New virus cases spike again in S. Korea, most traced to cluster infections in greater Seoul

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network 06/10/2020

SEOUL — South Korea’s new virus cases spiked again Wednesday as sporadic cluster infections continued in the greater Seoul area, prodding health authorities to consider more stringent social distancing in the densely populated area. The country added…

Phivolcs: Taal Volcano still restive; steady lava fountaining ‘most likely’

Krissy Aguilar 01/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Lava fountaining would “most likely” continue as Taal Volcano remains restive, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported Monday. “Meron pong patuloy na activity. Tuloy-tuloy ‘yung activity ng Taal. May lumalabas at…

‘Oxymoronic’: Most injuries due to legal fireworks–DOH

Jovic Yee 01/02/2020

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Wednesday said the Department of Health (DOH) would propose a law that would impose an absolute ban on the use of firecrackers in the country, noting that majority of the injuries…

Angola hands Gilas most painful loss in Fiba World Cup

Musong R. Castillo - Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/05/2019

FOSHAN, China—This one stung more than the blowouts. And it’s quite understandable. Gilas Pilipinas played its finest game yet—one full of heart and fight—but still ended up winless in Group D play in the Fiba World Cup…

Record chase can motivate Roger Federer but wins matter most

09/02/2019

Roger Federer takes motivation from shattering records, but winning matters most for the 38-year-old Swiss star as he chases his 21st Grand Slam title at the US Open. Five-time US Open champion Federer stretched his record for Grand Slam Open era…

Scientists are taking the fight to the world’s most dangerous creature

08/26/2019

BANGKOK  — The battle between humans and mosquitoes has been raging for centuries. For as long as humans have existed, mosquitos have been there, right alongside us, making us sick. Dengue alone causes 390 million infections a…

Make the most of the Big SM City Cebu Sale

Marc Cosep 07/19/2019

All roads lead to SM City Cebu on July 19, 20, and 21, 2019 for the the Big SM City Cebu Sale. Great deals come to life as shoppers can get up to 70 percent discount on…

Talisay murder suspect killed in police operation

Benjie B. Talisic 04/14/2019

TALISAY CITY, Philippines – A suspected gun-for-hire was killed in a police operation in Sitio Lawis, Barangay Maghaway, Talisay City, Sunday dawn, April 14. Police Major Ardioleto Cabagnot, deputy chief of the Talisay City Police Station, said…

Former USJ-R teacher a proud finalist in 2019 Cambridge University Press’ Most Dedicated Teacher Awards

Immae Lachica 02/06/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – A former teacher of the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) was one of six educators from around the world who were finalists in the ‘Most Dedicated Teacher’ awards given by the Cambridge University…

After 14 years of eluding arrest, Asturias resident, rape suspect, nabbed

Benjie B. Talisic 01/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An Asturias town resident, who is facing a rape charge and has eluded arrest for 14 years, has finally been arrested on Tuesday, January 15. Braulio Pintor, 47, was arrested after Asturias police…

Fajardo sets PBA record as he bags 5th MVP trophy

Jonas N. Panerio 01/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano powerhouse June Mar Fajardo reset the record books as he won a fifth straight Most Valuable Player (MVP) award during the Leo Awards on Sunday at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan.…

Cebu City asks for relief donations for fire victims as most stores are on Christmas Day break

Morexette Erram, Nestle Semilla 12/25/2018

The victims of the fire in Barangay Duljo Fatima in Cebu City may have to wait for a while before they can receive their first batch of relief goods.…

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