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 […]

Nationwide round-up (03/03/21)

Private inspection centers seek revision of vehicle checking program VEHICLE inspection center owners are proposing a revised private motor vehicle inspection program to President Rodrigo R. Duterte, as daily inspections have drastically declined from 100 to five. “Even with the price drop, there has been a drastic decline in the number of clients undergoing inspection […]

Regional Updates (03/01/21)

2 Northern Mindanao areas positive for red tide THE latest shellfish bulletin from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) includes Murcielagos Bay and Ozamiz City in Misamis Occidental, and Taguines Lagoon in Camiguin among the areas positive for red tide contamination. Shellfish harvested in these areas, both located in the Northern Mindanao Region, […]

2 in Talisay, Liloan carry UK variant

TWO persons, with addresses in Talisay City and Liloan town, have been found positive for the highly infectious variant of Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). They are among the eight new cases of the B.1.1.7 variant in the country, bringing the total number to 25, the Department of Health said Friday, […]