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Illegal cigarette-making machines destroyed

Several machines used in making illegally traded cigarettes were destroyed as the Department of Finance stressed the need for heightened government vigilance against the illicit manufacture and sale of tobacco products. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd, who led the activity, said on a statement on Friday that the destroyed contraband …

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Money plan

MELVIN ESTEBAN It’s the time of the year when everybody starts making their new year’s resolution. Whether it’s related to relationship, health, career or even about just taking more risk. Whatever it may be, I’m pretty sure that money is always involved. So maybe the best resolution you might want …

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‘Take down tarpaulin’

‘Take down tarpaulin’ By ARIC JOHN SY CUA January 19, 2019 home / News / Regions / ‘Take down tarpaulin’ Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña urged Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos to take down a huge tarpaulin greeting Cebuanos on their Sinulog Festival, which will take place this Sunday, as …

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Duterte appoints new Nayong Pilipino execs

Duterte appoints new Nayong Pilipino execs By RALPH VILLANUEVA January 19, 2019 home / News / Top Stories / Duterte appoints new Nayong Pilipino execs PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has appointed two new board members of the Nayong Pilipino Foundation Inc. (NPFI) months after clearing house. Duterte named Lucille Malilong Isberto …

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Duterte names new Nayong Pilipino board members

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte appointed two new board members of the Nayong Pilipino Foundation Inc. (NPFI) months after he relieved its previous officials because of alleged corruption. Lucille Malilong Isberto and Michelle Aguilar Ong will replace Patricia Ocampo and Gerald Medina. Isberto is a lawyer who previously served as head of …

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House to resume probe on 2019 budget mess on Jan 21

THE House of Representatives’ Committee on Rules will resume its investigation into the alleged 2019 budget “insertions on Monday, January 21. The panel is expected to take off from the January 15 hearing, which uncovered P198 billion worth of big-time infrastructure projects, which the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) …

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Divers spot giant white shark off Hawaii coast

Diver Ocean Ramsey (@oceanramsey) swims next to a female great white shark off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii on January 15, 2019. http://OneOceanDiving.Com/AFP – @JuanSharks/Juan OLIPHANT LOS ANGELES: An enormous great white shark — believed to be one of the biggest on record — has been spotted off the coast …

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