Valuable medical pearls

Dr. Philip S. Chua 07/09/2017

LOSING weight on a diet that is high in fat is dangerous for overall health. The risk of coronary heart disease has been found to be significantly increased among those individuals who stayed on a high protein…

Security risk

Editorial 06/04/2017

The Palace’s assurance that it will not declare martial law in the country in the wake of last Friday’s tragedy at the Resorts World Manila that claimed more than 30 lives is predicated on the findings of…

Cebu residents told to be ready for quakes

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/22/2017

LAST Tuesday dawn’s 3.6 magnitude earthquake that jolted southwest Cebu is another reminder about the necessity to be prepared whenever it happens, the Capitol’s emergency operations chief said yesterday. “That’s a good reminder that we should not…

LURKING DANGER

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 01/23/2017

Unmonitored FB usage leads teens to risky liaisons Police incidents involving the use of social media by young people have prompted the Philippine National Police and local government authorities to issue this warning: Watch your kids and…

LANDSLIDE ALERT

Inna Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/18/2017

Always be cautious when passing through mountain barangays in Cebu City. This was the advice of city officials following recent episodes of landslides in the hinterlands, the latest of which occurred at dawn yesterday in Sitio Garaje…

Road hazards

01/03/2017

Trisikads occupy the entire road of C. Arellano Blvd. near the pier area, presenting problems to both motorists and other commuters alike.…

Sinulog warning: ‘Drink at your own risk’

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/15/2016

REVELERS caught drinking liquor or alcoholic drinks along the streets during next year’s Sinulog Grand Parade will be arrested. This is the stern warning of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, who vowed to implement certain measures that…

Ex-teacher brings love to abandoned kids

PR 12/04/2016

Meeting the love of her life has not only changed Flora Aguit-Izzo’s life but also the lives of 30 abandoned and orphaned children in Negros Oriental. Flora and her Italian husband Francesco are the founders of “Bata…

Fire victims housed in CICC ask for more water

Nestle L. Semilla 04/23/2016

Fire victims from Barangays Guizo and Mantuyong of Mandaue City, who have been given shelter on the grounds of the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) for over a month now, were asking for more supply of water.…

Better prepared

Editorial 04/20/2016

Today the Office of the Civil Defense and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council will hold the first of their quarterly nationwide earthquake drills, and the timing could not have been more inconspicuous. As anyone…

Capitol marks Earth Day

04/20/2016

The Cebu provincial government is supporting the upcoming Earth Day event through a week-long celebration. Capitol, through the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office, held a forum and mounted an awareness exhibit at the Capitol Social Hall…

A climate-responsive budget

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 12/20/2015

The back-to-back typhoons “Nona” and “Onyok” left many parts of the archipelago flooded, lives lost, agriculture and livelihoods devastated and thousands stranded. The dire situation is a rehash of past calamities. More and stronger impacts of climate…

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