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FACES OF CEBU: Rebecca Padayhag, 56, teacher

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Like most public school teachers, Rebecca Padayhag finds the school year 2020-2021 as one of the most challenging not only for her, but also for her students. Padayhag has been teaching at the Matutinao Elementary School in Badian town of southwestern Cebu for 22 years. She had many challenges during those […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Rebecca Padayhag, 56, teacher appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 11th, 2020

FACES OF CEBU: Villa Omasdang, 39, businesswoman

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Faced with the challenges brought about by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) health crisis,  Villa Omasdang, a 39-year-old businesswoman from Barangay Lahug here, had to find ways to be able to provide for her family. Omasdang was one of many entrepreneurs who were greatly affected with the implementation of the quarantine […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Villa Omasdang, 39, businesswoman appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2020

Errand boy nabbed for robbing, stabbing teacher

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The teacher’s “errand boy” was arrested for robbing and stabbing the public high school teacher at Saturday dawn, August 8, 2020 in Sitio Kamansi, Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City. Elmer Bolito Ebora, 26, also of Sitio Kamansi, was arrested hours after he robbed and stabbed with an icepick, teacher Hans Emmanuel Machacon, […] The post Errand boy nabbed for robbing, stabbing teacher appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2020

Anti-terrorism law faces 20th legal challenge, this time from Cebu students

A group of students and youth leaders from Cebu on Tuesday assailed the constitutionality of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 before the Supreme Court, the 20th legal challenge the contentious law is facing......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 28th, 2020

Rockets’ Westbrook has virus, as NBA bubble faces first test

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  — Houston’s Russell Westbrook hasn’t made it to the NBA restart yet. The coronavirus did — but health protocols seemed to work as the league and its players hoped they would. On a day of troubling news for the league — Westbrook revealing that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and […] The post Rockets’ Westbrook has virus, as NBA bubble faces first test appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2020

‘A slap in the face:’ Goya faces boycott over Trump praise

NEW YORK — The CEO of food company Goya is facing an uproar over his praise for President Donald Trump, with some Latino families purging their pantries of the products and scrambling to find alternatives to the beloved beans, seasoning and other products that have long been fixtures in their cooking. But the controversy is […] The post ‘A slap in the face:’ Goya faces boycott over Trump praise appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2020

Showing pandemic s wrath on airlines, Cebu Pacific workforce slashed by 25%

Budget carrier Cebu Pacific announced Thursday it will cut 800 more jobs in August as the entire aviation industry faces its biggest-ever crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2020

Duterte bounty Twitter case dismissed

OLONGAPO CITY—A regional trial court (RTC) on Wednesday dismissed the charge filed against a public school teacher who offered a P50-million reward on Twitter to anybody who could kill President Rodrigo Duterte, saying his arrest without a warrant by the National Bureau of Investigation was illegal. In his 15-page decision, Judge Richard Paradeza of RTC […] The post Duterte bounty Twitter case dismissed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2020

Teacher Interferes with Police Operation, Jailed; 6 Others Face Charges

A male teacher from Barangay Lower Linao in the town of Minglanilla was jailed after allegedly obstructing a police operation on Monday, January 15, 2020 while 6 others are to face charges. Strict measures on social distancing are still being implemented in the province as the Province of Cebu is still under the General Community […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 16th, 2020

Teacher facing obstruction rap for trying to hide kin from cops

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A public school teacher has been charged with obstruction of justice after he allegedly tried to hide in his house two relatives, who were pursued by police for engaging in tigbakay or illegal cockfighting on June 14, 2020 in Barangay Lower Linao, Minglanilla town in southern Cebu. Archie Matinao Sulat, a […] The post Teacher facing obstruction rap for trying to hide kin from cops appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 15th, 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

