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'TruthInAction: Globe holds forum to help students fight fake news

(As released) Globe encourages the Filipino youth to be more discerning and more responsible in using technology and the Internet as it joins the PANAF Youth Creativity Festival on April 29-30......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarApr 29th, 2021

Lamitan City launches barangay communicators to fight fake news

ISABELA CITY, Basilan, Nov 12 (PIA) - Newly established Barangay Information Officers Network (BION) of Lamitan City took their oath and inked commitment to fulfill their responsibilities as inform.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 12th, 2020

Lamitan City launches barangay communicators to fight fake news

ISABELA CITY, Basilan, Nov 12 (PIA) - Newly established Barangay Information Officers Network (BION) of Lamitan City took their oath and inked commitment to fulfill their responsibilities as inform.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 12th, 2020

Bolivian schoolteacher gives virtual classes as superhero

LA PAZ, Bolivia  — Sometimes, Jorge Manolo Villarroel is Spiderman. Sometimes, he’s the Flash, or the Green Lantern. But he’s always a teacher — one who lives out his childhood dreams by dressing up as superheroes for the locked-down students who attend his virtual classes. His classes have become so popular that siblings fight for […] The post Bolivian schoolteacher gives virtual classes as superhero appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2020

Is the proliferation of fake Facebook accounts a ‘prelude to a crackdown’?

MANILA, Philippines — Is the sudden proliferation of fake Facebook accounts a prelude to a crackdown once the Anti-Terrorism Bill is enacted into law? House Deputy Minority Leader Carlos Zarate raised this concern on Sunday after it was reported that activists, as well as students and faculty of some universities, found out they had dummy […] The post Is the proliferation of fake Facebook accounts a ‘prelude to a crackdown’? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2020

ARQ Boxing eyes ‘Engkwentro Dos’ after success of ‘Engkwentro Uno’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is no other way but up and “Engkwentro Dos” is on the works. This is the path that the ARQ Boxing Promotions and Stable will take after their highly-successful maiden fight card, “Engkwento Uno”, which finally happened last Saturday, June 19, 2021 at the Cosonsa Compound in Mandaue City. The […] The post ARQ Boxing eyes ‘Engkwentro Dos’ after success of ‘Engkwentro Uno’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2021

UP alumni group founder blasts fake news about Bo Perasol s supposed departure as Maroons coach

Per the alumni group head, everything remains unchanged for the UP men's basketball team, citing that the university has not even allowed teams to meet and practice yet......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

‘Hero’ vs ‘bayani’

First impressions last. Teachers who catch the enthusiasm of their students on the first day of class can have one or two bad hair days during the semester that will pass unnoticed or be forgiven. But teachers who fail to hook their students on the first day will toil every meeting till the end of […] The post ‘Hero’ vs ‘bayani’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

‘Engkwentro Uno’ promises an exciting June 19 slugfest

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s all system’s go for June 19’s “Engkwentro Uno”, the maiden fight card of boxing startup, ARQ Boxing Promotions, at the Cosonsa compound in Mandaue City. Chelito Caro, ARQ Boxing Promotions promoter and ARQ Sports director, told CDN that they did not leave a single stone unturned to make sure their […] The post ‘Engkwentro Uno’ promises an exciting June 19 slugfest appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Jerusalem, Landero to fight for OPBF minimumweight title 

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former World Boxing Council (WBC) world minimumweight title challenger Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem returns into action by having a rematch against fellow former world title challenger Toto “Muscovado” Landero on July 18, 2021, at the Tabunok Sports Complex in Talisay City, south Cebu. Jerusalem, a former ALA Boxing Gym standout, will fight […] The post Jerusalem, Landero to fight for OPBF minimumweight title  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Not even found in Tiktik: Another bad word snuck into DepEd materials

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) is once again under fire after another “dirty word” was found in learning materials used by students for the distance learning system amid the coronavirus pandemic. During the hearing of the House committee on public accounts, Antonio Calipjo-Go, who had earlier complained before the Commission on Audit […] The post Not even found in Tiktik: Another bad word snuck into DepEd materials appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Big Yellow Boxing Gym fighters itching to trade leathers vs ARQ Stable’s warriors

