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2 Cebu City residents nabbed with 171 ampules of ‘nubain’

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two men were arrested with 171 ampules of suspected nubain worth P42,750 in a buy-bust operation conducted shortly after midnight on Wednesday, June 16, along Urgello Street, Sambag 1, Cebu City. The suspects were identified as Luther Bernal, a 21-year-old resident of Barangay Kasambagan, and Steve Campomanes, 50, a former seaman […] The post 2 Cebu City residents nabbed with 171 ampules of ‘nubain’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Traffic enforcer/father in Mandaue City gets netizens’ support

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A traffic enforcer in Mandaue City is on the spotlight for his simple side hustle, selling sweets at the back of the Mandaue City Hall. Netizen Glenell Mendoza Sevilla spotted the enforcer Joseph Angtud, who she calls “Kuya Joseph,” and shared on her Facebook account last June 11, 2021, a photo of […] The post Traffic enforcer/father in Mandaue City gets netizens’ support appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Netizen tries Rico Blanco’s ‘Yugto’ for Trese opening scene, and it’s going viral

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A netizen who goes by the name Tito Ken on Twitter is giving everyone a whole new sound to Netflix’s Trese intro. In his tweet yesterday, Tuesday, June 15, 2021, Tito Ken shared a short clip of how the opening scene of the series could have looked and sounded with Rico Blanco’s […] The post Netizen tries Rico Blanco’s ‘Yugto’ for Trese opening scene, and it’s going viral appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News6 min. ago Related News

Año: National gov’t can ‘override’ Cebu ordinance

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Can the national government override Cebu’s ordinance that created its Swab-Upon-Arrival policy? For Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año, yes. Año, during the Senate hearing on the national government’s vaccination campaign and quarantine protocols held last Tuesday, June 15, said local governments should always follow the orders of the executive […] The post Año: National gov’t can ‘override’ Cebu ordinance appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Cash card, house-to-house distribution for senior citizen financial assistance on June 26

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The distribution of financial assistance to senior citizens in Cebu City will start on June 26, 2021. It will be done in two forms: through cash cards and through house-to-house distribution. There are 87,538 senior citizens in the city who can expect to receive their financial assistance starting June 26 or […] The post Cash card, house-to-house distribution for senior citizen financial assistance on June 26 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Provincial Board set to invite IATF members, experts

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The legislative body of the provincial government in Cebu is ready to meet the medical experts and members of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF). Cebu 3rd District Board Member and lawyer John Ismael Borgonia said they will be passing during the next regular session […] The post Provincial Board set to invite IATF members, experts appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Mga Filipino nurse sa ibang bansa naiyak sa paglabas ng Pinay actress sa ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

MAS nabibigyan na ngayon ng oportunidad at pagkakataon ang mga Filipino actors sa mga international projects, lalo na sa Amerika. Kamakailan, proud na proud ang mga Pinoy all over the universe, lalo na ang mga local celebrities, nang mapanood ang isang Filipino character sa longest-running medical drama sa US na “Grey’s Anatomy.” Gumanap bilang Filipina […] The post Mga Filipino nurse sa ibang bansa naiyak sa paglabas ng Pinay actress sa ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Out of 1.7M, only 37k fully inoculated in 7 LGUs in Metro Cebu so far

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The government needs to inoculate over 1.3 million individuals from at least seven localities in Metro Cebu, as of mid-June, in order to achieve a successful COVID-19 vaccination coverage. Recent data from the Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) showed that as of June 15, a total of 114,480 from seven towns […] The post Out of 1.7M, only 37k fully inoculated in 7 LGUs in Metro Cebu so far appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Choosing a president

An American FBI operative once told me: “The Philippines never misses an opportunity to miss an opportunity.” Although these words piqued my patriotic sensibilities, upon reflection, it is the truth......»»

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FDCP leads biggest PH animation sector delegation to Annecy Animation fest

The world’s biggest and most prestigious animation festival, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France from June 14 to 19, has strong representation from the Philippines with the largest country delegation to be led by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), including the country’s first competing film, four projects, and more than 50 animation workers from 29 animation studios......»»

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BLACKPINK reaches new milestones, teases fans with & lsquo;4+1 Project& rsquo;

BLACKPINK trended on Twitter in the Philippines on Tuesday morning following the announcement of “4+1 PROJECT,” in celebration of the group’s fifth anniversary and the third anniversary of its massive hit track “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du.”.....»»

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Duterte urges human rights groups to look deeper into Philippines drug situation

President Rodrigo Duterte has urged human rights groups to look deeper into the Philippines' narcotics problem as he insisted that drug suspects were killed because they violently resisted arrest......»»

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ICC prosecutor wants to probe Philippines ‘crimes against humanity’

With “sufficient” and “reasonable” basis, outgoing International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has requested authorization to proceed with the investigation of President Duterte for crimes against humanity and killings in the Philippines in connection with his bloody war on drugs......»»

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11.6 million jabs to arrive in July – Galvez

The Philippines is expected to receive as many as 11.6 million doses of COVID-19 shots next month as wealthy nations vowed to donate surplus vaccines to developing and poor countries, according to vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr......»»

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SC awards P1 billion to Philippines vs Disini over BNPP

The Supreme Court yesterday ordered the late Herminio Disini, an associate of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, to pay the government P1 billion in temperate damage and P1 million in exemplary damages for his role in the awarding of the $2.2-billion Bataan Nuclear Power Plant project to Westinghouse Electric Corp......»»

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Megawide promises completion of Interim market by last quarter of the year

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Construction giant, Megawide Construction Corp., promises that the interim market where vendors affected with the modernization of the Carbon Market would be transferred will be finished before the end of the year. Megawide Executive Director for Infrastructure, Louie Ferrer, said the completion is set for the last quarter of the year […] The post Megawide promises completion of Interim market by last quarter of the year appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News15 hr. 36 min. ago Related News

AFP not discounting presence of NPA rebels in Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command is also not discounting the possibility that there could be members of the New Peoples Army (NPA) in the province of Cebu. Capt. Joe Patrick Martinez, group commander of the 3rd Civil Relations Group-Civil Relations Service AFP issued the statement following a similar […] The post AFP not discounting presence of NPA rebels in Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Cebu will stick with Swab-Upon-Arrival policy

CEBU CITY, Philippines—It’s still a status quo on swab policies for arriving Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROF) and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) here in Cebu. A day after Malacañang announced that President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the province to follow task force protocols against COVID-19, key officials here agreed on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, to stick with […] The post Cebu will stick with Swab-Upon-Arrival policy appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Mandaue City to help OFWs, ROFs affected by IATF’s arrival protocols

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government is willing to help Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) and Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROF) from Mandaue who will be affected by the national government’s directive to enforce the IATF’s arrival protocols. On Monday, June 14, President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the enforcement of the IATF’s arrival protocols in […] The post Mandaue City to help OFWs, ROFs affected by IATF’s arrival protocols appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Cebu City to get P5 million from Megawide this year for Carbon Market modernization

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will get P5 million by the end of this year as the Carbon Modernization Project to be undertaken by Megawide Construction Corporation commences. This was the agreed-upon amount in the Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) that Megawide will pay an Annual Guaranteed Payment (AGP) of P5 million in the first […] The post Cebu City to get P5 million from Megawide this year for Carbon Market modernization appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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