CEBU CITY — The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) has allocated Php 30 million in the provincial government’s second supplemental budget as partial payment for the previous administration’s arrears in PhilHealth premiums for indigent constituents.
Taking the words of Ralph Emerson who said: “Beware when God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk”. How can one philosopher make a difference in education? I was dazed and tongue-tied when my professor in philosophy asked this question.
To do Philosophy is to apply Philosophy. As Philosophy per see is not just the love of wisdom but this love must transcend into its purpose. Thinkers on this planet will help mankind to understand basic truth about the nature of being and thinking. True enough all things are at risk because philosophers are seeking for answers and enlightenment. And on their quest one philosopher could make a difference especially in education. Read more about Philosophy, an Imperative to Education …
LAOAG CITY – Director Grace Ursua of the Department of Labor and Employment-Regional Office 1 (DOLE RO1) called on all employers in the Ilocos to pay their workers right on July 29 which is a regular holiday in observance of Eid’l Ftr or the end of the Feast of Ramadan.
NAGA CITY – Two cases of firecracker-related injuries were recorded at the Bicol Medical Center (BMC) after the Christmas revelry while another case of stray-bullet was placed at the hospital’s registry on the eve of Christmas celebration.
BOHOL – President Benigno S. Aquino III assured affected families in severely quake-hit towns of Bohol that they will be given the assistance they need to rebuild back their homes by December during a visit here last Thursday.
During a speech at the inauguration of the temporary Abatan Bridge that connects the towns of Cortes and Maribojoc, Pres. Aquino said families in identified priority areas whose houses collapsed or rendered unfit to live in after the devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake on October 15 would be given housing aid under the Housing Materials Assistance Program (HMAP) of the National Housing Authority (NHA). Read more about PNoy assures housing assistance to quake-hit families in Bohol …
MUNTINLUPA CITY – The Muntinlupa City government will send at least 30 volunteers to its “adopted” towns of Alangalang and Jaro in Leyte to help in the rehabilitation of communities devastated by typhoon Yolanda.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office 10 has rolled out 19 computer sets to selected local government units (LGUs) in Northern Mindanao to facilitate the fourth wave implementation of the skills registry system (SRS).
Coalition Launches People’s Initiative to Get Rid of the Pork Barrel System and a Massive Grassroots Educational Campaign The Cebu Coalition Against the Pork Barrel System composed of more than seventy (70) organizations from interfaith, academic, business and civil society organizations today launches a People’s Initiative to propose new legislation to get rid of the […]