Ombud clears Ahong of graft in case over ‘ghost’ repairs

CRIMINAL and administrative charges filed against reelectionist Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan by Rep. Paz Radaza (Lapu-Lapu City, Lone District) have been dismissed by the Office of the Ombudsman.Radaza is challenging Chan for the City’s highest post in the May 9, 2022 elections.In a joint resolution, the Office of the Ombudsman dismissed the administrative […]

EOC: Covid case surge unlikely after elections

A CITY Hall official is confident that cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Cebu City will remain low after the May 9, 2022 elections.Councilor Joel Garganera, deputy chief implementer of the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC), said Monday, May 2, that the possibility of another surge after the elections is remote.Garganera added that more than […]

Gilding the lily

1 of 3 DAY DATE 40 ROLEX AIR KING YACHTMASTER 40 Rolex blings out its utilitarian Oyster Perpetual Collection ROLEX is unveiling the latest lines in its Oyster Perpetual Collection, lending looks of luxury to the utilitarian watches, originally developed for divers. First up is the Oyster Perpetual Yachtmaster 40, boasting of diamonds and pink, […]

Infocus International Announces the New Dates for Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements Online Course

Singapore, Mar 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Back by popular demand, Infocus International Group has announced the new dates for the Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements (RE PPAs) online workshop that will be commencing live on the 7th of June 2022. Unlike past fossil-fuel based Independent Power Project (IPP) models that featured […]

Athlete EJ Obiena’s case elevated to Court of Arbitration for Sport

THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has questioned the move of Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) president Philip Juico to elevate the case involving his organization and Olympic pole vaulter Ernest John “EJ” Obiena.The POC described the move as breaching integrity and putting a damper on a Philippine Senate-led effort to extinguish the crisis […]

Anti-graft court convicts Ace Durano; Gwen denies she’s behind it

THE Sandiganbayan has convicted former tourism secretary and Cebu gubernatorial candidate Joseph Felix Mari “Ace” Durano for violating the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act over the development of the tourism department’s wall-calendar project in 2009 that allegedly failed to undergo public bidding. But Durano, in a statement, said the Nov. 26, 2021 decision of the […]

Infocus International Brings Back Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements Online Workshop

Singapore, Nov 25, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Back by popular demand, Infocus International Group, a global business intelligence provider of strategic information and professional services, has announced the new date for the Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements (RE PPAs) online workshop which will be commencing live on 19 January 2022. Unlike past […]

Mandaue EOC: 4th Delta recovered

THE Mandaue City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) said the reported fourth case of the Delta variant in the city may have already recovered. This after the Department of Health Central Visayas (DOH 7) announced on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 that 24 locals and two returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) were additional cases of the Delta variant […]

How to solve unequal worker pay

I’m 34 years old, a pioneer regular rank-and-file employee at a small enterprise established five years ago. Recently, my colleague, a 28-year-old man, passed his probationary employment and became regular as well. I felt disappointed when I learned we’re both being paid P650 a day for doing exactly the same job. Clearly, I’m senior and […]

Suzuki and Daihatsu Join Commercial Japan Partnership for Dissemination of CASE Technologies in Mini-commercial Vehicles

TOKYO, Jul 21, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) and Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (Daihatsu) announced that they joined the Commercial Japan Partnership (CJP) commercial vehicle project today to accelerate their carbon neutrality initiatives in minivehicles through the dissemination of CASE technologies and services. As part of their participation in […]