Gaga raises $35M for virus fight, curates all-star TV event

04/07/2020

NEW YORK — Lady Gaga and advocacy organization Global Citizen have raised $35 million to fight the coronavirus and will launch a TV special featuring Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish to combat the growing virus.…

Angel Locsin raises almost P4 million to help 28 hospitals

Cha Lino 03/31/2020

Almost a week after actress Angel Locsin and her team started the fundraiser UniTENTweStandPH, they have collected P3.7 million, as of writing, and is set to help 28 hospitals in and out of the metro. Locsin, with…

APO Cement raises prices of cement products amid quarry suspension

Inquirer.net 11/18/2018

APO Cement is raising the price of its cement products by P10 per bag in Cebu and other parts of Visayas, citing the suspension of its main supplier after the landslide in Cebu months ago. In a…

Marikina raises third alarm as river level reaches 18m

Inquirer.net 08/11/2018

THE third alarm was raised yesterday over Marikina City as the Marikina River spilling level reached 18.3 meters due to continuous heavy rain. The Marikina City government started forcing its residents to evacuate their homes and move…

Wharton senior fellow raises funds for Cebu NGO

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 05/24/2018

Dr. Brian To, global strategist and senior fellow of The Wharton School-University of Pennsylvania, will be in Cebu today (May 25) to give a one-day lecture under the Strategic Leadership and Management Program (SLAMP) at the Marco…

Brgy chief raises residents’ issues about Aloguinsan landfill

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/20/2018

STENCH carried by what used to be fresh air, and the threat of leachate ontheir source of water are the main concerns of the residents of Barangay Tampaan in Aloguinsan town, located 59 kilometers southwest of Cebu…

Environmentalist raises alarm over commercial extraction of natural gas, oil in Alegria

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/15/2018

CEBUANO lawyer and environmental activist Gloria Estenzo Ramos described as “sad and alarming” the latest development on the commercial availability of natural gas and oil at the Alegria Oil Field in southern Cebu. “Natural gas is still…

Gwen raises Korean trash, Inayawan landfill links

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/21/2017

THERE were “suspicious circumstances” that may link the shipment of 5,000 metric tons of trash from South Korea to Cebu to the closure of the Inayawan landfill. During yesterday’s resumption of the House Ecology Committee’s inquiry on…

Mayor raises concerns over HB 6152

Inna Gian Mejia 08/29/2017

THE four-day workweek might create an “economic dislocation” in the business process outsourcing sector. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña was referring to House Bill 6152 or the bill to implement a four-day workweek which will allow employees…

Weaker peso raises gov’t debt to record high P6.417T at end-June 2017

Inquirer.net 07/26/2017

AS the peso slid to almost 11-year lows in June, the national government’s outstanding debt inched up to a record high P6.417 trillion at the end of the first six months of 2017. The latest Bureau of…

AboitizPower raises P3 billion

Inquirer.net 07/03/2017

BOND FLOAT Energy firm Aboitiz Power Corp. (AP) has raised P3 billion from the issuance of fixed rate bonds to fund expansion plans and potential acquisitions. The bonds — which were listed on fixed income trading platform,…

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