Siao asks for update on $500-M WB facility for disaster risk reduction

 

By Rose de la Cruz

 

What is the status of this World Bank $500 million loan? When will the Filipino people gain from this credit line and how will the government pay for it?

 

Rep. Frederick Siao (lone district of Iligan) asked for an update on the WB loan in the wake of Mayon Volcano’s continuing eruption and devastation in Albay and surrounding areas.

 

He co-authored HB 1648, which seeks to create a National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority, one of 10 pending bills in the House.

 

More than two years have passed since…

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De Vera endorsed as full-term CHED chairman

 

By Rose de la Cruz

 

Reps. Frederick Siao and Ron Salo asked President Duterte to appoint Acting Commissioner Prospero “Popoy” de Vera as full-term head of the Commission on Higher Education, with the recent resignation of Dr. Patricia Licuanan.

 

“With just about six months left in the unexpired term of Dr. Patricia Licuanan, appointing a new CHED chairman at this time would have been impractical,” said Iligan City Rep. Frederick W. Siao who added that de Vera is “a team player and would be the right individual to steer the CHED through the transition and beyond.”

 

As CHED…

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Cancer patients find hope in integrative medicine

 

By Rose de la Cruz

 

Cancer patients, most of them at stage 4 and what most people consider a terminal stage, have been finding hope in prolonging their lives and bettering their health in a holistic integrative medical clinic right at Cityland Calle Estancion in Makati.

 

Here they are given advice on how to improve their immune systems so that on their own, they cure themselves without having to buy those costly medicines and going through invasive surgical procedures that do not guarantee an extension of their lives.

 

Dra. Imelda Edodollon, who owns the clinic, has…

Read more: Cancer patients find hope in integrative medicine

Ronnie Liang endorses dieting

 

By Boy Villasanta

 

The only natural thing to do to maintain a healthy body is dieting.

This is according to singer Ronnie Liang who has maintained a sexy body and a sound mind, literally and figuratively.

In a contract singing recently with the Cave Restaurant in Scout Lazcano with the Holistic Integrative Care Center (HICC), a holistic health clinic, which he started  endorsing its vision of medical treatment through a marriage of conventional (western) and alternative (eastern) medicine, Ronnie admitted he was once a very careless eater of anything that satisfied his gustatory  fancy.

“Now I tell you,…

Read more: Ronnie Liang endorses dieting

Duterte asked to certify the urgency of anti hazing bills

 

By Rose de la Cruz

 

Two pending bills, one each in the Senate and House of Representatives, are in need of a presidential certification as to their urgency so that they will move faster into the legal machinery.

 

Rep. Bernadette Herrera Dy, Bagong Henerasyon partylist and chairman of the committee on public information of the House of Representatives, is asking President Duterte to certify them as urgeny now that the House and the Senate have their respective consolidated bills on new anti-hazing legislation.

 

“We are very hopeful of its passage at the soonest possible time,” she…

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