Strawberry moon shines bright over the skies of Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A photo enthusiast from Minglanila, Cebu was able to document the appearance of the strawberry moon Saturday night, June 6, 2020, using a DSLR camera. Private school teacher Diana Grace Laganson, 24, said she made sure to capture a beautiful photo of the rare moon sighting that happens only once every 20 […] The post Strawberry moon shines bright over the skies of Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2020

US scrambles to stem revolt as Trump faces anger for violent crackdown

WASHINGTON — Leaders across the United States sought ways Tuesday to stem mounting unrest over police racism, from extending curfews to engaging protesters, as President Donald Trump faced wide criticism for deploying force to break up a peaceful rally. Once-in-a-generation protests have brought a multiracial coalition peacefully to the streets for the past week but […] The post US scrambles to stem revolt as Trump faces anger for violent crackdown appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2020

Court releases teacher who offered reward to kill Duterte after posting bail

  MANILA, Philippines – After eight days of detention, the Olongapo Regional Trial Court Branch 72 has ordered the release of teacher Ronnel Mas who was arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) for posting on social media a P50-million reward to anyone who could kill President Rodrigo Duterte. In a one-page order, Olongapo […] The post Court releases teacher who offered reward to kill Duterte after posting bail appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2020

Moalboal man faces parricide charges for killing son in brawl with neighbor

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 42-year-old man is now facing parricide charges after he stabbed and killed his own son while he was having a brawl with his neighbor in Sitio Lower, Barangay Bogho, Moalboal town, southwestern Cebu past 7 p.m. on Monday, May 18, 2020. Police Corporal Aiza Gocotano, desk officer of Moalboal Police […] The post Moalboal man faces parricide charges for killing son in brawl with neighbor appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2020

Tangke councilman to face complaint for strangling teacher over SAP distribution

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A councilman of Barangay Tangke in Talisay City is facing a complaint for direct assault after allegedly strangling a college instructor because of an altercation over the distribution of the socialize amelioration program (SAP). Police Corporal Marlon Solon Fabian of the Talisay City Police Station identified the  councilman as Randy Gabas. […] The post Tangke councilman to face complaint for strangling teacher over SAP distribution appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2020

Teacher regrets P50-M offer to kill Duterte

MANILA, Philippines — A public school teacher knelt and wept as he apologized for offering a P50-million bounty to anyone who would kill President Rodrigo Duterte. Ronnel Mas, a resident of Masinloc town in Zambales who taught at Taltal National High School, was arrested on Monday by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation. When […] The post Teacher regrets P50-M offer to kill Duterte appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2020

Family, friends’ support fuels football coach’s drive to beat cancer

TALISAY CITY, CEBU, Philippines — Support from family and friends is what is fueling Ralph Eben Plaza’s fight to conquer bone cancer amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis which is making his situation more difficult. The 25-year-old football coach and MAPEH teacher of Don Bosco Technical College (DBTC) got the surprise of his life […] The post Family, friends’ support fuels football coach’s drive to beat cancer appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 7th, 2020

Ways to preserve your cosmetics 

As we are all adjusting to the new normal by staying indoors and being isolated from others, thinking about one’s appearance can feel trivial. Who cares about makeup at a time like this?  That’s why a lot of people are now skipping their daily makeup routines as they opt to hide their faces behind a […] The post Ways to preserve your cosmetics  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2020

Group of teachers feed homeless, less privileged

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A group of friends, majority of them working as teachers, have been risking their lives in these coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) times by going around Cebu City feeding the homeless and the less privileged.  This is their tribute to a friend and fellow teacher, Marc Ladaran, who lost his life in […] The post Group of teachers feed homeless, less privileged appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2020

Cebu City teacher prepares ‘virtual graduation’ for students

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A Grade 6 adviser of the Don Carlos A. Gothong Elementary School here surprised her students and their families with a “virtual graduation” video that she posted on social media. Miriam Saavedra-Termoso, class adviser of Grade 6 Generosity of the school, posted on her Facebook and Youtube accounts on April 7, 2020 a […] The post Cebu City teacher prepares ‘virtual graduation’ for students appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2020