Prospects for the working horse

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Gerard Vincent Francisco and Zena V. Magto USJ-R Interns 08/19/2018

Tartanilla (Conclusion) Boyo is a four year old horse that trots daily along Leon Kilat Street, Duljo-Fatima and Pasil, Cebu City. He is easily recognized by many coachmen and avid passengers of horse-drawn carriages called tartanilla for…

Tartanillas Kutseros brave the streets of Cebu City

08/18/2018

Jeepney drivers are unabashedly considered the “king of the road” as this unique Filipino mode of public transport has become a necessity for most commuters. However, about a century ago, the streets were ruled by coachmen on…

Tartanilla Cebu’s fading chariots

USJ-R Interns 08/17/2018

First of three parts Cars rushing by, the honking of horns trying to drown each other, and people running after fully-loaded jeepneys. These are early morning scenes along Leon Kilat Street, Cebu City as the noise from…

Life without plastic at Cebu City Hall

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Zena Magto 08/16/2018

For more than 20 years, Marissa Candado depended on cellophane and plastic bags to wrap the food which she sold at the Cebu City Hall building. But that has changed recently after Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña…

Island-barangay shines with solar power system from Vivant

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 08/15/2018

OFF GRID NO MORE Before their boat could even dock on the shores of Barangay Hilotongan, Bantayan Island, already — students and teachers in pink, green, red and white uniforms were clapping and cheering for the team…

Digital Braille and a father’s love

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/13/2018

Like any father, seeing his children achieve their dreams is a significant event. But for Engr. Roger Bajarias, each fruitful and productive episode in the life of his daughter, Charisse Ann, is not just a milestone. It…

Cebu City Library opens digital Braille section

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 08/12/2018

FIRST IN PH The Cebu City Public Library (CCPL) has ushered in another first in the history of the country’s public library system with the opening of the Philippines first digital braille section. Launched last August 1,…

A walk in the park

Zena V. Magto 08/11/2018

Naga City’s New Attraction Back when they were younger, 32-year-old Shella Oplas and her husband, a seaman, used to go on dates at their local park in the City of Naga, southern Cebu. Today, Shella visits the…

Meet the Campugans of Cordova

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/10/2018

He always dreamt of being called Engr. Clodualdo Campugan as he saw himself building homes and standing tall amid skyscrapers which he thought he would someday build. But his dreams remained where he left his childhood as…

To change Tomas’ decision, let SWAT patrol streets

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/08/2018

UNLESS operatives from the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) will be deployed alongside the Mobile Patrol Group (MPG), the Cebu City Government will no longer shoulder the expenses needed for the maintenance of city-owned vehicles used by…

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