Vaccination of minors vs COVID-19 seen as urgent

DJ Yap 08/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The government’s vaccination program for children and teens should commence soonest as the Delta variant quickly spreads through communities, the chair of the Senate basic education committee said on Sunday. Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian cited…

Mandaue Council set to deliberate on ‘urgent’ bike ordinance

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Council is set to begin deliberations this afternoon, September 23, 2020, on a proposed ordinance that will set the rules and regulations for the establishment of a bicycle system in…

Sotto: Duterte could get Anti-Terrorism Bill next week

Leila B. Salaverria, Melvin Gascon - Philippine Daily Inquirer 06/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Anti-Terrorism Bill could be on President Rodrigo Duterte’s desk as early as Tuesday, according to Senate President Vicente Sotto III, but opposition lawmakers urged congressional leaders to delay transmission of the bill to…

Duterte certifies as urgent anti-terror bill

Krissy Aguilar 06/01/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has certified a measure seen to toughen up the government’s anti-terrorism policies. In a letter to Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano Monday, Duterte certified as urgent House Bill No. 6875 which amends…

House approves new round of pay hike for gov’t workers

Patricia Ann V. Roxas - Inquirer.net 12/18/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed on final reading a bill that would increase the salary of government employees starting January 2020 up to 2023. Via nominal voting, 187 lawmakers approved House Bill…

URGENT FLOOD ALERT

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/19/2018

TD Samuel to bring torrential rains; boat trips and flights are canceled As Tropical Depression Samuel poises for landfall, the state weather bureau issued an urgent flood alert as Cebu is expected to experience torrential rains tomorrow,…

Sotto wants Palace to certify Senate version of healthcare bill as urgent

Inquirer.net 10/06/2018

SENATE President Vicente Sotto III called on Malacañang Palace yesterday to certify the Senate version of the Universal Healthcare Bill as urgent. Sotto appealed to Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea if he could recommend to President Rodrigo Duterte…

Embracing AI in business is urgent, says exec

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/07/2018

There is now an urgent need for businesses and organizations in Cebu to employ more intelligent technologies in their operations, an official in the industry said. Lito Tayag, country managing director of Accenture Philippines, said Cebu is…

Solutions to traffic congestion urgent: Davide

Morexette Erram 01/05/2018

TO alleviate traffic congestion in the south, parking on national roads, especially in Minglanilla town, will no longer be tolerated. This was among the solutions agreed upon and discussed during a meeting called by Cebu Gov. Hilario…

Helping Marawi

Editorial 05/29/2017

The sheer volume and flurry of online posts for and against the imposition of martial law in Mindanao overshadowed other equally urgent issues such as extending assistance to those in Marawi City which had been under siege…

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