1.4 billion risk disease from lack of exercise

AFP 09/16/2018

PARIS, France – More than 1.4 billion adults are putting themselves at heightened risk of deadly diseases by not getting enough exercise, doctors are warning, with global activity levels virtually unchanged in nearly two decades. With richer…

Jury awards $289M to man who contracted cancer

AP 08/11/2018

SAN FRANCISCO — A jury’s $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said Monsanto’s Roundup left him dying of cancer will bolster thousands of pending cases and open the door for countless people who blame…

To serve and protect who?

Radel Paredes 08/11/2018

The alleged involvement of another cop in the latest killing incident in Cebu, this time the ambush in Carcar of another member of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), makes the public increasingly suspect that this series…

Garma wants to know who owns seized guns

Benjie B. Talisic 07/20/2018

CEBU City Police Office Director Senior Supt. Royina Garma said they are coordinating with the officials of the municipality of Marabut in Samar province to determine the owner, origin and destination of the 14 short firearms that…

DILG tells mayors who want to hire armed guards: Follow procedure

Futch Anthony Inso 07/05/2018

THE DEPARTMENT of Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas (DILG-7) yesterday urged local chief executives in the region to conform to the procedure in hiring or acquiring additional armed security personnel and asking for police escorts.…

Heartbreaker? WHO says smoking causing millions of heart attacks, strokes

AFP 06/03/2018

WHILE the link between smoking and a range of cancers is well known, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Thursday there was too little awareness of tobacco’s impact on the human heart. On the occasion of World…

Police probe: Where is the gun, who owns it?

Benjie B. Talisic and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/31/2018

Police are trying to locate the gun which accidentally fired and hit the leg of Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot. After the incident last Wednesday night, the gun seems to have disappeared and no one could tell where…

Osmeña to give P1M to SK execs who support his administration

Morexette B. Erram 05/28/2018

As long as they express support to the projects initiated by his administration, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is willing to grant elected Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) in all the 80 barangays P1 million worth of financial assistance…

Comelec to release honoraria for teachers who served during elections

Rosalie Abatayo 05/22/2018

At least 2,000 teachers in Central Visayas who served during the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections are still yet to claim their cash cards from their respective Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices. Comelec-7 Director Veronico Petalcorin said…

Reject bets who nail campaign posters on trees

Futch Anthony Inso 05/10/2018

DENR-7 URGES VOTERS AN official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) yesterday urged voters to only elect candidates in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections who include in their platforms…

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