Ilonggos support proposed Plastic Straw Ordinance

By: Adrian S. Camposagrado ESTABLISHMENT owners, student councils, and organizations agree to the proposed prohibition of plastic drinking straws. John Michael Suelo, Central Philippine University Republic president said, “This policy is important. As much as we want to eliminate, or somehow reduce our solid waste, banning plastic straws is one way to help save the environment.” […]

‘CARREON STRIKES AGAIN’: Water-refilling station worker runs for governor

PERENNIAL Ilonggo candidate Carmelo “Mel” Carreon is back in the political limelight – this time he is running for senator. Carreon headed to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Central Office in Manila on Oct 11, 2018 to file his certificate of candidacy (COC) for senator. Carreon is famous for vying for various positions come election […]

Visayas short on veggies, fish, eggs

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo VEGETABLE, fish, and egg production in Visayas is insufficient. According to Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, the Visayas cluster needs to double time in producing these commodities. “Dapat ma-focus ang Visayas sa vegetables, fisheries, and egg production but while waiting for these sectors to be developed, we should identify the other regions or other […]