Topped with fresh veggies and pineapple, this wrap will be the most refreshing part of your day.
Topped with fresh veggies and pineapple, this wrap will be the most refreshing part of your day.
EX-OLYMPIAN Mark Anthony Barriga again failed in his bid to become a world champion after bowing down to defending World Boxing Organization (WBO) light flyweight king Jonathan Gonzalez via unanimous decision June 25 at the Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida.Judge Rose Lacend scored it close at 115-113 for Gonzalez, while both judges Efrain Lebron and Alex Levin saw the defending Puerto Rican champion winning by a wider margin with identical 117-111 scores.The 29-year-old Barriga, who c
Did Kevin Durant’s legacy really take a hit now that the Golden State Warriors have won another title after he left?A lot of people seem to think so. They argue that the Warriors have proven they can win without him and seemingly are of the mindset they didn’t need him at all in the first place.Sadly, they can not be more wrong. Please allow me to address this absurd notion.OPPONENT. Yes, it’s all about the competition. The argument is so simple that I am confused how these people could miss it.
I finally got to watch a local football game again after two years and it was great to be reminded how different the Cebu crowd is. Color me biased but save for the crowd from the country’s football hotbed, Cebu crowd stands out for not only being knowledgeable but for trying to get involved in the game.The real 12th man.Take the Central Visayas Football Association (CVFA) vs. Kaya FC-Iloilo U19 match, for example, the officials and the visiting team surely felt the crowd’s presence. I was with
A portion of the road along Sitio Absa, Barangay Don Andres Soriano, Toledo City has been closed since Saturday morning, June 25, due to a collapsed road.The City of Talisay Traffic Operations and Development Authority (CT-TODA) is now preparing to divert traffic from Naga-Uling road to Barangay Manipis for those motorists going to Toledo and its neighboring municipalities in southwest Cebu.The CT-TODA also advised motorists who use the Manipis road to take care and be on alert.On April 8, 2022,
A PASSENGER vessel caught fire in the waters off Leyte on Sunday, June 26, 2022.The vessel on fire was reportedly the M/V Mama Mary, which is heading to Bato, Leyte from Ubay, Bohol.The vessel was reportedly carrying around 100 passengers and crew.The Philippine Coast Guard has yet to issue a statement regarding the incident. (JGS, RRM)
It’s graduation season, and there’s no better graduation gift than a trip to the picturesque white sand beaches of Anda, Bohol?It’s time to kick your sneakers off and put on your beach sandals because the municipality of Anda is as close to “untouched by civilization” as the wilderness is ever going to get, making it the perfect place for travelers with an adventurous heart. From caves to historical sites to sandy beaches, Anda is a tourist destination that’s begging to be explored.Parklane Boho
Peterly’s Seafood Trading outlasted the powerhouse San Remigio Properties, 77-75, to emerge as the champion of the inaugural CMDC Basketball League last Saturday at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex.Showing nerves of steel, Peterly’s built an 11-point lead, 77-66, with just 2:09 remaining in the championship match. San Remegio tried to stage a comeback and pulled to within five, 72-77, but they couldn’t get over the hump until the final buzzer when Robert Intrampas scored a three-poin
THE Philippine Stock Exchange has bid farewell to its physical trading floor in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig, as it shifts to “floorless” or purely virtual trading starting Monday, June 27, 2022.Starting next week, traders will conduct activities off-site instead of their trading booths, fully adopting the remote setup brought about by the pandemic.“I understand this is a sentimental moment for everyone who found comfort and security in being at a trading floor. Decades-long friendships have
THE village chief of Mayana, Barili town in southwest Cebu lost cash and important documents, including Dasig Sugbo cards for her constituents, after she was victimized by “Budol-Budol” gang members on Friday morning, June 24, 2022.Myrna Binondo, 48, told police that she was busy attending to her customers at her fruit store in the same barangay when five unidentified people suddenly approached her to ask her the prices of the fruits that she was selling.As Binondo was busy talking to the group,
In this article, Diana Tan Villanueva discusses the importance of educating oneself about stress. She is a lifestyle medical consultant at Diana Villanueva Wellness Center, a certified health and wellness coach, and a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. What is stress? Stress is a non-specific reaction of the body that’s triggered by something new or unexpected. It usually threatens or overwhelms the body’s sense of control. How common is stress? The Global Organization for Str
