‘Moderna, Arcturus ready to supply up to 25 M COVID vaccine doses by Q3 2021’

Consuelo Marquez 12/18/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Two US pharmaceutical firms are willing to supply COVID-19 vaccines to the country in the third quarter of next year, the Philippines’ envoy to the US said Friday. “I am pleased to report that,…

DSWD says P100B ready for release; poorest first

Patricia Denise M. Chiu 04/03/2020

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Thursday said it had received the first P100 billion of the P200 billion worth of emergency subsidy or cash aid to about 18 million poor families affected by…

Lapu readies isolation rooms in preparation for local COVID-19 case

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least two isolation rooms are readied at the Lapu-Lapu City Hospital as a contingency measure if a patient in the city will test positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The isolation rooms,…

DOH-7 ready for Sinulog duty

Futch Anthony Inso 01/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is prepared and ready for the Sinulog 2020 celebration. Dr. Shelbay Blanco, medical officer of DOH-7, said that they are already coordinating with the different stakeholders,…

Here’s how you can answer the question ‘Why are you still single?’

Immae Lachica 12/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— If you are entering 2020 single, we all know what the most annoying question there is to ask— Why are you still single? Worry no more because here are some tips on how to…

CHR ready for ‘frank, factual’ discussions on death penalty

/INQ.net 05/20/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Sunday said it was ready to have a “frank and factual” conversation with Congress regarding the possible restoration of death penalty in the country. In a statement,…

Bato ready to become senator? Ex-top cop says ‘May seminar ba dyan?’

Inquirer 05/15/2019

MANILA, Philippines — As he is set to become a senator, the first thing Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa asked was: “Ewan ko kung may seminar dyan (I am not sure if there is a seminar for that).”…

Archdiocese of Cebu prepares for arrival of NYD delegates

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With just a week left before the formal opening of the National Youth Day celebration, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said they are now on the last stages of their preparations. Palma said that…

Comelec Cebu now 70 percent ready for May elections

Rosalie Abatayp 02/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu Province is now 70 percent ready for the midterm elections on May 13, 2019. Acting Provincial Election Supervisor Jerome Brillantes told Cebu Daily News Digital that they are…

Exhibition games important for USJ-R’s preparation for Cesafi 2019

JONAS PANERIO 01/16/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – The build-up of the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) Jaguars for the 2019 season of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. (Cesafi) basketball tournament continued with an 84-77 win over the National Collegiate…

Emergency responders for 2019 Sinulog Grand Parade ready

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/10/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) will be deploying emergency responders from different local government units (LGUs) during the Sinulog Grand Parade on January 20. Raffy Luche, head of…

Sinulog organizers now 80 percent ready

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Members of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) say they are 80 percent ready for Cebu’s grandest festival.  The 2019 Sinulog Festival will officially kick-off in a ceremony and a solemn procession on Thursday,…

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