It’s time to rethink your internet subscription – here’s why

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo, Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 05/25/2022

As pandemic restrictions are easing, we’re all encountering new changes in our lives such as return to office, face-to face-classes, and reopening of establishments.  While we’ve been highly reliant on the internet the past years and invested…

Woman nabbed for ‘stealing’ 22K worth of telecom wires

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 03/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 200 subscribers lost their internet connection after a woman allegedly cut off five meters of telecommunication cable wires worth P22,000 on Tuesday dawn in Barangay Camputhaw, Cebu City. Police said Dina…

The new gatekeepers of information

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 12/12/2021

Every morning, as I begin my day with a cup of coffee, I take a quick glance at the three freshly-delivered newspapers on the dining table. Scanning the headlines, I always wonder how editors decide which news…

Rabiya Mateo shimmers in metallic pink bikini

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 12/03/2021

CEBU, Philippines— Beauty queen and actress Rabiya Mateo once again is setting the internet on fire with her bikini photos. On Instagram, the beauty queen dropped some gorgeous photos wearing a metallic pink bikini as she posed…

Ivermectin’s counterfactual appeal

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 04/11/2021

Defying authoritative scientific voices attesting to its uselessness as a cure or prophylactic against COVID-19, a good number of Filipinos are turning to the antiparasitic drug ivermectin as an answer to the coronavirus. A cursory look at…

Internet connection problem cuts off Palace briefing on telco services

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 01/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Even the seat of power is not spared from the enduring problem of glitchy internet connection in the country. On Thursday, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque ‘s press briefing in Malacañang – which, ironically, was dedicated…

TikTok files last-minute petition against Trump order

11/11/2020

San Francisco, United States—TikTok asked a Washington court Tuesday to stop an order from US President Donald Trump’s administration from taking effect this week as the White House seeks to ban the Chinese-owned app in the United…

Grandfather shows love by building treehouse for grandson’s online class

Immae A. Lachica 08/23/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— What’s that one thing your grandfather did for you that you cannot forget? Did he build you a treehouse in the middle of a rice field to get a better internet connection for…

Duterte: DepEd allocating P700M for internet connections of 7,000 public schools

Christia Marie Ramos 06/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) is allocating P700 million to provide internet service to 7,000 schools nationwide, in preparation for the country’s shift from basic education system to online learning in view of the…

Councilor to Cebu City gov’t: Study how to help schools gain faster net

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The schools in Cebu City must be equipped with faster internet if it should implement alternative modes of teaching through online classes. This was the concern of Councilor Alvin Dizon as the Department…

PH internet deal with Facebook a go by September 2020 — DICT

Miguel R. Camus 05/18/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government’s massive internet deal with social media giant Facebook is pushing through after being entangled in geopolitical tensions between the United States and China. Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) undersecretary Eliseo…

Minglanilla quarantine control points get WiFi routers

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel manning quarantine control points (QCP) in three barangays in Minglanilla town southern Cebu will now have access to unlimited high-speed internet connection. This after a private telecommunication company donated WiFi routers to…

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