education (DepEd) 7, said they are now coordinating with the…

DPWH only spent a third of 2017 budget despite Build, Build, Build push

Inquirer.net 07/09/2018

THE Duterte administration’s infrastructure push continues to be hampered by bureaucratic bottlenecks, as shown by the Department of Public Works and Highways’ use of only a third of its P662.69-billion funding in 2017. Even as the DPWH…

LTO: “Apprehending colorum vehicles continues despite the impounding area already full”

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/17/2018

Regional Director Victor Caindec of Land Transportation Office (LTO-7 assured that apprehending colorum vehicles continues despite the impounding area already full. Caindec said they do a technical impounding, in which apprehended colorum vehicles tagged in their system…

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