U.S. Peace Corps volunteers return to the Philippines including Cebu

02/02/2023

MANILA, Philippines —On January 30, nearly 40 American volunteers arrived in the Philippines to resume the U.S. Peace Corps’ work in the sectors of education, youth development, and coastal resource management for the benefit of communities across…

Devotees from Bohol pray for good health, strength to spread faith of Sto. Niño

Wenilyn Sabalo 01/14/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sisters Cris Anne, 17, and Angel Rose Pogoso, 16, were among the thousands of devotees of Señor Sto. Niño de Cebu, who took the time to wake up early and attend the early…

Billion youth risk hearing loss from headphones, venues: study

Agence France Presse 11/16/2022

Paris, France — Around one billion young people worldwide could be at risk of hearing loss from listening to headphones or attending loud music venues, a large review of the available research estimated on Wednesday. The World Health…

Let youth create wealth

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 10/18/2022

I used to tell my students not to aspire to get a job after finishing their studies, but to aspire to create jobs. That is, aspire not to be employees but to be employers, as entrepreneurs. Could…

Minglanilla cops strengthen link to youth as way to address town’s drug problem

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Even if there are only a few cases where minors are involved in illegal drugs, Minglanilla police continue to address this problem by strengthening their ties with the youth in the town. Police Major…

100 Lagtang Grade 6 students receive food packs during 28th National Crime Prevention Week

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 100 students of Lagtang Elementary School enjoyed free food packs and lectures on crime prevention on Friday, September 2, 2022, in Talisay City. Police Lieutenant Colonel Maria Aurora Rayos, information officer…

Archdiocese of Cebu to hold 10th World Meeting of Families celebration in Cebu

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu is inviting couples, the youth, the elderly, and families in Cebu to the archdiocesan celebration of the 10th World Meeting of Families (XWMOF) this coming June 22, 25, and…

Jose Rizal didn’t die for this

Darwin Pesco - @inquirerdotnet 05/13/2022

We just had another Election Day. Every three years, we always hear worn-out messages like “every vote counts.” But does it really though? My longtime friend thinks otherwise. He has this unwavering stance that voting is a…

Hope inside the turbulence

Jose Ma. Montelibano - @inquirerdotnet 03/11/2022

It did appear so powerful when a gang of four put their muscle and money together. They are two past presidents, the son of another, and the current president still sitting and appointing officials in positions of…

Lapu’s top sportsman eyes Council seat

Glendale G. Rosal 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Seeing the need to improve the sports program in the City of Lapu-Lapu, Cebuano sportsman Chelito “Coach Carz” Caro has decided to try his luck in the political arena in the 2022 elections.…

Cebu City policemen trying to win kids’ hearts, change their mindset

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen are trying to win the hearts of children and change their mindset as a way to prevent drug peddlers from using them as drug couriers. Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, Cebu…

Not taking any chances: Cebu police monitoring any signs of NPA presence

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, the director of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO), said that he is not discounting the possibility that there is presence of members of the New People’s Army (NPA) in…

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