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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: inquirer inquirerSep 25th, 2019

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:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2020

Pandemics, climate change ‘intensify’ global health threats

  Paris, France—From small island states to urbanized powerhouses, every country on Earth faces “multiplying and intensifying” threats to human health as climate change renders future pandemics and system collapses ever more likely, a major study concluded on Thursday, December 3, 2020. A deadly mix of extreme heat, air pollution and intense farming are combining […] The post Pandemics, climate change ‘intensify’ global health threats appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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FACES OF CEBU: Maribel Villanueva, 25, scavenger turned teacher

  Mandaue City, Cebu–As parents would always say, education is a child’s passport for the future. This is the reason why Maribel Villanueva never let challenges in life get in the way of her education. And her hard work and perseverance has paid off as the 25-year-old Villanueva, who belongs to a family of scavengers, is […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Maribel Villanueva, 25, scavenger turned teacher appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2020

FACES OF CEBU: Vincent Mendoza, 22, PWD college student

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No one and nothing can bring down a person who was born with a disability and managed to survive it. This is the mindset of Vincent Mendoza, a 22-year-old Industrial Technology student from Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu, who was born without legs. Mendoza, in a phone interview with CDN Digital, […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Vincent Mendoza, 22, PWD college student appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2020

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

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

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

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

PBA chair Vargas remains hopeful about league restart

PBAMANILA, Philippines — PBA chairman Ricky Vargas remains in high spirits about the resumption of the league’s 45th season despite the country’s struggles to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Vargas believes the situation “will improve soon,” making it plausible for the PBA to proceed with its restart after shutting down last March 11 due to the […] The post PBA chair Vargas remains hopeful about league restart appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 1st, 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