Nurses up in arms vs DOLE’s suggestion to scrap licensure exams

Inquirer.net 07/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) on Thursday opposed the suggestion to abolish the licensure examinations for nurses as a means of assessing their competencies before they become full-fledged health professionals. Speaking over Teleradyo, PNA…

Specialists Coach Reyes shares formula on beating Aquastars to become VisMin Cup champions

Glendale G. Rosal 05/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Basketball experts will probably say that the KCS Computer Specialists-Mandaue City won the inaugural Visayas leg title of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup because of their superb defense.  But for Specialist Head Coach…

Frustrated Super Cup coaches: They have no respect to us and the game we love

Glendale G. Rosal 04/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Of all those affected by the alleged “game fixing” controversy that hounded the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup’s maiden season are the remaining teams that will continue competing with integrity.  Although proper punishments…

Anita Linda, the pambansang lola and the memories of Alhambra

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 08/18/2020

The late actress Anita Linda should have been called the  “Pambansang Lola” who gained critical acclaim for her portrayals in maternal or elderly roles. Born Alice Buenaflor Lake on  November 23,  1924, her movie career spanned seven…

Man stabs, wounds woman 14 times before killing himself

Alven Maria A. Timtim 05/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 52-year-old man stabbed his neighbor, a 26-year-old mother, 14 times in the back with a kitchen knife and then the man slashed his throat as he turned to flee. These tragic incident…

Gunmen kill close-in security of Guihulngan vice mayor

Florence Baesa 04/09/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — A 56-year-old job-order- employee and close-in security of the vice mayor of Guihulngan City was shot dead by two unidentified motorcycle riding assailants around 6 p.m. of April 9, 2020 in Barangay…

SWU-Phinma’s next target: Champion’s League

Immae Lachica 12/15/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Following successful stints in different tournaments, reigning Cesafi men’s champions Southwestern University (SWU)-Phinma is now gearing up for the Philippine Collegiate Champions League. SWU-Phinma earned the right to represent Cebu following its title conquest…

Amid euphoria of championship win, Cobras gear up for CESAFI season

Immae Lachica 08/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Fresh from their pre-season victory, the Southwestern University (SWU)-Phinma Cobras basketball team talks about their championship experience with CDNSportstalk. Members of the SWU-PHINMA team were all praises and smiles as they shared how it felt…

Eight Negros Or. mayors cite peace and order situation as reason to back martial law plan

Benjie Talisic 08/04/2019

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Philippines — Eight mayors of five towns and three cities of Negros Oriental are amenable to the plan to put the province under martial law. All of them cited the peace and order situation as…

Two NegOr mayors back martial law plan, cite residents’ security

Benjie Talisic 08/02/2019

NEGROS ORIENTAL —To address the killings and to assuage the residents fear brought about by the deadly attacks on the residents of their cities, two mayors of Negros Oriental  will back President Rodrigo Duterte if he will…

Thiam tows SWU Cobras to 12 point win agains USJ-R Jaguars

JONAS PANERIO 07/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Southwestern University-Phinma Cobras came alive in the second half to thwart the University of San Jose-Recoletos Jaguars, 82-70, in the 2019 Cesafi Partner’s Cup on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at the Cebu…

Cesafi’s preseason tourney format draws mixed reactions from coaches

Jonas N. Panerio 05/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The double round-robin format of the Cesafi’s preseason tournament called the Partner’s Cup 2019 drew a mixed bag of reactions from the coaches of the participating schools, with some asserting that the competition…

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