China’s protests over lockdowns spread to campuses and communities abroad

Reuters 11/28/2022

HONG KONG — Protests against China’s strict zero-COVID policy and restrictions on freedoms have spread to at least a dozen cities around the world in a show of solidarity with rare displays of defiance in China over…

LOOK: Jessy Mendiola, Luis Manzano give glimpse of baby’s face

Dana Cruz 10/01/2022

Jessy Mendiola and Luis Manzano are beyond excited while counting down the days to the birth of their first child, as they gave a glimpse of the baby’s face in an ultrasound. The actress, who is 25…

Waiting to see

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 07/23/2022

A presidential State of the Nation Address (Sona) is a president’s version of the nation’s journey—where it is now, how it came this way, and where he plans to lead it. A Sona covers whatever a president…

Urologist allays fears COVID-19 may shorten manhood

The Nation/Asia News Network 07/21/2022

BANGKOK — Men should not worry that their manhood would shrink from Covid as a well-known medical technician had warned, a urological surgeon assured apprehensive males on Thursday, pointing out there is no hard evidence to support…

Nursing in crisis

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 07/19/2022

Upon giving birth to her second baby in a leading hospital last May, my youngest daughter and her husband languished for hours in the delivery room with no one attending to them, even as they already had…

Gov’t adviser notes ‘early signals’ of another COVID surge

Kathleen de Villa - Reporter 05/26/2022

MANILA, Philippines — “Early signals” of another surge in COVID-19 infections are being noted, with instances of reversals in the downward trend of cases posted in the past month, according to an adviser of the Inter-Agency Task…

Face-to-face graduation: Cebu students excited over upcoming event

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Graduation this year will be even more exciting as face-to-face graduation makes a comeback after a two-year pause after the easing of restrictions with COVID cases going down. Some graduating students in Cebu…

Getting out of the gilded cage

Rafael Lorenzo G. Conejos - @inquirerdotnet 04/30/2022

Remove your mask.” The immigration officer at Naia ordered. My heart sank at the request, yet there was also no turning back. It was January 2022, the height of global omicron, and I had just spent 15…

Possible ‘alert level 0’ on agenda: Will face masks finally go?

Leila B. Salaverria 03/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The government’s pandemic managers would be discussing guidelines for a possible “alert level 0,” which could end most if not all of the health emergency restrictions in the country, according to Health Secretary Francisco…

COVID-19 claims 33 children, whose ages are 17 and below, in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government repeats its calls to parents to register their young children for the COVID-19 vaccination. This after the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) recorded at least 33 kids, whose ages…

Stop bringing unvaccinated kids in malls, says medical group exec

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 11/15/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Parents, especially those with kids aged 11 years old and below, should still refrain from bringing their children to malls, or any indoor public spaces that are frequented by a lot of people, said…

EOC urges patients isolated in BICs to help maintain cleanliness

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/30/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The chief implementor of Cebu City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has urged those being isolated in barangay isolation centers (BICs) to work together in maintaining the cleanliness of their rooms. Councilor Joel Garganera…

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