Cebuano karting sensation, 14, shares journey to his 2nd place finish in int’l race

Glendale G. Rosal 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano karting sensation William John Riley Go reminisced the sacrifices and challenges he faced before finishing second in the 2022 FIA Karting Academy Trophy in Genk, Belgium last May 15 to 17, 2022. …

Cortes assures Mandauehanons of improved services

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/19/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandauehanons can expect a better service from the administration of Mayor Jonas Cortes as they will continue to serve for another term after winning in the May 9 polls. Of the TEAM Mandaue…

Single mother of 3 receives free sari-sari store from Carmen police

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/18/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A single mother from Barangay Poblacion in Carmen town, northern Cebu was the first recipient of the “TINDAHAN MO, ABLIHAN NI TSIP” project of the Carmen Police Station, which was launched on Wednesday…

PH needs P326 billion yearly to pay debts

Julie Aurelio 05/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The next administration will need at least P326 billion in new revenues each year to cover the principal and interest payments for the country’s debts incurred amid the COVID-19 pandemic. House ways and means…

Endemic: Not the end

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 04/05/2022

It’s been two years since the COVID-19 pandemic and there’s a growing dangerous sense of complacency, spread in part by a word that’s taken on magical meanings: endemicity. It doesn’t help that the word ends with, well,…

Mandaue City to focus more on sitio-based vaccination

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/22/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Vaccination Operations Center of Mandaue City is planning to reduce the number of main vaccination sites and the vaccination teams per site and instead focus more on the sitio-based COVID-19 vaccination. The…

After 2 years, Oslob welcomes foreign tourists

Morexette Marie Erram 02/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After two years, the town of Oslob has again welcomed foreign tourists, giving individuals who depend on tourism hope that they can finally recover from the economic sting of the COVID-19 pandemic. Several…

Chan fires back: Malversation and graft cases lack basis, politically motivated

Futch Anthony Inso 02/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan describes the Malversation of Public Funds and Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act charges filed against him before the Office of the Visayas Ombudsman as having no basis…

DOH-7 exec cautions premature dropping of face mask mandate

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An official from the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has cautioned about the consequences of prematurely dropping face mask mandates amid reports that the Philippines may do so by the end…

Cebu City cops tasked to help monitor hoarding of medicines, selling of unregistered antigen test kits, and using of fake vaxx cards

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following reports of possible proliferation here of fake medicines, unregistered antigen kits, and fake vaccination cards, Cebu City policemen have been directed to help and coordinate with other law enforcement agencies to ensure…

Lapu starts master listing kids 5-11 years old for COVID-19 vaccination

Futch Anthony Inso 01/26/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government will now start master listing children ages 5 to 11-years old to be inoculated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. Lawyer James Sayson, vaccination czar of Lapu-Lapu City,…

IC3 will no longer be an isolation center

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The IEC Convention Center Cebu (IC3) will no longer be an isolation center despite earlier plans to transform it into an isolation facility. The facility should have had 300 beds and would…

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