Cebu City launches ‘Balik Eskwela Pabakuna Ta Extrabonanza’

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — To strengthen COVID-19 vaccination among eligible school-aged children and teachers, the Cebu City government launched on Monday, Nov. 7, its “Balik Eskwela Pabakuna Ta Extrabonanza” campaign at Tisa II Elementary School. The launch,…

Commuters urged: Don’t bring kids to bus terminals starting Oct. 28 until Nov. 2

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bus commuters are encouraged not to bring children as their companions to the bus terminals starting Oct. 28 until the end of the Kalag-Kalag on Nov. 2. Carmen Quijano, manager of the Cebu…

Watsons PH: Transforming lives one smile at a time

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — True to its commitment of making Filipinos “look good and feel great,” Watsons Philippines expands its purpose by giving kids born with cleft deformities a chance to smile even brighter through free surgeries.…

Day after Thai attack, traumatized relatives cling to slain children’s toys

Reuters 10/07/2022

UTHAI SAWAN, Thailand — Crying and clutching toys, traumatized relatives gathered at a child daycare center in Thailand where a day earlier a former policeman had slain 34 people, most of them children, in a knife and…

Britain and the world bid adieu to Queen Elizabeth II

Agence France Presse 09/20/2022

LONDON — Britain said farewell to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday at a state funeral attended by world leaders, before a historic last ceremonial journey through the streets of London packed with sorrowful mourners. Huge crowds gathered in near silence to…

100 Lagtang Grade 6 students receive food packs during 28th National Crime Prevention Week

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 100 students of Lagtang Elementary School enjoyed free food packs and lectures on crime prevention on Friday, September 2, 2022, in Talisay City. Police Lieutenant Colonel Maria Aurora Rayos, information officer…

POPCOM: Kids’ education, health remain basis for early development

POPCOM 09/01/2022

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) underscores the significance of every person born in a family, especially within the context of development, as the “symbolic 100 millionth Filipinos” turned eight years old on July 27, 2022.…

Moral poverty

Jose Ma. Montelibano - @inquirerdotnet 08/19/2022

Non-stop negatives covering politics, economics, and education can be overwhelming to citizens who are directly affected, but more so for societal leaders. Each Filipino family or citizen copes as best he or she can, the collective problem…

POPCOM: Population of Pinoy kids down, elderly up in last 20 years

PR 08/16/2022

CEBU, Philippines — The population of young Filipinos appears to be trending significantly lower in recent years, while that of the elderly has been expanding, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) noted on Friday. The agency…

Talisay police form teams to implement curfew for minors starting tonight

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four composite teams will start roving around Talisay City to implement the curfew for minors starting tonight, August 15, 2022. Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Caballes, chief of Talisay City Police Station, said that…

Fathers should provide child support, says DSWD

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 07/22/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Friday said it will provide help to mothers seeking child support from the fathers of their children. Upon the instruction of DSWD Secretary Erwin Tulfo,…

IACAT-MCIAA urged to conduct anti-human trafficking activities

Futch Anthony Inso 07/21/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Council has urged the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT), particularly IACAT-Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIAA), to conduct information, education, and communication activities against trafficking. This is in line with the…

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