With diversion of flights lifted, Cebu continues to implement Swab-Upon-Arrival policy

A Qatar Airways flight lands at MCIA in this May 2021 photo. | CDN File Photo CEBU CITY, Philippines – The diversion of international flights bound for the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) has already been lifted as of Sunday, June 13. And Cebu will continue to implement its Swab-Upon-Arrival policy on arriving Overseas Filipino Workers… Continue reading With diversion of flights lifted, Cebu continues to implement Swab-Upon-Arrival policy

Bucks roll over Nets to level NBA Eastern Conference series

Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks against the Brooklyn Nets during the second half of Game Four of the Eastern Conference second round playoff series at the Fiserv Forum on June 13, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Getty Images via AFP) LOS ANGELES – Giannis Antetokounmpo poured in 34 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as… Continue reading Bucks roll over Nets to level NBA Eastern Conference series

100-hectare Minglanilla reclamation project gets PRA nod

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) has already given its go signal for the P20 billion Minglanilla Techno-Business Park or the Ming-Mori reclamation project to proceed. Lawyer Janilo Rubiato, PRA general manager and CEO, entered into a Memordum of Agreement with town officials led by Mayor Elanito Peña on Friday, June 11,… Continue reading 100-hectare Minglanilla reclamation project gets PRA nod

Leni vs. Sara

If Sara Duterte throws her hat in the ring and ends up winning the presidency next year, it will be the third parent-and-child pair to capture the highest elective post in our country’s history. We’ve had a father and daughter with Diosdado Macapagal and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and a mother and son with Cory Aquino and… Continue reading Leni vs. Sara

Close borders, go ECQ

EDITORIAL Just because the Bayanihan Act II gives the national, regional, and provincial Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) the authority to declare the level of Community Quarantine (CQ) does not excuse our City Council from passing what appears to be a non-committal resolution on what to do with the current surge of Covid19 cases in Dumaguete… Continue reading Close borders, go ECQ

A Pentecost reminder

THE PASSERBY WE end the wonderful liturgical season of Easter with the celebration of the Solemnity of Pentecost. We are reminded that what Christ promised about the coming of the Holy Spirit to keep the work of human redemption going has taken place. We should feel good and happy with this truth of our faith… Continue reading A Pentecost reminder

Dumaguete TOPS Covid19 rise rate in the Philippines

Dumaguete City has topped the University of the Philippines OCTA Research of Covid-rising places in the country, blame it to the relaxed openings of local borders north and south, and the inability to effectively manage a “restless and covid-fatigue” community. But the City Government and its legislative arm have responded quickly to the sudden rise… Continue reading Dumaguete TOPS Covid19 rise rate in the Philippines

Doctors, citizens howl; go ECQ!

Two of the biggest organization of doctors in Negros Oriental have reiterated the call to place the province under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) as Covid19 cases continue to rise. Both the Negros Oriental Medical Society (NOMS) and the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) Negros Oriental Chapter insist on a two to three-week ECQ for the… Continue reading Doctors, citizens howl; go ECQ!