Ivermectin’s counterfactual appeal

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 04/11/2021

Defying authoritative scientific voices attesting to its uselessness as a cure or prophylactic against COVID-19, a good number of Filipinos are turning to the antiparasitic drug ivermectin as an answer to the coronavirus. A cursory look at…

Roque: ‘If public won’t trust experts on vaccines, who must they trust? Not comedians’

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 01/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines — If the public will not heed experts’ advice on coronavirus vaccines, then who should they trust about it? For presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, definitely not the comedians. Although he did not identify who he was…

Medical experts from China to arrive in PH over the weekend — embassy

Christia Marie Ramos 04/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Twelve medical experts from China are set to arrive in the Philippines over the weekend to assist the government in responding to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the country, the Chinese Embassy in…

‘Making Futures’ eyes craft communities’ sustainability

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/05/2020

CEBU CITY — Around 145 participants will converge in Cebu City for the Making Futures conference, which aims to explore the role of craft communities towards a sustainable future. The 3-day biannual Making Futures conference will be…

North Korea running low on TB meds; experts fear epidemic

AP 11/16/2018

SEOUL, South Korea — The withdrawal of a major international aid organization threatens to leave tens of thousands of tuberculosis patients in North Korea without the medication they need and could spiral into a severe crisis if…

Yokohama experts encourage MCDB to create vision-based projects

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/30/2018

Urban specialists from Yokohama City, Japan have encouraged the Metro Cebu Coordinating Board (MCDB) to look on how it built its city in the past 50 years through a shared vision among citizens. Yuko Okazawa, an urban…

More PEZA zones to continue BPO sector’s growth – expert

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/27/2018

There should be more Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) zones in the provinces to attract more investors especially in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry in areas like in Cebu. David Leechiu, chief executive officer of the…

Experts to educate Cebu businesses on digital transformation

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/02/2018

DIGITAL transformation has been on the rise worldwide and some small and big businesses have ended up closing down due to failure to adapt to this trend. In Cebu, most businesses are slowly understanding this, according to…

Outsourcing experts: Removing perks may drive investors away

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/30/2018

TRAIN 2 Removing incentives for corporations may make the Philippines lose investors to other neighboring countries. According to global consulting and research firm Everest Group, other countries including smaller ones from all over the world are stepping…

TRAIN 2 concerns won’t spook investors eyeing Cebu – experts

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/23/2018

There may be uncertainties on whether incentives for companies, especially those in economic zones, will be retained or not with the proposed second tax reform package, but real estate experts remain optimistic in Cebu’s growth. Experts from…

Experts bet on tourism, ICT to propel CV growth in 2018

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/27/2018

CV economy slows down by 5.1% in 2017 Although Central Visayas experienced a slower growth rate in its economy in 2017, the government’s economic experts are optimistic that the region’s economy will bounce back this year with…

Invest in cyber security tools, experts, firms urged

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/12/2018

With technical limitations on the part of law enforcement agencies, businesses should also invest in equipment and personnel to fend off cyber attacks. Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) President Stanley Go said businesses should have…

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