Duterte promise to end ‘endo’ a ‘farce’ – labor groups

Dona Pazzibungan 07/12/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Labor groups said they were no longer surprised by a presidential adviser’s announcement that banning “endo” or labor contractualization was no longer a priority of President Rodrigo Duterte in his final year in office.…

PROMISE FULLFILLED

Brian J. Ochoa 11/23/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—When Mike Reyes took over the coaching chores for Southwestern University (SWU)-Phinma in 2017, he set a target.  Read: YAYOY PASSES TORCH: Alcoseba’s contract with SWU ends; Reyes is interim coach “I told sir Gilbert…

DFA implements new scheme that will shorten releasing period of passports

Doris C. Bongcac 10/01/2018

Starting today (October 1), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is implementing a new scheme that will shorten the releasing period of passports to at least six working days. This is in compliance with DFA Secretary Alan…

UC’s Torregosa delivers promise in Cesafi athletics

Glendale G. Rosal 09/30/2018

University of Cebu’s (UC) Martchan Torregosa lived up to his promise of delivering a sensational performance in the athletics event of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) by breaking two meet records yesterday at the Cebu…

Entrepreneur shares promise of treasures found in her attic

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 08/12/2018

ATTIC FINDS IN LILOAN You will always find treasures at the attic.” This is the inspiration behind Attic Finds, a three-year-old clothing business of former copy editor, Dawny June Ebite Tantuan, in her husband’s hometown of Liloan,…

Organizers promise better Laban ng Lahi race on August 26

Glendale G. Rosal 08/10/2018

CAMBOAYAN Sports Events Management chief Joenel Pogoy buried the hatchet with Cebu-based runners almost a year after their dismal running event in Cordova town, Cebu by finally handing over the cash prizes yesterday in a re-launching of…

Craft artist sees promise in skateboard making business

STC INTERN 07/01/2018

Being proud of doing the things you love and showing the world that carpentry skills can help you do more things and even earn from using these skills are what craft artist Angelo Michael Alburo believes in.…

Power firm sees promise of solar rooftop projects

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/27/2018

THE growing demand for rooftop solar projects has prompted Cebu-based energy firm Vivant Corporation to pursue these small-scale projects not just in Cebu but in other parts of the country as well. Since they started in 2017,…

WILL HE KEEP HIS PROMISE?

MAO BA? 05/15/2018

The declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte to retire once the country completes the shift to a federal system of government drew mixed reactions from the netizens. Mike Vollmer said, “He’s never kept any of his other promises…

Bato’s promise: I will address agency woes

Inquirer.net 05/11/2018

Newly sworn in Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) head Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Friday said he would resign if administrative and budgetary problems in the agency will not improve after a month. Five days after assuming office…

Cebu candidates promise to keep elections clean

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Norman Mendoza and Benjie Talisic 05/03/2018

HUNDREDS of individuals aspiring to be the next barangay captain, councilor and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) official in various parts of Cebu vowed to ensure a peaceful and clean election season. They were among the barangay and SK…

PROMISE KEPT

MAO BA? 05/01/2018

News on President Rodrigo Duterte signing an executive order to end contractualization during his Cebu City drew positive response from netizens. Rosemarie Coming-Maurer said ”Thank you Mr. President. You’re the one who can end the problems in…

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