Teachers get more cash

01/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Public school teachers will get a P1,500 increase in their teaching and connectivity allowance this year, the Department of Education (DepEd) announced on Wednesday. Under the General Appropriations Act (GAA) of 2021 signed by…

Olympic hopefuls get bigger piece of the pie from PSC

June Navarro 06/05/2020

There will be no shortage of support from the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) for athletes favored to clinch a spot in the Tokyo Olympics, with Chair William “Butch” Ramirez making the assurance less than a week after…

Where to get your supply of vitamin C to boost your immune system

03/23/2020

In the face of a global pandemic, it is only natural to stock up on some preventive vitamin c packets in an attempt to boost our immune system. Sometimes called ascorbic acid, vitamin C supports our immune…

79 OFWs in Bicol get P10,000 aid

Mar S. Arguelles 02/12/2020

LEGAZPI CITY –– At least 79 Bicolano Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) who were affected by the travel ban in China, Hong Kong, and Macau because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), would receive P10,000 financial assistance from the…

PH fails to get reinsurers for gov’t assets at risk from natural disasters

Ben O. de Vera 12/26/2019

The government has failed to hire reinsurers for the planned one-year program to protect government assets in areas prone to natural disasters. National Treasurer Rosalia de Leon told the Inquirer there was a “failed bidding” for the…

Duterte wants to get rid of Customs brokers, examiners

Darryl John Esguerra - INQUIRER.net 09/11/2019

MANILA, Philippines – After firing more than 60 Bureau of Customs (BOC) personnel for alleged corruption, President Rodrigo Duterte is now looking at doing away with customs brokers and examiners. “Ang gusto ko, wala nang brokers,” Duterte…

LIST: The best milk teas in Ayala Center Cebu

Marc Cosep 07/18/2019

Whoever says that milk tea is boring must not have had good milk tea in their life. With the Metro’s abundance of great milk-tea shops, choosing once could get pretty overwhelming -truth is, a lot of them…

Cebuano travellers get more destination options in ITF 2019

Marc Eric Cosep 07/07/2019

You can go visit and explore China or the emerging destinations in Asia – Cambodia and Vietnam – or you can enjoy and have fun in the tourism destinations in the country. These are the travel options…

LIST: Get to know the Magic 12

/INQ.net 05/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Reelectionists, returning senators and newbies in the national politics composed the 12 senators who won the May 13 elections. Following is a quick glimpse of the winning senators’ ranks and their background: Cynthia Villar …

1, 400 habal-habal drivers claim rice subsidy from City Hall

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Cebu City government prepared 2,000 sacks of rice for distribution to habal-habal and Angkas drivers today, February 23, but only 1, 400 sacks were claimed as of 2 p.m. Annabeth Cuizon, executive assistant…

Avail of services of EMB-accredited TSD facility or get fined

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/23/2019

The Central Visayas office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-7) has warned establishments that produce hazardous or infectious waste to only avail of the services of Treatment, Storage and Disposal (TSD) facilities that they have accredited to…

Habal-habal drivers to get rice subsidy

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/17/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Concerned on the plight of habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) and Angkas drivers who were affected by the decision of the Supreme Court to suspend Angkas operations, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he will be providing…

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