Concert to benefit HIV treatment hub

Intern 04/25/2018

A concert for a cause is organized for the benefit of Balay Malingkawasnon, the first private HIV and AIDS treatment hub in Visayas. Called the “The Songs of Hope: Story of Survival,” the concert will feature various…

More treatment hubs for HIV as cases increase

Nestle L. Semilla 04/04/2018

THERE are now more treatment facilities for those afflicted by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus – Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome ( HIV-AIDS). The Department of Health (DOH-7) regional office has also increased access for testing and screening of…

Physicians tackle immunotherapy treatment for lung cancer patients

USJ-R Intern Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/28/2017

PHYSICIANS, patient support groups and local government officials gathered in a roundtable discussion at the Crown Regency Hotel in Cebu City yesterday to introduce a new innovation called immunotherapy to fight lung cancer. Dr. James Guardiario, thoracic…

No special treatment for PB member Boniel

Rosalie Abatayo 09/14/2017

  TALIBON JAIL AUTHORITIES: THE Talibon District Jail denies that special treatment is being given to detained Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel. Jail warden Police Senior Insp. Bryanroy Mercado said that contrary to allegations that…

POLICE TO BJMP-7: Investigate ‘special treatment’ given to 2 local politicians

Rosalie Abatayo 09/11/2017

THE Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has urged the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP-7) to look into reports that politicians detained in two jails in the region are enjoying special treatment. PRO-7 director…

Waste treatment firm gets P120M to fund upgrade, expansion

Aileen Garcia-Yap 05/08/2017

A CEBU-BASED hospital and septage waste treatment company has secured a P120 million loan from the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) to finance upgrading and expansions set this year. In an interview, Pollution Abatement Systems Specialist,…

PASSI secures P120 million loan for expansions

Aileen Garcia-Yap 05/08/2017

A Cebu-based company engaged in medical and septage waste treatment business has secured a P120 million loan from the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) to finance upgrading and expansions set this year. In an interview, Pollution…

Joint venture eyed for plant

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/19/2017

The inclusion of Cebu City’s septage treatment plant (STP) in its 93-1 land swap deal with Cebu province may drive the city’s septic haulers to revert to improper ways of disposing wastewater. Former Cebu City councilor Nida…

MAO BA?

Editorial 03/29/2017

PRICEY SPA A government official complained of pain in her neck during a seminar at a high-end hotel, so her assistant referred her to the hotel spa. But the official balked at her recommendation, saying it would…

Special treatment

Editorial 03/21/2017

When businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles was brought to then president Benigno Aquino III to signify her surrender, thousands of netizens questioned whose strings she pulled to secure an audience with the highest official of the country. Regardless,…