The power of helplessness

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 01/13/2018

John Ruskin considered Raphael’s Ansidei Madonna “one of the most perfect pictures of the world.” Raphael was in his early twenties when he did the painting, which Niccolò Ansidei had commissioned for a family chapel in honor…

READ: Statement of Ayala Center Cebu

01/08/2018

At 4:18 PM today, January 8, the Bureau of Fire Protection Regional Director Samuel Tadeo declared fire out at the Metro Department Store and Supermarket. We thank the Bureau of Fire, the Cebu City Disaster and Risk…

Street dwellers rounded up ahead of Sinulog

Inna Gian Mejia 01/08/2018

CEBU City Hall’s Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) had so far rounded up 166 street dwellers including minors since last month ahead of the annual Sinulog celebration. DSWS chief Lea Japson said they expect the…

SM City Cebu sets opening of ‘Cebu! Cebu!’

PR 01/08/2018

  SM City Cebu together with the Department of Trade & Industry in Region 7 and Cebu Province set the opening of an exhibit showcasing the best of Cebu to welcome visitors, balikbayans in time for the…

Capitol wants review of fire safety checks

Morexette B. Erram 01/08/2018

  The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) announced their plans to review fire safety measures of province-owned facilities in the wake of the fire that razed Metro Gaisano in Ayala Center Cebu. PDRRMO chief…

A slice of Mexico in Cebu

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 12/29/2017

ANOTHER delightful slice of Mexico is being served to Cebuanos at the Bonifacio District on F. Cabahug St. in Cebu City. Mooon Café, run by the widely successful Pages Holdings Inc. (PHI), opened its seventh restaurant before…

A feast of the senses

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 12/26/2017

STARING at the colorful Mountain Wing hallways of SM Seaside City Cebu is like reading the words of author Neil Gaiman when he wrote in the book, American Gods: “All we have to believe is our senses:…

Public urged to use ‘torotot’ instead of firecrackers

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/24/2017

The Chairman for the Emergency Department of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC), Dr. Mari Leo Pataray discourages the public from using firecrackers and urge them to instead use alternative noisemakers, like “torotot,” which is safe…

Man arrested for illegal possession of guns in Talibon

Benjie B. Talisic 12/21/2017

A man was arrested for illegal possession of firearms in Barangay Busalian, Talibon, Bohol on Wednesday evening. Jonathan Delos Reyes, 33, from Barangay Busalin, Talibon, Bohol was arrested after a warrant was issued by Judge Azucena Credo…

TS ‘URDUJA’ LEFT TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla, Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/16/2017

STORM AFFECTED NORTHERN CEBU Heavy rains and wind spawned by Tropical Storm Urduja left widespread damage in Cebu, with hundreds of people evacuated and stranded in ports and island-resorts, and at least 35 domestic flights canceled even…

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