Terminally ill Peru woman demands right to euthanasia

Associated Press 02/08/2020

LIMA, Peru  — A Peruvian woman who is almost completely paralyzed and requires round-the-clock care for a terminal illness took her fight to change the South American nation’s law forbidding euthanasia to the country’s courts Friday. The…

Rocelito Jancinal: Disability paves the way for farmer-entrepreneur to work harder

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A quiet Saturday afternoon, April 13, 2013, in the mountain barangay of Babag turned out to be a disaster when Rocelito “Dito” Jancinal fell off a 20-foot coconut tree. Dito, husband of Patricia…

Mandaue City, Cebu City public transportation paralyzed as drivers hold nationwide strike

Doris C. Bongcac 02/27/2017

CEBU CITY—Public transportation in Mandaue and Cebu cities was affected on Monday when drivers and operators went on strike to protest the planned phase-out of passenger jeepneys that were at least 15 years old. The Pinag-isang Samahan…

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