Lisa Loring, the original Wednesday Addams, dies at 64

Hannah Mallorca 01/31/2023

American actress Lisa Loring, who starred as the original Wednesday Addams in the sitcom “The Addams Family,” passed away on Jan. 28. She was 64 years old. Loring’s death was confirmed by her daughter Vanessa Foumberg to…

Bruce Lee’s death possibly caused by drinking too much water, new study says

Dana Cruz 11/26/2022

Decades since Bruce Lee’s death, a new study has proposed that the martial arts icon might have died from a condition caused by drinking too much water. A new study titled “Who killed Bruce Lee? The hyponatraemia…

Hilary Duff mourns Aaron Carter’s death: ‘My teenage self love you deeply’

Evangeline Valderrama 11/07/2022

Hilary Duff was among the celebrities who are mourning the passing of American singer Aaron Carter, who died on Saturday (US time). Duff and Carter used to be in a relationship in their early teens. Then both 13…

Kalag-Kalag: Beyond candle lighting and Mass offering

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/29/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bisaya phrase “Kalag-Kalag,” which refers to the dates of October 31, November 1, and November 2 when the country observes All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, should not simply imply…

Police probe on death of aspiring teacher in Danao: Was it an accident or was there foul play involved?

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are still trying to find out if the death of an aspiring teacher in a mountain barangay in Danao City was an accident or if there was foul play involved. Police Staff…

Senate approves bill on permanent validity of birth, death, marriage certificates

Christia Marie Ramos 05/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading a bill seeking the permanent validity of birth, death and marriage certificates issued and certified by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and the National Statistics Office…

Yayoy Alcoseba, a dedicated public servant

Doris C. Bongcac 04/25/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The passing of Cebu City Councilor Raul “Yayoy” Alcoseba was a great loss to his colleagues at the City Council especially his allies at the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK). “Dakong haw-ang imong…

Detainee found dead in quarantine facility in Ronda

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/14/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A sick detainee, who decided to leave the hospital fearing he might catch COVID-19 there, was found dead inside a quarantine facility on August 14 in Ronda town in southwestern Cebu. Leodegario…

PhilHealth offers COVID-19 vaccine injury, death compensation to qualified members

Doris C. Bongcac 07/13/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Individuals who will experience “serious adverse effects” as a result of their inoculation can already avail of assistance from the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth). PhilHealth Circular No. 2021-0007 published on June 18,…

Former president Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III passes away

Christia Marie Ramos 06/24/2021

(Updated, 10:30 a.m.) MANILA, Philippines – Former President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III has passed away, former Malacañang officials said Thursday morning. He was 61. Aquino died at 4:30 a.m. on Thursday at the Capitol Medical Center…

Smoke, not nicotine, causes deaths – health expert

06/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Inhalation of smoke, not nicotine, is the culprit that causes smoking related deaths and diseases according to a Canadian health expert. “The nicotine itself is not the problem. The global health catastrophe we face…

National Artist for Visual Arts Arturo Luz passes away at 94

Frances Mangosing 05/27/2021

MANILA, Philippines — National Artist for Visual Arts Arturo Luz died on Wednesday evening, May 26, 2021. He was 94. Luz’s family announced his death on social media. “It is with deep sorrow that I announce the…

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