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Graveyard cleaners get second Jollibee treat this time it’s a party

December 3, 2012


THE Ewican family of Consolacion town experienced another Jollibee party courtesy of a senior citizen from Mandaue – this time with party hats, balloons, and a cake. Tessie Vasquez told Cebu Daily News during the lunch at Jollibee Fooda, Consolacion that she responded to the article “Dreaming of Jollibee” that was published on Nov. 2. […]

Filipinos made reforms possible–P-Noy

July 24, 2012


What was once impossible is now possible. I stand before you today and tell you: this is not my SONA (State of the Nation Address). You made this happen. This is the SONA of the Filipino nation.” Thus said President Benigno Aquino III during his annual address to Congress as he credited the Filipino people, […]

Intensive counseling set for slain Naga couple’s kids

March 29, 2012


Social workers in Naga City have their work cut out for them as they deal with the children who saw their parents dead in their home in barangay South Poblacion, Naga City last Sunday dawn. Social welfare worker Edna Regudo of the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) Crisis Intervention Unit, confirmed that the […]

Fate of suspect, baby hangs in court, DSWD

March 27, 2012


  With her mother dead and her father in jail, who will take care of the couple’s 9-month-old daughter? Social workers will discuss custody of the baby left behind in the death of a Japanese woman who was stabbed dead allegedly by her Davao native husband last Sunday in Lapu-Lapu City after a quarrel over […]

Mike replaces city’s social welfare head Yso out, Concha in

March 19, 2012


  THE head of the Department of Social Welfare and Service (DSWS) has been transferred to the Department of Public Services (DPS) as assistant department head. Dr. Ester Concha, chief of staff of councilor Augustus Pe, will replace Cathy Yso in an acting capacity as soon as Mayor Michael Rama issues a memorandum. “If that […]

Corporal punishment exposes children to abuse, violence

March 18, 2012


The home and school are considered first and second homes of children. The safety of children in these places however is put to the test with the prevailing culture that still considers corporal punishment as part of the discipline regimen on children. “Most of the reported cases of violence on children however happened at home,” […]