China trading partners urged to be ready for possible inflationary impact when Mainland economy reopens

CHINA’s trading partners need to prepare for the pent-up demand that has built up when Beijing decides to reopen the economy, the results of which could include additional inflationary pressures, making further monetary tightening necessary, a Citigroup economist said. “In essence, China’s dynamic Zero-COVID and periodic lockdowns, in a way, are a benign contributor to […]

Cebuano triathletes show force in Bohol

TALISAY City’s Andrew Kim Remolino and Raven Faith Alcoseba stamped their class in the Go for Gold Sunrise Sprint Race of 5i50 Triathlon at the Bellevue Resort, Panglao, Bohol.The Southeast Asian (SEA) Games silver medalist Remolino finished the 750-meter swim, 20K bike and 5K run course in 1 hour, 05 minutes and 06 seconds to […]

Finding real hope in times of trouble

ONE death after another. Michelle Esteria needed to cope with the trauma of losing both her parents, parents-in-law and her uncle and aunt who are very dear to her.“Encountering situations that remind me of my own tragedies makes me cry uncontrollably. I hated the topic of death because it is the most painful reality,” said […]

Mendoza: Hope for Magnolia

Magnolia made matters a bit delectable after Sunday’s survival show. Just when pundits thought the end was near, if not here, the Pambansang Manok Hotshots hammered out a performance worthy of an Oscar nomination. With five of Magnolia’s never-say-die troopers unleashing double-digit figures, the Hotshots finally put a stop to their shameful acting in the […]

Wenceslao: Finger-pointing

THE blame-throwing, or a milder version of it, has started. I read an article somewhere wherein a member of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) partly mentioned the tug-of-war between the agency and the Cebu Provincial Government over the protocols imposed for returning overseas Filipinos. The Province pushed for […]

Limpag: Olympic dreams

I remember the hype going into the Beijing Olympics, that it would be the end of our gold medal drought. We only had one man in boxing, but Harry Tanamor was tipped to make it all the way to the finals. Even “Sports Illustrated” thought so. But our hopes went crashing on the first day […]

Limpag: Kai-watching

SINCE now would have been the time for Kai Sotto to wrap up his medical requirements before he could join the G-League bubble, I expected to hear news of him joining the G-League bubble. The news we all heard, to put it mildly, was surprising. The country’s best hope for a homegrown talent to make […]