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4 in 4,400 Cebu City vaccinees suffer ‘serious’ allergic reactions

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) confirmed that four individuals out of the 4,435 vaccinated since March 24, 2021, experienced “serious side effects” of the vaccines. Although tagged as serious, the four individuals merely suffered a prolonged rise in blood pressure, or increased heart rate, or rashes, health officials clarified. Out […] The post 4 in 4,400 Cebu City vaccinees suffer ‘serious’ allergic reactions appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerApr 9th, 2021

No ‘serious symptoms’ on 42 VSMMC workers with ‘mild reaction’ after Sinovac jab

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 42 healthcare workers from Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) who experienced ‘mild reactions’ after receiving the first dose of Sinovac’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines are now doing fine, the regional health office here reported. On Monday, March 8, the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) confirmed that […] The post No ‘serious symptoms’ on 42 VSMMC workers with ‘mild reaction’ after Sinovac jab appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

Teachers in Mandaue school struggle to adopt to apps, face some net problems

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — On the first day of classes for public schools, teachers in a public school in Mandaue City struggle to learn and adopt to apps and suffer through some internet connection problems. Farah Judaya, Mandaue City Science High School (MCSHS) officer in charge, said these two were two of the challenges that […] The post Teachers in Mandaue school struggle to adopt to apps, face some net problems appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2020

Cebu City ABC president expresses concern over ECQ passes issues

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Franklyn Ong, the president of the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) here, expressed his concern on the issues surrounding the distribution of Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) passes that, according to him, have made both the barangays and the city constituents suffer. Ong, the chief of Barangay Kasambagan, told […] The post Cebu City ABC president expresses concern over ECQ passes issues appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 1st, 2020

USC athletics coach challenges athletes, fellow coaches to stay in shape

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Return with muscles in your abdomens or suffer the consequences of not getting your allowances.  This was the challenge that University of San Carlos (USC) athletics coach, Arvin Loberanis, has put up for his athletes and his fellow coaches. “Need gyud kay naa consequences, ang walay abs walay one month boarding allowance or […] The post USC athletics coach challenges athletes, fellow coaches to stay in shape appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2020

Dole encourages flexi work as businesses suffer from COVID-19

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  The Department of Labor and Employment has encouraged businesses to implement flexible work schedules, rather than to lay off employees, as they battle the economic effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat. In Labor Advisory no. 9 issued Wednesday, March 4, 2020, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said adjusting the work […] The post Dole encourages flexi work as businesses suffer from COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 4th, 2020

Labella: No ban of tourists from China

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella wants a more diplomatic approach in putting up precautionary measures against the spread of the feared novel coronavirus. The mayor said he will not yet be banning tourists from China because he does not want the tourism sector to suffer too much because of the scare. Since flights […] The post Labella: No ban of tourists from China appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2020

Victims of supertyphoon Yolanda in Capiz suffer again from typhoon Ursula

PANAY, CAPIZ—“We are back in our ‘condominium’ but we hope we will not stay here long,” Jasmin Bansale said. She was referring to a classroom at Felix Balgos National High School in Barangay Agbalo in Panay town, Capiz province, about 21 kilometers southeast of the capital city of Roxas.Bansale’s family has been staying at the […] The post Victims of supertyphoon Yolanda in Capiz suffer again from typhoon Ursula appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2019

Marawi: Failure, delay, confusion

Just how long will the displaced residents of Marawi City have to suffer neglect for a conflict caused by the failed intelligence work of the military and this administration? Two years after government forces routed the IS-affiliated Maute group that laid siege on Marawi starting May 2017, the city’s rehabilitation remains a pipe dream for […] The post Marawi: Failure, delay, confusion appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2019

True love? Bohol priest tells us what it is

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A video of a priest in Bohol giving his homily during a wedding mass is making waves online for the message about what true love is. The video, uploaded by wedding videographer Richard Solis on September 5, 2019, has impressive statistics:  850 comments, 19,000 reactions, 45,000 shares, and 514,000 views as of September […] The post True love? Bohol priest tells us what it is appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2019

