• Malilong: Does the mask prevent picking up Coronavirus infection?
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    Malilong: Does the mask prevent picking up Coronavirus infection?

    A LABORATORY test in Australia showed that the five-year-boy who was quarantined in a local hospital after he arrived from Wuhan, China with symptoms of respiratory disease was negative of the novel coronavirus

  • Cabaero: Negative
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    Cabaero: Negative

    CEBU health officials must have heaved a sigh of relief when they learned that the five-year-old child confined in a local hospital was found to be negative of the dreaded coronavirus.It is a relief to

  • Lim: Sars memories
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    Lim: Sars memories

    THE current coronavirus scare brings back memories of the (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) Sars outbreak of 2003. I was then at the epicenter of the outbreak—at the People’s Republic of China.The

  • Briones: Standing up to the US
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    Briones: Standing up to the US

    I WAS seriously going to write the second part of my “shark” story, but then something on social media caught my attention.I hesitated. I know there may be a lot of you out there—so okay, maybe one

  • Megan Young, Mikael Daez get married after 9 years
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    Megan Young, Mikael Daez get married after 9 years

    SHORTLY after their ninth anniversary celebration as a couple on January 6, actress-beauty queen Megan Young and actor Mikael Daez exchanged wedding vows and finally tied the knot on Saturday, January

  • Pages: 12 marathon tips
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    Pages: 12 marathon tips

    JESSE Bernad ran his first 42K last Jan. 19 at the 2020 Cebu Marathon.“I finished with a time of 5 hours and 13 mins. (my Garmin read 44K total distance),” said Jesse. “The final push I planned did

  • Mendoza: Interesting, shocking results in Melbourne
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    Mendoza: Interesting, shocking results in Melbourne

    ASIDE from their names being tongue-twisters, they can also dish off stuff that are championship worthy. Well, at this stage, that is.The latest of this bouncing bunch to stun was Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova,

  • Quijano: Cuadro Alas faces the Royal Flush
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    Quijano: Cuadro Alas faces the Royal Flush

    A FIGHT on our 2020 wish-list has just materialized and it’s penciled to take place on April 25, 2020 at Las Vegas, Vegas. I’m talking about none other than the superfight at the bantamweight division,

  • Cebu United, DBTC B face off in B14 final
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    Cebu United, DBTC B face off in B14 final

    FAVORITES Cebu United ended the run of Don Bosco Technical Center A with a one-sided 3-0 win in the semifinal round of the Boys 14 Division of the AboitizLand Football Cup at the San Roque Parish Football

  • Titans run to lure 2,000 participants
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    Titans run to lure 2,000 participants

    THE 2020 Titans Run: Festival of Colors hopes to encourage students and Cebuanos to start running and pick up a healthy lifestyle.Organized by the student body organization and parents of Paref Springdale,

  • 3 Things to Eat and 2 Things to Do for a Lucky Chinese New Year
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    3 Things to Eat and 2 Things to Do for a Lucky Chinese New Year

    LIKE a second New Year’s Day (with specific traditions), Chinese New Year is a big deal for Tsinoys and non-Chinese-Filipinos alike. A day of celebration and so much fun, here are a few tidbits that

  • Women’s basketball flourishing in Cebu, says NU head coach Patrick Aquino
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    Women’s basketball flourishing in Cebu, says NU head coach Patrick Aquino

    Women’s basketball is alive in Cebu. This is what National University Lady Bulldogs head coach Patrick Aquino asserted as he conducted a tryout at the Capitol Parish gym on Saturday morning, January

  • Meet the Cast (Part 2):  The Diary of Anne Frank
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    Meet the Cast (Part 2): The Diary of Anne Frank

    “THE Diary of Anne Frank” is a Tony-award winning play that showed the daily horrors real people had faced trying desperately to survive the Holocaust. It is based on the diary of a girl who spent

  • Uy: Chinese New Year
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    Uy: Chinese New Year

