Public hospitals, specialists vouch for DoH officials accused of mishandling cancer funds 

GOVERNMENT-run medical facilities with cancer specialty services have vouched for Department of Health (DoH) officials who have been accused of mishandling public funds for cancer patients.    In a joint statement, 20 public hospitals said cancer funds amounting to more than P809 million have been allocated to them and have been used efficiently.   The fund “continues […]

PRO 7 chief turns over gadgets to top performing police offices

POLICE Regional Office (PRO)-Central Visayas Director Brigadier General Roderick Augustus Alba turned over laptops and computers that were mentioned in the Christmas wish lists of three police offices in the cities of Cebu, Lapu-lapu and Mandaue. These gadgets are designed to strengthen police operations especially during Christmas when crimes are expected to increase. Alba had […]

Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino calls for book publication proposals

KOMISYON sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) has invited the public to submit a book proposal for its publication project. KWF will accept proposals that deal with technical works, linguistic research, creative literary works written in Filipino and in regional languages in the Philippines such as Cebuano, Chavacano, Hiligaynon, Ilocano, Waray, Bikol, Kapampangan, Tausug, Mëranaw, Kinaray-a, Surigaonon […]

Marcos hails ties between US and ASEAN at summit

PHILIPPINE President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. has called for the continuation of maritime security partnerships between the United States and Southeast Asian nations, saying Washington could deter transnational crimes, according to the presidential palace. He also recognized the role of a quadrilateral alliance among the US, Australia, India, and Japan in maintaining regional security. “Let […]

Livestock insemination being promoted to Cagayan Valley LGUs

DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) officials in the Cagayan Valley said they are pushing artificial insemination (AI) to local government units (LGUs) as a means of expanding livestock production. “Artificial insemination  of cattle represents the most successful sophisticated program of animal breeding ever implemented to improve the quality, productivity, and reproductive health of dairy cattle and […]

Azelis inaugurates state-of-the-art Regional Innovation Center for Food & Nutrition in Singapore

SINGAPORE, Jun 1, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Azelis, a leading innovation service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, announces the opening of its Regional Innovation Center (RIC) for Food & Nutrition (F&N) in Singapore, further demonstrating the Group’s commitment to continuously invest in its innovation capabilities. The RIC will […]

Cada Manifesto of Support to LTO Regional Director Caindec

Through its represenatives, the Cebu Auto Dealers Association (Cada)—the local aggrupation of brand new car dealers in Cebu—submitted a Manifesto of Support for LTO Regional Director, Victor Caindec.Among others, the group is appreciative of the efforts of RD Caindec in improving the processes, systems and facilities of LTO Region-7 ever since he assumed the position […]

Melanie Ng accepts role as PCCI’s new regional governor for Central Visayas

CEBU Chamber of Commerce and Industry past president Melanie Ng formally accepted Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, her new responsibility as the regional governor (RG) of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry-Central Visayas.Ng succeeded Edward Du of Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry, who had served as the regional governor for Central Visayas since […]

Organisational Agility, Leadership Transformation, Employee Engagement help DBS, Olam International to be Kincentric Regional Best Employers 2021 in APAC

Singapore, Dec 14, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – DBS and Olam International Limited have been named as Regional Best Employers in 2021 for the Asia Pacific region, according to Kincentric’s premium assessment that identifies organisations who demonstrate outstanding people practices and workplace excellence. DHL Express (Middle East), The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company and Intact Financial Corporation (North America) and […]

Bank expands in Cebu, opens new branch, 1st regional center

GOKONGWIE-LED Robinsons Bank has opened its 160th branch and first regional office in Cebu Business Park. The Robinsons Bank Cebu Business Park branch and Regional Business Banking Center aims to fulfill the growing and changing needs of the Filipinos by making banking solutions more accessible to the public. The branch and regional business banking center […]

Entertainment News (08/06/21)

1 of 6 Spotify launches new daily, weekly subscription plan THIS week Spotify launched Premium Mini in the Philippines, a new bite-sized plan that offers flexibility with daily and weekly subscriptions for as low as P7/day and P26/week. Premium Mini users can enjoy almost all the benefits of the regular Premium plan, including: ad-free individual […]

Local governments outside the capital take measures vs Delta variant spread 

SEVERAL LOCAL governments across the country are taking various measures to prevent a surge in coronavirus cases amid the threat of the more transmissible Delta variant.   In Iloilo City, the regional center of Western Visayas in central Philippines, Mayor Jerry. P. Treñas announced Monday morning that a “stricter lockdown” will be imposed this week to Sunday.     “From Aug. 3 […]

Mitsubishi Corporation: Mobility & Regional Contents Pilot Project Launched in Smart City Aizuwakamatsu

TOKYO, Jul 2, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), Shobunsha Holdings, Inc. and Shobunsha subsidiary MAPPLE, Inc. (MAPPLE) are pleased to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between MC and MAPPLE regarding joint studies on new tourism services. The services will combine each company’s unique expertise with advances […]

Financial regulators wary of ‘unconventional interventions’ sparking future crises

Regional financial regulators believe the economic downturn resulting from the pandemic could warrant “unconventional interventions” from governments beyond the normal toolkit for dealing with crises, which in themselves could also be sources of future financial instability.  Benjamin E. Diokno, governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), co-chaired a meeting Tuesday of the Regional Consultative Group for Asia (RCGA), during which participants sought to […]