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Talisay City to Strengthen The Use of Recycled Plastic

The city government of Talisay City will strengthen the use of recycled plastic materials. Councilor Fe Ylanan, Chairman on the Committee on Waste Management told Metro Cebu News (MCN) that they are trying to let the public know the importance of recycling. Ylanan said that they will create a “garbage bin net” that will be […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2019Related News

Malachi 3:11 Pest Control

Son #1 pointed out to me the streamers advertising a pest control company in our village. Its name? MALACHI 10:11. Strange. “Why would a pest control firm use a Bible verse for its name?” I asked. “Look up the verse, Mom, and find the answer,” he replied. Malachi 10:11, “‘I will prevent pests from devouring […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2019Related News

Guadalupe River Clean-up Drive Successful

The Guadalupe River Clean-up drive was a success after employees of the Cebu City Hall, policemen, and volunteers collected around 21 tons of garbage on Saturday, August 17. The said clean-up drive started at 6 in the morning and was led by Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella. The clean-up drive has an official hashtag #UbanTaSaKausaban. […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2019Related News

DSWD Delivers Family Food Packs to Region 6

The DSWD’s Visayas Disaster Resource Center located in Mandaue City, Cebu has provided assistance to the residents who are suffering from food shortage in the municipalities of Carles and Concepcion, Iloilo due to prolonged bad weather and southwest monsoon. A total of 3,000 family food packs (FFP) were brought to San Pedro Pier in Iloilo […].....»»

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DOH, Partners Commit to Find, Treat 2.5m Pinoys with TB

The Department of Health (DOH) together with the World Health Organization (WHO), United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Global Fund formally recognized their commitment to completely eliminate tuberculosis (TB) by signing a joint pledge of support in a bid to take the Philippines off the list of countries with the highest TB burden […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2019Related News

Quick and Healthy Back-to-School Baon Ideas Your Kids Will Love

School season is here! Going back-to-school means excitement for kids but can be stressful for busy moms as meal planning comes into play. Preparing baon for your kids can be a struggle considering both their picky tastes and the nutritional content they need to grow strong and healthy. That is why Swedish appliance brand Electrolux […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2019Related News

Seven Philippine Fashion Brands to Present at Premiere Classe Paris

Seven notable and well-loved Filipino fashion accessory and ready-to-wear brands are heading to Paris to participate in the Premiere Classe fashion trade show happening on September 27 to 30, 2019. Held annually since 1989 and happening in the midst of Paris Fashion Week, Premiere Classe showcases fashion design and accessories by brands and designers from […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2019Related News

CPDRC to Get More Doctors and Lawyers

Due to the congested Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), the Cebu Provincial Government will deploy additional doctors and lawyers to the facility. Additional doctors and lawyers is one way to decongest the facility. The Integrated Bar of the Philippines Cebu (IBP) Chapter said that they will deploy new lawyers that will give their […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2019Related News

DILG Supports Amendments to the Human Security Act

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) supports the proposed amendment of the Human Security Act (HSA) of 2007, particularly the longer wiretapping and detention period “to improve the government’s capacity to fight terrorism and ensure the safety and security of the entire country. DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that terrorism is […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2019Related News

TESDA Offers Scholarship Grant for Drivers and Family, Others

Drivers and their relatives and other stakeholders are encouraged to take advantage of the latest scholarship program being offered by TESDA and DOTr. TESDA Director General Isidro Lapeña recently led the regional launching here of the “Tsuper Iskolar” Program, a collaboration between the Department of Transportation and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority. Tsuper […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2019Related News

Over P290-M Worth of Infrastructure Destroyed by Batanes Quake: DPWH

The Batanes earthquake is pegged to be P292.86 million worth of damage to infrastructures says Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). On a report as of Wednesday, July 31, 2019, DPWH estimated the total damage to be over P200 million on residential structures, public buildings, roads, and slope protection structures in the barangays of […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 1st, 2019Related News

Cebuanos to Enjoy 3 Holidays for the Month of August

Three holidays were declared in Cebu for the whole month of August this year. The first holiday is on August 6 (Tuesday) a special non-working holiday. It is the day to commemorate the 446th Charter Day of Cebu. The holiday was created by Republic Act No. 8952 Cebu’s highly urbanized cities like Cebu City and […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 1st, 2019Related News

Cebu Governor to Develop CSBT

Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia visited the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) on July 30, to inspect the whole operation and all the amenities of the terminal. Garcia visited the CSBT’s office, canteen, comfort rooms, stores inside the terminal and also checked the condition of the buses parked in the terminal. Garcia assessed that the terminal […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 1st, 2019Related News

Discipline Zone Implements in 2 Towns

The southern city of Talisay and municipality of Minglanilla have implemented the “Discipline Zone” where the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) will clear out vehicles that are illegally parked on national roads. CCPO Chief Col. Roderick Mariano said that all towns are subjected to clearing operations but they will prioritize Talisay and Minglanilla. This move […].....»»

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SSS-PSC Partnership to Ensure Social Security Coverage of PH Athletes, Coaches, Trainers

The state-run Social Security System (SSS) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to ensure the social security coverage of national athletes, coaches, and trainers. Under the agreement, the PSC shall deduct from the allowances of national athletes, coaches, and trainers who are not covered by the Government […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 1st, 2019Related News

Academy Award Winner Julianne Moore Tackles Latest Acting Challenge in “After the Wedding”

Academy award winner and incredibly versatile actor, Julianne Moore who notched up an array of stunning performances in notable and hit movies such as Boogie Nights, Magnolia, Hunger Games series, The Lost World: Jurassic Park and her unforgettable performance in Still Alice (which won her the long overdue Best Actress Oscar), stars anew in the […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 1st, 2019Related News

SSS Issues Show Cause Orders to Non-Compliant Establishments in Quezon City, La Union, Tacloban, Davao Del Sur

The state run-Social Security System once again posted show cause orders to 43 business establishments nationwide during its fourth simultaneous Run After Contribution Evaders (RACE) Campaign on 25 July. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Aurora Cruz Ignacio said that all employers, whether handling small or large businesses, should comply with Republic Act 11199 or […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 1st, 2019Related News

Over P290-M Worth of Infrastructure by Batanes Quake: DPWH

The Batanes earthquake has already reached P292.86 million worth of damage to infrastructures says Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). On a report as of Wednesday, July 31, 2019, DPWH estimated the total damage to be over P200 million on residential structures, public buildings, roads, and slope protection structures in the barangays of Sta. […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 1st, 2019Related News

Construction of Bulacan Airport Set to Begin Before End of 2019

This comes as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) concluded the Swiss Challenge for the unsolicited proposal of San Miguel Holdings Corporation (SMHC) today, 31 July 2019. In the opening of bids conducted by the DOTr’s Bids and Awards Committee (BAC), there were no rivals to challenge the original proponent for the construction, operation and maintenance […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 1st, 2019Related News

Cebu City College to Rise Soon

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the City Government of Cebu are pushing to build a City College. Even before, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella wanted to establish the Cebu City College to allow less fortunate students to acquire decent and quality education. The City Government of Cebu however, needs to comply various requirements […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJul 31st, 2019Related News