Questions on mass transport plans for Cebu

Editorial 07/05/2018

There are questions to be raised in the so-called “basket of solutions” mentioned by the Department of Transportation (DOTR) for Metro Cebu as contained in a press statement by the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the…

‘Possession’ or mass hysteria?

Benjie Talisic, Jessa Mae Sotto, Morexette Erram 06/22/2018

AN EARTHQUAKE drill at the Ronda National High School was disrupted when 30 of its over 1,000 students were “possessed” by “evil spirits” and began to experience chest pains, difficulty breathing, cold sweat, body spasms and stiffening.…

Mass vaccination in Tuburan as baby dies of measles

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/18/2018

A three-month-old baby girl in Tuburan town, believed to afflicted with measles died last March 28. Provincial Health Office (PHO) Head Dr. Rene Catan said the baby was from Barangay Putat and reportedly showed symptoms of measles…

Better mass transport options

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 03/08/2018

Too bad I was unable to attend the recent road show staged by the regional office of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) featuring the electric passenger jeepneys that will soon be rolled out to…

Tabok library

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 02/02/2018

Public high school teacher Jaclyn Cecile “Jackie” Velasco-Chavez sent an ecstatic note a few days ago informing me that the Tabok National High School’s library scored 59 out of 60 points in the recent evaluation conducted by…

Compostela school holds Sinulog

James Nicole Franz R. Savellon 01/31/2018

THE Green Rose Center for Academe Inc. (GRCA) celebrated its annual Señor Sto. Niño fiesta with an array of competitions last week in Barangay Estaca, Compostela town, northern Cebu. Last Saturday, the school culminated the week-long celebration…

Mass marks SAF 44 3rd death anniversary

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/24/2018

THREE years after the botched police operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last January 25,2015, which killed 44 members of the Special Action Force (SAF), the families of the slain government troopers continue to hope that justice will finally…

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…

Beginning

Sofia Aliño Logarta 01/03/2018

Fr. Martin Tobin, CSsR provided a very helpful introduction in the Redemptorist Parish Mass to welcome the New Year. He clarified that She was not only Mother of Christ but also truly Mother of God. This is…

Reenactment of first baptism and wedding to be held outside the Mass

Ador Vincent Mayol 12/21/2017

  For the first time in several years, the reenactment of the first baptism and wedding in Filipino soil will be held outside the Mass which takes place after the fluvial procession of the Sto. Niño on…

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