Gov’t must stop being a gambling lord

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 09/22/2022

What’s the difference between our government and underworld gangsters when it comes to their involvement in gambling? None. Both are immoral opportunists who take advantage of people’s addiction to gambling in order to reap tons of money.…

Gov’t lifts ban on deployment of health workers abroad

Dona Z. Pazzibugan 12/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The government officially lifted the temporary ban on the deployment of nurses, nursing aides and nursing assistants abroad, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). “The moratorium or temporary suspension of deployment of…

Filipinos abroad with COVID-19 now at 2,461

Daphne Galvez 05/21/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 2,461 Filipinos abroad have so far contracted the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Thursday. The DFA recorded six more cases of…

Cebuana frontliner in US shares 1st time mom experience amid pandemic

Immae A. Lachica 05/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines– They say that the true essence of a woman is becoming a mother, young girls dreaming to be mothers someday and dreaming to build their own families. To become a mother is indeed a…

DFA: COVID-19 now infects over 600 Filipinos abroad; death toll rises to 72

Christia Marie Ramos 04/09/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Some 607 Filipinos overseas have now contracted the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Thursday, as the number of fatalities increased to 72. According to DFA, 13 more Filipinos…

Meet this Cebuano family of frontliners in New Jersey

Immae Lachica 03/31/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines– For more than a decade now, the Fuentes family from Cebu City have been living away from the comforts of their motherland. The Fuentes family from Punta Princesa here is not your ordinary…

How some Cebuanos abroad are coping with the coronavirus crisis

Immae Lachica 03/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— While everyone is in the comforts of their home with their families here in Cebu there are some who are far from the Queen City of the South. These Cebuanos are those working and…

COVID-19 claims 3rd Filipino abroad

Dona Z. Pazzibugan 03/27/2020

A third Filipino overseas has died from the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed on Thursday. A DFA data summary showed the latest Filipino COVID-19 fatality abroad died in a country in…

Fewer virus cases in China, but deaths abroad increase

02/21/2020

China on Thursday touted a big drop in new virus infections as proof its epidemic control efforts are working, but the toll grew abroad with deaths in Japan and South Korea. Fatalities in China hit 2,118 as…

Five things most Filipinos abroad miss about Christmas in the Philippines

Immae Lachica 12/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Christmas in the Philippines is one of the merriest celebrations in the entire world. So it’s really normal for some of our friends or relatives who are overseas Filipino workers (OFW) to feel sad…

Well-off PH kids get Dengvaxia abroad

Jovic Yee - Inquirer.net 09/05/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Access to Dengvaxia has become a class marker of sorts in the Philippines. With the dengue vaccine banned in the country, well-off Filipino parents are sending their kids to neighboring Southeast Asian countries so…

Ray Educations brings “Study Abroad Career guidance” on Battle against Ignorance on International Competency 

PR 07/25/2019

Ray Pilipinas on its 7th anniversary has re-launched its force to set-up the Avenue for Global Competency on International Programs here in Cebu. Marching our way of courtesy to Commission on Higher Education and Department of Education to Partner with us for the Aim…

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