Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez received a plaque of recognition during the Culminating Activity of the 24th Police Community Relations Month, which is anchored on the theme "Sambayanan, Mahalagang Kaakibat ng Kapulisan sa Pagtaguyod ng Mapayapa at Maunlad na Bayan," on Monday, July 29, at the National Capital Region...
On the day of the elections, President Rodrigo Duterte said that vote-buying is a common practice in the Philippines. After casting his vote in Barangay Matina, Davao City, the President talked to the media about the sanctionable activity of vote-buying. He attributed the prevalence of vote-buying incidents to thousands of impoverished...
Jack Ma found himself in hot waters after advocating the Chinese practice of a 12-hour workday. The Alibaba founder recently expressed his support for this work culture popularly known as the “996.” This pertains to working for 9 AM to 9 PM for 6 days a week. This type of...
Burger King, ultimately known for its 100% beef patties, introduced a new item on their menu - its first plant-based burger. This first vegan offer of Burger King is called the “Impossible Whopper.” It is primarily made from soy and potato proteins, and is combined with coconut oil and sunflower...
Senatorial candidate and former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher “Bong” Go took photos of President Rodrigo Duterte eating breakfast alone in a canteen in Davao City on March 25, 2019. The photos were immediately picked up and posted by various news outfits in the Philippines, generating mixed...
Facebook took down 200 pages, accounts, and groups in the Philippines for violating its policies and engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior.” In an official statement by Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook head of cybersecurity policy, he said that they removed accounts that were created to misinform the public. Gleicher revealed that these...
Economic activities are projected to rise in the Municipality of Kananga, Leyte, under the leadership of Mayor Manuel Vincent ”Matt” Torres, Vice Mayor Miguel Jorge Tan, members of the Kananga Development Team, 4th District of Leyte Representative Lucy Torres-Gomez, and board members Caren Jean Torres-Rama and Mesias ”Indoy” Arevalo. In...
Ten MLhullier Taxi units were launched on July 11, 2019, in Ormoc City as part of the Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program. This happened just a few days after the local government unit, here, launched the PUVMP with a total of 10 Star8 Green Technology e-jeepneys and 15...
Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez turned emotional while giving his speech during the Tatak Ormoc 2018 Consumers Choice Award on Saturday, June 22, at Sabin Resort Hotel. In his message, the dynamic father of #theCityOfBeautifulPeople said being the highest-ranking government official here is no easy because he had to live...
The Department of Health expressed alarm over the increasing number of dengue cases in Eastern Visayas this year. Records showed that there have been 4,809 confirmed cases in Region 8 with 19 deaths as of July 11, which is 86 percent higher than the cases recorded in 2018. DOH Regional...
Ormoc City is, indeed, moving again! Reports about the new Ormoc City Airport passenger terminal getting inaugurated within this month sparked after photos of the nearly completed landing field made rounds on social media on Thursday. In a Facebook post, local broadcast journalist Kimberly Urboda shared that the new Ormoc...
During the CNN Philippines senatorial debate on April 27, Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano surmised that the Philippines might be under China’s “economic colonization.” With the country shackled to China by load agreements, Alejano claimed that it is a form of colonization through the use of an economic tool. According to...
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