‘Specs on Wheels’ brings spectacle-related services to your doorstep

Marc Cosep 04/19/2021

For someone who has been four-eyed for a very long time, my glasses have been my companion in seeing the world from a better perspective. It is part of my essential things, and for anyone reliant on…

Tugade eyes passengers ships as ‘floating quarantine hospitals’

Christia Marie Ramos 03/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The government is now coordinating with ship owners and operators for the use of their private passenger vessels as “floating quarantine hospitals” as medical facilities reach full capacity for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients. In…

PH eyes $1 billion in loans to triple war chest vs. COVID-19

Ben O. de Vera 03/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is seeking $1 billion (over P51 billion) in loans which would nearly triple its war chest in the fight against COVID-19, including the P27.1-billion package unveiled by President Rodrigo Duterte’s economic team.…

The price to pay in realizing your ambitions in life

Immae Lachica 02/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Everyone has dreams and ambitions in life. There’s one that’s bigger than the other, one who already has what they have been dreaming of, and many are still climbing up that ladder of success.…

Comelec eyes mobile app for voting

02/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is studying the possibility of developing a mobile application that will allow people to cast their votes online. Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon said on Twitter that four developers have…

PH eyes use of small nuclear reactors for power generation

Ronnel W. Domingo 12/23/2019

The world’s first small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) have started delivering electricity to a coastal town in Russia, firming up their potential for use in small power grids in geographically fragmented markets such as the Philippines. According…

Korean shipbuilder eyes April 2020 delivery of BRP Jose Rizal – Navy chief

06/06/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Navy’s first missile-capable frigate, the future BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), could be delivered by April 2020. In an interview aired on ABS CBN News Channel on Wednesday night, Flag Officer in Command…

Saladstop! opens one more resto as it eyes bigger slice of healthy diners’ market in Cebu

Ellah Quieta 05/30/2019

Seeing the need for tasty and healthier food concepts in Cebu, Saladstop! the largest healthy food chain in Asia, expands its operations in Cebu. Saladstop! Philippines prides itself as the first restaurant in Cebu that introduces a…

All eyes on Macron after fresh ‘yellow vest’ protests hit Paris

AFP 12/09/2018

A huge clean-up operation was under way in Paris on Sunday after French “yellow vest” demonstrators clashed with riot police in the latest round of protests against President Emmanuel Macron, but a heavy security deployment averted a…

Honoridez eyes more participants from public school

Hendrix Berdin Lato 12/02/2018

THERE were more participants in this year’s TATAP Founder’s Cup: 2nd Serging Osmeña, Jr. National Invitation Table Tennis Championship, according to organizers. Tournament organizer Jessica Jawad Honoridez said there was an increase in the number of participants…

Telco expands connectivity, services in Cebu, eyes BPOs

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 11/12/2018

EASTERN TELECOMMUNICATIONS Telecommunications company, Eastern Communications, is expanding its reach in Cebu with stronger connection and a line-up of connectivity and cybersecurity solutions in a bid to address the growing needs of the business process outsourcing (BPO)…

City Hall eyes ties with firm to manage traffic, parking

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/10/2018

  Cebu City Hall wants to partner with a private firm to modernize traffic management and generate income from parking fees. Councilor Jerry Guardo, who chairs the council’s committee on transportation, said they are entertaining the proposal…

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