Melindo fights biggest fight of his life tonight

Glendale G. Rosal 12/30/2017

It’s judgment day today for reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) world light flyweight champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo, who hopes to welcome the New Year with a blazing victory. Melindo faces one, if not his career’s most…

Tax burden

Editorial 12/27/2017

Whatever side of the political spectrum one is, or if he or she is a political in the first place, taxes will always remain a contentious, divisive issue that will, more often than not, cross political boundaries.…

Mandaue City’s life-size belen

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 12/22/2017

BERNARD Sarraza has been a photographer for 38 years. Sarraza, a native of Sitio Asinan, Barangay Mantuyong in Mandaue City, witnessed how the Mandaue City Plaza transformed from a plain meeting point on weekends to an anticipated…

Anticipating Christmas

JASON BAGUIA 12/22/2017

I look forward to these days. The fourth Advent candle will be lighted as the sun sets tonight. This purple candle is the candle of love. Its lighting follows the lighting of the candles of hope, peace…

Objects of desire

Clint Holton Potestas 12/22/2017

THE BUSINESS of being the creative commander in the battalion whets our curiosity of how they really do it—as in really do it—in their dwelling places. These three, for example, have been under a generous fraction of…

Planning your way to a life of purpose

Rob Gonzales 12/20/2017

You leaf through the opening pages, much like a blank canvas—and a line or so hits you: “The question for everyone alive today is this: What kind of legacy will you leave behind? Will you leave a…

STRANDED IN CEBU

DORIS BONGCAC, Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Steffi Kyle Nolido 12/14/2017

  Hundreds of passengers bound for Cebu’s northern tip and its neighboring island-provinces were left stranded after small seacrafts were prevented from leaving the ports of Cebu yesterday amid foul weather spawned by Tropical Storm Urduja. The…

‘Respect life’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 12/12/2017

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has expressed concern over the decision of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to revive a controversial bounty system that would grant a police officer a financial assistance of P50,000 for every slain criminal.…

Dull, lifeless retelling

Jeff Ruffolo 12/01/2017

Kenneth  Branagh directs and stars as the legendary sleuth Hercule Poirot in the latest remake of Agatha Christie’s hypnotic reading of “Murder on the Orient Express.” And there is no doubt that the cast of this latest exploit…

Finding new flavors in new places

Ronald P. Villavelez 11/26/2017

WHEN an English chef and restaurateur—who had worked with Marco Pierre White and Gordon Ramsay, and whose restaurant, Pollen Street Social, in Mayfair, has maintained a Michelin star since 2011—opened a restaurant in Cebu, middle of last…

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