Insurance for barangay workers may have to wait for new Capitol admin

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol’s granting of medical, accident and life insurance to frontline barangay workers in the province may have to wait until incoming officials assume office on July 1. Jone Siegfred Sepe, vice chairman…

Davide: ‘Nothing irregular on private insurance for barangay workers’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Outgoing Governor Hilario Davide III maintains that there is no irregularity in availing of the insurance program from a private provider for barangay workers. In an interview on Tuesday, May 27, Davide said…

Ring in the Year of the Rooster

Hayde Quiñanola 01/27/2017

FORTUNE favors the brave. It’s an old adage that reminds us to take a leap of faith and do what we must regardless of the hardship that is ahead. Thus, we could only wish for things to…

S. Korean lawmakers order probe on Park

11/18/2016

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s parliament on Thursday passed a law that would allow a special prosecutor to investigate a corruption scandal threatening the presidency of Park Geun-hye. The opposition-controlled National Assembly also voted for a…

Jodi Sta. Maria: ‘I turned to drugs’

Clint Holton Potestas 11/02/2016

YEARS after separating from husband Panfilo Lacson Jr., Jodi Sta. Maria, 34, finally revealed the painful experiences she went through and admitted the addiction that suppressed her emotions. And despite the steady rise of her career in…

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