‘Bakwit School 7’ individuals released from detention

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nearly three months after they were detained, the seven individuals, who make up the so-called “Bakwit School 7”, were released at past 6 p.m. today, May 14. Chad Booc, Segundos Lagatos Melong, Benito…

Steps to help you cope with difficult challenges

Doris Mondragon 04/06/2021

MEDELLIN, Cebu—You always seem to be faced with different feelings and emotions everyday no matter how strong or stable you try to be. To feel empty is one thing, but when you feel like “something is missing…

Journo, unionist still detained after case dismissal

Marlon Ramos - Reporter / @MRamosINQ 02/13/2021

The lawyers for detained journalist Lady Ann Salem have asked a Mandaluyong City court to order her immediate release from detention following the dismissal last week of the criminal case filed against her and a union organizer.…

COVID-19 health workers in Cebu City receive last tranche of financial assistance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Private health workers here who are at the frontlines of the fight against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic have started receiving their last tranche of financial subsidy from the city government. Each private health…

DA to release cash aid to over 64K rice farmers in Bohol, NegOr

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/07/2020

CEBU City, Philippines—The Department of Agriculture (DA) will soon release the P5,000 cash subsidy for over 64,000 rice farmers in the provinces of Bohol and Negros Oriental. In a statement posted on its Facebook page, DA-7 regional…

Cortes issues EO to set protocols in detention and release of PDLs

Doris C. Bongcac 05/02/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Concerned by the increasing number of virus-affected individuals at the Mandaue City Jail, Mayor Jonas Cortes issued an Executive Order on Friday, May 1, 2020, for the creation of protocols that will be…

SC to release result of 2019 Bar exam online on April 29

Tetch Torres-Tupas 04/28/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Results of the 2019 Bar examination will be released this April 29, the Supreme Court announced Thursday. But in the notice issued by the Office of the Bar Confidant (OBC), aspiring lawyers are advised…

Rolling Stones release a song that ‘resonates’ these days

04/24/2020

NEW YORK  — The Rolling Stones have unveiled a new song the band thinks is perfect for these coronavirus times. The legendary band released the four-minute slow-burning bluesy and harmonica-driven ” Living in a Ghost Town ”…

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…

Financial assistance for Cebu City senior citizens, PWDs to be released in April

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) will be getting their two-months worth of financial assistance in the first two weeks of April 2020. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said in a press…

James Bond film release pushed back 7 months due to virus

03/05/2020

LOS ANGELES — The release of the James Bond film “No Time To Die” has been pushed back several months because of global concerns about coronavirus. MGM, Universal and producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli announced…

Dan Brown to release debut children’s book ‘Wild Symphony’

02/24/2020

The bestselling author, known for “The Da Vinci Code”, will release his first volume for children in September. The picture book entitled “Wild Symphony” is inspired by classic children’s books like “Peter and the Wolf” and “The…

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