Sunday, September 26, 2021

OPINION: Hard Punch by Mario O. Feliciano Jr.

Pacman’s presidential bid triggers mixed reactions



He scrounged for food as a boy. Now, he hopes to be next president of the Philippines

HE ONCE scavenged through garbage heaps to help feed his family in one of Manila's most distressed slums. But today, Isko Moreno has launched himself on a bid to rule the Philippines.



Use of face shields now limited to ‘high risk activities’

PRESIDENT DUTERTE has finally agreed to forego the wearing of face shields outdoors, but said Filipinos will only need to wear them on top of face masks in enclosed and crowded places for added protection against the deadly Covid-19, especially now with the Delta variant of the deadly respiratory virus.



Suporta sa ‘Isko – Doc Willie’ tandem bumuhos

BUMUHOS ANG suporta ng publiko at mga pulitiko kay Manila Mayor Isko Moreno at Doc Willie Ong matapos nilang i-anunsyo ang kandidatura para sa pagka-Pangulo at Bise-Presidente.



DOT launches online course for teachers

THE DEPARTMENT of Tourism (DOT) has launched a 120-hour “Online Master TESOL Certification Course” for teachers of “English as Second Language” (ESL) in an effort to provide them the current and appropriate teaching methodologies.



Police order probe into drug deal with prisoners

CEBU City - National Police Chief, General Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar, has ordered a thorough investigation into the claim of two arrested drug suspects here that they were allegedly dealing clandestinely with prisoners at the Cebu City Jail.



LGUs told to prep vax masterlist for children

CEBU CITY – Health authorities in Central Visayas told local governments to prepare for the Covid-19 vaccination of children ages 12 to 17 years old, especially those with comorbidities, as mass vaccination continues against the deadly respiratory disease.



Robinsons opens pharmacy outlet in Lapu-Lapu

CEBU CITY – The pharmaceutical retail business in the country is still poised for further growth and is expected to open more employment opportunities in Cebu, according to the projection made by Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc. (RRHI) as it announced the opening of its 870th drugstore - Rose Pharmacy outlet - in Lapu-Lapu City.



La versión de dos dosis de Johnson & Johnson tiene una efectividad del 94% contra el covid-19, encuentra un estudio

UNA VERSION de dos dosis de la vacuna contra el coronavirus de Johnson & Johnson proporciona un 94% de protección contra la infección sintomática, dijo la compañía el martes, lo que hace que un régimen de dos dosis de la vacuna Janssen sea comparable a un régimen de dos dosis de Moderna o Pfizer.



Delta variant is not the last: WHO

THE WORLD Health Organization (WHO) warned that the highly transmissible Delta variant of the Covid-19 will not be the last variant of concern and called on countries and peoples to stay vigilant.



City Hall fetes long-serving employees

MAYOR BENG Climaco in honoring 24 employees who have been serving the Zamboanga City government for the past 25 years.



Zamboangueños want Covid-19 vaccines

LOCAL RESIDENTS are now more receptive to the government’s mass vaccination program and are willing to take anti-Covid-19 vaccines as the country continues to grip with the increasing number of infections.



‘Beng is a blessing to us’

DESPITE THE demise of the Largo Vida program of the Climaco administration, senior citizens and their families continue to praise the local government for its unwavering support to the welfare of the elderlies, and those who received the aid said “Beng is a blessing to us,” referring to the Zamboanga mayor.



Zambo mayor receives U.S. award

THE UNITED States has awarded Mayor Beng Climaco with a plaque of “Recognition of Distinction,” expressing America’s gratitude for her dedicated support to the “Countering Violent Extremism Program” (CVET) and its successful outcome in Zamboanga City.



Thank you DSWD!

MAYOR BENG Climaco praised the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for its continuing support to the humanitarian and pro-poor programs of the local government.



Talisayan folks thank Beng for quick response

TALISAYAN RESIDENTS affected by flash flood have thanked Zamboanga Mayor Beng Climaco for responding quickly to their needs following heavy rains the past days.



OPINION: Sunday Reflection by Mayor Beng Climaco

“TODO TIENE PERSONAL INTERES!” A young man said about Elections 2022. It made me think, and realized verdad todo tenemos interes y ambicion, pero EL INTERES DE PUEBLO, EL INTERES DEL VIVIENTES DEBE HACE UNA bajo na personal Interes!”