Gov’t has P1.3-B budget for free bus rides this year — DBM

THE GOVERNMENT has allocated P1.285 billion in this year’s budget for the continuation of free bus services nationwide, including the EDSA Busway system in Metro Manila, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said on Thursday.   “We understand the plight of our commuting public. The service contracting program, which funds ‘Libreng Sakay’ is a big […]

Indonesia to offer 80/160-year building (HGB) permits in IKN Nusantara to incentivise investment

JAKARTA, Oct 14, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Indonesia’s Ministry of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning/National Land Agency (ATR/BPN) is offering building use permits (HGBs) of up to 80 years, extendable to 160 years, as an incentive for investors to join in the construction of the Indonesian new capital (IKN) Nusantara, to be […]

​​​​​​​Liveloud to hold ‘He Reigns’ concert at IEC Convention Center in Cebu City

ESTABLISHED in 2009, Liveloud is an advocacy influencing the lifestyle of the youth through Catholic music. This year’s Liveloud entitled, “He Reigns,” is taken from the verse Revelations 21:5. Liveloud said that during the darkest of times, in moments devoid of almost all hope, people must remember that God is with them. “Faithful and true, […]

Limpag: ALA’s legacy

It was at Casino Español 13 years ago that I first saw Antonio L. Aldeguer get emotional. It was the Sportswriters Association of Cebu (SAC)-San Miguel Sports Awards and Z Gorres, one of his favorite boxers, nay people, of all time, was to receive the Presidential Award after surviving life-threatening conditions in his last fight […]