Central Global Continues with Proactive Business Sustainability Measures Despite Lockdown

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 23, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Central Global Berhad (“Central Global” or “Group”), a producer of industrial masking tapes and label stocks as well as general building contractor, will continue to keep a tight rein on cashflow in order to ensure business sustainability following the government’s decision to lengthen the […]

Editorial: Community drug rehab

SOME of our cities in Cebu are graduating by the hundreds drug dependents under their community-based drug rehabilitation program (CBDRP). By graduates, we mean individuals who have weaned themselves off illegal drugs for at least six months, while being placed under sporadic surprise drug tests within the required period. These individuals were either in the […]

16 vaxxed persons get Covid in Mandaue City

SIXTEEN residents of Mandaue City, who have received at least one dose of a vaccine against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), have been found positive for the virus, according to the local contact tracing team. Lawyer Julius Ceasar Entise, head of the Mandaue City Contact Tracing Team, said the 16 individuals underwent swab tests to fulfill […]

Eased metro lockdown eyed for rest of June

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza and Vann Marlo M. Villegas, Reporters THE GOVERNMENT would probably ease the lockdown in Manila, the capital and nearby cities and provinces this week on decreasing coronavirus infections, according to the presidential palace. Metro Manila and the provinces of Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna and Cavite would likely revert to a general […]

Wenceslao: Gradual is it

I don’t think that just because one has been vaccinated, one can already do anything without any care in the world. In the United States, where millions have already been vaccinated, questions were raised on the logic of continuing to wear face masks in crowded places. But I prefer the gradual lifting of restrictions before […]

Editorial: On the right track

THE recent lifting of travel restrictions in the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus bubble means residents in Metro Manila and its neighboring provinces are now allowed to undertake point-to-point leisure travel to areas under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ). This is covered by Resolution 118-A that the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of […]

Duterte to decide on US pact soon

President Rodrigo R. Duterte is expected to decide soon whether to end a visiting forces agreement (VFA) with the United States, the Philippine ambassador to the US said on Friday.  Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Manuel G. Romualdez said the two countries had spent a lot of time discussing how to improve the military pact on the deployment of troops for war games.  He said an improved version […]

Editorial: Tooth and nail

SEN. Franklin Drilon sets out a preemptive strike at what will most likely be a “huge campaign kitty,” the 2022 national budget, but specifically points to what could be the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) proposed P28 billion funding. Drilon said he’d oppose the budget “tooth and nail.” “We should […]

Editorial: Virtue signalling

Whether or not Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Guillermo Eleazar’s dressing down of Police Master Sgt. Hensie Zinampan in public was mere show, it may help to look at the context that charged the official’s frustration. It wasn’t also the first time that he did so on an erring cop—he did the same, and even […]