How I almost killed Papa

Arjay Hije - @inquirerdotnet 04/25/2022

How will I deal with grief?” I ask myself every time I remember how I almost killed my father when I was still a child. I was naive back then. Will I cry? Will I hide my…

First COVID-19 case in Consolacion ‘imported’; DOH-7 reports 2 ‘recoveries’ in Cebu City

Rosalie Abatayo 04/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The first case of coronavirus disease in Consolacion town, in northern Cebu is “imported” Mayor Joannes Alegado told CDN Digital that their first COVID-19 patient, a 54-year-old professional, has just arrived from a…

World ‘not ready,’ WHO exec warns as virus surges in more countries

Agence France Presse 02/27/2020

BEIJING — The new coronavirus epidemic swelled on Wednesday with cases in South Korea surging past 1,000 after deaths soared in Iran and infections appeared in previously untouched countries, prompting dire warnings that the world was not…

Palma to faithful: Pray for peace, clarity in Middle East

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid the rising tension between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, a Church leader in Cebu is asking the Cebuano faithful to pray for peace and clarity. “Let’s pray for…

Tagle prays for peace as tension escalates in Middle East

Neil Arwin Mercado - Inquirer.net 01/09/2020

MANILA, Philippines — In front of thousands of devotees of the Black Nazarene, Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle on early Thursday morning offered a moment of silence to remember and pray for peace in the Middle East.…

Lawmaker wants DOE, oil firms to maintain 30-day oil reserves

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 01/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Energy (DOE) should come up with a scheme where oil companies maintain 30-day reserve of fuel products as tensions in the Middle East continues to escalate, a lawmaker said on Sunday.…

CBCP official, 22 others hurt in Egypt border bus accident — DFA

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 10/26/2019

  MANILA, Philippines — An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) was among the 23 people injured in a bus accident while on their way to an Israel border, the Department of Foreign…

Malala Yousafzai finishes high school, joins Twitter

Inquirer.net 07/09/2017

It’s easy to forget that the Nobel Prize laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai is just like any 19-year-old. The young Pakistani humanitarian joined Twitter July 7 and shared that she was graduating from high school. She…

Fifteen years after 9/11, US still in perpetual war

09/12/2016

Washington, United States — The 9/11 attacks of 2001 forever changed America and upended its foreign and national security policy, leaving the country for the past 15 years in a war against jihadists — without ending the…

Restoring public faith and trust

Editorial 07/06/2016

There were several talking points raised by President Rodrigo Duterte’s 15-minute speech, and we can only hope that the rest of his speeches are as short as the first one he gave as the country’s Chief Executive.…

OFWs lose a champion

Rina Jimenez-David 02/09/2016

At Large Certainly coming as a shock is the news about the passing of former presidential candidate and OFW Family partylist Rep. Roy Señeres. Señeres, who had announced his withdrawal from the presidential race just a few…

Violence so sad

Raymund Fernandez 01/06/2016

Watching the news these days, we cannot help but observe how the world seems to be turning more violent. Top of these is the recent increase of tension in the Middle East after Iranians ransacked the Saudi…

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