Fujitsu Spain receives 9th award of the “Fundación Consejo España-Japón” (Spain-Japan Foundation)

TOKYO, Oct 5, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu today announced that its Spanish subsidiary, Fujitsu Spain, was awarded the 9th award of the Fundación Consejo España-Japón (Spain-Japan Foundation, hereinafter FCEJ)(1) in recognition of its energetic business development and strong commitment to Spanish society and its continuous efforts in promoting the country’s digitalization. […]

Sari-sari store owner who ‘squeezed’ customer’s breast in spirit of fun in police custody

CARCAR City police arrested a sari-sari store owner in Sitio Cabiawon, Barangay Valencia, Carcar City, Cebu on Saturday night, October 2, 2022, hours after he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old female customer. They identified the suspect as 58-year-old Alejandro Alicaway. According to Lieutenant Colonel Ardioleto Cabagnot, chief of the Carcar City Police Station, the victim and […]

Resumption of more international flights at Davao airport seen as provinces ramp up tourism options 

DAVAO Region’s tourism sector is optimistic about having more international flights revived at the Francisco Bangoy airport in Davao City as surrounding provinces launch new activities for tourists.     “We really hope that the other routes as well will open soon,” Department of Tourism (DoT)-Davao Regional Director Tanya Rabat-Tan said last week at a media forum […]

Dancers, officials from Lapu-Lapu, Toledo in South Korea for int’l dance competition

CONTINGENTS from two Cebu cities will participate in the prestigious Wonju Dynamic Dance Carnival in South Korea for three days of October this year.The Lapu-Lapu City Performing Arts (LLCPA) and members of Toledo City’s Joyful Tribe will represent the country during the yearly dance competition.In a statement posted on the Lapu-Lapu City Public Information Office’s […]

Rama picks Dalugdog as city police chief

MAYOR Michael Rama has recommended a new police chief to lead the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) in the implementation of ‘Oplan Disiplina.’Rama told reporters Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, that he has selected Police Col. Ireneo Dalugdog to be the new CCPO Director.Rama said he is just waiting for Dalugdog’s official appointment from the Philippine […]

Cebu City wants P20B budget for 2023

THE Cebu City Government will push for a P20 billion budget for 2023 to strengthen the campaign of Mayor Michael Rama’s Singapore-like vision for the city, which means smart, globally competitive and disaster-resilient.With a 2022 budget of only around P10 billion, doubling the amount will require the City to improve first its revenue collection by […]

4,000 workers retrenched; Lapu asks DSWD for help

THE Lapu-Lapu City Government will request the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DWSD) to provide assistance to around 4,000 workers who were reportedly retrenched from their companies in Lapu-Lapu City.The City Council approved on mass motion during its fifth special session Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, Resolution 16-0496-2022 authored by Councilor Annabeth Cuizon.Kim Francisco, head […]

Okada Manila supports the launch of Parañaque: A Mega City By the Bay coffee-table book

The Parañaque City government and Media Touchstone Ventures, Inc. (MTVi) launched its coffee-table book, Parañaque: A Mega City By the Bay last Sept. 15, 2022. The event was graced by Mayor Eric Olivarez, Congressman Edwin Olivarez, author Melandrew T. Velasco, and Okada Manila executives: Board Director, CFO, and Treasurer Hans Van der Sande, Board Director […]

Five HKTDC autumn tech fairs create synergies for SMEs

HONG KONG, Sep 29, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), five technology fairs* will be held in October under the theme “Innovations for Better Living”. The fairs will run under the HKTDC’s brand-new EXHIBITION+ hybrid model, creating a variety of cross-sector business and networking opportunities […]

Overloaded PUVs ‘tolerated’ in Talisay as traffic body focuses on managing road congestion

SEVERAL public utility buses that pass through Talisay City are overloaded, especially during rush hour.Jonathan Tumulak, head of the City of Talisay Traffic Operation Development Authority (CT-Toda) shared this observation on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.Tumulak said this has been happening since face-to-face classes resumed in August.However, he said his office has tolerated the practice since […]

City Councilor: Remove roadside car wash stations

CEBU City Councilor Renato “Jun” Osmeña Jr. has urged the city government to take action against roadside self-service car wash stations in the city to prevent vehicular accidents from happening.During the City Council’s regular session Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, Osmeña filed a resolution asking the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) to strictly implement City Ordinance […]

Chan orders police to strictly implement curfew following incidents involving minors

LAPU-LAPU City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has directed the police to strictly implement the curfew for minors following the recent robbery and mauling incidents in the city.Chan made the marching order after three individuals, including two minors, were arrested Monday, September 26, 2022, for allegedly stealing the earnings of a blind person in two separate […]