UP Maroons edges Ateneo to win UAAP men’s basketball crown and end 36-year title drought

The University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons are champions once again as they defeated the powerhouse Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles, 72-69, in overtime of the winner-take-all Game Three to rule over the UAAP Season 84 men’s basketball tournament on Friday at the jampacked SM Mall of Asia Arena.Butuan City native Joel Cagulangan pushed […]

Preliminary conference for 3 Marcos disqualification cases set Jan. 7

THREE petitions seeking the disqualification of Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., son and namesake of the late Philippine dictator, from running for president in the May 2022 elections have been set for preliminary conference on Jan. 7. Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena V. Guanzon, who is part of the division handling the three cases, made […]

China Gas (00384) to Target the Trillion-Dollar New Energy Market Strategic Agreements with Industry Leaders to Support China’s Dual-Carbon Policy Goals

HONG KONG, Dec 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – China Gas Holdings Limited (“China Gas”; stock code: 00384), a leading trans-regional comprehensive energy supplier in China, announced a series of strategic framework agreements with industry leaders including China Three Gorges Group and Dongfeng Motor (stock code: 00489), to jointly develop the massive “Dual-Carbon” […]

ADB sees coal-fired plant retirement scheme saving 200M tons of CO2

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) said retiring half of the coal-fired power plants in the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam will remove up to 200 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions a year. The three countries are being evaluated for participation in the ADB’s proposed energy transition mechanism (ETM) facility, which will purchase coal-fired power plants […]

Three Cebu schools chosen for face-to-face classes

A TOTAL of 626 students from three schools in Cebu Province will be accommodated in the pilot implementation of limited face-to-face classes. Department of Education (DepEd) Cebu Province Division Superintendent Marilyn Andales identified the schools as Luyong Baybay Elementary School in Bantayan town, Bantayan Island with 186 students, Basak Elementary School in Samboan town with […]

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 […]

Carbon Market developer ramps up worker hiring

WITH construction works about to begin, the Carbon District Modernization Project is ramping up recruitment efforts in local communities for skilled and experienced workers. Private partner Cebu2World Development Inc. (C2W) and its mother company, engineering and infrastructure innovator Megawide, are continuing to prioritize applicants from the three Carbon District barangays, namely Sr. Sto. Niño, San […]