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Vivant investing P2b in energy, water infra

Vivant Corp., a listed company based in Cebu, is investing more than P2 billion in energy projects and plans to expand its water infrastructure business, including bulk water supply and wastewater treatment......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: Finance4 hr. 39 min. ago Related News

DOH rejects business groups’ bid to ease face shield requirement at work sites

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) rejected on Saturday a call from some business groups to exempt factory and office workers from wearing face shields at work, saying personal protective equipment (PPE) remains crucial in fighting the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) despite improving public health indicators. “We will not compromise [on] this position […] The post DOH rejects business groups’ bid to ease face shield requirement at work sites appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

Central Visayas logs more active cases than recoveries from Sept. 20-26

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) logged a total of 421 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the region in the last seven days, from September 20 to 26, 2020, exceeding the 380 recoveries reported by the health department for the same period. Of the 421 cases, […] The post Central Visayas logs more active cases than recoveries from Sept. 20-26 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

Inquirer president appointed to WAN-Ifra executive board

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Daily Inquirer president and chief executive officer Alexandra Prieto-Romualdez has been appointed to the Executive Board of Directors of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-Ifra). Based in Paris and Frankfurt, with regional offices in Chennai, Singapore and Mexico City, WAN-Ifra is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization whose mission is […] The post Inquirer president appointed to WAN-Ifra executive board appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

Casimero retains WBO title, blasts Micah in 3 rounds

John Riel Casimero of the Philippines made a successful first defense of his WBO bantamweight crown on Sunday (Manila time), knocking out Ghana’s Duke Micah in the third round of their title fight in Connecticut. The 30-year-old from Leyte dominated Micah throughout with a series of punishing body blows, setting a frenetic pace from the […] The post Casimero retains WBO title, blasts Micah in 3 rounds appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

FACES OF CEBU: RC Dalaguit-De Vela, radio anchor/reporter

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Journalists face daily challenges just to provide factual and truthful news to the public as the professional and personal lives of reporters often intertwine in the vocation of truth-finding. From September 22 to September 26, 2020, Cebu’s media industry celebrates this vocation through the Press Freedom Week shared by more than […] The post FACES OF CEBU: RC Dalaguit-De Vela, radio anchor/reporter appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

Bill seeks to hold perpetrators of EJKs liable

MANILA, Philippines — In a bid to put a stop to extrajudicial killings (EJKs) in the country, Sen. Leila de Lima has filed a bill that seeks to hold those who ordered and cooperated in these acts as liable as the actual killers themselves. De Lima’s bill provides for the definition of terms to prevent […] The post Bill seeks to hold perpetrators of EJKs liable appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

Police looking into love triangle as motive in murder of Liloan thrift shop owner

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Maria Victoria Corpuz Lingal was found lying in a pool of blood inside her home in Purok Narra, Barangay Tayud in Liloan town on Saturday afternoon, September 26, 2020. Lingal, 41, died from two gunshot wounds on her head, said  Police Staff Sergeant Nelson Sadile of the Liloan Police Station. Sadile […] The post Police looking into love triangle as motive in murder of Liloan thrift shop owner appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

LeBron, Lakers back in NBA Finals after holding off Nuggets

The Los Angeles Lakers, fueled by a triple-double from superstar LeBron James, beat the Denver Nuggets 117-107 on Saturday to reach the NBA Finals. With the win in the league’s quarantine bubble in Orlando, Florida, the Lakers completed a 4-1 victory over the Nuggets in the best-of-seven Western Conference finals. They team is back in […] The post LeBron, Lakers back in NBA Finals after holding off Nuggets appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

Capitol to issue guidelines on return of seafarers to support crew change hub in Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The provincial government will be laying down guidelines for the return of seafarers in support of the planned activation of a crew change hub at the ports of Cebu. Department of Transportation (DOTr) Assistant Secretary Narciso Vingson Jr. recently visited the Capitol to present a plan to activate the crew change […] The post Capitol to issue guidelines on return of seafarers to support crew change hub in Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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With new airport soon, Medellin offers home to aviation schools

