New Cebuano Army chief hailed

CEBU Rep. Eduardo Gullas has welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte’s designation of Maj. Gen. Andres Centino, a Cebuano, as the 63rd Commanding General of the 103,000-strong Philippine Army. “Cebu is proud of General Centino’s leadership and hard work. We wish him and our men and women in the Army every success,” Gullas said. Centino was raised […]

BSP chief highest paid official in 2020, state auditors say

PHILIPPINE central bank Governor Benjamin E. Diokno was the highest paid government official in 2020, followed by the country’s chief government lawyer and several state bankers, according to state auditors. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) chief earned P19.79 million last year, while Solicitor General Jose C. Calida earned P15.65 million, the Commission on Audit […]

AVIA appoints Celeste Campbell-Pitt as its new Chief Policy Officer for the region

SINGAPORE, Apr 30, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has appointed a new Chief Policy Officer to be based in its Singapore office, a first for the role. Celeste Campbell-Pitt joins AVIA on Monday 3rd May, initially joining Chief Policy Officer John Medeiros, who will be retiring after […]

CoinSmart Appoints Joe Tosti as Chief Compliance Officer

TORONTO, Apr 16, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – CoinSmart, a Toronto-based cryptocurrency exchange, announced it has appointed Joe Tosti to the role of Chief Compliance Officer. Joe comes with over 20 years of experience in compliance, trading, operations and wealth planning, having worked with some of the largest public institutions in Canada. Joe’s […]

CPPO gets new police chief

JUST like his predecessors, the new Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) chief, Col. Robert Lingbawan, promised to wage a battle against illegal drugs and weed out the erring cops among the ranks. Lingbawan started his duty on Friday, April 9, 2021, replacing Col. Alladin Collado, who is now the comptroller of the Police Regional Office […]

Editorial: Good cops and human rights

It certainly inspires a spate of reactions especially from critics of government. Malacañang appointed former Philippine National Police chief Camilo Cascolan as undersecretary at the Office of the President on Feb. 22, 2021. Cascolan was at the PNP’s helm from September to November 2020, but he was among those who conceived of the PNP’s anti-drug […]

CCPO reassigns station heads

THE Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has reassigned its eight police station and special unit heads whose stay has exceeded the standard two-year tour of duty. The chief of the Parian Police Station, Maj. Armando Labora, was transferred to the Abellana Police Station as its new commander. Labora’s former post was given to Maj. Ardiolito […]

Sword GRC to Enhance Product Roadmap, Grow Team, and Extend Global Reach With Multi-Million Pound Investment

Maidenhead, England, Jan 19, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Sword GRC, a provider of specialist risk, compliance and governance software and services, today announces significant financial investment from its parent organisation Sword Group. The funding underpins its programme of ongoing product research and development, involving the creation of 60 new software developer roles and will […]