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RETIREMENT pensioners who are first-time borrowers under the Social Security System (SSS) Pension Loan Program (PLP) may now file their applications online starting May 30, 2022, in the My.SSS Portal, a top official announced Wednesday, May 25.“We recognize the challenges faced by our retirement pensioners in going to SSS branch to avail of the Pension Loan Program. With the pandemic still around, pensioners prefer to have their transactions done online in their respective homes. This online fac
The boy portrayed offering flowers to a soldier on the back of the old P500 banknote, recently ran into Vice President Leni Robredo in New York.
THE head of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) has warned anew his men not to wear the uniforms of the Philippine National Police (PNP) if they want to post their TikTok dance videos on social media.CPPO head Colonel Engelbert Soriano gave his warning after learning that some policemen wearing PNP uniforms performed stereotypically gay movements in their TikTok dance video on Facebook.The PNP main headquarters in Camp Crame had earlier issued a directive to all police personnel warning the
The Rasenta Builders gave the previously undefeated Kevlo the boot with a 71-54 win in the quarterfinals of the Duterte Basketball League Cebu last Sunday at the Capitol Parish Gym.Big man Tawee Cañedo anchored Rasenta’s attack on both ends of the floor as he finished with 15 points, seven rebounds, and three assists.The Rasenta Builders will next face TSO in the semifinal round after the latter defeated Angel Mary Pawnshop, 69-61. Guard Danilo Contado tallied 13 points, three rebounds, four ass
A CERES Liner bus with a plate number GXS 634 caught fire Monday night, May 23, along Basak highway in Mandaue City, Cebu.The incident caused traffic in the area around 6 p.m. Monday.One of the witnesses, Rosemarie Villarial, said she saw smoke coming from the front side of the bus, then there was fire.The bus was plying the Talamban-Parkmall route.No casualties were reported from the incident.Investigation as to what caused the blaze is ongoing. (HIC)
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MANDAUE City in Cebu is now almost 50 percent “drug cleared,” with nine out of 27 villages now cleared from illegal drugs, an official said Monday, May 23, 2022.Councilor Neriza Soon-Ruiz told reporters during a session Monday that the city aims to attain a 100 percent “drug cleared” status by September or not later than December 2022.Under the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) Regulation 3 series of 2017, the “drug cleared” status is given to a barangay that was classified as “previously drug affecte
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A RETIRED US army was taken into police custody after he went berserk inside a bar in Barangay Cogon-Ramos, Cebu City past 4 a.m. Monday, May 23, 2022.He, however, was freed on the same day after posting the P10,000 cash (bail) bond requested by Judge Jennelyn Forrosuelo of the Municipal Trial Court in Cities Branch 4.Senior Master Sergeant Jeptha Jumawan of the Abellana Police Station 2 narrated that suspect, Jack Raymond Wilson, 45, of Wisconsin, USA, who presently resides along V. Rama Avenue
THE Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) sees a possible increase in selling prices and production costs of some companies following the P31 minimum wage increase in Central Visayas.CCCI president Charles Kenneth Co said Wednesday, May 25, 2022, that the increased amount is at the "high end of their expectation."Co assured, however, that the increase will not probably result in a massive layover of workers in the region.The chamber also welcomed the plan of the Cebu City Government to of
Presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. wants Arsenio Balisacan back as director-general of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA).
THE management of the Toledo City General Hospital has launched an investigation on the death of a mother and her baby following allegations of medical negligence.Reports said the family of patient Immaline Villarino-Magno complained that the doctors, midwives and other health personnel of the hospital committed negligence that resulted in her and her newborn child’s death.The incident happened on May 18, 2022, according to Azenith Villarino, sister of Immaline who was interviewed on radio dyLA
THE Cebu City Government is now eyeing to provide tax amnesty to businesses that cannot cope with the recently approved wage increase in Central Visayas.In a press conference Wednesday, May 25, 2022, Mayor Michael Rama pleaded to business owners to absorb and endure the P31/day increase approved by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) Tuesday that is still subject to the National Wages and Productivity Commission’s review.“I am pleading that employers may be able to absor
LESS than a month since the opening of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX), issues have been identified that need to be addressed by both the concessionaire and the local government units (LGUs) of Cebu City and Cordova, including the project’s cost overrun.Engineer Ricky Dakay, chairman of the project’s steering committee, said in a press conference Wednesday, May 25, 2022, that the concerns include the buildup of traffic and the increase in the construction price of the bridge.Despite the
Former US congresswoman Michele Bachmann claimed in an interview that the Biden administration has proposed giving the World Health Organization (WHO) control over national health care decisions. This is false; the US proposed amendments to WHO regulations aimed at beefing up the agency's response to future disease outbreaks, but the global agency, US officials and experts say the proposals would not give the WHO power to override domestic policies."The Biden administration is bringing amendment
The Angkol Breakers came back from an 18-point deficit to stun the OBEC United, 91-81, in the Metro Cebu Basketball League Season 6 last Sunday at the Benedicto College Gym.The Angkol Breakers found themselves in trouble early as they trailed, 8-26, at the end of the first period. However, they started to make their way back in the second with a 29-17 turnaround to pull to within six, 37-43, at halftime.The Angkol Breakers finally overcame the deficit in the fourth period which they started with
A RETIRED US army soldier was taken into police custody after he went berserk inside a bar in Barangay Cogon-Ramos, Cebu City past 4 a.m. Monday, May 23, 2022.He, however, was freed on the same day after posting the P10,000 cash (bail) bond requested by Judge Jennelyn Forrosuelo of the Municipal Trial Court in Cities Branch 4.Senior Master Sergeant Jeptha Jumawan of the Abellana Police Station 2 narrated that suspect, Jack Raymond Wilson, 45, of Wisconsin, USA, who presently resides along V. Ram
From June 1, transportation and accommodation assistance for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will be suspended in Alert Level 1 areas.
DEPARTMENT of Health (DOH)-Central Visayas officials urged the public, especially the “plantitas and plantitos” (those who love planting and gardening), to make sure there are no stored water in containers to prevent breeding of dengue-carrying mosquitoes.The reminder came as the health office noted a continuing increase in the number of dengue cases in the region, with 3,557 cases reported from January 1 to May 14, 2022.The DOH-Central Visayas said this is 324 percent higher compared to the 839
AT LEAST two persons were killed in a “free-for-all” shooting in Barangay Luyang, San Remegio town in northern Cebu at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2022.One of the two motorcycle-riding suspects who shot dead a 48-year-old real estate agent was also killed by a responding policeman.Master Sergeant Gregorio Geramis of San Remigio Police Station identified the suspects as Verlito Maralas Marianito, 54, of Barangay Victoria, San Remigio, Cebu, and Rowen Dela Peña Cose, 29, of Barangay Maravilla, Tab