LIST: Target trial sites in PH for Janssen, Clover, Sinovac vaccines

Darryl John Esguerra 01/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Three Covid-19 vaccines have been cleared so far by regulators to be tested in the Philippines through Phase 3 clinical trials— the vaccines developed by Belgium-based Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Chinese firms Clover Biopharmaceuticals and Sinovac…

Catfishing: How to avoid being a victim

Marc Cosep 04/03/2020

Apps like Tinder and Bumble are popular sources for finding a date online, but they’re also a playground for  catfishers, like the one who fooled a transwoman on Tinder recently that took social media by storm. A…

SMART: Ursula affected cell sites now fully operational

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 12/26/2019

The signal is back! Which means, the internet is back too! In this digital world, who can survive without the Internet or network service for a day? This is because most of the things we do now…

Things you can do on Christmas Day

Immae Lachica 12/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Christmas Day is finally here! It may be a rainy Christmas for most of the people in Cebu, but don’t let the gloomy weather get in the way of celebrating the birth of Jesus…

Globe Telecom setting up 5 cell sites in Cebu City mountain barangays

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Upland barangay Bonbon residents once found it difficult to get a cellphone signal until three days ago. Now, they enjoy improved network coverage because Globe Telecom started operations of its cell site located…

SMART’s bid to build cell sites in Binaliw, Guba, Bonbon okayed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/25/2018

WANTING to address “dead spots” in the mountain areas of Cebu City, Mayor Tomas Osmeña has announced the approval of the construction of cell sites in Barangays Guba, Binaliw, and Bonbon by telecommunication giant Smart. In a…

Inspection of quarry sites continues

Zena Magto 10/10/2018

The Cebu Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office have yet to finish inspecting the quarry sites in Cebu. PENRO chief Jason Lozano said some quarry operators have yet to comply with some requirements. He said quarry sites…

Cimatu lifts ban in ’90% of quarry sites’

Rosalie Abatayo 10/02/2018

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said the quarrying operations in Naga City cannot be directly blamed for the tragedy, as this has been existing site before a community emerged. “The quarry site is at an isolated area, but…

Cebu, Bohol, Palawan urged: Hasten tourism sites’ rehab

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/30/2018

BORACAY REOPENING SET OTHER popular tourism areas like Cebu and Bohol are encouraged to step up their rehabilitation efforts, as the reopening of Boracay Island to tourists draws near. Rep. Rodrigo Abellanosa (Cebu City south district), chairperson…

Jica preliminary study looks at 4 possible sites

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/06/2018

FOURTH BRIDGE Four possible locations for the fourth bridge that would connect mainland Cebu to Lapu-Lapu City are now being considered as discussions begin on the Master Plan and Institutional Development on Urban Transport System in Metro…

Osmeña to allow more cell sites if telcos improve signal

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/31/2018

Unless they get rid off of black spots in the mountain barangays, the Cebu City Government will not lift the suspension imposed on pending application permits from telecommunication companies to put up more cell sites in the…

Sinulog Foundation executive okays shutdown of cell sites

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 11/14/2017

  THE plan of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to again shut down cellular phone signals during the Sinulog festivities next year as part of security measures has gained the support of festival organizers. Sinulog Foundation Inc.…

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