School supplies with high lead content still being sold, says NGO

Inquirer.net 05/19/2018

With only a few weeks remaining before classes begin, an environmental non-government organization urged the government to intensify the product safety monitoring of school supplies. EcoWaste Coalition found out that some of the school bags they purchased…

Voter turnout for 2018 Barangay, SK polls seems high — Comelec

Inquirer.net 05/14/2018

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that voter turnout in the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, even without the official raw data, is considered high. “I don’t have the actual turnout figures yet, we’re collating…

Holiday’s playoff-high pushes Pelicans to commanding 2-0 lead

AP 04/18/2018

Games today: 7 a.m. – Indiana vs. Cleveland (IND leads, 1-0) 8 a.m. – Utah vs. Oklahoma (OKC leads, 1-0) 9:30 a.m. – Minnesota vs. Houston (HOU leads, 1-0) REMOVED from the turbulence that marked his previous…

Cebu Darters have high hopes for PH Open stint

Ray Charlie Diaz 04/10/2018

WITH THE Philippine Open Tacloban US$100K International Dart Tournament drawing near, the Cebu Darters United (CDU) is optimistic it can make a name for itself in the four-day competition slated April 19 to 22 at the Leyte…

Inflation may rise as high as 4% due to Train, says Lacson

Inquirer.net 01/11/2018

CITING his talks with former and incumbent Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) officials, Sen. Panfilo Lacson warned on Thursday that inflation could rise as high as 4 percent because of the new Tax Reform for Acceleration and…

High-tech stage makes for grander Sinulog

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 12/28/2017

LIGHT emitting diode (LED) walls will surround the stage for the performances and dance presentations during the Sinulog Mardi Gras. Eighteen sets of LED screens measuring 10 ft by 14 ft each will be installed. “Sinulog 2018…

On a high note

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 12/17/2017

Despite the dark clouds and drizzles that pervaded last week due to the slow-moving typhoon Urduja, the mood was festive. The 2nd Tañon Strait Enforcement Summit convened by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and…

ROCKETS ON A ROLL

AP 12/12/2017

Houston beats New Orleans Pelicans 130-123 for 10th straight victory HOUSTON — Clint Capela scored a career-high 28 points, James Harden had 26 points and 17 assists and the Houston Rockets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 130-123…

USJ-R pounds Malaysia to end APUG hoops elims on high note

Jonas N. Panerio 12/10/2017

THE UNIVERSITY of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) Jaguars punctuated their stint in the elimination round with a resounding 91-47 win over Malaysia in the Asia Pacific University Games basketball tournament yesterday at the Cebu Coliseum. The win gave…

A high regard for females

Sofia Aliño Logarta 12/06/2017

Females have been treated badly because they have been viewed as second-class citizens, brainless, as not having a soul. They have also been seen as toys or objects of entertainment. In some cultures, they had been used…