PRO-7 chief: P15.7M drugs seized in one day in C. Visayas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Simultaneous police operations for a day yielded P15.7 million worth of illegal drugs and led to the arrest of 214 drug personalities in Central Visayas. Police Brigadier General Roque Eduardo Vega, Police Regional…

Cebu City to close several vax sites

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As the turnout in the COVID-19 vaccination sites here continues to lessen, the Cebu City Government decided to shut down several inoculation sites permanently.  Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, City Health Officer, confirmed that they…

‘Sampalan’ then and now

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 03/30/2022

Ross Douthat, writing in The New York Times, says that the plunging viewership for the annual Academy Awards is not about the decline of the Oscars but the end of the movies as we know it. The…

Mambaling man yields P68K worth of suspected shabu in buy-bust

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Complaints aired over the “Isumbong Mo Kay Wilkins” (IMKW) program resulted in the arrest of a suspected drug peddler on Wednesday evening, March 23 in Brgy. Mambaling, Cebu City. The Philippine Drug Enforcement…

Duque: PH likely to stay under Alert Level 1 until Duterte’s term ends

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 03/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — It is likely that the Philippines will remain under Alert Level 1 until President Rodrigo Duterte ends his term in June, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said. Duque made the remark amid questions of…

CCPO to launch another SAFE campaign for 2022 polls

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 03/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  For the second time around, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will launch another conduct of Kapulisan, Simbahan at Pamayanan Tungo sa Kaunlaran (KASIMBAYANAN) ceremony also known as Secure, Accurate, Free and Fair National…

How a father helped his daughter bounce back from her LET failure

Immae Lachica 03/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— “Next time, ana ra man na. Ayg kaguol, na unsa!”  ([You can pass it] Next time, that is just the way it is. Don’t be sad, okay!) A simple line from a father who…

Vaccination for minors 5 to 11 years old resumes in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vaccination for minors, whose ages are 5 to 11 years old, has resumed in Cebu City, and the city has added an additional vaccination site.  Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, head of the City Health…

Jeo Santisima stopped late by Joet Gonzalez in featherweight bout

Mark Giongco - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ 03/05/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Filipino boxer Jeo Santisima took a crucial loss in his bid to challenge for a world title on Saturday (Manila time). Santisima was stopped in the ninth round by Joet Gonzalez, who won the vacant WBO…

Bea Alonzo, Alden Richards set to star in PH adaptation of Korean drama ‘Start-Up’

Inquirer.net 03/05/2022

Bea Alonzo and Alden Richards are confirmed to star in the Philippine adaptation of the hit South Korean drama “Start-Up,” after months of speculations. The pair’s upcoming project together was revealed on GMA Network’s “24 Oras” as…

The Russia-Ukraine fallout

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 03/01/2022

Just when we thought our economy was finally getting over the deep pandemic shock, now comes the Russian invasion of Ukraine, whose shock waves have yet to be clearly understood and assessed. Our direct economic linkages with…

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