CLI kickstarts vaccination program for its workforce, dependents

PROPERTY developer Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) has beefed up its Covid-19 relief efforts among its employees with the initial rollout of its Covid-19 Vaccination Program starting on July 9, 2021 at the Velez Medical Arts Building. The CLI Covid-19 Vaccination Program is an initiative that encourages all CLI employees across its Visayas and Mindanao (VisMin) […]

Free check-up bill filed

A senator filed a measure seeking to provide free annual medical check-ups to all Filipinos to allow early detection of serious ailments. Senator Juan Edgardo M. Angara filed Senate Bill 2297 or the proposed Free Annual Medical Check-Up Act. In a statement, Mr. Angara said many Filipinos do not seek medical care in their lifetime […]

DICT pitches telecom spectrum user fee to drive telco investment

THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said Congress needs to legislate a spectrum user fee (SUF) to ensure the sustainability of telecommunications industry development and improve access to the internet. At a House hearing Tuesday, Information and Communications Undersecretary Emmanuel Rey R. Caintic said the SUF was on the DICT’s wish list when […]

Investigation underway after corruption allegations against WiFi contractor

THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said Monday that it is set to investigate corruption allegations against SpeedCast International Ltd, a Hong Kong-based firm tapped to implement the government’s free internet connectivity project. The announcement, in a statement issued late Monday, comes after the President’s spokesman Herminio L. Roque, Jr. asked the DICT […]

Century Pacific Food set to give free COVID vaccine for employees

CENTURY PACIFIC Food, Inc. (CNPF) will provide free coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines for all its employees and will donate 5,000 doses to the government’s vaccination program. In a regulatory filing on Wednesday, the listed food manufacturer said it had contracted close to 70,000 doses via tripartite agreements signed by the private sector, the national […]