Advocates respond to earth’s hour of need

By Liberty A. Pinili EVERY year, on the last Saturday of March, millions of people around the globe celebrate Earth Hour to show their commitment to protect the planet. From 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., people volunteer to turn off non-essential lights to lessen demand for electricity and indirectly reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by

FilCan Sen. Enverga at AFCA

Gala and Induction ballSenator Tobias “Jun” and Rosemer Enverga were special guests at the Association of Filipino Canadian Accountants (AFCA) Gala and Induction held at the Versailles Convention Centre.

Photo shows Vida Cruz and Danio Penuliar of AFCA and Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF), and their PCCF colleagues Arnold Cruz, Primo and Noemi Milanes, Fe Paca-Taduran, Sena Flores and Nitz Penuliar.

Photo by Ariel Ramos (PR)

Sinigay sa Sagay 2014

Performing Tribe No. 1, composed of clustered barangays Old Sagay, Poblacion 1, Poblacion 2, and Tabao, was declared grand champion in Sinigay sa Sagay streetdancing competition yesterday, at the close of the three-day 18th Sinigayan Festival of Sagay City. (Archie Rey Alipalo)


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Globe bags Gold and Bronze Stevies

LEADING telecommunications company Globe Telecom has won Gold and Bronze Stevie Awards for the best use of technology and innovation in customer service, respectively, thereby putting it at par with top companies for customer service globally. The 8th Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, one of the most coveted international business awards, gives recognition […]

Pedal for planet

By Liberty A. Pinili ADDRESSING climate change can be fun. Tindak Sugbo is one of those activities that allow you to get fit and enjoy the sights while showing other people how to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases that cause climate change and global warming. Tindak Sugbo: Bike for Life (Pedaling for the People,

25 percent of water ‘gone’

By Liberty A. Pinili IF GROUNDWATER extraction continues unregulated, about 25 percent of Metropolitan Cebu Water District’s (MCWD) well fields in Talamban, Cebu City and Mandaue City will yield saline water in 2025. MCWD assistant general manager for operations Ernie Delco said 25 percent of the projected supply of 200,000 cubic meters (cu.m.) is about 50,000