Amendments to Mandaue’s anti-face mask ordinance passes first reading

Doris C. Bongcac and Norman Mendoza 03/21/2018

Members of the Mandaue City Council approved on first reading proposed amendments to the city’s anti-face mask ordinance during their Wednesday afternoon session. The amendatory ordinance authored by Vice Mayor Carlo Fortuna and Councilors Nilo Seno and…

Senate OKs national ID system on final reading

Inquirer.net 03/19/2018

A BILL that would establish the first national ID system in the country has been approved by the Senate on third and final reading. Voting 17-2, senators voted on Monday to approve Senate Bill No. 1738 known…

Reading returns to Iraq’s post-jihadist Mosul

AFP 02/04/2018

Literary cafes, poetry readings and pavement bookstalls – Mosul’s cultural scene is back in business, months after Iraqi forces ousted the Islamic State (IS)group from the city following three years of jihadist rule. At the “Book Forum”…

A festival meant for children

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 11/19/2017

She had no qualms about sitting on the floor with an army of children surrounding her. With a book on her lap and a wireless microphone on her right hand, Binibining Cebu Tourism 2017 Samantha Ashley Lo…

House OKs LGBT bill on final reading

Inquirer.net 09/20/2017

The bill seeking to penalize those who will be found practicing discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity was passed on third and final reading during a session at the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Discriminating…

SM malls in Cebu hold simultaneous book-reading activity

PR 07/21/2017

SM Supermalls in Cebu conducted a simultaneous book-reading activity on July 18 in celebration of the National Book-Reading Day. The National Children’s Book-Reading Day is celebrated in SM Malls every third Tuesday of July in commemoration of…

The stories worth sharing

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 04/01/2017

Edna Cabillan was 44 years old when an angel came to her life. For more than a decade, she prayed for a child, but it seemed that her prayers had fallen on deaf ears. Just when she…

Miracles and peace with earth

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 12/11/2016

On a long-haul flight, one’s choices of living the moment range from a combination of sleeping, eating, reading, meditating, thinking, tinkering with a computer or iPod and, with it, of course, a menu of not just one…

Litfest ug ang kape nga wa moabot

Gerard Pareja 11/27/2016

Niadtong Sabado sa Ayala gisaulog ang Litfest 2016 edition. Ni-volunteer ko pagkamaniniyot para sa among kompaniya para makatambong ko niadtong maong panagtigom sa mga manunulat. Ug tuod man nahimamat ko si Simeon “Jun” Dumdum Jr., ang kanhi…

McDo Stripes Run launched

Glendale G. Rosal 11/22/2016

The McDonald’s Stripes Run: Run for Reading was unveiled in a press conference yesterday at the Cebu IT Park branch of the fastfood chain. Around 2,000 runners are expected to join the run slated December 3 starting…

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