Cebu City Moves Closer to Using ‘Cryptocurrency’

The Cebu City Government will soon use a newly developed “crypto currency” as a way to promote cashless payments at City Hall. This after city officials and proponents announced that C Pass Inc., a Cebu-based joint venture that has an existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the city government to develop a stablecoin for use … Read more

Today in Johnson City History: August 7 | To live

August 7, 1890: The Comet reported various news items of interest to residents of the area. In addition to the news, it also carried the following announcement in the middle of the news: “A gentleman, wife and three children wish to live in a private family. Address C., (in) care (of) El Cometa.” “Alfonso T. … Read more

Today in Johnson City History: July 30 | To live

July 30, 1903: The Comet opined: “There’s no problem getting everyone to agree that Johnson City needs a city hall, but they can’t agree on a location. Every guy supports the idea of ​​him with good reasons, the best he has, at least, and is inclined to think that the one who doesn’t see like … Read more

Today in Johnson City History: July 26 | To live

July 26, 1922: A century ago today, the Johnson City Daily Staff reported on the activities of various area residents. Readers learned that “Mrs. Temple and Miss Temple, of Danville, Va., are guests of Mrs. RA Lacey.” “Hubert Johnson has returned to Abingdon, after spending several days in the city with friends.” “Miss Emma Lewis … Read more

Today in Johnson City History: July 25 | To live

July 25, 1922: A century ago today, the Johnson City Chronicle reported: “One of the highlights of the social season occurred yesterday afternoon when Mrs. ET West, retired president of the Monday Club, and Mrs. LD Gump, president of the year past, they entertained the members of the Monday Club and their friends from out … Read more

Today in Johnson City History: July 14 | To live

July 14, 1897: One hundred twenty-five years ago today, the Herald and Tribune reported sad news to its readers. Readers learned that “William Daniel Arnold, son of the late Daniel Arnold, was called into labor for reward on July 9 at 8 a.m., after three weeks of typhoid confinement. His age was thirty-four years. eight … Read more

Today in Johnson City History: July 12 | To live

July 12, 1888: The Comet reported sad news about a resident of the area. “Mr. Lum Emmerson had the misfortune to lose his house to a fire one day last week. He lost everything except his sewing machine. No insurance.” July 12, 1916: Johnson City staff reported news about several area residents. “Miss India Hunt … Read more

Today in Johnson City History: July 11 | To live

July 11, 1891: The Comet reported: “Milligan has a gun club.” “It must be a very recent thing because few people in this city knew about it until yesterday, when the Milligan boys came in with guns and set out to show Johnson City that it didn’t have the only chance for the world.” “The … Read more

Today in Johnson City History: July 10 | To live

July 10, 1897: One hundred twenty-five years ago today, the Houston Daily Post reported news with a Knoxville date and a July 9 date. Readers learned: “News of Senator Harris’s death had barely broken because his (several indecipherable words) had just begun. In general, he has said (several undecipherable words) for some time that, in … Read more

Today in Johnson City History: July 9 | To live

July 9, 1922: One hundred years ago today, the Johnson City Chronicle informed readers: “There are forty-one industries in operation in Johnson City at this time: three have started in the last few months; a lumber mill, the tannery and a cigar factory. More than twenty different items are made here. More than 2,000 are … Read more