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Cebu daycare center finds “home” with help from AboitizPower subsidiary

Teacher Nenita Riveral has taught pre-schoolers in the village of Ermita, Cebu City, for 13 years. Until recently, the daycare center she works at had no permanent address. A huge fire hit a portion of the barangay in 2013, leaving thousands of people homeless. Unfortunately, the blaze also claimed Riveral’s nursery. Following a massive exodus […] The post Cebu daycare center finds “home” with help from AboitizPower subsidiary appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 4th, 2022

Talisay’s Kiara Liane Wellington wins big in Sinulog Festival Queen 2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Talisay City’s Kiara Liane Wellington brought home the crown and title Sinulog Festival Queen 2023, besting 10 other candidates in the beauty tilt’s coronation night on Friday, January 13, 2023, at the Cebu City Sports Center. Wellington’s win of the most coveted title comes on top of multiple special awards that […] The post Talisay’s Kiara Liane Wellington wins big in Sinulog Festival Queen 2023 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2023

Air traffic system glitch diverts all flights in Manila

MANILA, Philippines — Local carriers have temporarily suspended flights following the power outage at the Philippine Air Traffic Management Center (ATMC) on the first day of the year, causing worries to passengers bound to go home after the holiday break. Cebu Pacific Air and Philippine Airlines, in separate advisories on Sunday, said their passengers can […] The post Air traffic system glitch diverts all flights in Manila appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 1st, 2023

Day after Thai attack, traumatized relatives cling to slain children’s toys

UTHAI SAWAN, Thailand — Crying and clutching toys, traumatized relatives gathered at a child daycare center in Thailand where a day earlier a former policeman had slain 34 people, most of them children, in a knife and gun rampage that horrified the nation. Government buildings flew flags at half mast on Friday to mourn victims […] The post Day after Thai attack, traumatized relatives cling to slain children’s toys appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2022

21 minors from Lapu-Lapu shelter recover from COVID-19

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Twenty-one of the 31 minors housed at the Home Care Center for Children in Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City, have already recovered from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. “Ang katong asymptomatic, gi-clear na sila kay ika-14th day man ron sa ilang quarantine as clinically recovered,” said […] The post 21 minors from Lapu-Lapu shelter recover from COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Lapu-Lapu exec: 4 more Home Care Center staff members positive for COVID-19

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Four more staff members of the Home Care Center for Children in Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City, have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Annabeth Cuizon, head of the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO). Cuizon said that on Monday, August 9, 2021, 15 staff […] The post Lapu-Lapu exec: 4 more Home Care Center staff members positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Mandaue to check on kids at city’s welfare center for COVID-19

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Emergency Operations Center will be visiting the city’s orphanage, the Hope of Mandaue (HOME) Children’s Center at the City’s Social Welfare Services building to check on the health status of the children there. Lawyer Julius Ceasar Entise, EOC deputy chief of the and head of Contact tracing team, […] The post Mandaue to check on kids at city’s welfare center for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

Creamline finds hero in Domingo

Back-up middle blocker Celine Domingo came through in the absence of an injured Jeanette Panaga as Creamline steamrolled PLDT Home Fibr, 25-16, 25-12, 25-13, yesterday to remain unbeaten and at the helm in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the PCV Socio-Civic & Cultural Center here......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Mandaue Mayor Jonas Cortes welcomes arrival of Converge ICT

Promising to provide premium fiber internet experience at home and in businesses, Converge ICT officially launched in Cebu on Monday, June 7, 2021, with a pure end-to-end fiber internet network that aims to connect Cebu to the world. Converge ICT opened its regional corporate office along with the ceremonial launching of its Mandaue Business Center […] The post Mandaue Mayor Jonas Cortes welcomes arrival of Converge ICT appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

EOC not worried with closure of NOAH

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is not too worried about the closure of the New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (NOAH) Complex at the end of this month. NOAH is the city’s major Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) isolation center during the pandemic. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy implementor […] The post EOC not worried with closure of NOAH appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2021

Cebu City seniors jab suspended until more vaccines arrive

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Senior citizens in Cebu City, who are scheduled for vaccination this Monday, April 26, are advised to stay at home and wait for further announcements from the city government. This after city officials admitted that they no longer have available supply of COVID-19 vaccines. “Gipahibaw sa Cebu City Vaccination Operations Center […] The post Cebu City seniors jab suspended until more vaccines arrive appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 26th, 2021