LOOK: Cardo’s ‘death scene’ in Ang Probinsyano draws hilarious reactions, memes

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Did Cardo Dalisay just die? Is this another dream of Alyana? These were the most common reactions among netizens following the death scene of Cardo, Coco Martin’s character on the episode of “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyono” last July 16. In the mentioned episode, Task Force Agila led by Cardo, entered the hideout […] The post LOOK: Cardo’s ‘death scene’ in Ang Probinsyano draws hilarious reactions, memes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2019

Cesafi’s preseason tourney format draws mixed reactions from coaches

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The double round-robin format of the Cesafi’s preseason tournament called the Partner’s Cup 2019 drew a mixed bag of reactions from the coaches of the participating schools, with some asserting that the competition will run for far too long. According to the tournament schedule, the Partner’s Cup is slated to kick […] The post Cesafi’s preseason tourney format draws mixed reactions from coaches appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2019

Two Cebu business leaders agree with Endo bill

CEBU CITY–Two business leaders gave positive reactions to Senate’s approval on third reading of the Endo bill. On Wednesday, May 22, the Senate Bill No. 1826, also known as the Endo Bill, was approved on third reading. Read more: Senate OKs proposed measure to finish off ‘endo’ Virgilio Espeleta, president of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce […] The post Two Cebu business leaders agree with Endo bill appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

Chai Fonacier speaks out on Cebu Street Food issue

Cebu City, Philippines—The reactions to Erik Matti’s remarks about Netflix’s Cebu episode of “Street Food Asia” keep on coming. Among the noted personalities who recently reacted was former Cebu-based actress Chai Fonacier. “Di ko maintindihan (I do not understand). Are regions only considered Filipino if it’s convenient for Manila? Manila is so used to speaking […] The post Chai Fonacier speaks out on Cebu Street Food issue appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2019

GoT’s Battle of Winterfell has got fans abuzz online

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Battle of Winterfell has come and Game of Thrones fans are all over the internet as they share their reactions after watching the latest GoT episode.  GoT’s third episode for season eight is said to be the longest episode in the remaining six episodes of this final season. Fans are trying […] The post GoT’s Battle of Winterfell has got fans abuzz online appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 29th, 2019

Mactan-Cebu International Airport expands with 2nd taxiway

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Expansions at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) continue despite the crisis spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, inaugurated MCIA’s second taxiway. Watch it here: He was accompanied by Presidential Assistant to the Visayas Secretary Michael Dino, and Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) officer-in-charge and lawyer […] The post Mactan-Cebu International Airport expands with 2nd taxiway appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

Rabiya Mateo showcases a contemporary touch to Ilo-ilo’s hablon and sequence

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Miss Universe Philippines Rabiya Mateo showcased the work of another Filipino designer in Lenie Canonaso. Mateo was photographed wearing a blue and sequenced ensemble that is the result when traditional meets contemporary. “Traditional meets contemporary through a playful mix of Ilo-Ilo’s Hablon and sequins,” said Canonaso in a post. With her hair up […] The post Rabiya Mateo showcases a contemporary touch to Ilo-ilo’s hablon and sequence appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

Ahong backs Gwen’s no-quarantine-for-returning-OFWs proposal

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is backing the proposal of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to no longer quarantine returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who would arrive at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA). Chan said he is not against the proposal, as long as the returning OFW can present a negative […] The post Ahong backs Gwen’s no-quarantine-for-returning-OFWs proposal appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

How long does it take to get vaccinated?

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccination process in Cebu City will take approximately 1 hour and ten minutes on an ordinary day. CDN Digital has followed a vaccinee through the process from getting a text message to the inoculation of the vaccine in SM Seaside at the South Road Properties (SRP) on May 5, 2021, […] The post How long does it take to get vaccinated? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

This ‘nanay’ took care of two families for 30 years

  CEBU CITY, Philippines– 30 long years. That’s how many years Iluminada Servilla spent with a family she was just planning to serve at first, but learned to love like her own as time passed. Servilla, 71, from Boljoon town in southern Cebu, dedicated her life to serve a family she loved so she, too, […] The post This ‘nanay’ took care of two families for 30 years appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

Dedicated coach spreads hope to athletes amid pandemic

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A genuine leader shows their true self in the face of adversity. A beacon of light during a storm and a solid rock in moments of uncertainty Consider Arvin Loberanis a genuine leader. During trying times because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the coach of the University of San Carlos-Basic Education (USC-BED) track […] The post Dedicated coach spreads hope to athletes amid pandemic appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago