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SECURITY UP

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Asean Summit meetings in Cebu  AT least 5,000 policemen, soldiers and other security forces have been tapped to secure Cebu as it hosts next week seven finance and defense ministerial meetings that will precede the Association of Southeast Asian (Asean) Summit chaired this year by the Philippines. Amid proposals to shut down telecommunication facilities in Cebu […]

Posted: March 28th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Businesses in Mactan Is. told: Brace for power interruptions

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  NGCP: APRIL 9 TO APRIL 15 Lapu-Lapu City officials will discuss measures to prepare residents and establishments of the upcoming power interruptions scheduled to hit Mactan Island starting April 9 until April 15. Hembler Mendoza, Lapu-Lapu Tourism officer, said he would meet with acting Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Marcial Ycong to discuss the matter today […]

Posted: March 27th, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

USPF volleyball tryouts on

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LOOKING to end a long drought, the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) girls and women’s volleyball teams will be holding a five-day tryout to find the right players for the upcoming season of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi). The tryout will begin today from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the USPF […]

Posted: March 26th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Impeachment again

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President Rodrigo Duterte publicly opposed it, but what does one make of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’s threat to initiate impeachment proceedings against Vice President Leni Robredo? The President’s critics find it hard to believe that the House Speaker will proceed with so rash an action without his blessing. There is the belief that the planned […]

Posted: March 24th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

God in ‘Silence’

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One weekend, some of my colleagues at the University of the Philippines Cebu and I watched Martin Scorsese’s “Silence.” The movie, nominated for achievement in cinematography in this year’s Academy Awards, is based on an eponymous novel by Japanese author Shusako Endo. Two Portuguese Jesuit missionary priests, Fathers Sebastião Rodrigues (Andrew Garfield) and Francisco Garupe […]

Posted: March 24th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

MHAM graduate lands 4th place in Physician Licensure Exam

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A graduate of Matias H. Aznar Memorial (MHAM), Dr. Maude Sang-an Tabigue, landed fourth place in the March 2017 Physician Licensure Examination with a score of 87%; making her the lone top-notcher from Central Visayas. Out of the 1,317 examinees nationwide, only 813 passed. Looking back, Dr. Tabigue said, “To say that the preparation was […]

Posted: March 24th, 2017 in What's Up | Read More »

SM Malls to switch off lights for Earth Hour

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This coming March 25, from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM, all SM Malls will once again celebrate Earth Hour together with the communities and their local government unit partners, to take a stand against the indiscriminate threat of global warming and a make a commitment to a low-carbon lifestyle by switching off their lights. This […]

Posted: March 22nd, 2017 in What's Up | Read More »

Miss Universe 2016’s customized Chucks for a Cause

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At least 19 candidates from the 2016 Miss Universe competition lent their time and creativity to produce customized Converse sneakers to be auctioned for the Positive Action Foundation.  A foundation supported by the Ms Universe organization, Positive Action Foundation is devoted into helping individuals living with HIV/AIDS and their families particularly those who are displaced from […]

Posted: March 22nd, 2017 in What's Up | Read More »

A healthy 2017 with Golden Cup

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MAKE wellness your number one priority this new year with Thailand’s number one pain relieving brand, Golden Cup. Proven effective for more than 60 years, Golden Cup balm and Golden Cup oil are made with natural ingredients and have a pleasant aromatic scent. Golden Cup soothes the senses while alleviating the pain or itch caused […]

Posted: March 21st, 2017 in What's Up | Read More »

Atty Katrina Legarda engaging Rotarians in ‘Helping the Woman and the Child’

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In the recent Rotary District 3860 Conference, Atty. Katrina Legarda, well-known woman’s advocate, discussed being an agent of change by being ready to help women and children victims of abuse. First she reminded the Rotarians that the Philippines ranked 7th in the Global Gender Gap Index. Then she asserted that although we ranked high as […]

Posted: March 15th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »