Our daily bread

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 08/08/2021

Someone mentioned that lockdown and quarantine are like a Netflix or Korean drama series: Just when you think it’s over, they release the next season. In today’s gospel (John 6, 41-51), the Jews murmured against Jesus because…

Scientists in China believe new drug can stop coronavirus pandemic ‘without vaccine’

05/19/2020

BEIJING — A Chinese laboratory has been developing a drug it believes has the power to bring the coronavirus pandemic to a halt. The outbreak first emerged in China late last year before spreading across the world,…

Things we didn’t believe could be true until we saw them on “Mythbusters”

Marc Cosep 05/09/2020

This show ran many far-out experiments that taught us a lesson or two about believing some funky myths. While we are still under home quarantine, let us look at the time the Mythbusters put some age old…

Believe in yourselves, Sinulog Idol Season 9 champ tells this year’s finalists 

Michelle Joy Padayhag 01/11/2019

The 19-year-old singing champion from Inayawan, Cebu City continues to use his talent as a tool to help others.…

Duterte: I believe in God, but prove his existence – via a selfie

Inquirer.net 07/07/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte says he’s neither an agnostic nor an atheist. He believes in God. But he has a challenge: If anyone can to prove to him that God exists – by showing him a selfie with…

Ungab gunman dead? Police believe so

Benjie B. Talisic 06/01/2018

THE gunman in the ambush-slay of lawyer and Vice Mayor Jonnah John Ungab of Ronda town, southwest Cebu may already be dead, according to a police official. Supt. Ryan Devaras, chief of the Cebu City Investigation and…

Majority of Filipinos do not believe PNP’s ‘nanlaban’ claim

Inquirer.net 09/27/2017

Police were quick to tell that suspects were killed during anti-illegal drug operations because they resisted arrest or fought back with authorities. But in the latest survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS), majority of Filipinos…

Filipinos believe criminals deserve a second chance

04/28/2017

Half of adult Filipinos surveyed agree that a heinous criminal having a chance for reformation is a valid argument against the reimposition of death penalty. In the Social Weather Stations (SWS) first-quarter survey first published in BusinessWorld,…

The Roberto Aboitiz legacy lives on after his passing

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/17/2017

CEBU’S business icon Roberto Eduardo “Bobby” Aboitiz may have passed on, but government and business leaders believe his legacy will forever be remembered. Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III, who paid his respects to the bereaved family on…

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