Lanao float showcases Muslim-Christian unity

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/20/2018

COLORFUL interwoven strings that form the “lantsa” or Maranao boat will headline the Lanao del Norte float for today’s Sinulog Grand Parade. “It serves as a visual metaphor for tying together different ideas and ethnicities around the…

Barangay Apas wins Sinulog sa Dakbayan

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/14/2018

THE THRILL OF VICTORY Tears of joy streamed down the faces of Sinulog dancers from Barangay Apas when the contingent was hailed champion of the Sinulog sa Barangay sa Dakbayan Ritual Dance Showdown, Sunday. “Dako gyod kaayo…

Pasil contingent qualifies for Grand Parade after fire hits village

Christian Orellano, Marc Eric Cosep, Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/14/2018

The contingent from barangay Pasil automatically qualifies for the Sinulog 2018 Grand Parade on January 21 despite not being able to perform during the Sinulog sa Barangay. This is was announced by Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña…

Under control

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/07/2018

METRO AYALA FIRE The fire that swept through the Metro Ayala department store at the Ayala Center Cebu mall complex was finally placed under control at 12:45 p.m. on Sunday, about 39 hours since it broke out…

Dried fish, pasalubong store venture and Sinulog visitors

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/07/2018

Couple gears up for sales surge from Sinulog tourists of their 32-year Taboan business As the Sinulog beat begins to fill up the air, the excitement for the festivities are beyond visible — from the crowded ports, fully…

Financial aid, relocation for TS Agaton victims

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/03/2018

Seven towns and two cities in southern Cebu have been identified by the provincial government as badly hit by Tropical Storm Agaton. “We have given support and cash assistance to the families of the casualties, which we…

AGATON’S FURY

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/02/2018

Heavy rains triggered floods, landslides in 7 southern towns, 1 city; 2 deaths reported Mary Flor Basadre-Quirante was trembling as she was packing her things inside her devastated house in Barangay Looc, Malabuyoc town, about 137 km…

Evacuees, who spent Jan. 1 at evac centers, return home

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/02/2018

TOLEDO CITY AFTER AGATON After spending their New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in evacuation centers, the over 800 individuals in Toledo City, a western town estimated to be 28 km from Cebu City, have already…

‘Be ready despite slim chance of possible storm hitting Cebu’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/31/2017

PAGASA WARNS LGUS, COAST GUARD Despite the bigger possibility that the low pressure area (LPA), which is expected become a tropical depression on January 1, 2018, will not hit Cebu, the weather bureau is still warning Cebuanos…

Badian mayor indefinitely suspends rafting in Kawasan

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/31/2017

STARTING New Year’s Day, all rafting activities at Kawasan Falls in Badian town, 105 kilometers south of Cebu, are suspended indefinitely. In Executive Order No. 23, Badian Mayor Carmencita Lumain ordered for the “indefinite suspension of the…

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