Girl, a chemo patient; moms; frontliners among Talisay’s 14 new cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A five-year-old girl undergoing chemotherapy in a private hospital is among the latest cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Talisay City. The Talisay City Public Information Office (PIO) said that the…

17-year-old kidney patient from Carcar City dies of COVID-19

Rosalie Abatayo 04/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 17-year-old boy battling a kidney disease has succumbed to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The boy is the fourth case of COVID-19 in Cebu province and the first in this city located some…

UP Diliman patient being monitored for new coronavirus

Consuelo Marquez 03/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A member of the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman community is being monitored for the 2019 coronavirus disease or COVID-19, the university’s chancellor said Tuesday. “It has been reported that a UP constituent…

DFA confirms second Filipino COVID-19 patient in Hong Kong

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 02/27/2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday said it has confirmed reports that a second Filipino woman in Hong Kong has tested positive for the COVID-19. According to DFA, the information from the…

Mayor Chiong asks DOH-7 to test resident showing flu-like symptoms  

Rosalie Abatayo 02/06/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The city government of Naga, Cebu has asked the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) to facilitate the testing of one of its residents who is manifesting flu-like symptoms. City Mayor…

Cancer patient as a child, survivor now aims to be a doctor

Marc Cosep 11/28/2019

At the age of five, the world of a typical child is filled with play, discovery, and learning. For a young Nob Ryan Villarin of Mandaue, it was all this, secure in the company of his family…

Why being patient can be good for everybody

Immae Lachica 10/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— In today’s world where almost everything is moving in a fast pace, it’s hard to be more patient, hold ourselves back and not to be hasty with the things we want to achieve. Being…

Palace to teachers on wage hike: Be patient

06/04/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang urged teachers in the country to be patient as they demand for the salary increase that President Rodrigo Duterte has promised them. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo issued the statement after he said Education…

Nurse going on trial in Germany over 100 patient deaths

AP 10/30/2018

BERLIN — A nurse serving a life sentence for two murders went on trial Tuesday on charges that he killed a further 100 patients at two hospitals in Germany. The murder charges against Niels Hoegel, 41, stem…

CCTO asks south commuters to be more patient

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/20/2018

“BEAR with us,” said the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) once again as south commuters and motorists again endured very heavy traffic yesterday morning, Friday, along Natalio Bacalso Avenue. The traffic jam was experienced along the P638-million…

Be patient, Sinas tells grieving Bas family

Nestle L. Semilla 10/10/2018

To the grieving family of former Lagtang Barangay Captain Marc Ferdinand “Dindin” Bas and his son Art Stephen Bas, a word of advice from the region’s top police official: Be patient. Police Regional Office in Central Visayas…

PHO investigates alleged malpractice, negligence of Carcar hospital staff

Futch Anthony Inso 09/05/2018

  The Provincial Health Office (PHO) is now investigating Carcar Provincial Hospital for negligence and maltreatment affecting a pregnant patient, which also resulted to the death of the patient’s newborn child. Dr. Rene Catan, PHO chief, said…

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