Omega’s Cañete takes center stage in ‘Blow-by-Blow’ bout for WBC regional title vs. Maquilan

Glendale G. Rosal 02/29/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Omega Boxing Gym’s Benny “The Bull” Cañete will headline the “Blow-by-Blow” fight card on March 24 at the Okada Manila Hotel and Casino. Organized by Manny Pacquiao Promotions and Johnny Elorde International Promotions,…

Remulla confirms Teves on Interpol red notice, target of global manhunt

02/28/2024

MANILA, Philippines – Former Negros Oriental Rep. Arnolfo “Arnie” Teves Jr. is currently the target of an international manhunt following his inclusion in the red notice system of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), Justice Secretary Jesus…

Astronomers spot new tiny moons around Neptune and Uranus

02/25/2024

WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers have found three previously unknown moons in our solar system — two additional moons circling Neptune and one around Uranus. The distant tiny moons were spotted using powerful land-based telescopes in Hawaii and…

700 protesters rally against ‘Cha-Cha’ in Cebu City

Mark Bandolon 02/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Around 700 individuals from various progressive groups in Cebu City protested the Charter Change (Cha-Cha) initiative on Friday, February 23, 2024. The groups, calling their coalition as “Cebu Citizens’ Agenda Against Cha-Cha,” began with…

Charter Day, Prayer Rally: Cebu City police on full alert

Emmariel Ares 02/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is now on full alert status for the Charter Day celebration and Anti-Charter Change Prayer Rally this weekend, February 24-25, 2024. Police Lieutenant Colonel Janette Rafter, CCPO…

Rama proposes city-based water district; Daluz deems it costly, impractical

Pia Piquero 02/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has proposed that a city-based water district would be established, similar to, but a scaled-down version, of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD). He said that if the…

WPS patrol by B-52H bomber, PH jets done, China irked

Frances Mangosing - Reporter / @FMangosingINQ 02/21/2024

A nuclear-capable bomber of the United States has been sent to have its first joint patrol with the Philippine military over the West Philippine Sea (WPS).  This also prompted China’s military to send its forces there to…

EXPLAINER: What to do when coming face-to-face with snakes

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 02/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — They won’t attack unless provoked. Seeing snakes in the house or anywhere could surely frighten people. Unfortunately, the shock encounter often lead to the hurting or killing of the reptile. But what is…

P100 daily wage hike bill approved on final reading

Charie Abarca 02/19/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate’s approval on its third and final reading brings the landmark bill, which proposes a P100 increase in the daily minimum wage for private sector workers, one step closer to becoming law. Senate…

TIMELINE: Why skywalks in Cebu City need to be dismantled, relocated

Pia Piquero 02/17/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The resumption of dismantling the skywalks in Cebu City for relocation to the South Road Properties (SRP) on February 13 sparked a lot of online discussions. In response, CDN Digital created a timeline outlining…

West Philippine Sea: Guard PH shoal, fishers with frequent patrols

02/17/2024

The Philippines will take “decisive action” in securing one of its traditional fishing grounds amid growing Chinese aggression in the West Philippine Sea by establishing a constant presence at Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal through rotational patrols of that area by…

Cha-Cha: Cebu coalition says no to Charter Change

Emmariel Ares 02/16/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cha-Cha or Charter Change is not what the Filipinos need at a time when necessities like rice are becoming too expensive and many are unemployed.  This was the message of the newly-launched coalition…

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