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    Consumer group seeks rollback in minimum fare of buses, jeepneys

    The United Filipino Consumers and Commuters (UFCC) is calling on the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to rollback minimum fares of buses and jeepneys. UFCC president, Rodolfo Javellana Jr. in a written appeal urged the LTFRB to reopen discussions on fare adjustments and to

  • Bicam tackles Lifetime Cellphone Number Bill
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    Bicam tackles Lifetime Cellphone Number Bill

      PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Congressional Bicameral Conference Committee has started deliberations on the proposed measure seeking to provide mobile phone users with a lifetime personal cellphone number. Senate Bill 636 or the proposed Lifetime Cellphone Number Act will give phone users the option

  • Woman gives birth in police car
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    Woman gives birth in police car

    PERSONNEL of the Mandaue City Police Station 3 assisted in the labor of a pregnant woman Monday morning, November 12 in Lapu-Lapu City, inside the patrol car.PO1 Elmer Gonzales, Josie Tejano, a registered

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    P25 daily wage hike for NCR workers to take effect November 22

    MANILA, Philippines — The National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) has announced that the P500 to P537 new minimum wage rates for Metro Manila workers will take effect on November 22. The announcement comes after the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) officially confirmed the P25 wage

  • Village officials surrender guns, tools to Danao police
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    Village officials surrender guns, tools to Danao police

    TWO officials of Barangay Quisol, Danao City, Cebu surrendered to the police on Monday afternoon, November 12, unlicensed guns and tools in making illegal firearms. Superintendent Jaime Quiocho Jr., the

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    Ex-Customs chief faces graft raps over release of 105 container vans

    Former Customs chief and now Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director General Isidro Lapeña is facing graft raps over the alleged illegal release of 105 container vans from the port of Manila last March. In a complaint filed with the Department of Justice, the National Bureau

  • German national gets hit by bus, dies in Alcoy, Cebu
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    German national gets hit by bus, dies in Alcoy, Cebu

    A 75-year-old German national died after he was hit by a bus past 4 p.m. Monday, November 12, on the national highway in Barangay Guiwang in Alcoy, Cebu.The fatality was identified as Wolfgang Zago Muller,

  • AFP defeats ex-champs Senate at UNTV Cup elimination
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    AFP defeats ex-champs Senate at UNTV Cup elimination

    QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Two-time champion AFP Cavaliers prolonged their winning streak to five after downing the Senate Defenders at the end of the first-round eliminations of UNTV Cup Season 7 last Thursday. The AFP banked on its tight defense plays to rout the season six champion by maintaining

  • Brewing storm affects most parts of PH
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    Brewing storm affects most parts of PH

      A low-pressure area (LPA) is currently affecting most parts of the country. PAGASA spotted the weather system at 235 kilometers east-southeast of Davao City, Davao Del Sur. Based on the forecast of PAGASA, Palawan, Visayas, and Mindanao will experience scattered rains and thunderstorms. Meanwhile,

  • Work on infra projects 24/7, DPWH urged
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    Work on infra projects 24/7, DPWH urged

    A BUSINESS leader in Mandaue City wants the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to work on infrastructure projects 24/7 to minimize disruption.Specifically, Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry

  • 900 families in Naga in red zone
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    900 families in Naga in red zone

    AN INITIAL of 900 families living in barangays near the landslide area in the City of Naga are expected to evacuate from their homes immediately.That, after the City Government of Naga found that these

  • CICC contractor to build Capitol’s 20-storey building?
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    CICC contractor to build Capitol’s 20-storey building?

    THE contractor that built the controversial Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) in 2006 emerged as the lowest calculated bidder during the bidding for the 20-storey Provincial Resource Center last

  • Biggest drop in gas price today after hike series
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    Biggest drop in gas price today after hike series

    ANOTHER round of decrease in fuel prices takes effect Tuesday, Nov. 13, after months of continuous increases.For the past three weeks, gas stations had decreased the price of gasoline by P1 per liter.Jay

  • Low tide, accident didn’t stop rites
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    Low tide, accident didn’t stop rites

    LOW tide and an accident between two marine vessels didn’t matter in the scheme of things during the seaborne procession of the image of the Birhen sa Regla in Lapu-Lapu City yesterday, Nov. 12.It took

  • Students, faculty want a new UP chancellor
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    Students, faculty want a new UP chancellor

    THE interview of the selection committee for the two nominees for chancellor of the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu was met with protest last Monday, Nov. 12.Students and some members of the faculty,

  • City DEPW eyes heavy equipment purchase: official
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    City DEPW eyes heavy equipment purchase: official

    THE Cebu City’s Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) wants to purchase a brand new heavy equipment to hasten work being undertaken by the office.During the budget hearing last Monday, Nov.

  • South highway relaxes: agency
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    South highway relaxes: agency

    GOOD news awaits motorists and commuters from the south who regularly pass a depressed portion of N. Bacalso Ave., Cebu City.Roy dela Cruz, project engineer of the Department of Public Works and Highways

  • Get into business, Philippine youth urged
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    Get into business, Philippine youth urged

    THE true success in eradicating poverty is to develop the young generation of Filipinos to be job generators rather than job seekers.Dr. Jaime Aristotle Alip, founder of Card Mutually Reinforcing Institutions

  • Family of farmers urges Filipinos to go organic
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    Family of farmers urges Filipinos to go organic

    THE family that farms together, stays together.For Gerry Paglinawan, eating organic ingredients helps one become healthier and live longer, which is the main thrust of his family’s business, Agriko Multi-Trade

  • CIM reveals secret of its success
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    CIM reveals secret of its success

    FOR the past 55 years, the Cebu Institute of Medicine (CIM) has produced 160 topnotchers. Eleven bested all other aspiring physicians in the country.The latest addition to its streak of success are Martin

  • DTI develops prototype app for biz registration
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    DTI develops prototype app for biz registration

    THE government has developed a prototype that will allow new business registrants to apply for business permits using a mobile phone.“We are pleased to report that business registration at your fingertips

  • Don’t set up your in-law for failure (Part 2)
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    Don’t set up your in-law for failure (Part 2)

    IN MOST emerging economies in Asia, there are more families that openly encourage in-laws to work in the family business.And guess what? Typically, the entry of in-laws has already been pre-ordained by

  • March 22, 2019 declared as Emilio Aguinaldo Day
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    March 22, 2019 declared as Emilio Aguinaldo Day

    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte, through Proclamation 621, has declared March 22, 2019 as "Emilio Aguinaldo Day" to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the country's first president.Under

  • Kindling kindness
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    Kindling kindness

    THE world can be a cruel place; people can be, too. But ultimately, each one of us has the choice to make the world less cruel and to breed kindness and positivity instead of hatred and cynicism. In observance

  • Michael Learns To Rock in Cebu
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    Michael Learns To Rock in Cebu

    MICHAEL Learns To Rock (MLTR), Denmark’s biggest pop-rock band, will be coming to Cebu in December, as part of its “Still Asian Tour 2018/2019.” The multi-platinum selling trio of Jascha Richter,