Pope Francis urges aid to migrants and end to Libya fighting

06/15/2020

VATICAN CITY  — Pope Francis on Sunday urged political and military leaders in Libya to end their hostilities and called on the international community to take “to heart” the plight of migrants trapped in the lawless nation.…

Coronavirus forces new approaches to fighting wildfires

04/10/2020

BOISE, Idaho — They are two disasters that require opposite responses: To save lives and reduce the spread of COVID-19, people are being told to remain isolated. But in a wildfire, thousands of firefighters must work in…

Human rights protection and fighting corruption

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 12/09/2018

Today, December 10, is celebrated worldwide as International Human Rights Day. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is considered a “milestone” document adopted by the United Nations General Assembly seventy years ago. It sets for the…

9 strategies from the saints for fighting laziness and procrastination

Maria Paola Daud 07/07/2018

THESE TIPS from those who overcame bad habits themselves can inspire you to reach your goals and master your tasks. It’s very easy to fall into laziness, idleness, procrastination, and even negligence. There are so many useless…

Fighting the drug war: Human rights

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/01/2018

DUTERTE YEAR 2 (SECOND OF FOUR PARTS) To ensure that government authorities fall within the limits allowed by law in their campaign against illegal drugs, the Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) has launched a…

Fighting the drug war: Cleaning the ranks

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/30/2018

DUTERTE YEAR 2 If he could only turn back the hands of time, Wilfredo Hortezuela would not have allowed his eldest son to become a policeman. “Risgo kaayo trabahoa. (It’s a very risky job),” he said. Persistence…

Stars are fighting the stigma surrounding mental health by sharing their struggles

AP 05/30/2018

NEW YORK—Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has discussed his battle with depression. Mariah Carey recently revealed she has bipolar disorder. Prince Harry said he needed counselling to deal with years of grief and anger following the death of…

Fighting hopelessness and despair in Marawi

PR 05/16/2018

Human Nature helps raise funds for Marawi rehabilitation More than 200,000 Marawi residents fled the city May last year as the fighting between government forces and rebels groups escalated. While armed conflict ended last October, the bigger…

Waterfront Cebu undergoes advanced fire fighting training

PR 05/10/2018

The Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino participated in the advanced fire fighting training program held last May 3 and 4 at the University of Cebu Maritime Education and Training Center in Mambaling, Cebu City. The establishment…

Fighting addiction in Suba

JASON BAGUIA 11/10/2017

I am no total stranger to Cebu City’s Barangay Suba. Upon the invitation of residents who are my friends, I have been there many times. In spite of tightly clustered houses and narrow streets, the place is…

Magsayo fulfills childhood dream of fighting before Boholano fans

Glendale Rosal 10/29/2017

  Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo can still vividly recall the time he watched ALA Boxing Gym’s famed Boholano boxer Rey “Boom-boom” Bautista fight at the Wisdom School gymnasium in Tagbilaran City. He was eight years old then and…

Fighting for our life-giving oceans

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 09/17/2017

New York City — Jet-lagged and not hearing the alarm, I missed the van that was to take my colleagues and I to the Gala Dinner honoring actor, ocean activist Ted Danson and Kelly Hallman, philanthropist and…

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