Search continues for man who jumped off ship on Christmas eve

Paul Lauro 12/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Search and rescue operations continue for a male passenger who jumped from a ship bound for Cagayan de Oro at dawn on Saturday, December 24, 2022. The Philippine Coast Guard District Central Visayas…

Aussie child sex offender to spend 129 years in jail

Jigger Jerusalem 11/09/2022

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—A local court last week sentenced an Australian to 129 years in prison for different sexual offenses against children, most of these occurred in the cities of Surigao, Malaybalay and Cagayan de Oro in…

Sarok Weavers came from 16 points down to beat Buffalos

Glendale G. Rosal 08/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Consolacion Sarok Weavers defeated San Fernando Buffalos, 88-72, in a come-from-behind fashion in the semifinals of the Pilipinas Super League 21-Under VisMin Leg on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at the Cebu City…

LOOK: Thousands crowd DSWD office in Cagayan de Oro

Ryan D. Rosauro - @inquirerdotnet 08/20/2022

Thousands of people waited for their turn to queue for education assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in its Northern Mindanao regional office in Cagayan de Oro City. In photos by Bombo Radyo…

Consolacion Sarok Weavers rout Bogo City Bugoys to share top spot with CDO in PSL 21-U tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 07/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Consolacion Sarok Weavers are now 4-0 in the ongoing Pilipinas Super League (PSL) 21-U VisMin leg after beating the Bogo City Bugoys, 78-66, on Thursday evening, July 28, 2022 at the Lawaan…

Excitement builds up for Cebu City’s hosting of Palarong Pambansa boxing

Glendale G. Rosal 06/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Excitement continues to build up for the upcoming Palarong Pambansa VisMin Boxing Cup next month as tournament organizers revealed the eight competing teams in the major amateur slugfest at the Cebu City Sports…

GAB to train personnel on proper handling of hematoma machines for contact sports

Glendale G. Rosal 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) will soon train and distribute personnel who will demonstrate the proper use of their newly procured hematoma screening machines that are to be distributed to several areas…

Military plane carrying 85 people crashes in Jolo–AFP chief

Agence France Presse 07/04/2021

COTABATO,  Philippines — A military plane carrying at least 85 people “missed the runway” and crashed in the restive southern Philippines on Sunday, the armed forces chief said. So far 40 people have been rescued from the…

Cebu City EOC pushes for antigen, RT-PCR tests for inbound sea travelers

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/21/2021

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES — Due to the rising COVID-19 cases noted in the neighboring provinces, all inbound passengers whether for Cebu City or Cebu Province, as long as they go through the seaport in Cebu City, might…

April 2021 pharmacy licensure exam to be conducted only in MGCQ areas — PRC

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 04/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The pharmacy licensure exam scheduled this month will only be conducted in areas placed under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ), the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced Friday. The PRC said this was in compliance…

‘Red-tagged’ Karapatan paralegal arrested – rights group

Christia Marie Ramos, Germelina Lacorte - @inquirerdotnet 03/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Rights group Karapatan on Sunday said its paralegal in Caraga was arrested by “suspected elements” of the Philippine National Police (PNP). According to Karapatan, Renalyn Tejero was arrested in Brgy. Lapasan in Cagayan de…

Paranoia in the neighborhood

J-Ann Avila - @inquirerdotnet 10/18/2020

“Love your neighbor as you love yourself,” God commands. Apparently, it is harder to do so during a pandemic. My late 90-year-old grandmother arrived home in Surigao del Sur after a dizzying eight-hour road trip from Cagayan…

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