IN PHOTOS: Police, ‘Barangayanihan’ and Cebu residents

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Several residents from different areas around Cebu island have received goods and kits as the Police Regional Office (PRO-7), Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO), and Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) conducted their “barangayanihan”…

Labor Day salute from Ayala Center Cebu

PR 05/01/2020

Ayala Center Cebu is celebrating Labor Day on May 1 with the Filipino workers, especially the many courageous frontliners and essential workers who continue to go to work every day, amid risks to their own safety. With…

Labor groups ask congress, senate bets to champion workers’ agenda

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Labor groups in Cebu will ask congressional and Senate bets to push for workers’ agenda if they get elected into office. The labor groups’ twin agenda include the implementation of a P750-national minimum…

Despite isolated rainshowers, warm weather still expected in Cebu on Labor Day

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The early morning downpour experienced in Mandaue City and some portions of Cebu City on Labor Day, May 1, 2019, are only isolated rainshowers, said the state weather bureau. Netherlen Seletrero, weather specialist of the Philippine…

DOLE-7 to organize 4 job fairs on Labor Day

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) is organizing three job fairs in Cebu and one in Dumaguete City to mark this year’s Labor Day celebration. DOLE-7 Director Salome Siaton dsaid that…

Duterte orders end of Endo on Labor Day

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/01/2018

CEBU CITY- President Rodrigo has signed an executive order that puts an end to the practice of labor contracting. He signed the executive order on Tuesday morning in front of the thousands of job applicants and local…

Release of livelihood grants, simultaneous job fairs mark this year’s Labor Day celebration

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/01/2017

About 720 employees and management representatives from four cities in Cebu joined the Labor Day 2017 celebration in Talisay City on Monday morning. The day’s celebration kicked off with a caravan from Lapu-Lapu City Hall going to…

Cebu groups echo call for end to contractualization

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/01/2016

FOUR years ago, labor organizer Jefren Abalo quit his job as cement mixer in a Japanese firm at the Mactan Economic Zone (MEZ) 2 in Lapu-Lapu City. He said he could no longer tolerate the contractualization scheme…

DOLE: No labor wage hike on May 1

Nestle L. Semilla 04/27/2016

There won’t be any salary increase for Cebu’s workers before May 1, Labor Day. In yesterday’s press conference, Labor and Employment Undersecretary Nicon Fameronag said the wage increase will only be granted to workers in Regions 2,…

Rose Pharmacy chess May 1

Glendale G. Rosal 04/26/2016

THE annual Rose Pharmacy Chess Classic Open Chess Tournament will be held on May 1, Labor Day at the School of Chess along P. Del Rosario St., Cebu City. Organized by chess patron Bojie Lim, the tournament…

JVR laments Talisay budget cuts: I’ve cried tears of blood

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/14/2015

Mayor delivers state of the city address in old Tabunok public market For almost half of his two-hour speech, Talisay City Mayor Johnny delos Reyes complained about how  budget cuts by the opposition in the council have…

Aquino attends Labor Day activities in Mandaue City

05/01/2015

President Benigno Aquino III attended Labor Day activities in Cebu in Mandaue City and met with local officials early today. More than 100 protestors were supposed to march from San Miguel Corp. to J. Center Mall but…

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