Muslim students land in hospital due to food poisoning

Futch Anthony Inso 02/08/2018

About 16 Muslim students who attended a convention in Eco-Tech, Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City, were brought to hospitals due to food poisoning. Nagiel Bañacia, disaster management risk reduction office chief of Cebu City, the students were delegates…

Muslim community, habal drivers tapped

Nestle L. Semilla 01/07/2018

SINULOG security The Cebu City Government tapped the Muslim community and habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) drivers to help with public security matters in relation to the Sinulog festival. Councilor David Tumulak, Sinulog executive committee chairman, said they have been…

Tolerance and pluralism

Madrileña de la Cerna 11/11/2017

There is a movement to propagate interfaith dialogue among Muslims and non-Muslims especially in the rebuilding efforts, not just of infrastructures, but also of community relationships after the unfortunate and lamentable Marawi Siege. Among the active propagators…

Moro art exhibit opens in Ayala

USJ-R Intern Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/25/2017

An interactive Moro art exhibit with materials sourced from Marawi City and showcasing art work and music representing indigenous Mindanao culture opened at the Ayala Center gallery last Friday evening. The “Manara Interactive Moro Art” exhibit will…

Sept. 1, Muslim Feast of Sacrifice, declared a holiday

Inquirer.net 08/29/2017

CEBUANOS like all Filipinos are also gearing up for a long weekend ahead as President Rodrigo Duterte declared Sept. 1, Friday, a national regular holiday in observance of Eid’l Adha or the Muslim Feast of Sacrifice. Duterte…

Cebu Muslim teachers still stranded — official

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/26/2017

MARAWI CONFLICT Ten Muslim teachers who have work waiting for them in Cebu City remain stranded in the provinces of Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur a month after the war between the Maute Group and…

‘I feel safe here’

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/25/2017

Being Muslim in Cebu Asliha R. Alibsar was barely 20 when she moved to Cebu City from Masiu, Lanao del Sur, in 2014 to be with her father, Alibsar Mampao, who works as a Muslim missionary assigned…

Possible spillover of Marawi violence monitored

Calvin D. Cordova 06/15/2017

POLICE in Central Visayas remained on heightened alert amidst the continuing crisis in Marawi City. Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, head of the Police Regional Office (PRO-7), assured that law enforcers are ready should the conflict in Marawi…

Chinese and Muslim settlements in pre-colonial Cebu?

Jobers R. Bersales 06/14/2017

The recent soft opening of the Rosita Rodriguez Arcenas Gallery of Chinese and Southeast Asian Ceramics at the University of San Carlos Museum occasioned a rekindling of questions whether there was a thriving Chinese settlement in Cebu…

Pope Francis calls for a minute of prayer

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/07/2017

AT 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Pope Francis is inviting everyone to stop their daily activities and dedicate a minute to reflect and pray for peace according to one’s own religious tradition. The Pope also calls on everyone…