Warning: Table './rommella_rommeldb/cache_page' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: SELECT data, created, headers, expire, serialized FROM cache_page WHERE cid = 'http://www.rommellaranjo.com/aggregator/categories/2?page=7' in /home/rommella/public_html/includes/database.mysqli.inc on line 135

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/rommella/public_html/includes/database.mysqli.inc:135) in /home/rommella/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc on line 726

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/rommella/public_html/includes/database.mysqli.inc:135) in /home/rommella/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc on line 727

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/rommella/public_html/includes/database.mysqli.inc:135) in /home/rommella/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc on line 728

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/rommella/public_html/includes/database.mysqli.inc:135) in /home/rommella/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc on line 729
Philippine News | Preserved Thoughts

Philippine News

Amarado, Resilla lift Convergys in E-League Season X

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 22:58

REIGNING scoring leader Clifford Amarado scattered 21 points and Sherwin Resilla contributed 18 points to help Convergys 2 Blue Devils keep an immaculate record following a commanding 75-57 win over the erstwhile unbeaten Eperformax Reds in the ongoing CSCC E-Leagues Season X Basketball tournament held at the City Sports Club-Cebu gym in Ayala Business Center last Sunday.

Categories: Philippine News

Editorial: The succession SONA

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 22:40

THERE was a marked difference in the tone that President Benigno Aquino III used in last Monday’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) and the other televised speech he delivered two weeks ago, when he defended the Disbursement Acceleration Program.

Categories: Philippine News

Roperos: PNoy’s SONA

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 22:35

LIKE stirring a hornet’s nest, President Noynoy Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) yesterday aroused varied reactions from his concerned Filipino constituency.

Categories: Philippine News

Wenceslao: Preaching perspective

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:49

IT IS but fitting for President Noynoy Aquino to use his fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona) to preach perspective. His critics in past few weeks have been aggressively demonizing him. He is no longer just Abnoy, BS (bull shit), stupid, etc. but is the second coming of Lucifer, all because of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

Categories: Philippine News

Zamboanga folk: Aquino gave wrong info on housing in Sona

Breaking News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:32
  ZAMBOANGA CITY---Lilia Fuentevella, 74, rushed to Martha Drive in Barangay (village) Santa Catalina here on Tuesday morning, the day after President Aquino's State of the Nation Address (Sona).   "The President said we can return to our homes next month," Fuentevella, a mother of three children, told the Inquirer.   The President, in his Sona on Monday, said that "by this coming August, affected families could begin to move into permanent housing units in Martha Drive Subdivision."   But Fuentevella found a pile of hollow blocks and a hill of sand and gravel in a place where her house once stood.   "It could be August next year," ...

Keep on reading: Zamboanga folk: Aquino gave wrong info on housing in Sona
Categories: Philippine News

Solons disappointed Aquino skipped FOI, power woes, poverty in speech

Breaking News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:23
MANILA, Philippines - From rising electricity costs, brownouts, and controversial measures like the freedom of information and anti-political dynasty bill, critical lawmakers refused to buy President Benigno Aquino III's tears during his fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona) as they pointed out important issues that the president failed to mention in his annual speech. Isabela Rep. Rodolfo Albano said Aquino failed to give specific strategies to address power shortage, rising electricity costs, rice shortages, food security, unemployment as well as poverty alleviation. "It was a very touching speech but there were some national concerns that the President discussed which I d...

Keep on reading: Solons disappointed Aquino skipped FOI, power woes, poverty in speech
Categories: Philippine News

Specialize, HRM students told

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:44

STUDENTS taking up hotel and restaurant management (HRM) are advised to take up specialized trainings to become more employable in the global hospitality industry.

“There is a misconception that if you’re taking HRM course you could already easily land a job in hotels and cruise ships, but in reality, companies now are looking for those who specialize on specific skill sets,” said Alvin Gonzales, sales and manager of Magsaysay Center for Hospitality and Culinary Arts (Mihca).

Categories: Philippine News

Reforms needed to boost labor-intensive manufacturing sector, says PIDS study

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:43

THE Philippines should implement reforms to facilitate the expansion of labor-intensive manufacturing that can increase the number of gainful jobs.

This recommendation was made by the study “Labor Policy Analysis For Jobs Expansion and Development” written by Vicente Paqueo, Aniceto Orbeta Jr., Leonardo Lanzona Jr. and Dean Gerard Dulay released by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS).

The study underscored the need to accelerate labor-intensive production, particularly the manufacturing of tradable commodities.

Categories: Philippine News

New fuel station to open in Cebu

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:42

A LOCAL company is opening its own fuel station in Cebu City.

Diatoms Fuel will open on Aug. 8 at a 300-square meter property on P. Del Rosario St. The station is run by Power8 Fuel.

Categories: Philippine News

Toral: Tool lets you use phone to build e-commerce store

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:41

LAST week, I was in Dagupan City to conduct an e-commerce bootcamp. One of the sessions got us all riled up as Joan Sherbie Acosta and I showed Weebly and Tackthis.

With payment systems already available and within reach, selling online has never been easier wherever you are in the country.

