Study says Cebu City among ‘best cities for sleep’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City, together with Manila, is one of the best cities for sleep, according to a study on sleeping habits made recently. Mornings.co.uk published the Top 100 Cities in the World with the…

Kauna-unahang dog frontliner na si Chichi, pumanaw na

Therese Arceo 07/17/2021

PUMANAW na ang first official animal frontliner na si Chichi. Ito ang malungkot na balitang inanunsyo ng Manila Public Information Office (PIO) sa kanilang Facebook page. Ang kanyang labi ay inilibing na sa Manila North Cemetery. Noong…

Illegal online sale of unregistered COVID-19 capsules and test kits uncovered; 100 boxes seized in Barangay Apas raid

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around 100 boxes of capsules believed to be medicines for COVID-19 as well as rapid test kits valued at P200,000 were confiscated from a 25-year-old man during an entrapment operation in San Antonio…

Manila mourns passing of ex-president Noynoy Aquino, flags at half-mast

Neil Arwin Mercado 06/24/2021

MANILA, Philippines — All flags in Manila will be flown at half-mast to mourn the death of former president Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, Mayor Isko Moreno said Thursday, June 24, 2021. Moreno mourned Aquino’s death saying the late former…

Patients evacuated as fire hits PGH

Inquirer.net 05/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Fire hit part of the Philippine General Hospital  (PGH) on Taft Avenue in Manila sometime past midnight on Sunday, according to an alert posted by TXT Fire on Facebook. The fire was on the…

‘Will we encounter some NPA?’

DLS Pineda - @inquirerdotnet 02/17/2021

When I moved from Manila to Agusan del Norte in 2014, I began hosting tours for friends flying over. One of my objectives was to dispel the notion of Mindanao as the barren and war-torn wasteland the…

PH named 2nd most ‘Instagrammable’ place in the world

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 01/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines was hailed as the second most “Instagrammable” — or very appealing to photographed and shared on the social media site Instagram—place in the world in 2021, by a global travel website. In…

Hong Kong detects new coronavirus variant in passenger from PH

Daphne Galvez 01/06/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Hong Kong has detected the presence of the new COVID-19 variant, believed to be more infectious, in a passenger who returned from the Philippines on Dec. 22. Hong Kong health officials said Tuesday that…

Metro Manila mayors to consult experts before allowing minors out

Consuelo Marquez 12/02/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Manila mayors will consult medical experts first before deciding whether to allow minors to leave home during the general community quarantine, San Juan Mayor Francis Zamora said Tuesday, December 1, 2020. Zamora said…

DOTr hit for delayed transpo projects

Marlon Ramos 10/03/2020

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has wasted P21.5 billion in foreign loans after it failed to complete major mass transportation projects in Cebu and Metro Manila, two of the country’s most populous areas, Sen. Nancy Binay disclosed…

 LSIs from Manila, Cebu test positive of COVID-19 in Bohol

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four locally stranded individuals (LSIs), who recently arrived in Bohol province from Metro Manila and Cebu, have tested positive of COVID-19. Bohol Governor Arthur Yap, on Sunday, June 14, 2020, said two of…

Beko Pilipinas teams up with orgs, LGUs for frontliners, communities aid

PR 05/18/2020

Manila, Philippines — While hundreds of lives had already been claimed by COVID-19—not only in the Philippines but around the world—our frontliners still go out and risk their own lives on the line to serve others. Everyday,…

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