To block PUV modernization: Piston to hold another protest

CEBU, Philippines — Militant transport group Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Transport Operators Nationwide (PISTON) is planning to hold another protest to block the government’s plan to phase out jeepneys that are 15 years old and above starting January. PISTON -Cebu Coordinator Greg Perez said they are still on the discussion stage with their planned transport protest in Cebu, as they …

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16th Kabkaban Festival honors famous Carcaranons

CEBU, Philippines — The contingents in Carcar City’s 16th Kabkaban Festival honor the lives of different prominent Carcar natives who have contributed to what Carcar is today. Among these personalities were Msgr.Teofilo Camomot and some philanthropist who donated a portion of their property that was used to build a school. According to Kabkaban Festival director Val Sandiego, this year’s celebration …

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PDEA-Central Visayas willing to share drug war with PNP

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Central Visayas welcomed the pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte on the possibility that the Philippine National Police (PNP) will lead again in the war on illegal drugs. PDEA-Central Visayas information officer Leia Albiar said the police are a big help. “Giangkon man gayud nato nga dili nato makaya kay daghan gayud ta respondehan everyday, mao …

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The Marvel of Creation Devotional by John Piper S…

The Marvel of Creation Devotional by John Piper Someone will ask, “How are the dead raised? With what kind of body do they come?” You foolish person! What you sow does not come to life unless it dies. And what you sow is not the body that is to be, but a bare kernel, perhaps of wheat or of some …

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‘Hyper-connectivity’ Needs steady learning

AN EXECUTIVE in one of the largest IT outsourcing companies in the country has challenged young Filipino developers to “reskill” to thrive in “Industry X.0.” In a conference attended by information technology professionals, students, and entrepreneurs, Accenture Philippines digital lead JP Palpallatoc highlighted Industry X.0 or the fourth industrial revolution and how it poses challenges and opportunities to businesses and …

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Ombudsman clears teacher of child abuse

CEBU, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas cleared a public school teacher of the criminal and administrative complaints filed against her for allegedly stepping on the foot and pushing a four-year-old girl in February last year. Graft investigation and prosecution officer III Portia Pacquiao dismissed for lack of evidence the complaints of child abuse, misconduct, and oppression filed against …

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Church leaders on marriage dissolution: Kids at a loss if parents split

CEBU, Philippines — “They (legislators) can actually do what they want but their conscience will haunt them.”  This was the statement of Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Oscar Jaime Florencio in the heels of the statement of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that the bill that seeks to legalize dissolution of marriage may be passed in the lower house before Christmas. Florencio believes miserable …

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ABANDONMENT “Then Peter began to say unto Him, Lo…

ABANDONMENT “Then Peter began to say unto Him, Lo, we have left all, and have followed Thee. . . .” Mark 10:28 Our Lord replies in effect, that abandonment is for Himself, and not for what the disciples themselves will get from it. Beware of an abandonment which has the commercial spirit in it – “I am going to give …

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