The power of perspective

Kat Palomo - @inquirerdotnet 01/27/2023

Rothko. Van Gogh. Monet. These artists, like many famous ones throughout history, have been known to have struggled with mental health conditions. Art and mental illness are also connected in the way that mental illness can influence…

Chinese pray for health in Lunar New Year as COVID death toll rises

Reuters 01/23/2023

BEIJING — China rang in the Lunar New Year on Sunday with its people praying for health after three years of stress and financial hardship under the pandemic, as officials reported almost 13,000 new deaths caused by…

Japan’s first oral abortion option up for approval

The Japan News/Asia News Network / 01/23/2023

TOKYO — Experts on Friday will deliberate whether to approve an oral, two-drug combination to induce an abortion for the first time in Japan, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has announced. In Japan, the practice of…

3H for 2023

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 01/01/2023

I remember an incident when I was invited to celebrate Mass. It was the town fiesta, and the front of the church was filled with decorations, a welcome band, and all the Mass servers ready to march…

Do it now

Peter Wallace - @inquirerdotnet 11/14/2022

The three most important sectors of a society are those that feed people, keep them healthy, and educate them to be able to have a meaningful life. Yet these are the three sectors where President Marcos Jr.…

53 Cebu-based cops under health evaluation – RMDU-7

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 53 Cebu-based policemen are currently under health evaluation because of their medical conditions. Police Lieutenant Colonel Joan Sia, assistant chief of the Regional Medical and Dental Unit (RMDU-7) said they are…

Gains in health, livelihood, peace highlight first 100 days – Marcos

John Eric Mendoza 10/09/2022

MANILA, Philippines — “Kalusugan, Kabuhayan, Kapayapaan” (health, livelihood and peace). President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Saturday said advances in those areas were the highlights of his first 100 days in office. “They say that the first…

Revisiting health, economy, and people

Ernesto M. Pernia - @inquirerdotnet 07/04/2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought health and economy to the fore, assuming paramount attention from the public. However, the concern seems less about the number of people and their social status. Yet, the Philippines has had the…

RDC-7 endorses resolution to curb 4Ps card pawning

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines– The Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) is set to request the National Advisory Council (NAC) to recommend to the “Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program” (4Ps) Oversight Committee to study the need for remedial…

Cortes assures Mandauehanons of improved services

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/19/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandauehanons can expect a better service from the administration of Mayor Jonas Cortes as they will continue to serve for another term after winning in the May 9 polls. Of the TEAM Mandaue…

Local officials conduct stringent preparations for 2021 Bar Exams

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local officials here are conducting a series of preparations to ensure the health and safety of bar examinees who will be taking part in the first regionally-held Bar Examinations in November this year.…

Watsons’ most loved are the products YOU picked

PR 07/26/2021

Watsons is back with its Most Loved products for the second year. These are the items that Watsons has recognized as the top brands shoppers picked & recommended from their counters and shelves. With over 800 physical…

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