Carvajal: Wellspring of progress

There has never been any doubt about our ability as a people to innovate. The problem is more like our essentially colonial culture puts a premium on traditional ways as practiced by school, government, business and religious bosses. It discourages a critical attitude towards traditional systems or ways of coping with our reality. In short, […]

UP, DLSU dispute last final spot

UNIVERSITY of the Philippines (UP) and De La Salle University (DLSU) collide one more time, locking horns in a win-or-go-home semifinal duel to dispute the last finals ticket and the right to challenge reigning champion Ateneo in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 84 at the Mall of Asia Arena. With only […]

Only 16 barangays in Mandaue have active Covid-19 cases

ONLY 16 barangays in Mandaue City remain to have active Covid-19 cases as of March 21, 2022.These include barangays Banilad, Basak, Cabancalan, Cambaro, Canduman, Casili, Cubacub, Ibabao-Estancia, Jagobiao, Maguikay, Mantuyong, Pakn-a-an, Subangdaku, Tabok, Tipolo, and Umapad.Dr. Ligaya Lakambini Dargantes, head of the city’s Vaccination Operations Center (VOC), however, could not yet disclose the data per […]

Patafa: Obiena out for 31st SEA Games

OLYMPIC pole vaulter Ernest John “EJ” Obiena was not included on the list of athletes the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) endorsed for the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games this May in Vietnam.The development drew the ire of Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino, who could only shake his head […]

Surge in creative travel packages seen as more destinations reopen

WITH the reopening of the country’s borders, tourism stakeholders will need to come up with unique and exciting travel packages and itineraries to offer to foreign tourists.Alfred Reyes, president of the Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Association of Cebu (HRRAC), said tourism players will face tougher competition as global borders have started to reopen.“The industry players […]

Lim: The game changer

The antiviral, Remdesivir, is the only drug to date that the United States Food & Drug Administration has approved for the treatment of Covid-19. But three monoclonal antibody treatments have been issued emergency use authorization. Antivirals work not to kill but to limit production of the virus so that duration of the illness is shortened […]