Categories: Philippine News

New GM pledges to revitalize Waterfront Cebu City Hotel

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:39

NEW Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino (WCCHC) general manager Philippe Frugère pledged to revitalize the 600-room hotel under his administration.

While the hotel remains one of Cebu’s premier hotels and convention venues, Frugère said his priority is to make the hotel “alive,” especially during this time where the hospitality industry faces tight competition.

“With new hotels growing, there really is a need for differentiation,” he said.

Categories: Philippine News

For Zucre

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:09

IF Charmaine Bontia had it her way, the entire place would have been draped in wooden fixtures. But her brother Rex, who happens to be the architect, insisted on something of his own flair: industrial chic motif in neutral colors, running against the trend of painting pastry shops in pastel colors and all things girly.

Categories: Philippine News

Literatus: Unsticking the earworm

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:07

GREAT mystery writer Edgar Allan Poe wrote in his short-story The Imp of the Perverse (1945): “It is quite a common thing to be thus annoyed with the ringing in our ears, or rather in our memories, of the burthen of some ordinary song, or some unimpressive snatches roman opera. Nor will we be the less tormented if the song in itself be good, or the opera air meritorious.”

Categories: Philippine News

Neri: People

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:06

FRENCH Consul Michel Lhuillier and Dr. Amparito Llamas Lhuillier mark 50 years of togetherness on Saturday, Aug. 2, with a Thanksgiving Mass at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral followed by a glittering formal reception at the Grand Ballroom of Marco Polo Plaza. Also frontliners are the golden couple's children: Charles Andre, Michael Edouard, Yvette Marie and Monique.

Categories: Philippine News

Radisson Blu Hotel Cebu takes meetings out of the box

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:05

RADISSON Blu Hotel Cebu will become the new mecca for corporate assemblies. Meetings are now customized from out-of-the- box surrounding to culinary innovations with Experience Meetings—a new program which centers on these innovations: Brain Food, Brain Box and Free Wi-Fi.

Categories: Philippine News

Police cautious on divulging info on slain racer Enzo Pastor

Breaking News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:05
MANILA, Philippines---Police have become extra careful in divulging leads on the case of slain racing champion Ferdinand "Enzo" Pastor.   President Benigno Aquino III, in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday, assured that justice for Pastor is already underway, notingthat authoritiesare "currently following a strong lead" in the murder case.   "We cannot disclose anything right now until such time so as not to jeopardize the filing of charges (against the suspects)," National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Police Director Carmelo Valmoria told INQUIRER.net in a phone interview.   Pastor, who had just come from a racing competit...

Keep on reading: Police cautious on divulging info on slain racer Enzo Pastor
Categories: Philippine News

Ayala Center Cebu stages Style Origin on August 2 and 3

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:04

CATCH the last leg of the Style Origin Series at the Ayala Center Cebu in a two-day fashion event on Aug. 2 and 3, 6 p.m. at The Gallery of the new expansion wing.

Categories: Philippine News

Unwind at Waterfront Mactan

Cebu Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:03

WATERFRONT Mactan’s newest package that is made just for you! Relaxing Getaway Package comes with an overnight Superior Room accommodation for only P3,600 nett/room/night for single and P3,900 nett/room/night for double occupancy, this comes with free buffet breakfast at UNO, free plated lunch or dinner at UNO, 10 percent discount on laundry and pressing services, 10 percent discount on F& B outlets, complimentary use of the gym, and free use of the swimming pool. This promo is subject to government tax, local tax and service charge and is available starting June 1, 2014 to Dec. 31, 2014.

Categories: Philippine News

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes southeast Mexico – USGS

Breaking News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:01
MEXICO CITY - A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Mexico on Tuesday, shaking buildings as far as the capital and rousing people out of their beds at dawn. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The US Geological Survey said the quake took place at 5:46 am (1046 GMT) in Veracruz state, at a depth of 95 kilometers (59 miles) and 19 kilometers southwest of the municipality of Juan Rodriguez Clara. National civil protection coordinator Luis Felipe Puente said no casualties or damage were spotted after authorities checked the entire state of Veracruz. Some hotels were evacuated in the neighboring state of Oaxaca. The quake took place 418 kilometers southea...

Keep on reading: Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes southeast Mexico – USGS
Categories: Philippine News

2 soldiers killed, 6 wounded in clash with NPA in Davao del Norte

Breaking News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:01
TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, Philippines -- At least two soldiers were killed and six others were wounded in a clash with communist rebels in Kapalong, Davao del Norte, early on Tuesday, military and police said.   Sporadic fighting continued throughout the day as troops pursued dozens of New People's Army rebels after the 7:30 a.m. encounter in the upland village of Gupitan, said Chief Inspector Carl Omar Fiel, Kapalong police station chief.   Government casualties were the result of an improvised explosive device (IED) set off by some 50 guerrillas, Lt. Col. Roberto Bunagan Jr., commander of the Army's 60th Infantry Battalion, said.   "Our troops ha...

Keep on reading: 2 soldiers killed, 6 wounded in clash with NPA in Davao del Norte
Categories: Philippine News
Syndicate content