Gov’t orders price freeze on LPG, kerosene in areas under state of calamity 

THE ENERGY department has imposed a price freeze on household liquified petroleum gas (LPG) and kerosene in areas that have declared a state of calamity after typhoon Odette, with international name Rai, left extensive damage in parts of the Philippines.    As of Dec.18, five local government units have made the calamity declaration. These are: Jose Panganiban town in Camariñes Norte, Cebu province along with the independent city of Cebu, Bohol […]

LTFRB 7 prepares for f2f college classes in Cebu

WITH college students expected to return to school now that the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases approved a Commission on Higher Education (Ched) recommendation for phased in-person classes in areas under Alert Levels 1 to 3, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board Central Visayas (LTFRB 7) has started processing applications for […]

Ched 7: Over 104K college students in Central Visayas vaxxed against Covid-19

THE Commission on Higher Education Central Visayas (Ched 7) reported on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021 that more than 104,000 college students have already been vaccinated against Covid-19, or over 33 percent of the total 313,352 students in the region. Ched 7 Director Dr. Maximo Aljibe told SunStar Cebu that they are strengthening their vaccination campaign […]

JSP Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (SET: JP) debuts shares on MAI

BANGKOK, Nov 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – JSP Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (Thailand) PCL (SET: JP), a developer, manufacturer and distributor of modern and traditional medicines, herbal products and nutritional supplements, is debuting on the MAI today. JSP is ready to pursue growth through developing new products under own brands, aiming for higher profit […]

Transport dep’t eyeing to increase subsidy for PUVs amid fuel price hikes 

THE TRANSPORTATION department on Monday said it is planning to increase the incentives it provides, through the service contracting program, to public utility vehicle (PUV) operators and drivers as a way to mitigate the impact of rising fuel prices.  In a statement, Transportation Secretary Arthur P. Tugade said the department has formally proposed to the Land Transportation Franchising and […]