Greek church stirs controversy over stance that Communion can’t spread coronavirus

Inquirer.net 03/14/2020

The Greek Orthodox Church has stirred up controversy after claiming that the Holy Communion cannot spread the novel coronavirus despite the advice of medical professionals. According to Australia’s Greek Orthodox Archdiocese spokesperson, Reverend Steven Scoutas, the Church…

Memes galore after Julia Barretto’s IG post

Immae Lachica 08/07/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—It didn’t take long for netizens to react to ABS-CBN star Julia Barretto’s statement on her Instagram account last August 6, 2019. Read: Julia Barretto to Bea Alonzo: ‘You have charged everybody to destroy me…

Joshua Garcia tells Julia Barretto amid controversy: ‘Malalampasan mo ‘yan’

07/25/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Amid controversies, it appears that all is well between Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto. Garcia sent encouraging words to Barretto as shown in an Instagram story by the latter Wednesday evening. “This guy knows…

PNP, PDEA-7 maintain good relations amid agent slay controversy

Chris A. Ligan 08/14/2018

Officials of Philippine National Police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Administration in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) expressed that they remain in good terms amid reports that a police officer was among the assailants in the killing of one of…

Mabatid ousted from BOPK for hotel controversy

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, and Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 07/09/2018

THE accusations of physical assault against Mabolo Barangay Captain Niña Mabatid has not only placed her in hot water but also led Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to boot her out of Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK).…

Pardo police officers may be relieved after viral controversy

Benjie Talisic 05/07/2018

All personnel from Pardo Police Station personnel may face relief after PO3 Glen Sogiangco was named in a viral video as a drug protector, said Supt. Reyman Tolentin, Police Regional Office public information officer. He added that…

CONFUSING RESULTS

James Nicole Franz R. Savellon 04/13/2018

Controversy mars day one of Second Cebu Dragon Boat Fiesta The Poseidon Dragons and Philippine Accessibility Disability Services, Inc. (PADS) Adaptive Dragon Boat Racing Team ruled their respective 250-meter small boat categories in the controversy-filled first day…

Amid ‘racist’ controversy Billy Crawford reposts netizens’ funny take on his and Coleen Garcia’s outfits

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/12/2018

AFTER apologizing for their controversial photos shot in Ethiopia, Kapamilya star Billy Crawford gamely reposted netizens’ photos making fun of his floral suit as well as his fiancee Coleen Garcia’s high-fashion outfits. The first photo he reposted…

Another controversy hounds PKF

Glendale G. Rosal 12/28/2017

  THERE seems to be no peace in the house of the Philippine Karatedo Federation (PKF). This after the World Karatedo Federation (WKF) released a statement saying it did not authorize the PKF to manufacture or reproduce…

Fire victims told to vacate road at the back of CICC

Norman V. Mendoza 11/28/2017

THE fire victims of Barangays Mantuyong and Guizo in Mandaue City that occupied a lane of the Mantawi road at the back of the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) are given until the end of this month…

Victoria’s Secret China show struts on despite controversy

AP 11/22/2017

(AP PHOTOS) SHANGHAI—Gigi Hadid and Katy Perry didn’t make it but the Victoria’s Secret show in Shanghai managed to strut on Monday without them, surviving a controversy over visa issues and a model who slipped and fell during the…

Music fest controversy continues as Santa Fe vice mayor joins fray

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/08/2017

THE controversy about the holding of the Isla Music Festival 2017 continues as the festival date in Santa Fe, Bantayan Island draws near. Santa Fe Vice Mayor Ithamar Espinosa has jumped into the fray and questioned the…

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