PH gov’t to launch contact tracing app for COVID-19 cases

Miguel R. Camus 04/06/2020

MANILA — The Philippine government is beginning the testing of a new contact tracing smartphone app to aid its fight against the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). National Privacy Commission (NPC) chair Raymund Liboro told the Inquirer Sunday…

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,…

Expect road closures as Sinulog 2020 launches on January 10

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sinulog 2020 is finally here as the Cebu City Sinulog Governing Board (SGB) and Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) are set to launch the festival on Friday, January 10, 2020. The launch will begin…

Pagasa: TD Ramon may dampen quincentennial launch

Rosalie Abatayo 11/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Those who wish to take part in the launching of the quincentennial celebration of the arrival of Christianity better bring their rain gear with them. This as light to moderate rains brought by…

CCTO to close Basilica roads during Santo Niño at 500 launch on Nov. 13

Doris C. Bongcac 11/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Roads located close to the Basilica will be closed to vehicular traffic on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, to give way to Cebuanos who may want to join the launching of the “Santo Niño…

500 kids receive schoolbags at JCI Visayas Bags To School launch

PR 06/07/2019

500 school children from thirteen daycare centers in Mandaue City were gifted with school bags and school supplies at the Visayas area launch of the “Bags To School” program of the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Philippines last…

Cebuana singer sees chance to shine anew in ‘The Singer and The Song’ concert

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana singer Nashrenne Casas is set to join the “The Singer and The Song” album launch concert on June 4 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The 21-year-old marketing student confirmed to CDN Digital…

Korean shipbuilder to launch Philippines’ first missile-capable frigate on May 23

/INQ.net 05/21/2019

SEOUL, South Korea — Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is set to launch the first of two missile-capable frigates of the Philippine Navy on Thursday, May 23. Navy public affairs chief Capt. Jonathan Zata said the launch…

Barangay Alerto Pre-launch: Kids prepare for emergencies

PR 04/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Learning disaster preparedness can also be made fun. Apo Land and Quarry Corp. (ALQC) through its Barangay Alerto 24 program came up with a board game that will teach disaster preparedness especially to…

Lite Ferries set to launch today newest vessel for Cebu-Ormoc route

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Lite Ferries is set to launch today, March 25, another roll-on roll-off passenger vessel. Expected to grace the ceremonial ribbon cutting are Lucio Lim Jr., Lite Ferries president chief executive officer; chief operations officer Fernando…

Binay asks Cebuanos to buy her book Make Love Not War

Irene R. SIno Cruz and Doris C. Bongcac 03/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–“Accept and love your flaws so no one can use it against you.” This was  one of the many advises that Senator Nancy Binay wrote on her book “Make Love Not War” to make people…

OVP brings search for best ‘Istorya ng Pag-asa’ to Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Office of the Vice President (OVP) is calling on Cebuano film enthusiasts to send their entries for the second run of Istorya ng Pag-asa Film Festival (INPFF). Vice President Leni Robredo visited Cebu on…

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