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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Sufficient rice, meat supply assured says Agri Dept.

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) has assured the public that the country remains capable of producing enough rice and meat, especially with the coming holiday demands.

Robust GDP growth seen

A STRONG rebound in domestic demand with the easing of Covid-19 mobility restrictions in the country will support robust growth for the local economy this year despite higher inflation due to global and local price pressures, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said.

Future of Taiwan lies in China's reunification

A Chinese mainland spokesperson said the future of Taiwan lies in China's reunification, and the well-being of Taiwan compatriots hinges on China's reunification.

Marcos calls for end to racism

PRESIDENT Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has called for the elimination of racism and Asian hate as he pledged to accelerate the implementation of a human rights joint programme with the United Nations.

‘State of Calamity’ due to Covid-19 extended

THE national government extended the State of Calamity due to Covid-19 pandemic until the end of the year despite the liberalized face masks mandate and the decreasing number of new coronavirus cases throughout the country.

Kin of murdered couple see hope, fear reprisals

SULTAN KUDARAT – Relatives of a Muslim couple who was murdered over a decade ago expressed fear and victory at the same time following the capture of one of four suspects in the killings – Pandag Mayor Khaddafe (Khadafeh)  Mangudadatu alias ‘Toy’ Mangudadatu.

3 cities vie for ‘We Love Cities’ global campaign

DAVAO CITY – The cities of Davao, Dipolog and Quezon City are representing the Philippines in this year’s leg of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)’s We Love Cities Campaign (WLC)—the organization’s global campaign that supports the creation and development of cities that enable all people to thrive and prosper while respecting the ecological limits of our one and only planet.

MNLF lauds Sulu governor for supporting peace deal

SULU – Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) officials have met with Gov. Sakur Tan and discussed the various issues, especially on the status of the peace deal between the former rebel group and the Philippine government.

No budget for SPED

THE Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said the Department of Education (DepEd) has failed to provide sufficient documentation for its request of P532 million for next year’s Special Education (SPED) programs in the country.

Filipino engineers complete cube satellite testing phase

THE 2nd Batch of STeP-UP Scholars completes the sandwich program under the Master of Science (MS) and Master of Engineering (MEng) in Electrical Engineering - nano satellite engineering track of the UP Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute.

More projects for Cebu next year

CEBU – The Cebu provincial government will continue to focus on building vital infrastructure projects next year, including the upgrading of 16 government hospitals that it runs.

Padre Pio statue to rise in Cebu

CEBU - A huge statue of Saint Francesco Forgione better known as Padre Pio will soon stand on top of a hill overlooking Cebu City as part of a sanctuary dedicated to the popular Italian Franciscan Capuchin friar.

‘Good Job’ PNP

MAYNILA - Ipinagmalaki ni Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief General Rodolfo Azurin Jr., na nakapagtala ang PNP ng “zero casualties” sa pagpapatupad ng kampanya kontra droga at sa halip ay halos 2,000 mga drug offenders at high-value suspects ang naaresto.

Opinion: The One Thing Necessary by Engr. Carlos Cornejo (Cebu)

IN the corporate setting, the one thing necessary is the most important office task of the day. When we get to do it, we could say that our day was purposeful and meaningful.  Prioritizing and accomplishing the important tasks of the day is one of the main ingredients in time management.  

Opinion: We have to give good examples always by Fr. Roy Cimagala (Cebu)

“NO one who lights a lamp conceals it with a vessel or sets it under a bed; rather, he places it on a lampstand so that those who enter may see the light.” (Lk 8,16)  These are words of Christ that clearly tell us that we have to always give good examples to others. Wherever we are, whatever we are doing, we should always keep in mind that we have a serious duty to give good examples to others.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

PNP working with LGUs vs. marijuana farms

THE PHILIPPINE  National Police (PNP) on Tuesday said its main anti-drug unit is working with local government units in stemming the propagation of marijuana plantations in their areas.

Bangsamoro Parliament elects officers, committee chairmanships

COTABATO CITY - As the new set of members of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority formally opened its first regular session on Tuesday, September 20, the BTA elected deputy floor leaders and chairpersons of different parliamentary and statutory committees.