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Faces of Cebu: Ricky Basilisco, 39, pungko-pungko vendor

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pungko-pungko is a staple for workers and students who wish to get their stomachs full without getting their wallets empty. But aside from feeding a thrift man’s hungry stomach, the pungko-pungko stall of Ricky Basilisco is also his way of putting food on the table for his own family. Basilisco, 39, […] The post Faces of Cebu: Ricky Basilisco, 39, pungko-pungko vendor appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 18th, 2020

FACES OF CEBU: Maximo Parrera, religious items vendor

Ang akong panaad sa Señor Santo Niño nga maayo og lawas, maayo ang atong pamaagi sa syudad, dayon hinaut pa unta  nga matunhay ang atong pagpaninda dinhi. Bag -o pa mi diri gi-transfer pero dugay nami naninda didto sa may Jakosalem. Dugay nani nako  nga negosyo, gikan pa sa akong mama, ako ang nisunod. Katabang […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Maximo Parrera, religious items vendor appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2020

FACES OF CEBU: Ricky Sarno, 24

I had three mild strokes and I had a major one in 2015. My body was half dead and my jaw was dislocated. I was only 20 years old when that happened. It runs in our family. No one escapes it. I have never been to a doctor or a hospital and haven’t taken any […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Ricky Sarno, 24 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 25th, 2019

Trump tells fans on post-Covid comeback tour: ‘I feel so powerful’

Washington, USA—Deprived of his beloved campaign trail for 10 days by Covid-19, President Donald Trump took center stage again Monday in Florida, vowing that he is in “great shape” with 22 days to go until he faces Joe Biden in the election. “I went through it and now they say I’m immune,” Trump told a […] The post Trump tells fans on post-Covid comeback tour: ‘I feel so powerful’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2020

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:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2020

Double cleansing: Why are people cleansing their faces with oil?

Although some people are bestowed with clear and fair skin since birth, many individuals are still daydreaming to find the right skin care routine to achieve a natural effortless look day or night even without the help of makeup. Sometimes, building a skin care routine can take years and a great deal of money before […] The post Double cleansing: Why are people cleansing their faces with oil? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2020

Trump facing ‘mild’ COVID-19 symptoms, White House race in turmoil

WASHINGTON, United States — Donald Trump’s chief of staff said Friday the president was experiencing “mild symptoms” of COVID-19, after the bombshell news of his infection upended the White House race a month before the Republican faces challenger Joe Biden at the polls. The 74-year-old Trump — who has continued to cast doubt on the […] The post Trump facing ‘mild’ COVID-19 symptoms, White House race in turmoil appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020

EOC orders zoning of Carbon Market stalls to reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In the event that a vendor would test positive for the coronavirus disease, Cebu City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will no longer have to close the entire Carbon Public Market complex to reduce the risk of transmission. Instead, they will only have to close down the affected zone. This means that […] The post EOC orders zoning of Carbon Market stalls to reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020

Magsayo makes MP Promotions debut vs ‘tough’ Mexican

MANILA, Philippines — Unbeaten featherweight Mark Magsayo hopes to deliver a rousing debut for MP (Manny Pacquiao) Promotions when he faces Rigoberto Hermosillo of Mexico Sunday (Manila time) at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. During Saturday’s weigh-in, Magsayo hit the scale at 127 pounds while Hermosillo came in at 126.6 pounds. Magsayo (20-0, 14 KOs) […] The post Magsayo makes MP Promotions debut vs ‘tough’ Mexican appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020

FACES OF CEBU: RC Dalaguit-De Vela, radio anchor/reporter

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Journalists face daily challenges just to provide factual and truthful news to the public as the professional and personal lives of reporters often intertwine in the vocation of truth-finding. From September 22 to September 26, 2020, Cebu’s media industry celebrates this vocation through the Press Freedom Week shared by more than […] The post FACES OF CEBU: RC Dalaguit-De Vela, radio anchor/reporter appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2020

Pacquiao ‘will have easier time’ vs McGregor than Hatton

MANILA, Philippines — Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach doesn’t think Conor McGregor will last long in the boxing ring with Manny Pacquiao. Roach believes the ex-UFC superstar will just be a cakewalk for the Filipino ring legend the way former boxing champion Ricky Hatton was when he fought Pacquiao in 2009. Hatton got demolished by Pacquiao, […] The post Pacquiao ‘will have easier time’ vs McGregor than Hatton appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 26th, 2020

CLO begins investigation on vendor-PROBE incident

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) has formed a committee of three to begin the investigation on the viral video showing a seemingly violent apprehension by a member of the Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification, and Enhancement (PROBE) of an ambulant vendor selling fruits. The CLO was ordered by Mayor Edgardo Labella to […] The post CLO begins investigation on vendor-PROBE incident appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2020

PROBE chief defends personnel caught in video apprehending ambulant fruit vendor

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Racquel Arce, the head of the Prevention Restoration, Order, Beautification, and Enhancement (PROBE) Team, defended the actions of her personnel who were caught in a video footage apprehending an ambulant fruit vendor outside the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT).  On Monday, September 21, 2020, a video went viral on social media […] The post PROBE chief defends personnel caught in video apprehending ambulant fruit vendor appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

3 nabbed in Tagbilaran City buy-bust

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Law enforcers arrested three individuals from Barangay Ubujan in Tagbilaran City for the possession of 20 grams of suspected shabu worth P136, 000 during a buy-bust operation late night on Saturday, September 12, 2020. Arrested were King John Fuderanan Tomo, 26; Ricky Angam Labor, 32; and Jeffrey Barimbao Balatero, 43. Personnel […] The post 3 nabbed in Tagbilaran City buy-bust appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2020

FACES OF CEBU: Rhee Telen Jr., giving LSIs a home away from home

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Terminals are a familiar, yet not so pleasing, sight for Rhee Telen Jr. Telen, 27, spent the last 20 years in about 20 residences. He and his family moved from different towns and provinces in the Visayas and Mindanao regions to follow his father who is a priest in Aglipayan Church. […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Rhee Telen Jr., giving LSIs a home away from home appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2020

Police probe vendor’s death near Cebu City’s seawall

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are still investigating if the perfume and garments vendor, who was found dead at the seawall in Barangay San Roque, Cebu City at 8:30 p.m. of September 5, 2020, died of natural causes or was killed. Police Captain Edgar Labe, Waterfront Police Station of the Cebu City Police Office (CPPO) […] The post Police probe vendor’s death near Cebu City’s seawall appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 6th, 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

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