3 Oponganons receive OWWA-7 scholarship

Futch Anthony Inso 01/21/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Three Oponganons were granted a scholarship grant from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)-7, under its Educational Assistance through Scholarship Emergencies (EASE) program. OWWA-7 officer-in-charge (OIC) regional director Mae Codilla and Lapu-Lapu City…

Cebu Chamber to work with government to address business sector concerns

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Government officials should implement policies that would address concerns of the business sector, Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) president Virgilio Espeleta said. Espeleta said they welcomed the approval of the Ease of Doing…

Underpass traffic expected to ease with opening of Bacalso side roads

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/12/2018

11 DAYS FROM NOW BY NOVEMBER 24, or 11 days from now, commuters from the southern portions of Cebu City can expect a smoother flow of traffic. Yesterday, the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central…

Fourth Bridge seen to dramatically ease traffic

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/10/2018

THE construction and eventual completion of the fourth bridge that would link Mactan Island and mainland Metro Cebu have been eagerly awaited by both the public and private sectors. Mandaue City Vice Mayor Carlo Fortuna said they…

Rice tarrification can help ease rising inflation — gov’t execs

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/30/2018

GOVERNMENT officials are pushing for rice tariffication as a bid to help temper the country’s high inflation rate. Department of Trade and Industry in Central Visayas (DTI-7) Regional Director Asteria Caberte said that it is important to…

Ease of doing business law hits more delays

Inquirer.net 10/23/2018

NO IRR YET THE IMPLEMENTATION of the ease of doing business law might face further delay, after the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) missed its own deadline on the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the…

Biz leaders: Gov’t agencies can help ease rising inflation

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/08/2018

Cebu business leaders are pinning their hopes on government agencies to really temper down the increase in prices of commodities, as economists believe that inflation is already peaking. However, they acknowledge that other factors may come into…

Palace initiates steps to ease effects of rising commodity prices

Inquirer.net 10/06/2018

MALACAÑANG assured the public yesterday that the government is taking steps to address the issue on the increasing prices of commodities due to the continuous rise of inflation rate in the country. “We all know that our…

BPAT volunteers to help ease traffic in Talamban

Intern 08/07/2018

  To address the traffic in Talamban, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has deployed its Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT) in the area on Tuesday (August 7). Senior Supt. Royina Garma said she believed the BPAT…

Tomas wants 40 policemen deployed to Mambaling to help ease traffic

Morexette Marie B. Erram, USJR Intern 07/09/2018

TO HELP ease traffic congestion, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has requested the deployment of at least 40 policemen near the multimillion peso underpass project along N. Bacalso Avenue. In a press conference on Monday, Osmeña said…

Davide: ‘Fourth Cebu-Mactan Island bridge to ease traffic congestion’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/06/2018

Cebu Provincial Governor Hilario Davide III is hopeful with the plan to construct a fourth bridge connecting mainland Cebu and Mactan Island will materialize. Based on the feasibility study conducted by Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica), Davide…

P50M Compostela port project can help ease Metro traffic if …

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/02/2018

A new port will soon rise in Compostela town in northern Cebu if the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) will approve the proposed P50 million port development project to be built there. Once approved, Mayor Joel Quiño said…

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