    PEOPLE often ask me the difference between Chinese New Year and the traditional “English” New Year. The truth of the matter is that I’m as lost as everyone else. For me, it’s just another reason

  • Designing with relevance
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    Designing with relevance

    THE excitement generated by the declaration of Cebu City as a “Creative City” by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) continues to reverberate, especially among

  • Balik Cebu: A festive homecoming
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    Balik Cebu: A festive homecoming

    BALIKBAYANS were welcomed with warmth and joy at the annual Balik Cebu Welcome Fiesta: Balikbayan Dinner & Cultural Show held last Jan. 16, Thursday at The Terraces, Ayala Center Cebu.The night’s entertainment

  • Solon: Why exercise gets a bad name
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    Solon: Why exercise gets a bad name

    THERE has been a wave of health and wellness information over the past few years. We often hear of people embarking on weight loss programs to great success and those who have effectively controlled their

  • Ima Castro leads ‘Rent’ staging in Dumaguete
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    Ima Castro leads ‘Rent’ staging in Dumaguete

    TOPBILLED by international musical star Ima Castro, Summit Theatre Productions’ staging of the hit Jonathan Larson musical “Rent” goes onstage this Feb. 21 and 22 at the Claire Isabel McGill Luce

  • Kapamilya love to reach Taal evacuees with ‘Tulong-Tulong sa Taal’ campaign
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    Kapamilya love to reach Taal evacuees with ‘Tulong-Tulong sa Taal’ campaign

    MEDIA network ABS-CBN launched its “Tulong-Tulong sa Taal” public service campaign, which aims to unite the nation in helping all Filipinos affected by the recent eruption and continuous activity of

  • Palmares-Moises: Date is blind
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    Palmares-Moises: Date is blind

    Michelle: Danny is on his eighth blind date. He’s just polite to friends who set him up. It isn’t working for him. How can he finally say no to his friends without offending them?DJ: From what I know,

  • Globe, Vend pilot 1st QR code-operated vending machines in PH to promote cashless transactions
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    Globe, Vend pilot 1st QR code-operated vending machines in PH to promote cashless transactions

    AS THE Philippine market leans toward cashless payments, Globe Telecom has tapped Vending Experts Night and Day Philippines, Inc. (Vend Phils. Inc.) to come out with the first vending machines in the country

  • China coronavirus: Hong Kong leader hits back at delay criticism as she suspends school classes, cancels marathon and declares city at highest level of emergency
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    China coronavirus: Hong Kong leader hits back at delay criticism as she suspends school classes, cancels marathon and declares city at highest level of emergency

    Hong Kong’s leader has declared the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak an emergency, raising the government’s response to its highest level and rolling out a series of measures to prevent further infection.Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, in a 90-minute press conference on Saturday afternoon, said

  • Donald Trump thanks Xi Jinping for efforts to contain deadly coronavirus
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    Donald Trump thanks Xi Jinping for efforts to contain deadly coronavirus

    US President Donald Trump on Friday thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his efforts in trying to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus, as officials confirmed a second case in America.“The United States greatly appreciates their efforts and transparency. It will all work out well. In particular

  • China coronavirus: Hong Kong health officials apologise for keeping patient in wrong ward
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    China coronavirus: Hong Kong health officials apologise for keeping patient in wrong ward

    Health officials in Hong Kong have apologised for putting a patient with the new coronavirus in the wrong ward, raising fears for the safety of others.The Hospital Authority on Saturday revealed a 62-year-old infected woman from Wuhan was kept in a ward at Tuen Mun Hospital for up to four hours without

  • Tigers rip Eagles apart in start of Season 17 of Elite Basketball Club Cebu
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    Tigers rip Eagles apart in start of Season 17 of Elite Basketball Club Cebu

    THE Tigers got their campaign in the Elite Basketball Club Cebu Season 17 off to a rousing start as they shot down the reigning champions Eagles, 88-85, at the Visayan Glass gym on Friday night, January