Cebu point of entry of two confirmed Omicron cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu has become a point of entry for two confirmed cases of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19.  Doctor Mary Jean Loreche, chief pathologist of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7),…

233 more OFWs displaced by virus crisis return home

Christia Marie Ramos - INQUIRER.net 04/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Two hundred thirty-three overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Indonesia, Kenya and Singapore arrived in the Philippines Sunday night, bringing the total of OFWs repatriated amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic to 16,911. In…

The gift of tongue

Clint Holton Potestas 12/13/2016

“I DO not trust my tongue,” I excuse myself for my incapacity to determine if the coffee has the raisins or the chocolate. “You have to be aggressive,” Miko Simangan replies, then inquires if I could identify…

Tabal to further hone skills abroad

Glendale G. Rosal 12/08/2016

EVEN after a successful year in marathon, Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal is still looking forward to improving her skills next year. The four-peat champion of the 40th National Milo Marathon and the first Filipina to compete…

Somali pirates release 26 Asian hostages

10/25/2016

NAIROBI, Kenya — Following more than four years in captivity, 26 Asian sailors held hostage by Somali pirates have been rescued from their captors, China’s Foreign Ministry confirmed Monday. The sailors arrived in Nairobi, Kenya, on Sunday,…

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