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2 nurses say they knew nothing about tape on baby’s lip

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Kamille Isabel Neri (left) and Arianne Mae Pacula, nurses at Cebu Puericulture Center and Maternity House, swear to their statements in the Department of Health office during the investigation  about a baby whose lip was taped.  JUNJIE MENDOZA/Cebu Daily News

The two nurses suspected of taping the upper lip of a 5-day-old infant with adhesive tape while at the nursery of a private hospital here denied the accusations.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Priests, journalists can now carry guns at work


MANILA, Philippines—As the Philippine National Police implements the new gun control law this January, journalists, bank tellers, priests, cashiers among others, can now bring their licensed firearms at work without necessarily being “under actual threat.”   With the implementation of the Republic Act no. 10591 or the comprehensive law on firearms and ammunition, individuals with […]

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Nurse killed in Lapu

A nurse was killed while a 21-year-old man was wounded in separate shooting incidents in Lapu-Lapu City. Police identified the fatalities as Eddie Marasigan and Kent Amigable. Police said Marasigan, a 25-year-old registered nurse, suffered gunshot wounds in the leg, abdomen, arms and nape. Police said that around 3 a.m. yesterday, residents of sitio Caimitohan […]

Posted: September 12th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

State of nurses in PH shocks award recipient


One of the recipients of the model citizen award given out by the Quezon provincial government has expressed shock at the practice of many hospitals in the Philippines of making professional nurses work for free in exchange for certificates that could be used to look for jobs abroad.

Posted: August 23rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Obama and Villar on Pinoy nurses

Barely a few weeks after Prince Philip II of England drew mixed reactions to his statement on Filipino nurses, yet another public figure this time senatorial candidate Cynthia Villar gave her two cents worth of insight on the Filipino nursing profession and this time the nursing and medical community were non-too pleased about it.

Posted: March 12th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »