Capitol marks Sugbo Chinoy Day

Morexette B. Erram 02/14/2018

An array of fortune-telling, zodiac forecast, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese paper-folding and Chinese food lined up in the Capitol’s dome yesterday to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Titled as Sugbo Chinoy Day, the one-day event was open to…

A day in the life

Jr., Simeon Dumdum 01/27/2018

I had another ordinary day. I got up before everybody else in the house. Usually, I would open the louver and look out at the spreading glow in the east. The view of the morning would lead…

Liquor ban to extend to room service in hotels

Inna Gian Mejia 01/16/2018

EVEN room service in hotels isn’t exempted from Cebu City’s liquor ban which takes effect on Sinulog day next Sunday. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña reiterated this yesterday, saying that hotels and restaurants within the 300-meter radius…

Fiesta Señor novenario

Jason A. Baguia 01/16/2018

First, you must know that it happens in January. Check the date of the third Sunday of the month. That is the feast of Santo Niño Jesus de Cebu, a celebration granted only to Catholics in the…

From dusk to dawn

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/06/2018

Metro Cebu’s firefighters worked night and day to put out the fire that hit Metro Ayala Twenty-year-old firefighter Carl Omega had not slept hours as he and fellow firefighters had their hands full trying to put out…

Nepalese is Rizal in play marking hero’s day at Plaza Sugbo

Doris Mae Mondragon 12/30/2017

CorrespondentA NEPALESE student played the role of the Filipino national hero, Jose Rizal, during Saturday’s reenactment of Rizal’s life and works at the Plaza Sugbo, an event to mark the 121st anniversary of Rizal’s martyrdom. Bishal Ale…

Stormy weather on New Year’s Day

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/29/2017

  A tropical depression is expected to greet 2018. Alfredo Quiblat of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pag-asa) in the Visayas said that the last tropical disturbance for 2017 is expected to enter the…

Rizal Day, 1901

Jobers R. Bersales 12/28/2017

Tomorrow is the 121st anniversary of the execution of our national hero Jose Rizal at Bagumbayan. More than a day of remembrance, it is one of those few days of the year everyone anticipates, because being a…

The burning babe

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 12/23/2017

In 1595, while imprisoned in the Tower of London to await his execution, the Jesuit priest and poet Robert Southwell, a cousin of William Shakespeare, wrote a Christmas poem, entitled, “The Burning Babe.” Ben Jonson envied Southwell…

‘Do not wait for last day to exchange old banknotes’

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/18/2017

BSP reminds public of dec. 29 deadline Eight days. This is all the time left for the public to have their old Philippine peso banknotes exchanged with new ones including today until the deadline for transactions on…

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