GDP growth slows to 6.1 percent in 3rd quarter

Fernando Fajardo 11/08/2018

Government spending more than before, however, may also lead to much larger government deficits and to higher inflation rate. As reported yesterday by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 6.1…

More than 87 percent of target beneficiaries receive cash assistance from DSWD

Zena V. Magto 10/18/2018

The unconditional cash transfer (UCT) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has already been distributed to 87.6 percent of the target beneficiaries. This was reported by Graeme Ferdinand Armecin, DSWD Planning Officer 4, in…

MCIA’s asphalt overlay now 60 percent complete

Norman V. Mendoza 09/11/2018

The overlaying of asphalt at the runway of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport is about 60 percent complete based on the latest ocular inspection on Tuesday dawn (September 11). Lawyer Steve Dicdican, airport’s general manager, said he expects…

Central Visayas GDP is 69 percent from Cebu

Fernando Fajardo 07/19/2018

There were errors in my article last week. This is the corrected version of the article which I overhauled as a whole in view of its importance in helping us gauge the real size of the economy…

Inflation hit new over 5-year high of 5.2% in June

Inquirer.net 07/05/2018

  Inflation jumped by 5.2 percent year-on-year in June, a new over five-year high, due to sustained elevated prices of food and “sin” products, the government reported Thursday. In a report, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said…

CHEd-7 approves 12 percent tuition hike in Central Visayas

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/17/2018

THE COMMISSION on Higher Education in Central Visayas (CHEd – 7) has approved an average of 12 percent tuition increase for first year level in some private higher education institutions (HEIs) in the region. CHEd-7 Director Dr.…

Jails in Visayas region 800 percent congested

Benjie B. Talisic 06/09/2018

More and more people are locked behind bars as the government steps up its campaign against illegal drugs and other forms of criminality. Jail Chief Supt. Arnold Buenacosa, director of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology…

73 percent of 8-12 year old Filipino students at cyber risk

PR 05/22/2018

2018 National DQ Impact Report The 2018 National DQ Impact Report, a collaborative work among DQ Institute, Globe and the Department of Education (DepEd), involved 3,819 primary public and private school students. The study profiled the students’…

PSC 80 percent ready for PNG

Glendale G. Rosal 04/04/2018

THE PHILIPPINE Sports Commission (PSC) is in full swing with its preparations for the Philippine National Games (PNG) that will be held in Cebu from May 19 to 25. According to PSC Visayas executive director Boobi Kintanar,…

DPWH-7 to close F Llamas Street

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 02/28/2018

Motorists are advised to avoid F. Llamas street starting tomorrow, Thursday to pave way for the start of phase 3 of the N. Bacalso underpass project which aims to ease traffic. Engr. Roy Dela Cruz, the project…

95 percent ready for Fiesta Señor 2018

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/21/2017

  The Augustinian fathers of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño are on the final stretch of preparations for the Fiesta Señor 2018 which is expected to draw at least a million people from different parts of…

95 percent ready for Fiesta Señor 2018

Ador Vincent Mayol 12/21/2017

The Augustinian fathers of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño are on the final stretch of preparations for the Fiesta Señor 2018 which is expected to draw at least a million people from different parts of the…

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