Vicsal lawyer: Workers’ needs will be taken care of

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Morexette B. Erram 01/06/2018

THE more than 500 employees of the Gaisano Metro Ayala store were assured that their needs would be taken care of. As of 9 p.m. on Saturday, firefighters were still battling the fire that hit the department…

Finally, care came for our carriage horses

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/09/2017

KABAYO CHECK UP DAY Under the scorching heat of the sun or the tempestuous torrent of rain, or both on some occasions — carriage horses — for years, have provided important mode of transport for Cebu City…

‘Feel ko lang’

FR. FRANCIS ONGKINGCO 06/30/2017

A common expression, especially among Filipino youth, is “feel ko lang.” It is their usual response when they are invited to something or asked about what they plan to do. Loosely translated, it can mean “as I…

Costly medical care

Ricky Poca 06/19/2017

June has been designated as Kidney Month by the Department of Health (DOH). That is why last Tuesday’s edition of the 888 News Forum that I hosted featured topnotch nephrologists in Cebu who discussed at length concerns…

Murder suspect refutes police claims of drug ties

Benjie B. Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 06/07/2017

The camp of suspected drug dealer Steve Go refuted the charges leveled at him by the police, saying the basis of these allegations stemmed from a car he owned that was seized in a drug bust last…

Health care a privilege, not a right

05/06/2017

WASHINGTON—In 1944, president Franklin Roosevelt urged Congress to pass a “second bill of rights.” Number six on the list was “the right to adequate medical care and the opportunity to achieve and enjoy good health.” Seventy-three years…

‘We care’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/19/2017

The second part of Cebu Daily New’s three-part story on the lives of recovering addicts projects the importance of collaboration among different sectors of society to help junkies change for the better. In the war on drugs,…

Learning about caring and sharing

Sofia Aliño Logarta 02/15/2017

As pupils in St. Theresa’s College, we were blessed to be exposed early to unconditional love. Many of the mentors whom we hero-worshipped left us to enter the ICM novitiate; and of course during school days we…

Guba hospital ill-equipped to accept patients

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/09/2014

A few years after it became operational, the satellite hospital in the mountain barangay of Guba, Cebu City has overturned beds while some rooms were used for storage. Dr. Gloria Duterte, Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) chief,…

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