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Shop for a Cause: MRSGI Launches First-ever Virtual Community Bazaar

Shop for a cause from the comfort of your own home at the first Virtual Metro Community Bazaar beginning July 6 until July 31, 2020. In celebration of National Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Month, the virtual bazaar is spearheaded by Metro Retail Stores Group, Inc. (MRSGI) in partnership with Vicsal Foundation Inc. (VFI). VFI is […].....»»

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TLDC Assists Davao Communities and Frontliners Amid Community Quarantine

Joining private sector initiatives to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Torre Lorenzo Development Corporation (TLDC) mobilized its Davao team to provide assistance to frontliners and affected communities in the region. “In these challenging times, we aim to support the Davao region’s most vulnerable communities, just as we have always been a staunch partner for its […].....»»

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‘Malasakit Bus Service’ Offers Free Transportation to Cebu Health Workers

The Malasakit Bus Service is offering free transportation for around 1,000 health workers who continue to be the frontliners in the battle against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Malasakit Bus was launched through the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV). The bus service operates from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and […].....»»

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German Scholars Take Interest in Dr. Jose Rizal’s “Noli Me Tangere”, “El Filibusterismo”

A growing number of German scholars have taken interest in studying Dr. Jose Rizal’s “Noli Me Tangere” and “El Filibusterismo” as the two novels provided the framework for a Master’s degree summer course entitled, “Jose Rizal y El Realismo Espanol,” which is being conducted from April to July 2020 as part of the Ruhr University […].....»»

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2 Power Giants Donate Cash to VMCH

The KEPCO SPC Power Corporation and the Therma Power-Visayas Inc. (TPVI) donates a combined amount of P1,820,000 to support the Vicente Mendiola Center for Health (VMCH) in the City of Naga, Cebu. KEPCO SPC Power Corporation turned over the check worth P1,320,000 and TPVI also turned over a check worth P500,000 to Naga City Mayor […].....»»

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Motorcycle Back-riding For ‘Couples’ Now Allowed

UPDATE 1 (July 9, 2020 at 3:18 PM): According to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, only married couples are allowed in motorcycle back-riding and will bring and present a photocopy of their marriage contract upon requirement. Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año announced that motorcycle back-riding for couples will be allowed […].....»»

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Cebu City Barangay Referral System for COVID-19 Detection Strengthened

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) is now aiming for faster detection of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as it strengthens the Barangay Referral System in Cebu City. Melquiades Feliciano, IATF-EID deputy chief implementer for Cebu, has asked the different barangay leaders in Cebu City to follow the said […].....»»

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’20 Growth Target Stays Amid Expected Deeper Contraction in Q2

Economic contraction in the second quarter of the year is expected to be deeper than the first three months performance, but economic managers are keeping their 2 percent to 3.4 percent contraction projection for this year. “It’s logical that the second quarter will be worse than the first quarter because that’s the peak of the […].....»»

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Data Shows Economy Starting to Recover from Pandemic: NEDA Chief

The economy is starting to rebound from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic but returning to positive growth depends on proactive implementation of the economic recovery program, the country’s chief economist said on Wednesday. “We have prepared the macroeconomic framework as of mid-May and we were looking at data starting March and April. What we […].....»»

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WATCH: Here is the Newest Trailer to ‘The Umbrella Academy Season 2’, Showing on July 31!

Netflix releases the latest trailer to the return of their much-anticipated superhero series The Umbrella Academy Season 2, premiering on July 31, 2020, which also features an original song from Gerard Way entitled “Here Comes The End”. “I was originally inspired to write this track when series one of The Umbrella Academy was being shot; […].....»»

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Phoenix Fuel Donations Reach Almost 180,000 Liters

As the government eases up quarantine restrictions nationwide, Phoenix Petroleum wrapped up its fuel donation initiatives with a total of 179,079 liters of free Phoenix fuels as part of its campaign to help battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Donated to nine different organizations all over the country, Phoenix participated in various programs and partnered with local […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJul 8th, 2020Related News

Consolacion Conducts Weekly Disinfection in Public Market

The Municipality of Consolacion conducts weekly disinfection and general cleaning in its public market. Every Wednesday, the market is closed to the public to conduct thorough cleaning and disinfection to help contain COVID-19. The public market disinfection is in line with Mayor Joannes “Joyjoy” Alegado’s memorandum. Market supervisor Narciso Pilapil said that the whole-day disinfection […].....»»

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LGUs Strongly Support ‘Plant, Plant, Plant Program’

Different Local Government Units (LGUs) welcome Department of Agriculture’s (DA) “Plant, plant plant” program. The main purpose of the program is to enhance and multiply food production in different localities especially in these trying times. DA-7 Regional Executive Director Atty. Salvador Diputado, along with Balilihan Mayor Pureza Chatto did an actual fruit-tree planting in the […].....»»

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Spotify Launches Spotify Premium Duo

Spotify announces the launch of Spotify Premium Duo – a new, first-of-its-kind subscription plan rolling out in 55 markets globally, including the Philippines. Premium Duo is designed for two people living at the same home address and costs only PHP169 per month. With this, each individual gets their own Premium account under one plan and […].....»»

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SEC Warns Against Forsage, RCashOnline and The Saint John

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against individuals and groups engaged in unauthorized activities such as investment-taking in the guise of cryptocurrency trading and online selling. In separate advisories issued on June 30, the Commission encouraged the public to exercise caution in dealing with Forsage, RCashOnline and The Saint John of […].....»»

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DepEd-7 To Conduct SLMs Dry Run

The Department of Education Central Visayas (DepEd)-7 will conduct a dry run on the Self-Learning Modules (SLMs) before the opening of classes on August 24 for the school year 2020-2021. SLMs is an alternative learning delivery modality that ensures all learners to have access to quality education especially to those who reside in remote areas. […].....»»

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No More Posting of COVID-19 Monitoring For Cebu City

The Cebu City Health Department (CCHD) announced through an official statement on their official Facebook page that they will no longer post daily coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) monitoring and updates as per recommendation by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on July 6, 2020. The IATF recommendation on the immediate halt of the release of daily […].....»»

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BOC-Cebu Imposes P5k Fine Per Clerical Error to Fight Smuggling

The Bureau of Customs–Port of Cebu is imposing PHP5,000 fine per clerical error in the import entry and other customs documents as part of the campaign to eliminate technical smuggling and collect alternative sources of revenue. Lawyer Charlito Martin Mendoza, BOC-Cebu acting district collector, said imposing fines may help them cope with the decline in […].....»»

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Public Should Not Be Alarmed by Jump in Covid-19 Cases

Malacañang urged the public not to be frightened by the report that the country has recorded the highest single-day spike in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in the country at 2,434 which raises the total number of cases to 44,254 as of Sunday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said while the Palace is “saddened” by the jump […].....»»

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WATCH: Here’s the Trailer for Netflix Original ‘The Kissing Booth 2’!

Netflix debuts the trailer to The Kissing Booth 2 today. The anticipated film is the sequel to The Kissing Booth, released in 2018. Joey King, Jacob Elordi, Joel Courtney, and Molly Ringwald are all back together in this new film with some new faces. Joining them are Maisie Richardson-Sellers and Taylor Perez. Elle Evans (Joey […].....»»

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