Use lean time to make Cebu a better destination, airport exec suggests

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/12/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—With the travel ban resulting in huge drop of tourist arrivals in Cebu, industry stakeholders should use this time to address what needs to be done in their respective areas. This is what Andrew Acquaah-Harrison,…

Three vessels from China not allowed to dock in Dumaguete port

Florence Baesa 02/05/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental–A tug boat and two barges that came from Taizhou, China were not allowed to dock at port here on Tuesday night, February 4, 2020. Petty Officer 3 Charelyn Abuyabor, duty officer of the…

Serena Williams ‘fine’ after ankle scare at US Open

09/03/2019

NEW YORK — Serena Williams believes she avoided any serious injury after badly rolling her ankle Sunday in a straight-sets win over Petra Martic that sent her through to the US Open quarter-finals. The 37-year-old American, seeking…

Delos Santos attributes rise in measles cases to Dengvaxia scare

Delta Dyrecka Comendador Letigio 02/08/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Cebu City Councilor Mary Anne Delos Santos, deputy mayor on health, attributes the increase of measles cases to the scare of the dengvaxia vaccine. Delos Santos said that the fear of vaccination became…

Don’t blame PAO’s Acosta for vaccine ‘scare’ — DOJ chief

Inquirer.net 02/07/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Public Attorneys’ Office (PAO) Chief Persida Rueda-Acosta cannot be blamed for a perceived vaccine scare which has purportedly led to an outbreak of measles in the country, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Thursday. “PAO…

Blogger Drew Olivar to face rap over bomb scare post

Inquirer.net 09/24/2018

  Blogger Drew Olivar will face charges for a post he made on social media about a bomb scare, Philippine National Police Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said on Monday. Olivar claimed in a Facebook post on…

Blogger Drew Olivar to face rap over bomb scare post

Inquirer.net 09/24/2018

Blogger Drew Olivar will face charges for a post he made on social media about a bomb scare, Philippine National Police Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said on Monday. Olivar claimed in a Facebook post on Friday…

Mandaue police urge public to be vigilant amid bomb scare

Norman V. Mendoza 09/18/2018

MANDAUE City residents and the public in general are encouraged to be always vigilant against suspicious persons or unattended bags or packs. Senior Supt. Julian Entoma, Mandaue City Police Office chief, made the call amid the bomb…

Premier orders crackdown in latest pharma scare

AFP 07/23/2018

China Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has vowed stern action over the latest safety scare to hit the country’s pharmaceutical industry, as a mounting scandal over a rabies vaccine sent drug stocks tumbling. China’s Food and Drug Administration…

France to probe baby milk salmonella scare

AFP 12/27/2017

  French prosecutors have opened a probe into salmonella contamination and a major international recall of baby milk produced by dairy giant Lactalis, a legal source told AFP on Tuesday. The investigation will focus on possible charges…

‘Terminated employee behind hoax bomb scare’

Inna Gian Mejia 08/11/2017

    Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak suspects that a terminated employee is behind the hoax bomb scare at the City Hall on Thursday morning. While he refused to give the male suspect’s name, Tumulak said he…

Hoax bomb scare disrupts City Hall operations

Inna Gian Mejia 08/10/2017

A text message was sent out to some Cebu City Hall officials and employees on Thursday morning telling them that a bomb would detonate at exactly 11:30 a.m. in three areas: the City Hall building, La Nueva…

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