Pimentel’s wife gives birth to baby girl

04/03/2020

The wife of Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III, Kathryna, has given birth to her and the senator’s first daughter, Ma. Kathryn Helena, on March 29. This follows on the heels of a controversy over the senator’s earlier visit…

Remembering Serging: A selfless public servant

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The late Senator Sergio “Serging” Osmeña, Jr. was the best president the Philippines never had. This was the statement of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella during the commemoration of Serging’s 103rd birth anniversary on…

Duterte to Catholic Church: Let priests marry, allow public to use birth control pills

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte suggested to the Catholic Church to allow the priests to marry to stop the sexual abuse committed by the church leaders.  In a speech delivered in Cebu on Sunday, February…

Locsin: I will kill anyone who asks for a birth certificate

Inquirer.net 02/19/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has warned to “kill” anyone who asks for a birth certificate as a requirement for passport renewal. Locsin made the statement on Tuesday after a netizen asked whether…

Woman gives birth inside police car

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/13/2018

JUST as they arrived at the Lapu-Lapu City hospital, a woman gave birth inside the police patrol car that brought her there. Jackielyn Branzuela, 32, a sales clerk, gave birth to a healthy baby girl inside the…

Shamcey Supsup gives birth to second child

Michelle Joy Padayhag 09/30/2018

MISS Universe 2011 3rd runner-up Shamcey Supsup gave birth to her second child yesterday. Supsup posted on Instagram that she had given birth to a healthy baby boy via vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). “Meet Peter Nathan…

Fewer births, more deaths as Singapore population ages

Inquirer.net 07/15/2018

SINGAPORE — Last year, the number of babies born fell to a seven-year low, while the number of deaths was the highest in at least two decades. A total of 39,615 births were registered, four percent fewer…

After giving birth, New Zealand PM recovers with ‘mac and cheese’

AP 06/22/2018

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was regaining her strength with macaroni and cheese on Friday and planned to spend at least one more night in an Auckland public hospital with her newborn…

Jolina Magdangal gives birth to second child

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/29/2018

KAPAMILYA actress and singer Jolina Magdangal has welcomed another member in their family. The 39-year-old star gave birth to her second child named Vika Anaya at the Asian Hospital and Medical Center in Alabang. Magdangal shared the…

Kaye Abad gives birth to son Joaquin on Paul Jake Castillo’s birthday

Mich Padayhag 12/23/2017

CELEBRITY couple Kaye Abad and Paul Jake Castillo received an advance gift three days before Christmas Day. Abad gave birth to their firstborn Joaquin on Friday, December 22, the same day Castillo celebrated his 33rd birthday. The…

Caloy Juapo: Swedish at birth, Cebuano by heart

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/11/2017

IF YOU haven’t seen him in person, you’d think that this guy singing Bisaya songs is pure-blooded Cebuano. Meet Carl John Kihl or more popularly known as Caloy Juapo here in Cebu, a 28-year-old Swedish national and…

Pauleen Luna-Sotto gives birth to baby girl

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/06/2017

“EAT Bulaga” host and actress Pauleen Luna-Sotto is now a mother. Her husband, comedian Vic Sotto, made the announcement yesterday — in his typical “Bossing” manner — during the “Juan for All, All for Juan” segment of the noontime…

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