#CDNPinilay2022 Margot O vows all-out support to BPO industry if elected mayor

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 03/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City mayoral candidate, Margot Osmeña, who leads the Bando Osmeña Punodk Kauswagan (BOPK) party, promised the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry of her all-out support should she win in the upcoming polls.…

Visayan Electric restores power to over 80% of customers within franchise area

PR 01/21/2022

AboitizPower subsidiary Visayan Electric Co. (Visayan Electric) is furthering its power restoration works after it breached its 80-percent re-energization target, with additional manpower and equipment pouring in. Visayan Electric President and Chief Operating Officer Raul Lucero announced…

We need power – Cebu City Mayor Rama tells NGCP

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 12/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City needs power as soon as possible. This was the message of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) to hasten the rehabilitation of the…

2 days after #OdettePH: Cebu still without power, water supply

Delta Letigio, Doris C. Bongcac 12/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu is still without water and power supply two days after Typhoon Odette hit this island province. Edna Inocando, spokesperson of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD), said on Saturday morning, December 18,…

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…

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