Dengue cases in Cebu City drop significantly – CHD

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The dengue cases in Cebu City have significantly dropped from January to May 2021 as compared to the same period in 2020. The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) revealed that in the first…

The lost year

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 01/03/2021

2020 was the year the world came to a halt. It may as well be stricken off the calendar, the way the number “13” is omitted from elevator panels. It was the year a threat we could…

Port of Cebu reports P3.33B 2020 collection surplus

Doris C. Bongcac 01/02/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Despite the pandemic, the Bureau of Customs Port of Cebu still managed to earn a revenue surplus of P3.33 billion in 2020. In a report that was posted on BOC Port of Cebu’s…

Firecracker market in Cebu City ends tonight

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the year 2020 draws to an end, so does the firecracker market at the South Road Properties (SRP). The vendors were glad to report that although there were fewer customers compared in…

A year to forget

Peter Wallace - @inquirerdotnet 12/31/2020

Finally we end the worst year the world has experienced since the world wars, and in some ways beyond maybe. The impact on our lives has been, quite simply, horrendous. The impact on national economies disastrous. It…

Turning 30

Jonathan Espejo Sy - @inquirerdotnet 12/29/2020

On Dec. 31, 2020, I turn 30 years old. Not much to my name. Not much on my resumé. Not much in my bank account either. Just like many others who turned 30 before me and many…

What 2020 has taught us

Immae Lachica 12/19/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines— As we count the days before we bid farewell to 2020, let us thank this year for awakening us to the lessons it has taught us along the way. This year may…

Emissions fell record 7 percent in 2020: study

12/11/2020

Paris, France—Carbon emissions fell a record seven percent in 2020 as countries imposed lockdowns and restrictions on movement during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Global Carbon Project said Friday, December 11, 2020, in its annual assessment. The fall…

Plan B Olympics

Immanuel L. Canicosa - @inquirerdotnet 08/11/2020

There’s a joke in Twitter that the most useless purchase people made last year was buying a 2020 planner. And as someone who did exactly that and now finds that same planner (the kind you can only…

Cebu City breaks own record, logs 353 new COVID-19 cases in one day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City broke its own record for the highest number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases logged in a single day as it recorded 353 new cases of the virus on Tuesday, June…

Light, tectonic earthquake rocks NegOr

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 3.3-magnitude earthquake rocked portions of Negros Oriental on Friday morning, May 29, 2020. Based on the earthquake bulletin from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the tectonic quake occurred at…

Over 4,000 Filipino seafarers set to arrive in PH ports by May 17

Cathrine Gonzales 05/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 4,559 overseas Filipino workers from different cruise ships are expected to disembark at the country’s ports by May 17, according to the Bureau of Immigration (BI). Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said…

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