Trump won’t commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

Associated Press 09/24/2020

  WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election. “We’re going to have to see what happens,” Trump said Wednesday at a…

Aboitiz Group readjusts capex to P47 billion

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Although the coronavirus 2019 pandemic has an adverse impact on the global economy, the Aboitiz Group plans to infuse P47 billion in capital expenditure (capex) for the year 2020 to help the country’s…

AEV, partners earmark P73B in capital expenditure for various projects in 2020

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. (AEV) and it partners will allocate P73 billion in capital expenditures (capex) for various projects involving power, infrastructure, and food in 2020. “The COVID-19 crisis created a lot of uncertainty…

Aboitiz scholar is the new President & COO of Visayan Electric

PR 01/03/2020

Engr. Raul C. Lucero, an Aboitiz scholar who finished 8th place in the October 1990 Electrical Engineering board examinations, is the new president and chief operating officer of the Visayan Electric Company. A Professional Electrical Engineer and…

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…

LOOK: Pilot saved from airplane stuck, hanging upside down in power lines

11/26/2019

By a stroke of luck, a man from Minnesota survived what could have been a deadly crash of a plane through power lines. Thomas Koskovich, 65 years old, was rescued by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office last…

CCCI: Cebu needs lower power rates to be more competitive

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) cites need for lower power rates to make Cebu competitive. “In pricing electricity, its the final consumer who ultimately shoulders three costs: distribution, transmission and generation,”…

Boosting your brainpower: How and why

Marc Cosep 08/27/2019

How can you boost your brainpower? During our childhood days, we experience minor memory lapses, whether it’s forgetting a chore or an answer during an exam. We laughingly call these memory lapses as “senior moments.” This goes…

Veco prepares contingency plan for May 13 polls

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Visayan Electric Company (Veco) has committed to provide faster response if power outages occur in polling places within its service areas during the May 13 polls. Veco chief operating officer Anton Mari Perdices said…

Loss of power affects MCIA Terminal 1 x-ray machine

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The departing domestic passengers at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) had to be transferred from the South Wing of Terminal 1 to the North Wing of Terminal 1 after the x-ray machine in the…

VECO ensures long-term stable power supply

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Visayan Electric Co. Inc. gave assurance that it will have stable power supply in the long-term despite volatility of prices in the spot market. VECO Chief Operating Officer Anton Perdices said in a recent…

Power stakeholders: Cebu has enough power supply in May 13 polls

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu would have an adequate power supply during the May 13, 2019 elections, power industry stakeholders said. Jose Rey Maleza, OIC-director of the Department of Energy (DOE) Visayas Field Office explained that all government agencies…

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