Summer 2024: DOH-7 reports rise in dengue, influenza-like illnesses

Niña Mae Oliverio 04/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The scorching summer heat is already too much for the public to endure. Health experts say that over exposure to the sun may result to heat stroke, cramps, dehydration, and exhaustion. In addition,…

Did you know that the scorching heat also affects cars?

Brian Mikhael J. Ochoa 04/08/2024

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu–The scorching heat of summer can take its toll on various aspects of our lives. The intense heat can affect us humans, our fur babies, our plants, and also our cars.  READ MORE: Did you…

Central Visayas cops told to take cover…against the sun

Emmariel Ares 04/05/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas cops specially those who are out on the streets are reminded to always protect themselves against the scorching heat. Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Ace Pelare, PRO-7 spokesperson told policemen to always…

Summer tip: Try social media detox

Immae Lachica 04/01/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Break free from the shackles of social media this summer! Detoxify away from social media usage even just for a short period. Social media detox refers to cleansing yourself away from the strings of…

Summer is officially here, says Pagasa

Luisa Cabato - @inquirerdotnet 03/22/2024

Friday, March 22, 2024, has been declared as the official start of the summer season by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). Dr. Nathaniel Servando, Pagasa chief, announced this during a press briefing, today.…

5 essentials for Cebuano commuters during the summer season

Nikki Medalla- USJR Intern 03/07/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Summer may be the perfect time to have our vacation, but also the season when we prepare and protect ourselves from the scorching heat of the sun in Cebu. Here are 5 essentials…

Netizens discuss: ‘What is delicious to eat in this heat?’

Charen Alegres-USJR Intern 03/07/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In today’s ‘Hot’ news, on Wednesday, March 6, the heat index ranges between 34 and 35 degrees Celsius. With that, the state weather bureau urged the public to take precautionary measures and drink…

Wearable tech helps beat the heat

Agence France Presse 08/19/2023

TOKYO — Selling jackets with built-in fans, neck coolers, and T-shirts that feel cold, Japanese firms are tapping into a growing market for products to help people handle the summer heat. Japan—like other countries—is seeing ever-hotter summers.…

Boljoon’s hidden gem: Dayhag Falls

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 05/20/2023

BOLJOON CEBU, Philippines— As the sun-soaked days of summer arrive, Cebu emerges as the ultimate destination to indulge in the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. Nestled on the southeastern coast of Cebu, the picturesque town of…

Heat index may go above 40°C in areas across PH — Pagasa

Jean Mangaluz - Reporter 05/13/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The heat index in several areas across the Philippines on Saturday could reach 40 degrees Celsius and above, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). The heat index is the…

TEAM traffic enforcers to receive heat protection gear

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/11/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue’s traffic enforcers are set to receive arm sleeves, tube masks, and hats among others to help protect them from the heat of the sun. Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) Executive Director…

Cong. Edu Rama Softball Cup kicks off with 8 teams vying for supremacy

Glendale G. Rosal 05/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The inaugural Cong. Edu Rama Softball Cup officially kicked off on Sunday, May 7, at the Labangon Elementary School with eight teams vying for supremacy. One of the tournament’s goals is to revive the…

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