BARILI town’s water sources are being closely watched after at least 98 persons fell ill due to typhoid fever in the last three months. Three people succumbed to the illness.According to the Cebu Provincial Health Office’s (CPHO) inspection report, the 98 cases were reported in 24 of the town’s 42 barangays from March 16, 2022 to June 25, 2022.Of the 98 cases, 28 are from Barangay Poblacion, 21 from Gunting, 12 from Mantayupan, five from Guibuangan, five from Japitan, four from Maigang and three
I am perhaps the only person who likes to wake up early while on vacation yet likes to wake up late the rest of the year.I’m not a morning person. It takes a while for me to warm up. I don’t schedule morning appointments unless I have to. I don’t even want people talking to me in the morning unless it’s necessary—at least, not before I’ve had my coffee which is after my first meal of the day at 11:30 in the morning.I’m an owl, not a lark. I like to work at night and sleep in the morning.I normal
AN AFTERNOON fire hit a warehouse in Sitio Fatima, Barangay Jubay, Liloan town on Sunday, June 26, 2022.The fire was first reported at 3:08 p.m., to which firefighters immediately responded to the scene.The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) said the fire was raised to third alarm at 3:28 p.m. and fourth alarm at 3:57 p.m.The blaze was then raised to Task Force Bravo at 4:12 p.m.As of 4:40 p.m., firefighters are still in the area trying to exinguish the fire.The fi
The Integrated Bar of the Philippines takes notice of the alarming arrest of journalists covering the protest actions of farmers and artists.In a recent press briefing, Philippine National Police Officer-in-Charge Lt. Gen. Danao Jr. accused the members of the press of agitating the activist groups during the protest, asking: “What is [their] purpose?” They were then swiftly charged with malicious mischief and illegal assembly alongside the persons they were covering.Journalists and other members
For undrafted NBA champion Jeremy Lin, one setback cannot be the end of Kai Sotto’s basketball journey.
Reports of an impending huge increase in plane fares come at a time when the Department of Tourism (DOT) launched a new video advertisement promoting travel and local attractions.The DOT video ad earned praises online for being beautifully done and succeeding in enticing people to visit the sites. The coming fare increase for air travel, however, sounded incongruous with the DOT reinvigorated program for Filipinos to see the beauty of the country and its people because “People make the destinati
Shortly after bankrupt Sri Lanka began talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), an image was repeatedly shared in Facebook and WhatsApp posts that criticised the behaviour of the island nation's officials during the meeting. But the photo has been shared in a misleading context: it has circulated in reports about a meeting between a group of Sri Lankan opposition officials and Russian diplomats -- not the IMF delegation. The image was shared on Facebook on June 22.It shows MPs Wimal Wee
Up to 98 confirmed cases of typhoid fever, including three deaths, have been recorded in 24 barangays in Barili town since April 2022, according to an inspection report from the Cebu Provincial Health Office (CPHO).According to the report, Barangay Poblacion had 28 cases, Gunting had 21, Mantayupan (12), Guibuangan (5), Japitan (5), Maigang (4) and Minolos (3).There were also two cases each in Barangays Tubod, Nabunturan, and Maghanoy and one case each in Cagay, Bolocboloc, Luhod, Patupat, San R
THE Cebu City Government will provide free bus rides for those who have difficulty getting a ride home during rush hour.Mayor Michael Rama directed Councilor Phillip Zafra to begin the free rides on Friday, June 24, 2022.In a virtual press conference Friday, Rama said the City Government has 19 green buses and two coasters that could immediately be used for the purpose, though he would also contact MyBus owner Hans Sy for other buses “so that there would be no more people stranded within the cit
AT LEAST 50 street dwellers were rounded up by local police and personnel from the Cebu City Government during a rescue operation they conducted on Wednesday night, June 22, 2022.The street dwellers that were rescued will be returned to their home provinces once the Cebu City Government is able to determine where they live, said Lt. Col. Wilbert Parilla of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO).Parilla, who is the CCPO’s deputy director for administration, said they conducted the rescue operation al