Bank lending seen to improve on easy policy, economy’s reopening 

THE BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) expects lending to improve gradually, with bad debt seen to remain low on the back of banks’ prudent standards.  “Credit activity is expected to improve in the coming months amid an accommodative monetary policy and the national government’s accelerated vaccination program and the implementation of granular lockdowns in the […]

Nalzaro: Complaint against LTO’s new registration policy

Sometime in February this year, President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to suspend the mandatory conduct of the motor vehicle inspection system (MVIS), a requirement for the registration or renewal of vehicles, following mounting protests and complaints by car owners. Prior to the implementation of the privately owned MVIS, vehicles being registered […]

CCMC formally opens

THE Cebu City Government formally opened the first three floors of the new Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 18, 2021. Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama and other city officials formally opened the hospital’s first three floors, which can accommodate 200 beds. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, whose speech was read […]

Talisay brings vax efforts to brgys

WITH more of their citizens still not getting their Covid-19 jabs, officials of the Talisay City government are resorting to bringing their vaccination efforts closer to the people. Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas Jr. told SunStar Cebu that with only few people coming to their four vaccination centers, they have started to implement […]

Changing the game with digital ecosystems

(Second of two parts) To create long-term value and secure a competitive advantage, it is imperative for companies to undergo digital transformation and address rapidly-evolving consumer expectations as many economies begin preparing to reopen and start the period of recovery. Consumers today expect responsiveness and a variety of channels to access with a hyper-personalized experience. […]

Milestones amid 4 Cebuanos top Architect Licensure Examination adversity

Back then, aspiring architects would fly to Manila to take the grueling three-day Architect Licensure Examination (ALE), armed with their T-squares, drawing boards and drawing implements; warriors with their eyes set on a precious prize. This year, would-be architects trooped to licensure examination centers in various sites outside Manila, since the exams in the capital […]

Dole 7 to employers: Dialogue with workers on air purifier requirement

OFFICIALS of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Central Visayas urged owners of essential establishments in Cebu Province to hold a dialogue with their employees on how they can implement Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia’s order to wear air purifiers. Garcia’s Executive Order (EO) 41-2021, which places Cebu Province under general community quarantine until Sept. […]

AppsFlyer Launches Conversion Studio to Enable Single Source Mapping for SKAdNetwork Post-install Measurement

SINGAPORE, Sep 10, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – AppsFlyer, the marketing measurement and experience platform, today launched Conversion Studio, a hyper-flexible solution for conversion value measurement. Conversion Studio enables marketers to master conversion values by maximizing the lifetime value measurement for post-install activity simply and effectively within the limited capacity of the SKAN […]

Those who missed sked can still get vaxxed

REGISTERED individuals who have missed their vaccination schedules either because of emergency or unexpected scenarios like illness during their schedule need not worry as they can still re-schedule their vaccination. Mary Jean Loreche, Visayas Covid-19 Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) spokesperson, said individuals with concerns like these can either call or check with their local government […]

Entertainment News (09/10/21)

GMA Network, Regal Entertainment seal partnership GMA AND REGAL have partnered on a telemovie collaboration, Regal Studio Presents, beginning Sept. 11 on GMA-7. Regal Studio Presents is a weekly TV anthology that features stories starring various GMA artists. The two companies are also developing a variety of content to air across GMA channels. On GTV, […]

Over 600 PDL fully vaxxed in 3 LGUs

OVER 600 persons deprived of liberty (PDL) in one component city and two towns in Cebu Province have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). First dose inoculations for this population segment have exceeded 1,000 in the four local government units. In Consolacion, Mayor Joannes Alegado said 243 PDL detained at the Consolacion Municipal […]

Libre: Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa

BUWAN ng Wikang Pambansa was celebrated in August 2021 with the theme “Filipino at mga Wikang Katutubo sa Dekolonisasyon ng Pag-iisip ng mga Pilipino.” Most of the activities held in the Philippines were virtual led by the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) and the Department of Education (DepEd). KWF named this year’s Dangal ng Panitikan: […]