Wenceslao: The mountains

We held the annual outing of my wife’s relatives in Catmondaan in the town of Catmon more than 50 kilometers north of Cebu City. During trips like the one we did, I usually end up looking beyond the roadsides and to the mountains overlooking the coastlines.I have always been in awe of the very mountainous […]

Daanbantayan budget officer drowns, 6-year-old granddaughter survives

THE 57-year-old budget officer of the Municipality of Daanbantayan in northern Cebu drowned after she fell into a manhole in a beach resort in Sitio Tambo, Barangay Kawit, Medellin in northern Cebu past 12 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2022.The fatality was identified as Marissa Cruz of Barangay Bitoon, Daanbantayan. Her six-year-old granddaughter survived, police said.Cruz […]

Northern Territory of Australia and NEC Sign MoU to Grow the Territory’s Digital Capabilities

CANBERA, AUSTRALIA, Apr 13, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Northern Territory of Australia (Northern Territory), NEC Australia and NEC Corporation today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The signing will strengthen the NEC and Northern Territory Government partnership to develop a sustainable innovation ecosystem and grow the Territory’s digital capabilities. […]

‘Basyang’ intensifies but exits PAR

TYPHOON Basyang (Malakas) has intensified further but is now outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Basyang was spotted at 1,400 kilometers east of Central Luzon with maximum sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour (km/h) […]

Mindanao bats for P1.35-T allocation in 2022 budget

The Mindanao Development Authority is hoping to get a P1.35-trillion allocation in the 2022 national budget. — COURTESY OF DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS By Marifi S. Jara, Mindanao Bureau Chief THE MINDANAO Development Authority (MinDA) will push for a P1.35-trillion allocation in the 2022 national budget, representing 27% of the proposed P5-trillion spending […]