Yahoo Finance’s Akiko Fujita breaks down the top stories around the world.
Yahoo Finance’s Akiko Fujita breaks down the top stories around the world.
The Miss USA organization is mired in controversy following accusations of the competition being rigged in favor of Filipino-American R’Bonney Gabriel.
The semifinal roster has been completed after Aquilla Trading, Truck N Trail, and Weigen Motors came away with victories in the quarterfinal round of the Duterte Basketball League-Cebu last Sunday at the Capitol Parish gym.Aquilla Trading routed the Tisa Bulldogs, 77-59, thanks to versatile forward John Velasco, who had a terrific all-around performance of 14 points, five rebounds, two assists, a steal, and a block.Truck N Trail also booked their spot in the semis with a dominant 84-44 win over
OAKRIDGE Realty Development Corp., developer of the premier Oakridge Business Park in Mandaue City, Cebu, is once again making strides to help make the world greener.Oakridge has shifted power use from clean energy to renewable energy (RE) with First Gen Energy Solutions Inc., one of the leading and biggest power producers and suppliers of clean energy in the country. First Gen’s energy portfolio is derived from clean, indigenous and naturally occurring renewable sources, including natural gas,
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THE Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD 7) is open to helping all retrenched workers in the region under its Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situations (AICS) program.DSWD 7 Director Shalaine Lucero told SunStar Cebu Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, that for the agency to release cash assistance, the laid-off workers must undergo a verification process.Under the process, beneficiaries will be verified by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority, the Department of Labo
THE Lapu-Lapu City Government initiated its first city-wide anti-drug summit in Panglao Island, Bohol on Thursday, October 6, 2022.Initiated by the City of Lapu-Lapu Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Closap), the anti-drug summit was aimed to achieve highly functional anti-drug abuse councils and 30 drug cleared barangays by 2023.Members of the city's Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (Badac) attended the summit.During the event, the seven barangays who have earned high passing score of the
Facebook and TikTok users shared an image allegedly showing the Philippine media's "bias" against the government in their coverage of Super Typhoon Noru. The posts -- viewed thousands of times -- claimed local media outlets had produced "no news" about the government's preparations for the storm, yet they had highlighted the efforts of a charity run by former vice president Leni Robredo. This claim is false; keyword searches found multiple news reports about the government-run social welfare age
THE Visayas Command (Viscom) awaits the decision of the Department of National Defense (DND) on whether to accept Governor Gwendolyn Garcia’s offer to relocate Camp Lapulapu in Barangay Apas, Cebu City to a 1,050-hectare property in the western town of Tuburan.“We are very thankful to our good governor for the offer and we have referred the matter to the DND since they are the ones that exercise the authority, directions and control over military affairs, which include the establishment of milit
The United States Department of Agriculture also forecast rice consumption to reach 15.6 million million tons next year.
TWO-TIME interim world champion Reymart Gaballo makes his ring return after a long hiatus following a loss to Filipino superstar Nonito Donaire Jr.Gaballo takes on Ricardo Sueno in a World Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental bantamweight belt on Oct. 29 at the Lagao Gym in Gen. Santos City.Gaballo has been out for close to 10 months since suffering a fourth round knockout in the hands of Donaire Jr. in all-Filipino world championship fight for the World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight strap on
THE Cebu City Council has approved a resolution requesting the Division for the Welfare of the Urban Poor (DWUP) to develop an action plan that will assist more than 200 families living in Lot 937 in Sitio San Miguel, Barangay Apas who could lose their homes after owners of the property are set to implement a demolition order against them.Cebu City Councilor Edgardo “Jaypee” Labella II filed the resolution in order for the City to act on the plea of the residents who could lose their homes after
The absence of the Nigerian ruling party’s presidential candidate Bola Tinubu from the campaign trail has opened the door to speculation that he is in poor health and receiving treatment in a London hospital. A Facebook account recently shared a photo of an emaciated man in a wheelchair, saying it was Tinubu. But this is false: AFP Fact Check found that the picture has been digitally altered, with Tinubu’s face superimposed on another person’s body. “Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s doctors have advised him
Public officials must be reminded that the financial assistance given or set to be given to their constituents who badly needed it is not their personal money. It comes from the government’s coffers, sourced from tax-paying citizens and people involved in business.For Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to say that he wants the release of financial assistance to senior citizens, adult individuals who are 60 years old and above, on his 68th birthday on Oct. 28, 2022, could rub some people the wrong way.
With a pugon hearth as the "heart and soul" of his kitchen, Mindanao-born Kurt Sombero puts unique twists on traditional Filipino cuisine.
DHL Express, the world’s leading international express service provider, signed an agreement with Unisys Corporation, a global technology services company, to provide international express courier services. Unisys, PSA's accredited partner, will provide digital government services and manage the end-to-end process of originating, authenticating, securing, and issuing civil registry documents to Filipino citizens living abroad.PSA Serbilis, an online platform, enables Filipinos to request copy is
THE Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has sent police officers to Sitio San Miguel, Barangay Apas to secure the area pending the issuance of a demolition order from the court.According to CCPO Director Colonel Ireneo Dalogdog, the police officers are there for police visibility and not because of a court order.He clarified that once the court issued the order, the men and women stationed in the area would be pulled out and be replaced by police officers from the Police Regional Office in Central Vi
CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama has assured residents in Barangay Apas that he will discuss possible remedies with Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia following the turnover of lots from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Visayas Command to the Cebu Provincial Government.This, as Garcia began negotiations with the Department of National Defense (DND) on the cost to Capitol of replicating the military camp in a new location.Mayor Rama told SunStar Cebu Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, that the City Government had t
Whether it’s that scary clown that feeds on children, a fan who held her favorite author captive until he finished writing a book to her satisfaction, or a teenager with telekinesis, everyone can agree that Stephen King’s stories are truly in a league of their own.King authored some of pop culture’s most famous and well-known villains such as Jack Torrance from “The Shining,” Annie Wilkes from “Misery” and Pennywise from “IT.” His novels have creeped and frightened countless people for decades,
THE country’s headline inflation rate rose to 6.9 percent in September, significantly higher than the 6.3 percent in August this year.This is the highest recorded inflation since October 2018, the Philippine Statistics Authority said Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022.September inflation in Central Visayas also accelerated to 8.1 percent from 7.4 percent in August.With this month’s inflation, the country’s average inflation rate from January to September 2022 stood at 5.1 percent. September inflation last
LIBERATION of people to live within the new normal is the greatest achievement of President Ferdinand "BongBong" Marcos Jr. during his first 100 days of service, said a top education official.In an interview with SunStar Cebu on Friday, October 7, 2022, Department of Education (DepEd)-Central Visayas Director Salustiano Jimenez said re-opening the economy and schools is one of the accomplishments Marcos made during his first three months as the Philippine president."For allowing the Department o