4 in 4,400 Cebu City vaccinees suffer ‘serious’ allergic reactions

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) confirmed that four individuals out of the 4,435 vaccinated since March 24, 2021, experienced “serious side effects” of the vaccines. Although tagged as serious, the four individuals…

Pandemic fog

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 03/31/2021

I feel like we, as a nation, are beginning to behave like a child caught in a dysfunctional, even violent, relationship with elders. Even if we know something’s seriously wrong, we endure our suffering because we’re trapped…

Coronavirus Scams: Ways criminals prey on your fear of the pandemic

Marc Cosep 05/03/2020

No one is unaffected by the coronavirus pandemic. As a result of everything from government-mandated isolation to rampant unemployment, our lives look a lot different today than they did even a month ago. Unfortunately, there are plenty of people…

No time for fear: Police frontliners’ view on the war against COVID-19

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fighting an unknown enemy is very scary. What makes it even scarier is the thought that they too can get the infection and die while they risk their lives serving their fellow Cebuanos…

A world of pain

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 03/15/2020

  That’s how businessmen called the fate of stock market traders as stock exchanges tumbled around the world reeling from the effects of coronavirus and the disease called Covid-19.  The stock traders’ description or prediction of the…

Five high-risk Negros jail escapees recaptured in Tayasan town

Florence Baesa 02/09/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Philippines — Hunger and fear led to the surrender of two of the five high-risk inmates nearly six days after they bolted Manjuyod City Jail on February 3, 2020. Their surrender at past 7 a.m.…

Understanding adopted dogs

Immae Lachica 08/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Rescuing a dog is one of the most rewarding feelings one can have. But along with rescuing and adopting a dog is the responsibility in understanding them and to take it easy and walk…

After spate of killings, city in Negros now lives in fear

08/05/2019

People used to hang out at the seaside Freedom Park in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental province, even late at night. Now, by 9 p.m., only a handful of brave souls would stroll down the park. Residents now…

Palma to San Fernando teachers: Continue to serve even in fear

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma are encouraging the teachers serving as members of the election board of San Fernando town in southern Cebu to be strong and continue to serve even in fear. Palma…

Fear of sea urchins helps Erediano log easy win

Glendale G. Rosal 11/22/2018

MOIRA Frances Erediano is terrified of sea urchins. Ironically, though, it was because of these spiny, globular sea creatures that the multi-titled Cebuana junior triathlete pulled off a wire-to-wire victory in the sprint category of the Dumaguete…

DPWH-7’s assurance: No need to fear; SCR tunnel remains safe

Doris C. Bongcac, Morexette Erram 10/24/2018

  The South Coastal Road (SCR) tunnel remains safe for use. This was the assurance of engineers from the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) who went into the tunnel this morning to…

Fear and misgovernance

09/15/2018

Had President Rodrigo Duterte’s advisers been more proactive, they would not have wasted the nation’s time airing a talk show between him and his legal counsel. The President’s chat with lawyer Salvador Panelo happened as typhoon Ompong…

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