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History of pandemics due to ship voyages 

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 06/04/2020

Many Filipinos   knew by heart the  Korean phrases like “annyeonghaseyo” (hello) or “kamsahamnida” (thank you) due to  their fascination with Koreanovelas, especially now that they had to stay home due to the COVID-19 community quarantine. “Kingdom” is one interesting Netflix series…

Depression, suicide and COVID-19

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 05/26/2020

Suicide reports due to depression are sad manifestations of the  negative mental health effects  of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. Pandemic anxiety can be overwhelming which if not handled properly may become emotional, physical and economic…

 Seafarer’s cancer and the ‘disputable presumption’ principle 

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 05/19/2020

The month of May has three significant dates for us: Mothers’ day, Mama’s birthday and her death anniversary. My mother, fondly called Mama Linda, died on May 17, 2002 due to pericarditis and lymphoma three days after she celebrated…

See you around

Attorney Ruphil Bañoc 05/15/2020

  I thank the management of Cebu Daily News,  as it continues to explore avenues to meet the challenges of time. CDN has always exercised editorial independence, refusing to kowtow or bow down to vested interest. Indeed, the…

KUWENTONG KULE: Nostalgia of college life: Eraserheads as my dorm roommates

Atty. Dennis R. Goreco 05/13/2020

  Nostalgia is a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time. For some, music can be a strong trigger of nostalgia of adolescence and discovering one’s identity. The soundtrack in the 1990s was dominated by…

Nagpakaulaw sa SAP ang social worker sa Lapu-Lapu

Lloyd Suarez 05/09/2020

  Mas maayo’ng moresign, kung may delicadeza pa si Lapu-Lapu City Social Worker Officer I, Ma. Eleonor Feliciano, tungod sa  pag-apil  sa  iyang lima ka mga miyembro sa pamilya nga sagad kanila dili kuwalipikado sa  Social Amelioration…

Balik Probinsya

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 05/08/2020

  Before this COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019), we had always thought that congestion was just something we can live with, like a “necessary evil.” Our politicians did little to solve the problem, among the many reasons being…

Advocacy and democracy

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 05/07/2020

  One of my still-to-be-fulfilled  dreams is to huddle colleagues and to ask  what shaped them to pursue this challenging field of protecting and defending our natural life support system.  It is certainly in a tougher arena…

Imagine a world without a vaccine against COVID-19

Jobers Reynes Bersales 05/07/2020

  I do not want to sound pessimistic. But if you look at another virus that has killed millions of humans in recent past, the human immunodeficiency virus or HIV, no vaccine has been produced yet some…

The 4-Pillar Socioeconomic Strategy

Fernando Fajardo 05/06/2020

  Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Inquirer.net is constrained to take a step back and reassess its operation in Cebu. As a result, CDN Digital columnists were advised to end our tasks effective end of this…

KUWENTONG KULE: To new lawyers: Serve the people

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 05/05/2020

  “Serve the people. Do not betray your humanity.” Words that should guide the new lawyers according to Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen in his Twitter account. The Supreme Court released last week the results of…

Senior citizens, a force for good in the time of pandemic

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 05/03/2020

  After a month and a half of “house arrest”, irate senior citizens in Luzon could take it no longer and slammed the Inter Agency Task Force on COVID-19 after it declared that the order banning them…

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