Cool spots to catch a gig in Cebu City

Finally, live gigs are back after almost three years of streaming online gigs due to the lockdown, which means Cebuanos can now catch their local bands and artists on stage again.From pop, punk rock, jazz, reggae—Cebu’s music scene is certainly a celebration of all sorts of genres and talents.Just in case you’re new to the […]

DILG lauds 15 Cebu LGUs for financial transparency

FIFTEEN local government units (LGUs) in Cebu Province were recognized by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for passing the 2021 Good Financial Housekeeping.These LGUs are the cities of Carcar, Danao, Naga and Talisay and the towns of Catmon, Cordova, Liloan, Madridejos, Medellin, Moalboal, Ronda, San Fernando, Santa Fe, Santander and Tabuelan.DILG’s […]

Cabaero: Localizing ‘unity’

The message of unity was what brought election victory to presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and presumptive vice president Sara Duterte-Carpio. How then to translate that unity to the local levels?Most of Cebu’s elected leaders ran under the same call to unity for Filipinos to move forward, address society’s ills, and prosper. Voters apparently […]

1,000 local jobs available in Mandaue City

MANDAUE City-based job seekers need look no further if they are looking for job opportunities.This after Mandaue City’s Public Employment Service Office (Peso) announced on Friday, May 20, 2022, that the city currently has 1,000 local job vacancies.Mary Jeanette Reyes, Peso Mandaue marketing staff member, said interested job seekers from Mandaue City should be 18 […]

Rama: A microcosm

Dolores is a small town in Eastern Samar that faces the Pacific. Its people number less than 45,000; not even the population of our Duljo and Mambaling combined.It is a third-class municipality. Meaning, as per Bureau of Local Government Finance DO 23-08, its average annual income for the last four years is above P35 million […]

‘Scubasurero’ underwater cleanup held by Therma Visayas in Toledo

LEADING up to the celebration of Earth Day this year, AboitizPower subsidiary Therma Visayas Inc. (TVI), in partnership with the Aboitiz Foundation, organized an underwater garbage cleanup with its volunteer “Scubasureros” in Barangay Bato, Toledo City, Cebu last April 14, 2022.“Scubasurero is a term coined from ‘scuba diving’ and ‘basurero’ or garbage collector,” said Therma […]

Election campaign period boosts consumer confidence, store sales 

THE campaign period for the May 9 local and national elections has helped to improve consumer confidence and sales of supermarkets nationwide, according to the Philippine Amalgamated Supermarkets Association, or Pagasa. Pagasa President Steven T. Cua said in a mobile phone interview with BusinessWorld that poll campaigns had helped increase confidence among consumers. The campaign […]

2,000 police officers in Central Visayas cast vote during local absentee voting

NEARLY 2,000 police officers assigned in Central Visayas were able to cast their vote during the first of the three-day local absentee voting which started on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.Of the police officers from Central Visayas, 250 are assigned at the Cebu City Police Office, said Lt.Col. Wilbert Parilla, CCPO deputy director for operations.Parilla told […]

XanPay Payment Gateway Accelerates AsiaVape’s Local Payments Strategy into Asian Markets

HONG KONG, April 12, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – XanPay is proud to announce AsiaVape has partnered with them to enable Alternative Payment Methods (APMs) for its consumers across Asia; simplifying cross-border payment acceptance, enabling them to access nearly a billion consumers who use these APMs. In Southeast Asia, where most of AsiaVape’s customer’s reside, alternative payment methods are […]

RTO of LTKM Berhad via the Acquisition of EMS Business for RM336 Million

KLANG, Malaysia, Apr 8, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – LTKM Berhad (LTKM), a leading chicken egg producer, today announced a composite proposal, chiefly to divest the Company’s existing business and venture into the business of providing of electronic manufacturing services (EMS) while at the same time, rectify its non-compliance with the public spread […]

OTT Summit Ends with Much Optimism for Growth in Asia and a Strong Focus on Content and the Consumer

Singapore, Apr 6, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) hosted over 850 delegates and featured over 80 industry leaders at the recent OTT Summit, with conversations revolving a lot on the subject of growth, from subscriber and revenue growth to increased local content investment and an intense focus […]

‘Bangon Bohol and Cebu’: Primary Group of Builders responds to communities affected by Typhoon Odette

THE Primary Group of Builders (PGB) carried out power restoration and food relief activities benefiting thousands of households affected by Typhoon Odette in the provinces of Bohol and Cebu.Power restorationIn Bohol, PGB continues to help restore power in the municipalities of Buenavista, Getafe, Talibon and Trinidad. PGB mobilized its boom trucks to distribute primary poles […]