A MOTHER’S PROFOUND GRIEF

Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 03/17/2018

Charred remains believed to be those of the 2 young brothers were found in the ash debris of the Sitio New Paradise fire Nearly 2,000 persons were left homeless by the fire Jennifer Cañedo just could not…

In praise of mothers-in-law

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 02/03/2018

The 19th-century French painter James Tissot was a contemporary of Edgar Degas and Édouard Manet. But, instead of adopting their impressionism, he stuck to his realistic method. He painted fashionable women, as well as people and scenes…

Mothers seek help after kids join gang made up of children

Nestle L. Semilla 01/28/2018

Basak Pardo kid-recruits were burned in wrists and paddled to become gang members “Help us save our children,” This was the appeal of a 46-year-old mother to barangay officials after she found out that her youngest son…

CYBERPORN MOTHERS NABBED

Benjie B. Talisic, Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semillla, Norman V. Mendoza 10/27/2017

In a span of three days, two women were arrested by the police in Cordova town on Mactan Island and in Talisay City for engaging in cyberpornography, victimizing their own children and sisters. A 20-year-old mother was…

All about a mother’s love

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/18/2017

A STORY of a mother raising two sons, including one with Down Syndrome is what “Star na si Van Damme Stallone” is all about. The film is part of the ongoing Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, which will…

Celebrations on the feast of Our Mother’s Assumption

Sofia Aliño Logarta 08/16/2017

For four years in St. Theresa’s College, we have celebrated the feast of Our Mother’s Assumption in the Sodality of Mary. We wear gala uniform with the accompanying white veil coming in high heels and nylon stockings.…

MAO BA?

Editorial 05/15/2017

SINCERITY While social media is awash with posts of netizens greeting their mothers a Happy Mother’s Day, others were not so taken by the flood of sentimental greetings. These cynics sarcastically remarked that the Mother’s Day posts…

A promise to help

Editorial 05/12/2017

There’s a commercial by fast-food giant Jollibee that was released online days ahead of tomorrow’s annual celebration of Mother’s Day that should not only warm the hearts of many but is also a reminder to Sen. Tito…

Mothers we have become

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 05/12/2017

It’s Mother’s Day tomorrow; and I won’t be in Cebu to celebrate it with Jeff and the mutants: Nicholas Louis, Antoinette Elena and Jeffrey Peter Jr. I’m flying to Manila and then Tokyo as part of the…

Tito Sotto calls mothers “domestic engineers”

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/12/2017

CEBU CITY–Barely a week after his controversial “na-ano” remark, Senate Majority Leader Vicente “Tito” Sotto III highlighted the role of all mothers regardless of the circumstances. “I have a term for mothers. They must be called domestic…