Duterte threatens use of military force to ensure peaceful 2022 elections

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 09/24/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he may be forced to use military force if sees it necessary to ensure that the 2022 elections will be peaceful, free and orderly. Duterte said he wants…

Here’s why you should have a digital wallet today

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo, Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 09/06/2021

An e-wallet is a digital equivalent of your physical wallet, where everything is stored online and where electronic transactions are made secure and convenient. An example of this is GCash, an app that you can install on any…

China to provide COVID-19 vaccines free of charge

Reuters 01/09/2021

BEIJING—China will provide COVID-19 vaccines free of charge once they become available to the general public, government authorities said on Saturday. National Health Commission official Zheng Zhongwei said that while manufacturing and transport of vaccines have costs,…

T-shirt printing shop in Mandaue offering to print learning modules for free needs volunteers

Immae Lachica 09/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—  A simple help that will go a long way. This is what Mark Laurence Bustillo, 23, Proprietor of University Shirts Printing Services in Mandaue thought of when he opened his doors to printing free…

Moroccan national offers free food for the poor in Sibulan, NegOr

Immae Lachica 09/28/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— A Moroccan national is spreading some positive vibes by offering free food to those who can’t afford to buy some in Sibulan town in Negros Oriental. Nawfal Chajia, 33, who is now based…

How to make your social media accounts toxic-free

Immae Lachica 09/01/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines—No matter how much we enjoy the pleasure of social media, there’s always a toxic side to it. There are times read about people getting mad at another person, netizens bragging about a…

‘Tindak Kahayag’: Free reflective vests for bikers in Lapu-Lapu

Immae Lachica 07/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Friends, who are biking enthusiasts, are making it safe for the biking community by giving free reflective bike vests. Andrea Xayide Gaurana and Apol Lopa decided to make the same project that was spearheaded…

Make issuance of medical certificates free of charge, DILG tells LGUs

Krissy Aguilar 05/27/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Local government units (LGU) have been asked to make free of charge the issuance of medical certificates to stranded individuals, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)  said Wednesday. DILG spokesperson Undersecretary…

Group of doctors in Cebu offer free online consultation

Immae Lachica 04/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A group of Cebu-based doctors is offering free online consultation for Cebuanos who want to get checked without going to the hospital so as to avoid the risk of getting exposed to the coronavirus…

Japanese national seen giving free grocery items in Cebu City

Immae Lachica 04/04/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Filipinos are known for their “Bayanihan” or the practice of working as a community. But this Japanese national showed that he is one with the Filipinos particularly the Cebuanos during these times of…

Free seeds, planting materials to promote urban farming

Karl R. Ocampo 04/02/2020

With the entire Luzon placed under an enhanced community quarantine, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has intensified efforts to promote urban agriculture by distributing free seeds and planting materials to ensure food availability amid the threat of…

US to free some prisoners amid coronavirus threat

03/27/2020

Washington, United States–US Attorney General Bill Barr said Thursday he had instructed federal prisons to free some inmates to lessen the impact of the coronavirus epidemic. One day after the United Nations human rights chief urged countries…

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