DOH records new record-high COVID-19 case spike with 539 new cases

Daphne Galvez 05/28/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health on Thursday recorded a total of 539 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. This was the highest spike in new cases ever recorded since the outbreak of the disease in…

SpaceX aims to launch up to 4 tourists into super high orbit

02/21/2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX aims to launch up to four tourists into a super high orbit, possibly by the end of next year. The private company is working with Space Adventures Inc. for the flight,…

Harrell ties career high with 34 as Clippers rout Pelicans

11/25/2019

LOS ANGELES — Doc Rivers has seen the Los Angeles Clippers roster undergo many changes over the past 15 months. Montrezl Harrell has remained one of the few constants. Harrell showed again on Sunday night (Monday morning,…

Six classrooms damaged by fire at Maribago High School

Norman V. Mendoza 11/17/2019

LAPU-LAPU City, Cebu — Six classrooms were destroyed and three were damaged by the fire this afternoon, November 17, at the Maribago High School in Barangay Maribago in Lapu-Lapu City. SFO1 Hadjiluden Samonte, Lapu-Lapu City Fire Central…

Scenes from the fire that hit Maribago High School

Norman V. Mendoza, Paul Lauro and Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/17/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Firefighters are battling as of 5 p.m. of November 17 an ongoing fire that has already damaged at least nine classrooms at the Maribago High School in Barangay Maribago in Lapu-Lapu City. According…

PNP won’t renew operating license of security agencies with high-powered guns

08/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) warned on Thursday that it will not allow the renewal of licenses of security agencies that will not surrender high-powered firearms being used by its security guards. Brig. Gen.…

High-end yet affordable residential property opens for public viewing in Minglanilla Cebu

PR 07/06/2019

MINGLANILLA, CEBU. (June 29, 2019) — Step aside and make way for a new Metro Cebu South Premier Destination, Minglanilla Highlands! With a vision to become a model of future high-end residential-tourist destination with Mountain Resort-inspired community,…

Negros high school canteen goes zero waste with bamboo mugs, coconut shell bowls

Niña V. Guno - @NGunoINQ 06/07/2019

A high school in Negros Occidental is taking steps to reduce its plastic waste with reusable and locally sourced materials. The Wala Usik (zero waste) canteen in Bulata National High School in Cauayan, Negros Occidental, opened the…

Senior high graduates among applicants hired on the spot during Labor Day job fairs

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Senior high school graduates can already land jobs as shown during the four Labor Day job fairs held in different venues in Central Visayas on May 1. There were at least nine senior high school…

Sex in exchange for high grades deal lands teacher in jail

Benjie B. Talisic 04/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines– A deal allegedly of sex in exchange for high grades between a male teacher and a 17-year-old male student landed the teacher in jail after he was caught inside the lodging house in Cebu…

‘Dumbo’ soars high in SM Cinema

PR 03/26/2019

Disney’s Dumbo soars high at your favorite SM Cinema beginning March 27. See the wonder elephant in this all-new grand live-action adventure from Disney and visionary director Tim Burton. A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly,…

Labor regional director: Monitor placement rates of senior high school graduates

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Regional Director Salome Siaton of the Department of Labor and Employment cites the need to check the effectiveness of the K-12 program by monitoring the placement rate of senior high graduates. Siaton urged the Labor…

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