Chaos, desperation at Kabul airport as Biden defends withdrawal from Afghanistan

Reuters 08/17/2021

KABUL — Thousands of people desperate to flee Afghanistan thronged Kabul’s airport on Monday after the Taliban seized the capital, prompting the United States to pause evacuations, as President Joe Biden confronted mounting criticism over the U.S.…

Dizon to Labella: Suspend use of ECQ passes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon is asking Mayor Edgardo Labella to suspend the use of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) passes as this has caused more problem for the city’s constituents.  In a…

Barangay vs MILO, who holds the turf in the barangays?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has emphasized repeatedly that politics should be set aside during the pandemic that has brought economic and social consequences to the city. “Let us put aside political differences…

Barangays decry lack of ECQ passes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangays in Cebu City are asking the city government for more quarantine passes. Barangay Lahug officials have written to Mayor Edgardo Labella raising concerns on the lack of quarantine passes. Lahug village chief,…

Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters defy ban

10/21/2019

HONG KONG – Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes following an unauthorized pro-democracy rally Sunday, as protesters set up roadblocks and torched businesses, and police responded with tear gas and a water cannon. Protesters tossed firebombs…

UN: Adopt paradigm shift to avert global climate chaos

AFP 10/08/2018

Avoiding global climate chaos will require a major transformation of society and the world economy that is “unprecedented in scale,” the UN said Monday in a landmark report that warns time is running out to avert disaster.…

CEBU PRESS FREEDOM WEEK: New CFBJ officers take oath 

Rosalie Abatayo 09/19/2018

The new set officers of the Cebu Federation of Beat Journalists (CFBJ) took their oath during their general assembly on Wednesday (September 19).  Mitchelle Palaubsanon took over Elias Baquero as president of the federation. Baquero served as…

Hong Kong starts massive cleanup after typhoon chaos

AFP 09/18/2018

Hong Kong began a massive cleanup Monday after Typhoon Mangkhut raked the city, shredding trees and bringing damaging floods, in a trail of destruction that left dozens dead in the Philippines and millions evacuated in southern China.…

State of chaos

Editorial 07/22/2018

We have no indication from the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte that it is seeking redemption. But if it is, it should start with nothing less than an honest report today about the state of the nation.…

Cebuano Fajardo keeps cool amidst chaos in controversial Philippines vs Australia game

JONAS PANERIO 07/03/2018

Cebuano behemoth June Mar Fajardo was a picture of calm even as all hell broke loose during their 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifier game against Australia ‪on Monday night‬ at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan. The…

US senator hits ‘chaos’ in Trump’s admin

AP 04/01/2018

BEIJING — US Sen. Elizabeth Warren says chaos in the Trump administration is harming its ability to formulate coherent policy toward North Korea’s nuclear program and other important issues in Asia. Vacancies in the foreign service are…

Storm Eleanor brings chaos to Europe

AFP 01/04/2018

Walkers take photographs of stormy seas by the lighthouse in New Brighton, northwest England, as Storm Eleanor swept over the country Winter storm Eleanor swept across Europe on Wednesday, bringing death, damage and disruption, snarling transport networks…

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