Bemedalled Calumba’s short assignments give rise to vigilante talks

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie Erram and Gerard Vincent Francisco 08/06/2018

FOR almost 10 years in service, PO3 Eugene Calumba raked in recognitions for his ”exemplary” skills and dedication. But unlike most policemen, the bemedaled officer did not stay longer than five months in a given assignment since October…

Rise in July inflation seen; gov’t urged to bring down rice prices

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/06/2018

The government should focus on bringing down the prices of rice in order to help the poor especially with the continued increase in the country’s inflation rate. Antonio Chiu, Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) president,…

HIV cases continue to rise in Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/18/2018

Cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (Aids) in Cebu continue to increase with male to male sexual intercourse and those who share needles in illegal drugs use as the most common cause of…

Lepto cases on the rise in Cebu, Central Visayas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/10/2018

AS THE rainy season continues, the health department warned the public against wading in floodwater to avoid contracting leptospirosis, a disease caused by bacteria from rat waste. At least eight persons died out of the 50 reported…

Rise and shine

Life 06/12/2018

BARON GEISLER IS, OF COURSE, ALIVE.  BUT HE HAS NEVER BEEN THIS ALIVE.  As told to Clint Holton Potestas R.I.P., Baron—I have no idea about that. Kung sino man ang nagkalat, I call him crazy genius. In…

Safeguarding a treasure – the Philippine rise

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 05/20/2018

The weeks past was one of tremendous preparation, anticipation and excitement, especially for those in various government agencies and in the civil society organizations working with them, to achieve a desired goal — for the President to…

Dialysis center to rise in Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 04/22/2018

A dialysis center will soon be built inside the compound of Mandaue City Hospital. This after a groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday last week that was attended by Mandaue city officials headed by Mayor Luigi Quisumbing and…

Depression cases expected to rise with Boracay closure

Inquirer.net 04/21/2018

BORACAY ISLAND, AKLAN—A 42-year-old single mother of three has fallen into severe depression after she learned that she would lose her job and home as the government prepared to lock down Boracay for rehabilitation. The woman, a…

Rise in mental health problems, crimes seen with Boracay shutdown

Inquirer.net 04/18/2018

BORACAY ISLAND, AKLAN — A 42-year-old single mother of three has fallen into severe depression after she learned that she would lose her job and her home in the wake of the government’s plan to rehabilitate the…

A mall to rise in Cebu I.T. Park

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/13/2018

Townships Within Townships Trend Creating townships within townships is now becoming a trend among developers in integrated communities. This is why it would not be a surprise to see residential units or lifestyle strips within economic zones,…

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