The voices behind the viral song ‘Sinulog Oh Sinulog’

01/19/2018

THEIRS is a differently vibrant take on Sinulog music. Young singers Cresente “Jan Loyd” Estoce Jr., and Jessie Joy Bandiala are the voices behind the song “Sinulog Oh Sinulog.” Estoce Jr., 23, said he wrote the song…

The designer behind Daanbantayan’s Sinulog Festival Queen’s viral costume

Jessa Mae Sotto 01/19/2018

MARK Barry Luche still can’t believe that the handcrafted costume he created for Daanbantayan’s Sinulog Festival Queen 2018 Isabel Luche got everyone’s attention and made waves online. “Wala ko mag expect, of course. Nindot sa feeling nga…

A slice of Mexico in Cebu

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 12/29/2017

ANOTHER delightful slice of Mexico is being served to Cebuanos at the Bonifacio District on F. Cabahug St. in Cebu City. Mooon Café, run by the widely successful Pages Holdings Inc. (PHI), opened its seventh restaurant before…

Duterte’s ‘pangkurat’ and mass transport options

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 12/14/2017

Somehow, President Rodrigo Duterte’s assurance to the Malacañang Press Corps that he is “not their enemy” isn’t all that reassuring given the spate of developments over the past few months. Notably one such development, however minor it…

Talisay resident shot dead

Rene Alima 11/11/2017

  A TALISAY City resident died after being shot in the back by an unidentified man in Sitio Magay, Barangay Tanke, Talisay City last Friday evening. The victim was identified as Delbert Quinlan of Barangay Tunghaan, Talisay…

CHR PROBE STARTS

Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 10/03/2017

Investigation to center on circumstances behind deaths of three brothers who were just released from jail As Mandaue City police insist that the deaths of the three Umpad brothers were the result of a legitimate buy-bust operation…

Police to probe reasons behind suicide of teenager

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2017

  POLICE investigators want to know the reason behind the suicide of a Grade 12 student who jumped to her death from the bathroom window located on the seventh floor of the Asian College of Technology (ACT)…

Not a minor concern

Editorial 08/11/2017

First it was the ban on the sale of liquor after 10 p.m., followed by the firecracker ban and then the smoking ban in public places. These orders reflect the local government sensibilities of the Duterte administration,…

‘Terminated employee behind hoax bomb scare’

Inna Gian Mejia 08/11/2017

    Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak suspects that a terminated employee is behind the hoax bomb scare at the City Hall on Thursday morning. While he refused to give the male suspect’s name, Tumulak said he…

A story behind eating habits

Sofia Aliño Logarta 07/05/2017

There’s a story behind my love for fruits and my acceptance of vegetables as part of my diet. My families lived in Villa Aurora in Mabolo for more than 20 years. In my parents’ house, there were…

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