Quincentennial bonus not a priority, but COVID situation is — Chan

Futch Anthony Inso 04/12/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will not prioritize the giving of a quincentennial bonus to employees at city hall in line with the upcoming celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Victory…

CCMC health workers next to be vaccinated

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) workers will be prioritized when the second batch of vaccines, which most likely will be of the brand, AstraZeneca, arrives. Labella said that some doses of Sinovac, the…

Elderly health workers seen as priority for AstraZeneca vaccines — Galvez

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 03/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Some health experts are recommending that the arriving COVID-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca be allocated to elderly healthcare workers, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said Thursday. “May mga doctor po na nagsasabi, priority natin yung…

Xi assures Duterte: PH gets ‘priority’ access once China develops vaccine

Julie M. Aurelio 06/13/2020

China has promised to give the Philippines “priority” access to a vaccine it is developing against the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Malacañang said on Friday. Chinese President Xi Jinping gave this assurance to President Rodrigo Duterte during…

Turning Poblacion into tourist spot is Samsam Gullas’ priority if he wins as Talisay mayor

Futch Anthony Inso 05/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City’s Barangay Poblacion to become a tourist destination and the city’s “lechon” (roasted pig) to be popular again. These are the two goals of Cebu’s First District Congressman Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas,…

Overriding priority

Editorial 12/17/2018

That the Supreme Court issued a temporary restraining order on the continued operation of motorcycle-for-hire hailing service Angkas shows not only how detached and apathetic the High Tribunal’s magistrates are with the plight of ordinary commuters. It…

Changing Bantayan’s status not Senate’s priority

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/06/2018

BUSINESSES and lot owners in Bantayan Island will have to wait a little more before getting titles for their properties. A plan to lift the status of the island from a wilderness and protected area into an…

TRAIN 2 a House priority – Arroyo

Inquirer.net 07/31/2018

THE House of Representatives will prioritize package two of the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said Tuesday. “Remember in the Sona (State of the Nation Address) of President (Rodrigo) Duterte, it’s there,”…

Cebu’s LGBT not yet lobbying for same sex marriage

Futch A. Inso 07/01/2018

Cebu’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community isn’t pushing for the passage of same-sex marriage in the country as of now. Their response came in the wake of the recent Social Weather Station (SWS) survey result…

Samboan to upgrade roads, homestay options for tourists

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 06/17/2018

Capitalizing on the influx of tourists in Cebu, the southern town of Samboan is working on upgrading their road networks and training personnel to keep up with international standards. Vice Mayor Emerito Calderon Jr. said they hope…

Cebu City’ top priority: Hire more traffic enforcers

Doris C. Bongcac 04/10/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said on top of the city’s priorities, the city government should hire more traffic enforcers. He made this comment after the Cebu City Police asked P15 million worth of ammunition and other…

Safety will be top priority in 11th Olango Challenge

James Nicole Franz R. Savellon 03/16/2018

ORGANIZERS are reassuring a safe race when the Olango Challenge kicks off its 11th edition at the Pacific Cebu Resort premises in Barangay Suba Basbas, Lapu-Lapu City on May 5. The race, which has attracted 900 swimmers…

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