Cebu’s economy began to bounce back in 2021 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite experiencing prolonged lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the wrath of Typhoon Odette, Cebu’s economy in 2021 had begun to recover, authorities said. The Philippine Statistics Authority in Central Visayas (PSA-7),…

CNU College of Nursing marks 40th year with 8 new top notchers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — What better way to celebrate Cebu Normal University’s (CNU) College of Nursing’s 40th founding anniversary than to mark it with eight top notchers and a 100 percent passing percentage during the recent November…

Aumentado: 10,000 South Koreans to visit Bohol in next 3 months

Doris C. Bongcac 11/22/2022

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — At least 10,000 South Korean tourists are expected to visit the Province of Bohol in the next three months giving the local tourism industry hope for the continued recovery of the sector that…

Mandaue Mayor Cortes lays down programs achieved in 100 days of office

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/24/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has laid down the programs that were implemented which were aligned with his five-point agenda during his report for his first 100 days in office. Cortes delivered his…

DepEd’s ‘biggest accomplishment’ in 1st 100 days: Resumption of in-person classes

John Eric Mendoza 10/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The resumption of face-to-face classes is the “biggest accomplishment” of the Department of Education (DepEd) in the first 100 days of the current administration, agency spokesperson Michael Poa said Friday. During a press conference,…

Tagum City to host Penong’s 5150 Triathlon & Go For Gold Sprint on Sept 4

Glendale G. Rosal 08/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The triathlon fever spreads further south after the highly-successful Megaworld Cebu Ironman 70.3 Philippines in Mactan Newtown last August 7, 2022. This time it will invade Tagum City in Davao del Norte for…

Our interconnected crises

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 08/09/2022

The human costs of COVID-19 and how we managed it heightened grave threats to the nation’s future that had been looming even before the pandemic. We have a ticking time bomb in our midst that needs to…

The emerging cesspool

Jose Ma. Montelibano - @inquirerdotnet 07/02/2022

It is a global cesspool, on the surface began by the Covid-19 pandemic and now made more turbulent by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Domestic dynamics from country to country only serve to aggravate or, if governed…

Lapu barangays with highest number of vaccinated individuals receive awards

Futch Anthony Inso 06/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government, together with the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI), has awarded the top 5 barangays that garnered the highest percentage of vaccinated individuals against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) during the…

Zafra wants Task Force Kasaligan to continue beyond June 30

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra wants the Task Force Kasaligan to continue beyond June 30. In a phone interview with reporters, Zafra said that the contract of the 150 Task Force Kasaligan…

Face masks still required in Mandaue City

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/10/2022

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- Face masks are still required to be worn for individuals living in or going to Mandaue City. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, the chief of staff of Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes, in a…

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. …

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