John M. Destacamento
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Cebuana topnotcher: Don't compare yourself to others
by John M. Destacamento - December 12, 2021 - 12:00am
When Gian Isobelle Inot took the licensure exam for nurses in November, she was not in the best shape – mentally and physically.
Starting January 1, most establishments in Cebu City: For fully vaxxed only
by John M. Destacamento - December 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Starting January 1, 2022, only fully vaccinated individuals will be accommodated in specific venues in Cebu City, whether indoor or outdoor, Mayor Michael Rama ordered in a latest directive meant to stem the spread...
438 die from COVID-19 in 2 weeks in entire Cebu
by John M. Destacamento - August 15, 2021 - 12:00am
At least 438 persons have died of COVID-19 in the whole of Cebu in August 2021 alone, data from the Department of Health-7 showed.
'Third wave' of COVID-19 infections crushing hospitals
by John M. Destacamento - July 27, 2021 - 12:00am
From the emergency room to the intensive care unit, COVID-19’s trail of wrath is evident at a private hospital in Mandaue City.
The Freeman at 101: Journalism in the time of pandemic
by John M. Destacamento - July 19, 2020 - 12:00am
“I‘m not going to lie — I’ve thought about quitting a few times ever since the lockdown,” reveals Cebu City Hall beat reporter Alicia Chua.
War on COVID-19: Nurses return to battlefield
by John M. Destacamento - July 18, 2020 - 12:00am
At the COVID-19 ward of a private hospital in Lapu-Lapu City in Cebu, there is paranoia daily: patients are being rushed to the ICU or intubation room; they're grimacing in pain, struggling to breathe, or losing...
Cebu among possible landfall areas: ‘Stormy Christmas’
by John M. Destacamento - December 22, 2019 - 12:00am
A potential storm, the 21st to cross the country this year, is brewing outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) and is expected to make landfall in Northern Mindanao or Eastern Visayas on Christmas eve,...
Binghay: The priest who made homilies relatable
by John M. Destacamento - November 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Seven years ago, in a Mass he was celebrating to mark his 50th year in priesthood, Monsignor Esteban Binghay told parishioners in Balamban town that he initially wanted to become a doctor.
Ramirez: The mayor who 'put Medellin on the map'
by John M. Destacamento - June 19, 2019 - 5:29pm
Under Ramirez’s leadership, the Medellin government embarked on an intensive campaign to promote the town’s gems – beaches, caves, and other attractions – which lay hidden and untapped all...
Minimum PUJ fare now P8
by John M. Destacamento - May 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Effective immediately, minimum fare for public utility jeepneys (PUJs) across Central Visayas will increase to P8 from the existing P6.50.
Suspect uses different name: Teen’s ‘killer’ falls in Davao
by John M. Destacamento - March 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Jonas Martel Bueno, the primary suspect in the brutal killing of 16-year-old student and church collector Christine Lee Silawan Sunday in Lapu-Lapu City, fell into the hands of authorities yesterday, thanks to viral...
Cebu farmer’s daughter: PNP Academy salutatorian
by John M. Destacamento - March 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Merriefin Carisusa was working from home as a software developer in 2015 when she stumbled upon an advertisement online calling for applicants to the country’s police academy.
He ‘Pressured’ her to take ecstasy: Ashley’s lover sued
by John M. Destacamento - February 24, 2019 - 12:00am
The family of 19-year-old Ashley Abad and the Cebu City Police filed a homicide complaint against Abad’s boyfriend, Nel Spencer Tiu, over the girl’s death on January 21, which was linked to party drug...
Cebu grad tops architects’ board
by John M. Destacamento - January 31, 2019 - 12:00am
A graduate of Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U) emerged at the top of the board exam for architects given by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) last January.
Cebu grad tops chem technician board exam
by John M. Destacamento - October 18, 2017 - 11:53pm
A graduate of Cebu Institute of Technology-University led 526 passers of the October 2017 board exams for chemical technicians.
Cebu grad first in pharmacy exam
by John M. Destacamento - September 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
The first thing Jannylene Rose Chua did yesterday morning was to go to church and pray. Little did she know that she would spend the rest of the day thanking God for the answered prayer.
Best global outsourcing destinations: Cebu out of top 10
by John M. Destacamento - June 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
Cebu City is no longer in  the top 10 global destinations for outsourcing, according to the latest report by Tholons, a strategic consulting and investment advisory firm based in London.
Cebu grads dominate CPA board
by John M. Destacamento - May 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
Nine graduates from Cebu-based universities made it to the Top 10 of the May 2019 licensure examinations for certified public accountants (CPAs).
Fernandez sues Cojuangco for libel
by John M. Destacamento - April 5, 2017 - 12:00am
Philippine Sports Commissioner Ramon Fernandez yesterday filed a libel and/or grave oral defamation complaint against Philippine Olympic Committee Chairman Jose “Peping” Cojuangco Jr. before the Cebu...
Freeman photojournalist bags top prize in sports photo tilt
by John M. Destacamento - March 5, 2017 - 12:00am
In sports photography, action is the name of the game.
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