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…

A well-balanced diet and vitamins from Watsons are key to a stronger immune system

PR 05/05/2021

Those who eat a well-balanced diet are usually healthier with stronger immune systems and are at lower risk of chronic illnesses and infectious diseases. The global health crisis has changed the way we take care of ourselves.…

Get that good quality sleep or else…

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 04/08/2021

MEDELLIN, Cebu—Quality sleep is just as important as good nutrition and exercise. Insufficient sleep may increase your risk of developing diseases that could lead to many complications. Here is a list from health site healthline.com of the common…

COVID-19 may become ‘seasonal’, UN says

03/18/2021

GENEVA, Switzerland  – COVID-19 appears likely to develop into a seasonal disease, the United Nations said Thursday,March 18, 2021, cautioning though against relaxing pandemic-related measures simply based on meteorological factors. More than a year after the novel…

Generation threatened as pandemic sets back childhood development: UNICEF

03/12/2021

New York, United States— Closed schools, surging poverty, forced marriages and depression — after a year of the pandemic, indicators measuring child and adolescent development have all regressed, a setback that heralds lasting stigma for an entire…

Two vaccination sites for Cebu City brgy. health workers, frontliners ready

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) has inspected at least two potential vaccination sites for barangay health workers and frontliners here. Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak led the inspection of the Don Bosco Youth Center…

COVID-19 affects all 80 Cebu City barangays

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has affected all 80 barangays in Cebu City, barely a year after the first confirmed patients here were reported. Data from the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) showed…

Affirmations to get you through the day

Immae Lachica 02/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— What do you think about meditation? Most probably think it’s about things like lifting themselves up from the floor. Not to burst your bubbles, but meditation is a lot more than that. Meditation helps…

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