Rookie draft gives PBA a semblance of normalcy even as league finds a home for Season 46

Last year’s bubble tournament gave the PBA a chance to continue a tournament shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic. With Sunday’s rookie draft, the league gets a fresh reboot. A total of 86 players will be up for grabs in the draft, all of them representing a chance returning sports to normalcy starting with the PBA, […] The post Rookie draft gives PBA a semblance of normalcy even as league finds a home for Season 46 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 14th, 2021

Cebu City to provide additional budget for NOAH Complex

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Cebu City will be providing an additional budget for the New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (NOAH) Complex, the biggest isolation center in the city for asymptomatic Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients. This after series of posts online revealed the state of the isolation facility, which patients claim is not conducive […] The post Cebu City to provide additional budget for NOAH Complex appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

EOC reminds public: Love is in the air, and also COVID

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) reminds the public to stay at home during the Valentine’s Day or choose a safer way to celebrate the day. Councilor Joel Garganera, EOC deputy chief implementor, said that while it might be tempting to go on dates outside the homes, the couples and families […] The post EOC reminds public: Love is in the air, and also COVID appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2021

Mandaue’s returning OFWs will be quarantined at MCIC

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who will be returning home to Mandaue City need not worry about where to be quarantined. This is because the city has prepared the Mandaue City Isolation Center (MCIC) at the old Cebu North Bus Terminal in Barangay Subangdaku as a quarantine facility exclusively for returning […] The post Mandaue’s returning OFWs will be quarantined at MCIC appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Toledo City, Cebu 3rd district to benefit from Therma Visayas projects

Residents of Toledo City and the rest of Cebu province’s third district can look forward to a better year as projects launched by AboitizPower subsidiary Therma Visayas, Inc. (TVI) during the last quarter of 2020 go into full swing. TVI, in partnership with the Aboitiz Foundation, rolled out in November the Gulayan sa Barangay project […] The post Toledo City, Cebu 3rd district to benefit from Therma Visayas projects appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Therma Visayas Host Communities Plan for 2021

AboitizPower subsidiary Therma Visayas, Inc. (TVI) and representatives of Barangay Bato in Toledo City, Cebu recently convened for its first Barangay Planning Session, yielding sustainable solutions to local problems and helping push the community toward further development. During the planning session held last Oct. 24, TVI introduced to community leaders a needs- and risk-based approach […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 16th, 2020

Echo Christmas Deals: Great appliance offerings for the holiday season

It’s time to upgrade your home appliances in time for the Holiday season! Cebu-based appliance retailer, Echo Appliance Center celebrates the yuletide season with their Christmas Echo Deal from November 16 to December 31, 2020. Get as much as 50 percent discount on popular home appliance brands like Samsung, Sharp, LG, Xtreme, La Germania, and […] The post Echo Christmas Deals: Great appliance offerings for the holiday season appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2020

A woman’s place? Out hunting with spears, study finds

Washington, United States—A new study says a woman’s place might never have been at home to begin with. Scientists said Wednesday, November 4, 2020, they had discovered the 9,000-year-old remains of a young woman in the Peruvian Andes alongside a well-stocked big game hunting toolkit. Based on a further analysis of 27 individuals at burial […] The post A woman’s place? Out hunting with spears, study finds appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2020

EOC defends stay-at-home order for senior citizens: We’re keeping them safe

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Cebu City said the stay-at-home order for senior citizen was not a form of discrimination, but instead a form of protection to the most vulnerable age group against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This is in response to the call of Vice Mayor Michael Rama […] The post EOC defends stay-at-home order for senior citizens: We’re keeping them safe appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2020

Experience a Taste of Home with Freshco Cebu

Some dreams are built upon generations of hard work. Freshco Cebu is one that has been on a 50-year journey towards constant growth and innovation. Known for its vibrant, sweet-soft dried mangoes, the brand was first created in 1966 by Tiu Sin Lun when she established Beeggymen Trade Center. The company, coined after the names […] The post Experience a Taste of Home with Freshco Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 7th, 2020