The cost of Chinese poaching in WPS

Solita Collas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 04/10/2021

Watching what is happening in Myanmar—the people being killed by the military who are sworn to defend them—my mind hearkens back to our Edsa Revolt against the Marcos dictatorship. Myanmar, in free and fair elections, repudiated their…

OCTA sees link between COVID-19 variants and spike of cases in Pasay

Cathrine Gonzales 03/03/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A research group monitoring the trends of Covid-19 in the Philippines believed that the increase of coronavirus cases in Pasay City is linked to the SARS-CoV-2 variants that were first detected in the United…

Virus expected to last long-term despite global vaccine rollout

Agence France Presse 02/13/2021

STOCKHOLM, Sweden  – The head of the EU’s disease control agency warned Friday that the novel coronavirus could last indefinitely even as global infections slowed by nearly half in the last month and vaccine rollouts gathered pace…

TIMELINE: The new Covid-19 variant from overseas to PH

Cristina Eloisa Baclig - Content Researcher/Writer / @CeBacligINQ 01/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — It is here. The new coronavirus variant, which was first detected in the United Kingdom (UK), has been detected in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) announced Wednesday evening. “Following strengthened biosurveillance and border…

UK congratulatory Biden note contained hidden Trump message

Agence France Presse 11/12/2020

LONDON — The British government on Tuesday blamed a “technical error” for an embarrassing gaffe in which Donald Trump’s faded-out name appeared in a congratulatory online statement to Joe Biden. Sharp-eyed Twitter users spotted the words “Trump,”…

Cebu International Education Fair slated on October 26

PR 10/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – IDP Education Philippines brings to Cebu more options for international study on October 26, 2019 at the Grand Convention Center of Cebu along Governor M. Cuenco Avenue in Cebu City. The IDP International…

British Ambassador bares global pro-media campaign

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –British Ambassador Daniel Pruce has shared his government’s campaign to promote freedom of the press. “This campaign is not anti-government: It is not anti-business. It is not anti any single individual or political party,” …

Cebu City to receive P160M assistance from UK

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City has been chosen as one of the beneficiaries of United Kingdom’s Global Future Cities Programme. In his Facebook post, Mayor Tomas Osmeña disclosed that the city is one of the 19 cities in…

UK lifts travel advisory on Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The United Kingdom (UK) has lifted the travel advisory it issued against the southern parts of Cebu, including the towns of Badian and Dalaguete. “The FCO (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) no longer advises against…

Dalaguete mayor asks for more police officers after UK travel advisory

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/04/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – Dalaguete Mayor Ronald Cesante believes the travel advisory issued by the United Kingdom should be the cue to deploy more law enforcers to their town. In a statement sent to Cebu Daily…

Police assure Cebu is safe for tourists amid UK travel advisory on terrorism threat in southern Cebu 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/03/2019

The Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) assured there are no imminent threats against anyone, particularly foreigners, in any part of the island-province. …

Queblatin: Travel advisory against southern Cebu is ‘surprising’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/02/2019

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES — The travel advisory issued by the United Kingdom (UK) against the southern section of Cebu Province, which included the municipalities of Badian and Dalaguete, due to threats of terrorism is ‘surprising.’ Alice Queblatin,…

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