From Kaplag to Tago

Madrileña de la Cerna 01/14/2017

In May 2016, while helping the Redemptorists prepare for their first-time participation in the Gabii sa Kabilin, which was held on the last Friday of May, I had the chance to finally see and touch the steel…

Touching people

Madrileña de la Cerna 11/19/2016

The Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) celebrated its 50th anniversary of embarking on programs and projects that aim to touch the lives and shape the future of people in its partner communities through its seven programs: Integrated…

A showcase of Cebu in Gabii sa Kabilin

Nestle L. Semilla 05/28/2016

Now on its 10th year, the “Gabii sa Kabilin” or Night of Heritage continued to lure in visitors who enjoyed the cultural dances and stage plays held in some of Cebu’s historic sites last Friday evening. Right…

The hotel as museum

Radel Paredes 05/28/2016

Crosshatching For last Friday’s Gabii sa Kabilin, the annual night tour of Cebu’s heritage sites, I preferred to just stay at Palm Grass Hotel, the heritage-themed hotel located near the corner of Junquera and Sanciangko streets in…

Around 5K join Gabii sa Kabilin

Nestle L. Semilla 05/27/2016

For a fee of only P150 each, participants to the annual Gabii sa Kabilin were treated to a five-hour tour of museums, churches, government structures and old buildings in the cities of Cebu, Talisay, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu.…

Spreading Dharma through the Temple of Buddha

05/26/2016

THE FO GUANG Shan Chu Un Temple is one of 300 temples of Fo Guang Shan (FGS) Buddhist Temple, which celebrates 50 years of spreading the Dharma from its headquarters in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Aside from its temples, FGS has…

CCTO: Expect heavy traffic due to Gabii sa Kabilin

Sheila Mae Gumapon 05/26/2016

Heavy traffic is expected in downtown Cebu City tomorrow evening as roads will be closed due to the 10th Gabii sa Kabilin (Night of Heritage). “We are expecting a heavy traffic this coming Friday. This is going…

Heritage walk in Parian

by Louella Eslao-Alix 05/22/2016

Few cities in the Philippines can claim to a history that dates back to the arrival of Fernando de Magallanes, that  intrepid Portuguese sailor who offered his services to the King of Spain to look for the…

More Cebu heritage sites join 10th Gabii sa Kabilin

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/05/2016

It’s that time of the year again when Cebu’s heritage sites and museums will welcome visitors from 6 p.m. to midnight for the 10th year of “Gabii Sa Kabilin” (Night of Heritage) set on May 27, also…

JVR laments Talisay budget cuts: I’ve cried tears of blood

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/14/2015

Mayor delivers state of the city address in old Tabunok public market For almost half of his two-hour speech, Talisay City Mayor Johnny delos Reyes complained about how  budget cuts by the opposition in the council have…

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