Bike lane violator jailed

THE strict implementation of bicycle lanes in Cebu City has already imprisoned one individual for failure to pay the fine for his violations and for ignoring the summons of the court. The City’s Sugbo Bike Lanes Board (SBLB) will also press charges against 50 violators for not settling their infractions within the given period. The […]

Net metering proposed to address rising power prices

THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) said on Tuesday that the aggressive implementation of a net metering program will help insulate customers from rising electricity prices. “While the program demonstrates potential savings in electricity cost and protection from bill shock, actual data shows the need for more aggressive efforts to promote and implement the program in […]

The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) Publishes Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) Overview Document

Washington, D.C., Jan 17, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is pleased to announce the publication of the Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) ( Overview Document. It is available for download at, and provides an in-depth look at the content, structure, use, and maintenance of the GBA BMM. The […]

How can private boards be future-fit?

In today’s rapidly-evolving and disrupted business environment, private enterprises need to be resilient and responsive to fast-changing business needs. Boards and management alike should widen their agenda, and continually embrace transformation to keep their organizations aligned with the times. The most recent geopolitical, societal and environmental events force companies to rethink their priorities and revisit […]

Franchising company expands to Cebu

By Kaila Jewels Tashvana B. Cajelo AS IT expand its services to Cebu, Easy Franchise is making franchising accessible to Cebuanos, a business venture that usually requires a rigorous process to follow. Easy Franchise’s consultant Angela Villaluz said the company continuously aims to maintain excellent quality of service with their partner companies. “Our partners can […]

Globe, Smart set up counters during Sinulog festival week

TWO of the biggest telecommunication companies (Telcos) in the country have installed assistance booths to assist their subscribers struggling with the registration of their SIM (subscriber identity module) cards amid the ongoing Sinulog activities. In a media interview on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2022, Smart Communications and Globe Telecom announced that they had put up several […]

LiquidityFinder Brings Advanced Social Features to Leading Institutional OTC Liquidity Information Platform

LONDON, Jan 12, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – LiquidityFinder is thrilled to announce the launch of their upgraded community-driven fintech platform to assist electronic trading businesses and institutional investors in discovering and connecting with well-matched business partners to drive OTC liquidity. As organizations and the range of financial instruments they offer change frequently, […]

Pandemic’s challenges inspire Carcar City

THE challenges brought about by the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic was the inspiration of the Carcar City contingent for its winning performance during the One Cebu Island Sinulog sa Kabataan on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. The group bested 13 other contingents coming from Cebu City and Cebu Province during the ritual showdown at the full-packed […]

30 police generals, colonels resign in Central Visayas

TWO police brigadier generals and 28 full-fledged police colonels of the Police Regional Office-Central Visayas (PRO 7) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) National Support Unit tendered their courtesy resignation on Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. The move came after the call of Interior Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr. for all full-fledged police colonels and generals in […]