DepEd Doc Mikee, take a bow

Mercedes H. Blancas - @inquirerdotnet 10/24/2021

Doc Mikee quietly works in a corner of a 63-square-meter room located at the ground floor of the Schools Division of San Jose City. This room, which she shares with a dentist and three nurses, serves as…

ROF found dead in quarantine hotel in Mactan

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Returning Overseas Filipino (ROF) quarantined in a hotel room in Lapu-Lapu City was found dead on Sunday, May 30, local police confirmed. Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) director,…

Live poultry in Nueva Ecija town tests positive for Avian flu

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 03/16/2020

MANILA, Philippines – Live sample quails from a farm in Jaen town of Nueva Ecija tested positive for the H5N6 Avian flu after being examined by veterinary and quarantine officials, the Department of Agriculture (DA) revealed on…

Malignant forces

Editorial 09/10/2017

The Duterte administration may have some reason to believe there are “malignant forces at work” to undermine it since the three teenage victims were killed barely days apart. Kian Loyd delos Santos and Carl Angelo Arnaiz, both…

DA-7 declares deaths not due to bird flu

Futch Anthony Inso and Jessa Mae Sotto 08/25/2017

THE Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) declares that the death of around 32 chickens in Dumaguete City was not caused by the avian flu virus or bird flu; but by a virus called Newcastle Disease…

Communities leading drug rehab programs

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 10/17/2016

His hardline stance on drug addicts and his belief that they’re beyond redemption notwithstanding, it’s good to hear President Rodrigo Duterte changing his tune after a Chinese trader and philanthropist provided funding for the construction of a…

China-funded rehab center almost complete

10/08/2016

A drug rehabilitation center in Nueva Ecija funded by the Chinese government is set to be completed, President Rodrigo Duterte has said. In an expletive-laced speech on Friday directed at the United States (US) and the European…

Monsoon rains persist in Metro Manila, Central Luzon

07/10/2016

Even as typhoon “Butchoy” (international name: Nepartak) had already left the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the state weather bureau on Saturday morning raised rainfall warning in Metro Manila and several provinces in Central Luzon due to…

Cebu revolt used bolos

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/13/2015

While General Emilio Aguinaldo was proclaiming Philippine independence in Kawit, Cavite on June 12, 1898, Cebuano revolutionaries were continuing the fight for freedom. Cebuano fighters   Arcadio Maxilom, Potenciano Aliño, Francisco Llamas and Rafael Tabal led the attack…

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