• Teachers’ group calls on CA to stop PNP ‘profiling’
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    Teachers’ group calls on CA to stop PNP ‘profiling’

    MANILA, Philippines – The ACT Teachers party-list is calling on the Court of Appeals to release a temporary restraining order (TRO) that will put a stop to the alleged profiling of teachers by the Philippine National Police (PNP). The group claims that the PNP is still working on the profiling of teachers

  • Public schools should not be used as evacuation centers — DepEd
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    Public schools should not be used as evacuation centers — DepEd

    MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) wants school classes to go on uninterrupted despite the occurrence of calamities. This is why the department is putting a stop to the practice of using schools as evacuation centers for disaster-stricken residents. “It also stands its position

  • Malacañang declares Jan. 21 special non-working day in ARMM, Isabela, Cotabato City
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    Malacañang declares Jan. 21 special non-working day in ARMM, Isabela, Cotabato City

    MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte through Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea declared January 21, a Monday, a special non-working day in the areas of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and in the cities of Isabela and Cotabato Proclamation No. 646 issued on Thursday (January

  • Seares: ‘Corrupt’ deals under Cortes term: how they might affect the vote
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    Seares: ‘Corrupt’ deals under Cortes term: how they might affect the vote

    Two ways of looking at the civil complaint filed by the Mandaue City Government, led by Mayor Luigi Quisumbing and Vice Mayor Carlo Fortuna, to recover a 3.5-hectare city-owned lot that was sold in 2015

  • Wenceslao: Sinulog and pag-anito
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    Wenceslao: Sinulog and pag-anito

    I won’t tire of suggesting this: Cebu needs another major activity that would showcase its pre-Spanish past. I am reminded of this suggestion every time we celebrate the feast of the Sto. Niño through

  • Ledesma: Sen. de Lima and Bong Go
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    Ledesma: Sen. de Lima and Bong Go

    Sen. Leila de Lima is a marvel. Despite her being confined in a detention cell for charges involving drug-related issues, she gets an enviable media mileage that other legislators can only salivate for.Not

  • Duterte calls axed Bacolod police chief a drug lord ‘protector’
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    Duterte calls axed Bacolod police chief a drug lord ‘protector’

    MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte called recently sacked Bacolod City Police Chief PCSupt. Francis Ebreo a drug lord "protector". The Chief Executive noted an incident where Ebreo exhibited a behavior unexpected of a chief of police. “There was this, si Cano, a councilor who has

  • Briones: Thank you, ‘Del
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    Briones: Thank you, ‘Del

    Well, well.I had a pleasant surprise on Tuesday morning, Jan. 15.While I was surfing the internet--you know, looking for the latest nature documentaries or Bible quotes on sites that a single man who is

  • Philippines, Sri Lanka sign 5 cooperation deals
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    Philippines, Sri Lanka sign 5 cooperation deals

    THE Philippines and Sri Lanka signed Wednesday, January 16, five agreements that aim to bolster cooperation between the two countries in the field of defense, agriculture, education, and tourism.Five memoranda

  • House approves bill scrapping Road Board on second reading
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    House approves bill scrapping Road Board on second reading

    THE House of Representatives on Wednesday, January 16, approved on second reading the amended version of the Road Board Abolition bill.House Bill 7436 or “An Act Abolishing the Road Board and Providing

  • Duterte says Bacolod police chief a 'drug protector'
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    Duterte says Bacolod police chief a 'drug protector'

    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, January 16, justified his decision to fire Senior Superintendent Francisco Ebreo as Bacolod City Police chief, saying the latter was a "drug protector.""Well,

  • ‘If weather stirs Mactan Channel, call off procession’
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    ‘If weather stirs Mactan Channel, call off procession’

    THE Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) 7 announced that there will be no seaborne parade on Saturday morning, Jan. 19, if there is zero visibility at the Mactan Channel.Bad weather is expected on Saturday because

  • Comelec to hold mock elections on saturday
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    Comelec to hold mock elections on saturday

    THE Commission on Election (Comelec) in Cebu will conduct mock polls on Saturday, Jan. 19 to test the accuracy of automated voting and automated transmittal of votes. Acting Cebu Provincial Election Supervisor

  • Capitol employees told: stay neutral
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    Capitol employees told: stay neutral

    CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III warned Capitol employees not to campaign for any candidate running in the polls this May. He said that if an employee wishes to campaign for a candidate, he should resign or

  • BAC: Ong does not own 3 bidding firms
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    BAC: Ong does not own 3 bidding firms

    THE Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) of the Cebu City Government denied that only one person owns the three firms that are participating in the bidding of 21 new garbage compactor trucks worth P232.5 million.

  • ‘Open jeepney routes in mountain barangays’
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    ‘Open jeepney routes in mountain barangays’

    BOTH the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) have this suggestion to the Cebu City Government: Open jeepney routes in mountain villages

  • More free Wi-Fi sites activated in Region 7
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    More free Wi-Fi sites activated in Region 7

    WITH the government’s thrust to integrate micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to the internet, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) 7 activated more free Wi-Fi sites

  • From VJ to VP: KC Montero named Kumu vice president of marketing
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    From VJ to VP: KC Montero named Kumu vice president of marketing

    MOBILE app Kumu has appointed long-time partner KC Montero to vice president of marketing.Montero’s involvement with Kumu is unique in the Philippine tech landscape. While many celebrities in the Philippines

  • Dole’s Single Entry Approach nets P171 million in benefits
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    Dole’s Single Entry Approach nets P171 million in benefits

    THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) 7 has awarded over P171 million in monetary benefits to workers through its Single Entry Approach (SenA) program.DOLE 7 Director Johnson Cañete said that

  • Seipi, government to pitch electronics in Silicon Valley
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    Seipi, government to pitch electronics in Silicon Valley

    THE Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation Inc. (Seipi) in partnership with the different government agencies will promote the capabilities of Philippine electronics industry

  • No signal? No problem
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    No signal? No problem

    IT will be business as usual for Cebu despite the scheduled signal shutoff this weekend.Department of Information and Communications Technology 7 Director Frederick Amores clarified that it’s only the

  • As fiesta flock grows, safety challenges rise
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    As fiesta flock grows, safety challenges rise

    THE number of devotees and pilgrims attending the nine-day novena masses at the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño probably exceeds a million people a day, an organizer of this year’s Fiesta Señor said

  • Ex-San Fernando councilor killed in ambush
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    Ex-San Fernando councilor killed in ambush

    A FORMER municipal councilor and current village chief was ambushed, while another was hurt by unidentified men in front of a cement manufacturing plant in Barangay South Poblacion, San Fernando, Cebu

  • Limpag: Rockstar Coach
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    Limpag: Rockstar Coach

    THE first time I heard of Van Halen Parmis, the first image that got into my mind was that of an old cartoon character, a parody of the god of thunder who wields a guitar, not a hammer. With a name like