Singapore’s top diplomat to PH willing to support Rama’s ‘Singapore-like’ vision for Cebu City

SINGAPORE’S top diplomat to the Philippines has expressed their willingness to support the Singapore-like goals of Mayor Michael Rama for Cebu City. Singapore Ambassador to the Philippines Gerard Ho Wei Hong, who paid a courtesy call on the mayor on Monday, Feb. 13, 2023 at the Cebu City Hall, told Rama that “whatever it is […]

Improved sanitation, more livelihood eyed in 16 Cebu City coastal villages

MORE livelihood opportunities and improved sanitation are being eyed by the Cebu City Government for its coastal communities in line with the Singapore-like vision of Mayor Michael Rama. Reymarr Hijara, chairman of the Coastline Management Board (CMB), told SunStar Cebu Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023, that they are crafting a coastline management plan for the city’s […]

Korindo Transfers Urban Forest Management to Bogor Regency Government

Bogor, Indonesia, Feb 11, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – After three years of planting and maintenance under Korindo Foundation’s care, Pakansari Stadium’s urban forest (or Pakansari City Forest) was finally handed over to the Bogor Regency Government at the beginning of February 2023. Rows of Eucalyptus deglupta trees green the areas of Pakansari […]

Rare Artworks by Picasso and UAE Royal Family Member to be Auctioned together for the First Time

DUBAI, Feb 9, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – The Rare Antiquities is revolutionising the way museums and galleries are presented in the web 3.0 space through their unique technology. By making high-value art available to everyone, regardless of the budget. It is the first platform to fractionalise a Banksy and distribute the fractionalised […]

CCDRRMO to enhance disaster prep in schools, brgys following deadly Turkey, Syria quake

THE Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) will enhance its disaster preparedness campaigns for barangays and schools, especially during major earthquakes. This, after a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed more than 5,000 people and damaged thousands of structures in Turkey and Syria on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. CCDRRMO head Harold Alcontin said […]

Mati City fish port secures full funding

MATI CITY, capital of Davao Oriental province, has secured the full P150-million fund needed to complete its fish port complex project, the mayor announced on Friday.   Mayor Michelle N. Rabat, in a statement, said another P2 billion has been approved under the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for a 2.25-kilometer coastal highway and […]