Special program for soldiers at Plaza Independencia

Inna Gian Mejia 12/11/2017

CEBU City Hall will hold a special program to honor the country’s troops at the Plaza Independencia on Dec. 20. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said while details of the program are not finalized, it will push…

Bayani Alvarez rules 160-km ultramarathon

John Carlo A. Villaruel 11/19/2017

CEBUANO elite runner Bayani Alvarez reigned supreme on a test of endurance and skill as he pocketed his second straight 160-kilometer Cebu Northwest Ultramarathon male title yesterday at the Plaza Independencia. Alvarez, who topped last year’s edition,…

‘Walk With Mary’ draws 3K devotees

USJ-R Intern Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/03/2017

About three thousand Marian devotees joined the annual Walk With Mary starting from Fuente Osmeña circle to Plaza Independencia in Cebu City yesterday. The procession, which began at 4 a.m., was organized by the Daughters of Charity…

Cebu City to launch ‘Brigada Eskwela’

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/11/2017

Cebu City will spearhead this year’s national launching of “Brigada Eskwela” scheduled next Monday, May 15. Dr. Bianito Dagatan, superintendent for the Cebu City Division of the Department of Education (DepEd), confirmed that Education Secretary Leonor Briones…

Duterte supporters hold pro-death penalty, pro-federalism rally

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/25/2017

CEBU CITY—Supporters of President Duterte have started to converge at the Plaza Independencia in downtown Cebu City for a rally on Saturday. “We want to send message to destabilizers that they cannot oust our President,” Dr. Rowena…

Mao diay nga alarming na ang HIV ug AIDS

Lloyd Suarez 12/11/2016

Nanlimbawot akong balhibo nga nakadungog sa gitribukar ni Dr. Rene Joseph Bullecer, president sa AIDS Free Philippines International, niadtong Sabado atol sa among programa’ng “Dialogue On The Air” sa DYSS Super Radyo nga nagtuki bahin sa plano…

After drug test challenge, taking lie detector test next?

Nestle L. Semilla 12/10/2016

After both bitter political rivals showed up yesterday to take the drug test albeit separately, it was now Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s turn to issue his challenge to former mayor Michael Rama, adding another chapter to…

‘Stop acting like brats’

Aileen Garcia-Yap 12/09/2016

AS political nemesis Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and former mayor Michael Rama engaged anew in a word war, Cebuano netizens showed exasperation by calling them “bitches,” “crazy” and “brats” who both need to move on. Rama…

SHOW OF FORCE

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/30/2016

The crowd of just over a thousand Cebuano protesters may not be as big as those in Metro Manila, but the message was the same: Marcos is not a hero and has no place in the Libingan…

Corruption: A Marcos ‘legacy’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/30/2016

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña yesterday said the legacy that the administration of ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos left, which is still present until now, is corruption. “The number one legacy of Marcos is corruption. That’s why we…

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