De Lima recognized as among ‘Women to Watch’ in Southeast Asia

Inquirer.net 03/28/2018

Opposition Senator Leila de Lima has been named as one of Southeast Asia’s “Women to Watch” for inspiring people as she continue “her fight against the Duterte administration from behind bars.” The Diplomat, a Tokyo-based international current-affairs…

USPF, UV rout foes in Asia Pacific University Games

Jonas N. Panerio 12/06/2017

Games Today: Cebu Coliseum 3:30 p.m. – USPF vs China 5 p.m. – Malaysia vs USC 6:30 p.m. – USJ-R vs UV The University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) Panthers proved to be rude hosts as they…

MTB race in Talisay this Sunday

James Savellon 12/05/2017

  LOCAL cyclists will strut their wires in the 3rd Jodan/Keith DeFiebre Cycling Team XC Mountain Bike Race this Sunday in Barangay Maghaway, Talisay City. Around 20 bikers from cities of Talisay and Dipolog, and towns of…

James Reid wins Best Southeast Asia Act for MTV EMA 2017

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/13/2017

VIVA artist James Reid was named Best Southeast Asia Act in MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) 2017. MTV Asia made the announcement via its Instagram account yesterday. “AHHHHHH! We soooo happy to have @james as our winner for this year’s…

Ministers agree Asia-Pacific trade pact without US

AFP 11/11/2017

  Ministers from 11 Asia-Pacific countries agreed yesterday to press ahead with a major trade deal without the United States, as the world’s largest economy seeks to go it alone under President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy.…

Moving north

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/20/2017

Developers expand to north Cebu with horizontal projects in Consolacion and Compostela towns As real estate prices continue to shoot up in Cebu City, homegrown developers are setting their eyes on northern Cebu to take advantage of…

Child obesity grows tenfold since 1975

AFP 10/15/2017

The world had 10 times as many obese children and teenagers last year than in 1975, but underweight kids still outnumbered them. Warning of a “double burden” of malnutrition, researchers said the rate of increase in obesity…

Routes Asia forum in 2019 seen to boost Cebu tourism

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/28/2017

LOCAL tourism stakeholders foresee more opportunities for the tourism industry to showcase Cebu as a business and tourism destination after it was announced that Cebu would be the host of the next Routes Asia forum in 2019.…

The era of life-changing megastorms

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 09/10/2017

What we call in the Philippines and in Asia as typhoons are called cyclones in Africa and Australia and hurricanes in the Americas. Since August 25, some of the Caribbean countries, the United States and earthquake-ravaged Mexico…

Japanese Encephalitis: What you need to know

Agnes B. Alpuerto 09/06/2017

NINE people have succumbed to the Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus since January this year, records from the Department of Health (DOH) showed. The regional DOH office said at least one case of Japanese encephalitis was recorded in…