Fewer PH families caring for elderly women – ADB

Ben O. de Vera 02/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines —  When she was just 32 and a rising star in the business process outsourcing company where she works, “Rona” was offered a higher-paying position that would relocate her to its US headquarters. While she…

The beauty in supporting small and local businesses

Immae Lachica 08/18/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines— Since everyone has been in home isolation for almost half a year (whew!) now, a lot of us have ventured into online selling. Yes. Small local businesses online is apparently the trend…

Ways You Can Support Small And Local Businesses Right Now

Marc Cosep 04/19/2020

These past few weeks, due to the increasing number of covid-19 cases, business establishments are forced to close to help encourage social distancing. While most are struggling to keep afloat,  others were forced to think of creative…

NAVFORCEN ships, helicopter render crucial assistance in fight vs COVID-19

Alven Maria A. Timtim 04/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For faster delivery of medical supplies to the frontliners as well as tests related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Naval Forces Central (NAVFORCEN), has deployed their ships and a helicopter to make…

‘Pokémon Go’ pivots to support at-home play

03/25/2020

Mobile app “Pokémon Go” has been reinventing itself to cope with COVID-19 conditions. At launch in 2016, “Pokémon Go” had to prevent players from spoofing their location by artificial means — playing from home while whizzing from…

SM Group allocates Php100M towards COVID-19 outbreak support to PGH, RITM, and other government hospitals

PR 03/17/2020

  “To ensure the safety of medical frontliners, SM is bringing in personal protective equipment (PPE) – face masks, gowns, visors, hoods, gloves, and shoe covers, as well as urgent medical supplies to help government hospitals who…

Brother swaps his pants for sister’s skirt, saves her day

Immae Lachica 03/08/2020

CITY, Philippines— What would you do if you weren’t allowed to take an important exam because of the clothes you are wearing? Of course, you call for help and hope that someone comes to the rescue. In…

Father arrested for illegal drugs: I only wanted to give my daughter a bright future

Alven Marie Timtim, Paul Lauro 02/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—He wanted to give his daughter a bright future. Now, 38-year-old Roland Cabasaan might not be able to do that as he, along with two others, were arrested in a buy-bust operation late Monday night,…

Sotto supports halt in issuance of visas upon arrival to Chinese nationals

Cathrine Gonzales 01/28/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Tuesday said he supports the decision of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Tuesday to suspend the issuance of visas upon arrival (VUA) to Chinese nationals amid the…

Garcia: Duterte’s visit a thank you to the Cebuanos

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The visit of President Rodrigo Duterte during the Sinulog grand parade on Sunday, January 19, 2020, is a manifestation of his gratitude to the Cebuanos who helped in his election in 2016, says Cebu…

30th SEAG: Cebuano athletes take inspiration from local support

Mars G. Alison 11/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Tuesday night sendoff dinner made Cebuano athletes feel the much needed love and support that they will bring with them as they compete in the South East Asian Games (SEAG). Marathon Queen…

Unfailing support from family helps USC student top board exams

Immae Lachica 11/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A strong support system was a huge factor in helping Darla C. Dy Buco pass the 2019 Psychometrician Board Examinations with flying colors. Dy Buco, the 21-year-old psychology magna cum laude graduate of the University of…

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