You can’t grow by having these people in your life

Immae Lachica 04/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Life is not always fair. Life has this way of letting you know when you need to let go of certain things and people at some point in time. It may come at a…

DOH: 40 of 44 people with UK variant recover from Covid-19

Cathrine Gonzales 02/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Forty of the 44 patients with confirmed cases of the more transmissible UK variant of Covid-19 have already recovered from the disease, the Department of Health (DOH) said Tuesday. Dr. Alethea de Guzman, medical…

Nation in great peril

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 02/09/2021

While the pandemic’s toll on our economy has been particularly severe, the most telling has been the human cost of the economic decline, the implications of which could stay with us well into the future. This had…

Lapu-Lapu police to probe ‘Sunday crowd’ under Marcelo-Fernan bridge

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Colonel Clarito Baja, Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) chief, has ordered an investigation about people flocking in a portion under the Marcelo-Fernan Bridge, in Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City. This, after a video…

Pelare: People out on Talisay streets ‘controllable’

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More people were out on the streets of Talisay City on the first day of the general community quarantine (GCQ). Police Major Gerard Ace Pelare, Talisay City Police chief, also said that the…

Over 1,200 people in Nepal killed themselves during 74 days of lockdown

06/15/2020

KATHMANDU — On Saturday, 38-year-old Bhagwati attempted to kill herself at her home in Dolakha. Her children yelled for help. But by the time neighbors arrived, she was already unconscious. She was rushed to the district hospital,…

5 Mistakes People Make When Wearing Face Masks For Coronavirus

Marc Cosep 05/09/2020

Face masks have become part of the new normal in our lives; following the protocols imposed by the government and our healthcare professionals. But wearing masks does not mean your are really protected or protecting anyone if…

Common exercise mistakes people make when working out at home

Marc Cosep 05/05/2020

The coronavirus lockdown has many people focusing on moving their bodies. Faced with the prospect of not being able to go to a gym or a class, many have turned to YouTube and Instagram in search of workouts. While it’s good to exercise, of…

Successful people who challenge us to try harder in life

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 05/01/2020

Failure and mistakes teach us important lessons in life. They serve as experiences that prepare us for our dreams and goals in life. Without these mistakes, we lack ingredients to finding success. But don’t let your past…

Some people turn to herbal medicine for virus without proof

04/17/2020

NEW DELHI — With no approved drugs for the new coronavirus, some people are turning to alternative medicines, often with governments promoting them. This is most evident in India and China, densely populated countries with a deep…

DOH tests 23,000 people for coronavirus; 82% test negative

Daphne Galvez 04/06/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government has conducted a total of 22,958 tests for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), of which over 82 percent resulted negative. Health Secretary Maria Rosario Vergeire, in a Laging Handa press briefing Monday,…

BREAKING: DOH: 462 people now infected with COVID-19 in PH

Daphne Galvez 03/23/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The number of people found positive for COVID-19 in the country has increased to 462, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday afternoon. The latest DOH data is 82 cases more than the…

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