Find your ‘normal’ in these abnormal times

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 09/28/2020

When the government announced last March the first of a series of nationwide lockdowns, I feared that the country would not be able to endure more than three months of severe restrictions before our nation’s economy would…

Terror bill critics march despite quarantine

the Inquirer staff 06/05/2020

For the first time since the nearly three-month ban on mass gatherings was imposed, hundreds of human rights and political activists held a protest march on Thursday, this time against the proposed antiterrorism law, warning that it…

PRC cancels exams scheduled in March, April

By Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has cancelled their examinations and assessments supposedly scheduled in March and April, 2020. PRC announced the cancellation on Wednesday evening, March 11, still due to the coronavirus disease…

Parkmall lines up exciting green activities this March

Marc Cosep 03/07/2020

For about 9 years, Parkmall, the number one community mall in Cebu, has been raising awareness about the environment by participating in the annual Earth Hour activities, among others. This year is no exception for Parkmall. This…

Hi-Precision advocates healthy living with fun run

Immae Lachica 03/02/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— For its 20th year, Hi-Precision Diagnostics Cebu is turning it up a notch as they entice all Cebuanos to start living a healthy lifestyle through their Fun Run this coming March 15. In…

BFP-7 to intensify fire prevention info drive

Alven Marie A. Timtim 03/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Never forget to unplug your appliances and gadgets before leaving your house for work.” This is the reminder of Superintendent Randy Mendaros, Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) chief, as the…

#PresyoMerkado: Lanzones

Immae A. Lachica 09/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Maayong Buntag! Manga-on ta ug lamian nga lanzones karong adlaw nga Domingo. Lanzones or Lansium domesticum is cultivated commonly in countries with tropical climates like the Philippines. It is a seasonal fruit that…

Cebu City to give P150 subsidy to each graduate of the 126 public schools in the city

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Graduates of all public elementary and high schools in Cebu City are expected to each receive a P150 subsidy this March for their graduation rites. Councilor Joy Young, deputy mayor for scholarships and education, told…

SSS condonation plan to start in March

Inquirer.net 02/25/2019

Uncollected dues amounted to P13.8B from 122,658 employers, says COA report The state-run Social Security System (SSS) will offer a one-time, big-time, six-month condonation program starting this March as mandated by Republic Act No. 11199 or the…

Duterte declares March 22, 2019 as ‘Emilio Aguinaldo Day’

Inquirer.net 11/13/2018

TO COMMEMORATE AGUINALDO’S 150TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY President Rodrigo Duterte has declared March 22, 2019 as “Emilio Aguinaldo Day” to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the country’s first President. Duterte signed Proclamation No. 621 last Thursday, declaring…

Mambaling underpass done by March 2019

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/12/2018

INFRASTRUCTURE UPDATES THE P638-million Mambaling underpass project on N. Bacalso Avenue is 80 percent complete. Engineer Roy Dela Cruz, Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) project engineer, said in an interview on Friday…

Week-long march from S. Luzon to Digong’s SONA kicks off in Calamba

Inquirer.net 07/17/2018

TAGAYTAY CITY – Amid heavy rains, activists from Southern Luzon kicked off Tuesday a seven-day march from the provinces to President Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) next week. “Dutertemonyo,” a 14-foot-tall effigy of the…

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