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Big Yellow Boxing Gym fighters Reycar Auxilo, Maurino Agum, and Christopher Caburog are ready to trade leathers with ARQ Boxing Stable’s warriors in their much-awaited showdown in the “Engkwentro Uno” card on June 19 at the Cosonsa compound in Mandaue City. With the fight card getting rescheduled three times, Big Yellow […] The post Big Yellow Boxing Gym fighters itching to trade leathers vs ARQ Stable’s warriors appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Azarcon’s world title fight moved

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Clyde Azarcon of the Big Yellow Boxing Gym has to be extra patient after his much-awaited world title shot in South Africa originally scheduled on June 27, 2021, for the vacant World Boxing Foundation (WBF) world minimumweight title was rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns. The 26-year old Azarcon, a native of […] The post Azarcon’s world title fight moved appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

ARQ boxers ready for battle, says trainer

CEBU CITY, Philippines—If there’s one person out there who can assure that the ARQ Boxing Stable’s pugilists are in tip-top shape, it is their chief trainer Eldo Cortes. Many questions arise regarding the condition of ARQ Boxing Stables’ boxers after their much-awaited maiden fight card was rescheduled three times this year.  Now that they finally […] The post ARQ boxers ready for battle, says trainer appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Wrong shoes gave away fake policeman in Carcar City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The shoes gave him away. An 18-year-old man wearing a PNP athletic uniform was arrested in Barangay Bolinawan in Carcar City on Tuesday afternoon, June 8, 2021, after Carcar City police officers found out that he was not even a cop. What gave police the clue? His shoes. Police said Rory […] The post Wrong shoes gave away fake policeman in Carcar City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Duterte asks Quiboloy to redeem soul from devil: ‘Tubusin mo na lang ako sa impyerno’

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has asked his friend, Kingdom of Jesus Christ founder Pastor Apollo Quiboloy, to just redeem his soul from the devil as he was willing to “mortgage” it to fight criminals, especially those involved in the drug trade. In an exclusive interview with Quiboloy and his Sonshine Media Network International […] The post Duterte asks Quiboloy to redeem soul from devil: ‘Tubusin mo na lang ako sa impyerno’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Globe powers 8,000 schools, reaches over 670k Filipinos via e-learning

Over 8,000 private schools have partnered with Globe for connectivity and other solutions, wherein students, teachers and school administrators are able to seamlessly operate and work towards the goals they set for another academic year......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Donaire sees underdog Pacquiao beating Spence: He can do it too

MANILA, Philippines — Nonito Donaire isn’t writing off Manny Pacquiao in the latter’s title fight against WBC and IBF world welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. After all, he and Pacquiao are on similar plot points at this moment in their respective careers. Donaire just became the oldest bantamweight champion at 38 years old when he defeated […] The post Donaire sees underdog Pacquiao beating Spence: He can do it too appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2021

Commentary: How the tobacco industry wrote the ‘fake news’ playbook

For the tobacco industrialising disinformation, propaganda and ‘fake newswire tried-and-tested tactics and strategies merely rehashed for modern audiences. They have successfully confused, manipulated, and lied to the public then; here’s how they’re doing it now......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 30th, 2021

‘The Bomb’ Araneta shakes off S. Africa loss, gears up for ‘Kumbati 10’ fight

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Omega Boxing Gym’s hard-hitting Christian “The Bomb” Araneta showed tremendous optimism to get back on his feet following his unanimous decision loss in South Africa last April 25, 2021.  The 25-year-old Araneta, a proud son of Borbon town in north Cebu, has accepted his fate, moved on from that heartbreaking loss, and […] The post ‘The Bomb’ Araneta shakes off S. Africa loss, gears up for ‘Kumbati 10’ fight appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 29th, 2021

Mandaue City now has 8K force multipliers — MCPO chief

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Mandaue City now has an estimated 8,000 force multipliers or volunteers to help keep the peace and order in the city. Police Colonel Jonathan Abella, Mandaue City Police Office chief, said that these force multipliers came from different sectors of the community such as the LGBTQ+, Muslims, teachers, and students, […] The post Mandaue City now has 8K force multipliers — MCPO chief appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021