US, EU mourn death of former president Fidel Ramos

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 07/31/2022

  MANILA, Philippines — The United States Embassy in Manila and the European Union (EU) delegation in the Philippines extended their condolences to the Philippines over the passing of former president Fidel Ramos. Ramos died on Sunday at…

Palace mourns death of Fidel Ramos: ‘He left a colorful legacy’

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 07/31/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Sunday mourned the passing of former President Fidel Valdez Ramos as it noted the “colorful legacy” he leaves behind. Ramos died on Sunday at the age of 94, his family confirmed .…

Is unity possible?

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 05/10/2022

If “change” was the buzzword in the 2016 presidential election that brought President Duterte into power, “unity” appears to be the word resonating in 2022. Both top contenders to the presidency cite it to be imperative for…

Edsa ’86: A beginning, not an end

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 02/25/2022

Today, depending on the results of the coming elections, may be the last commemoration of Edsa 1986. Those who took part in that significant moment in our history look back with nostalgia first before accepting the reality…

Cebu City markets now open on Sundays

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 04/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City markets are now open on Sundays after more than a year of closure on this day of the week for the regular disinfection. Mayor Edgardo Labella signed Executive Order (EO) No.…

Defeatist mindsets

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 01/12/2021

A quote I once saw in a motivational poster struck me and stuck with me all through the years: “Think not of what could go wrong or why it won’t work; think of how to make it…

Manhunt ongoing for masterminds of credit card phishing in Cebu City 

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Paul Lauro 11/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another fraudulent activity in Cebu was recently reported before authorities, and this time, it involved credit cards. The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) is conducting a manhunt against two individuals…

‘Dolomite populism’

Richard Heydarian - @inquirerdotnet 11/17/2020

Among nations long accustomed to misgovernance, where political cynicism is a treasured pastime, former leaders are often remembered for their brazen mishaps and tragic failings. This is especially true in a country like the Philippines, where nostalgia…

Kalikasan writ eyed against Manila Bay white sand project

Krixia Subingsubing - Reporter / @KrixiasINQ 09/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) claims that the “white sand” being poured to create a beach on a stretch of Manila Bay’s rocky shore poses no harm to the bay’s ecosystem,…

Actors Garcia, Ramos: ‘LSS (Last Song Syndrome)’ not your typical romcom movie

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It is a story about hope, dreams, and love. This is what the movie, “LSS (Last Song Syndrome)”, the first film project of real-life couple Gabbi Garcia and Khalil Ramos which makes it…

PB passes P305K aid to Boljoon accident victims

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol will be disbursing a total of P305,000 of financial assistance to the victims of the vehicular accident in Boljoon town, which claimed the lives of nine individuals. The Provincial Social Welfare…

PCSO-Cebu assures social services to continue despite betting outlets’ shutdown

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The social services of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) will continue despite the President’s announcement over a video broadcast on Friday evening, July 26, that all games sanctioned by the organization are…

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