Third Bridge now 75% complete –CCLEC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The long-awaited Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) is nearing completion as it has reached 75 percent of construction as of June 17, 2021. In a site tour hosted by the Cebu City Link…

Bb. Pilipinas ready for 2 scenarios—live and virtual

Armin P. Adina 06/12/2021

MAKATI CITY, Philippines—Because of the restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic that escalated last year, the 2020 Binibining Pilipinas pageant was indefinitely postponed. But the premiere national beauty contest in the country is finally pushing through with…

‘Mission: Impossible 7’ set shut down again due to COVID

Reuters 06/06/2021

Filming in Britain on the latest “Mission: Impossible” movie has been shut down for two weeks after some people working on the movie tested positive for the coronavirus, Paramount Pictures said on Thursday. The movie studio did…

Number of babies born in Japan falls to record low

Reuters 06/05/2021

TOKYO — The number of babies born in Japan fell to a record low last year, the health ministry said on Friday, as more couples put off marriage and starting a family amid a global pandemic. The number of…

House mouse turns wall into piggy bank, saves P4,210

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 05/25/2021

“A blessing in disguise” This was all a restaurant owner in Bacolod City, Western Visayas could say after she learned that a house mouse has been hiding her paper bills in a wall inside her own restaurant. …

Woman stranded in Pasay gives birth to healthy baby on street; paramedic tells story

John Eric Mendoza 05/19/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A 28-year-old woman gave birth on Tuesday night to a healthy baby girl, with some help from her husband, right out in the open — in front of the World Trade Center on Macapagal…

Long working hours are a killer, WHO study shows

Reuters 05/17/2021

GENEVA — Working long hours is killing hundreds of thousands of people a year in a worsening trend that may accelerate further due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization said on Monday. In the first…

EOC not worried with closure of NOAH

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is not too worried about the closure of the New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (NOAH) Complex at the end of this month. NOAH is…

Pandemic to be ‘far more deadly’ this year, WHO warns

Agence France Presse 05/15/2021

GENEVA, Switzerland  – The World Health Organization issued a grim warning on Friday that the second year of Covid-19 was set to be “far more deadly”, as Japan extended a state of emergency amid growing calls for…

How can we stop the next pandemic? Here’s what WHO panel recommends

Reuters 05/13/2021

GENEVA – A new global system should be set up to respond faster to disease outbreaks to help ensure no future virus causes a pandemic as devastating as COVID-19, an independent World Health Organization (WHO) review panel…

Lapu-Lapu City’s Operation Tuli resumes on May 22

Doris C. Bongcac 05/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Boys in Olango Island can now have themselves circumcised. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan said that the city would resume with its “Operation Libreng Tuli” program on May 22, which was not implemented…

Youth groups set up Students’ Pantry in Sawang Calero

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 05/04/2021

DALAGUETE, Cebu—Education helps in creating a better and informed society. A group of young individuals in Barangay Sawang Calero wants to emphasize this notion as they gathered resources to set up a “Students’ Pantry” in their area…

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