DepEd launches mental health hotlines for teachers, students

John Eric Mendoza 11/09/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has launched several hotlines for the mental health concerns of teachers and students. “We prioritize the promotion and protection of the mental health and general welfare of our personnel…

2 Cebuana beauty queens among MUP 2021 challenge winners

Immae Lachica 08/30/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Two Cebuana beauties are making a buzz during the early stages of this year’s Miss Universe Philippines pageant. Beatrice Luigi Gomez of Cebu City and Steffi Aberasturi, Cebu province’s pageant delegate, were declared…

Steps to help you cope with difficult challenges

Doris Mondragon 04/06/2021

MEDELLIN, Cebu—You always seem to be faced with different feelings and emotions everyday no matter how strong or stable you try to be. To feel empty is one thing, but when you feel like “something is missing…

UP president challenges AFP claim on Reds’ campus infiltration

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 01/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines — University of the Philippines (UP) president Danilo Concepcion on Saturday said the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) allegation that some of the university’s colleges, units and offices have condoned the “infiltration” of communist rebels lacks…

Coronavirus pandemic poses big challenges for UN peacekeeping operations

04/09/2020

UNITED NATIONS —  With 110,000 peacekeepers deployed in more than a dozen countries around a world now ravaged by the coronavirus, the United Nations faces twin challenges: keeping those soldiers safe and, more importantly, persuading governments not…

The struggles of being in a long distance relationship

Immae Lachica 04/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— When you hear the words long-distance relationship or read the letters LDR, what’s the first thing that comes into your mind? Challenging. This is the word that would easily describe this kind of relationship.…

Bouncing back from a major setback

Immae Lachica 10/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Life has a lot of ways of showing us how strong we can be. A number of twists and turns come our way to make us think outside of our own boxes. And we…

UC’s entry chosen as finalist in DTI Consumer Month short film competition

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A short film showing the different life experiences of University of Cebu-Private campus senior high school students was chosen as a finalist in the short film competition initiated by the Department of Trade and Industry…

Pot legalization poses health, safety challenges

AFP 10/15/2018

CANADA will end its pot prohibition Wednesday with the goals of curbing the black market and use by youth, amid concerns around the public health and safety merits of legalization. Public health officials contend that smoking cannabis…

Osmeña challenges police to release autopsy report of Balili

08/13/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña would like to see the autopsy report of SPO1 Roderick Balili. In a press conference, Osmeña said he is unconvinced that Balili died of accidental firing. He also questioned the heightened security…

Upcoming confab to tackle socialized housing challenges in Cebu

USJ-R Intern 07/20/2018

The scarcity of available flatlands and the worsening road congestion in Cebu are among the challenges that socialized housing developers face in bringing projects to Cebu. Marcelino C. Mendoza, national president of the Organization of Socialized and…

Despite AI’s challenges, BPO group sees industry’s growth

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/29/2018

AMID the emergence of new technology like artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, the Contact Center Association of the Philippines (CCAP) remain optimistic with the industry’s growth. In an interview yesterday, CCAP President Jojo Uligan said contact center…

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