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The Habit of Gratitude

I have a wonderful three-year-old daughter. She says funny things and sweet things, and sassy things too. It feels like every week she learns new skills, sentences, and behaviors. Some words came naturally: mine, now, and I want to. Others took more work. Words like please and thank you need to be encouraged and reinforced. […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 26th, 2022Related News

Best Ways To Keep Employees

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on the Philippine labor market. Yet, as we transition to the new normal, many jobseekers have taken the chance to leave their current jobs and seek better employment opportunities aligned with their preferences and values. With this, leading online job platform JobStreet advised hirers to reevaluate their plans in order […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 26th, 2022Related News

NEDA Approves EO Reducing E-Vehicle Tariffs

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board approved an executive order (EO) that modifies the current tariffs on electric vehicles (EVs) in a bid to promote consumer purchase of eco-friendly vehicles. According to Socio-economic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan Thursday, the endorsement for the EO was made during NEDA’s first meeting of the agency under […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 25th, 2022Related News

Easy Ways to Cut Food Waste at Home

(NC) With rising food prices, we’re all feeling the pinch. Here are four ways you can cut food waste at home so your grocery money can go further. Make a plan To avoid buying excess perishables, you should always take stock of what you already have at home before you go grocery shopping. In fact, […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 25th, 2022Related News

The Reality of Breastfeeding with COVID-19

Breastmilk contains antibodies that boost immunity, and help promote optimal development and growth, a natural source of nutrition and protection available for children in most emergencies as in the current pandemic brought about by COVID-19. The most common question of a breastfeeding mother during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic is, “Is it safe to […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 24th, 2022Related News

Marcos, Biden May Meet in White House in 2023

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. may once again step on United States soil as talks for a meeting between Marcos and US President is in the works. Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Manuel Romualdez said Wednesday that Biden may host Marcos at the White House next year, adding during a television interview that he […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 24th, 2022Related News

Metro Retail Records P400.7M Income in 9-Months of 2022

Amid global headwinds such as soaring inflation, rising interest rates, and a weakening peso, Metro Retail Stores Group, Inc. (MRSGI) maintained its growth momentum with a net income of PhP400.7 million for the first nine months of 2022, a turnaround from a PhP306.4 million pandemic-driven net loss in 2021. Quarter-on-quarter, MRSGI recorded a PhP181.8 million […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 23rd, 2022Related News

Late Night Fire Razes 250 Homes in Mandaue

A late-night fire has set ablaze 250 homes in Sitio Paradise, Barangay Looc, Mandaue City. In a Facebook post of Mandaue City Fire station, the fire started around 11:46 PM last Tuesday, November 22, 2022. The first alarm was called around 11:50 PM and was raised to the third alarm at around 11:55 PM. At […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 23rd, 2022Related News

US Announces USD5-M Boost to PHL Vax Program

The United States pledged additional funds for the vaccination program against COVID-19 in the Philippines, according to the US Embassy in Manila. This comes as the US, in an announcement made by Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff during an activity in Caloocan City, said that the Philippines will be granted an additional USD5 million, funded through […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 23rd, 2022Related News

Advanced Persistent Threats in 2023: Ransomware and Drone Hacking

Kaspersky researchers presented their vision of the future for advanced persistent threats (APTs), defining the changes in the threat landscape that will emerge in 2023. Attacks on satellite technologies, mail servers, the rise of destructive attacks and leaks, drone hacking and the next big cyber epidemic are among some of the predictions for the next […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 22nd, 2022Related News

Gov’t Pushes for Operations, Maintenance Deal for Metro Cebu Expressway

The government is aiming to open the extension and operations and maintenance for the highly anticipated Metro Cebu Expressway project, according to a Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) official. Public Works and Highways Undersecretary for Planning and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Services Maria Catalina Cabral said that construction of portions of the Metro Cebu […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 22nd, 2022Related News

SEC’s Investor Education Roadshow a Hit among Cebuanos

Attendees of the Investor Protection Week (IPW) Education Roadshow 2022 commended the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the SEC-Cebu Extension Office (SEC-CEO) for initiating the event that allowed them to fully appreciate and understand the role of the SEC in the community, the business sector and the entire country in general. Last November 9, […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 21st, 2022Related News

Homegrown Startups Highlighted as PH Moves to Foster Startup Ecosystem

Philippine Startup Week highlighted startup stories and government initiatives as the Philippines moves to make the country a key startup hub in Southeast Asia. This comes as the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) held a virtual program attended by the government, academe, industries, and media dubbed “Slingshot Conference” with the theme “Empowering Future Tech […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 21st, 2022Related News

Shopee Donates 1,200 School Chairs in Palawan

As face-to-face classes resume, schools all around the Philippines struggle with a shortage of resources due to the influx of enrollees. In Barangay Punta Baja, Rizal, Palawan, students faced the problem of not having enough chairs, as a lot of them had no choice but to sit on the floor during classes. Sitti Halima Adges, […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 20th, 2022Related News

5 Reasons Your Internet Keeps Disconnecting and How to Fix It

It is a no-brainer fact that losing your Internet without an apparent reason is a spoilsport. This modern inconvenience sadly affects everyone; sometimes, it tests our patience, and it’s a matter of great frustration when it occurs. Because these issues come in random, the causes are quite hard to know, and the time it comes […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 20th, 2022Related News

Metaverse Could Drive USD1.4-T Growth in Asia’s GDP

Asia may see up to USD1.4 trillion pumped into its gross domestic product (GDP) by 2035 due to Meta’s Metaverse as virtual reality (VR) could have “transformational effects” on Asian economies, according to consulting company Deloitte, who studied the possible effects of the Metaverse on 12 Asian economies. This figure comes despite Meta, the parent […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 20th, 2022Related News

PSBank Posts P2.85-B Profit in 9 Months

Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank), the thrift banking arm of the Metrobank Group, registered a net income of Php 2.85 billion for the first nine months of 2022, more than double growth of 126% year-on-year versus Php 1.26 billion in the same period last year. The solid income performance is a result of improvements in loan […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 11th, 2022Related News

Musk Ends Remote Work of Twitter Employees

New Twitter Inc. owner Elon Musk just ended the remote work Twitter employees have been enjoying in his first email to his workers. Musk added in his email that the outlook for the economy is in a bad position, as he said in his email “no way to sugarcoat the message,” adding “frankly, the economic […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 11th, 2022Related News

Itaewon Tragedy: How a Night that Began in Festivities Ended in Disaster

On October 29, as Halloween drew closer, tens of thousands of people flocked the Itaewon in Seoul to join in the annual festivities in the area, unknowing to more than 150 individuals, it will be their last celebration as a deadly stampede in the nightlife district also looms closer. In the first unrestricted Halloween festivities […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 5th, 2022Related News

More Landbank Customers Can Now Transact From 7-Eleven ATMs Nationwide

Prepaid cardholders of the Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) can now transact for free from ATMs in selected 7-Eleven convenience stores. In addition to holders of LANDBANK Regular ATM Cards and Debit Cards, customers can also use their LANDBANK Prepaid Cards to perform cash withdrawal and balance inquiry free-of-charge in 1,980 7-Eleven ATMs in […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsNov 5th, 2022Related News