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The local government of Medellin in northern Cebu is hoping to accommodate aviation schools once its proposed airport project in Barangay Caputatan Sur becomes operational. “Once the airport will be operational, we are looking forward to aviation schools here in Cebu to have their actual flying lessons here in Medellin,” said […] The post With new airport soon, Medellin offers home to aviation schools appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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LGU Dalaguete Adopts CDD Approach

The Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) recently paid a visit to Dalaguete, Cebu on September 3, 2020. The Kalahi-CIDSS and the Municipality of Dalaguete have been in partners for four (4) years in implementing the Community-Driven Development (CDD) approach and training […].....»»

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Lockdown making birdsongs ‘sexier’

WASHINGTON — As the streets of San Francisco emptied out in the first months of the pandemic, the city’s male birds began singing more softly and improving their vocal range, making them “sexier” to females, according to a new study published on Thursday. The paper adds to a growing body of research describing how animals—from […] The post Lockdown making birdsongs ‘sexier’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 26th, 2020Related News

CPA GM Miole: Cebu port to have one-stop-shop for crew change soon 

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu –The Cebu port will soon have its own One-Stop-Shop (OSS) for a crew change. Cebu Port Authority (CPA) General Manager Leonilo Miole said that once activated, this would already serve as the fourth OCC crew change in the country next to the Port of Manila, Port of Capinpin in Bataan, and at […] The post CPA GM Miole: Cebu port to have one-stop-shop for crew change soon  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 26th, 2020Related News

DepEd-7: No schools in CV with questionable learning materials

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) assures the students and parents that there are no schools in basic education in the region that are using learning materials with questionable quality and content. Earlier, a photo of a self-learning module has circulated in social media which uses dirty names or […] The post DepEd-7: No schools in CV with questionable learning materials appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 26th, 2020Related News

Alcoy accident: Wayward truck falls on its side, pins, kills truck boy

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jobert Berongan, 36, tried to jump from the passenger window of the wing van that he boarded after its driver, Jimar Ireneo, lost control of the vehicle. But Berongan, a truck boy, ended up dead after he was pinned by the vehicle when it hit another vehicle, fell on its side, […] The post Alcoy accident: Wayward truck falls on its side, pins, kills truck boy appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 26th, 2020Related News

Fewer people seen in cemeteries on start of month-long allowed visitation

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fewer people have visited Cebu City cemeteries on the first day of the cemetery visitation for Kalag-kalag 2020, this Saturday, September 26, 2020. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, director for operations of Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), said that during the patrol of the about 300 policemen deployed in cemeteries this […] The post Fewer people seen in cemeteries on start of month-long allowed visitation appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 26th, 2020Related News

Pacquiao camp says McGregor fight being considered

Manny Pacquiao is mulling a possible fight with Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor as he plots his return to the ring, representatives for the Filipino boxing icon told AFP on Friday. Sean Gibbons, president of Manny Pacquiao Promotions, told AFP in an email a fight between the eight-division world champion and McGregor would […] The post Pacquiao camp says McGregor fight being considered appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 26th, 2020Related News

Cimatu reminds Cebu City barangays to sustain gains in fight vs COVID

ALCOY, Cebu — Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu renewed his reminders to local officials in Cebu City not to let their guard down yet on the fight against the coronavirus. Cimatu, who was in Alcoy town in southern Cebu last Friday, September 25, confirmed to reporters that he met with barangay captains in Cebu City through […] The post Cimatu reminds Cebu City barangays to sustain gains in fight vs COVID appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 26th, 2020Related News

PRO-7 asks anew PC Hills settlers: Leave the area

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some settlers in PC Hills will have to vacate the area, whom Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) director, described as a police reservation. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, PRO-7 director, said this again when he sent a second letter three months after the PRO-7 sent them the first […] The post PRO-7 asks anew PC Hills settlers: Leave the area appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 26th, 2020Related News