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The rich tradition of pasos


Images of Christ’s passion and death (Conclusion) Aside from the tableaux of Jesus’ passion and death, key personalities who accompanied Jesus in His final hours are also presented in the pasos, or the religious images that portray Jesus’ final hours on earth. Among them are Jesus’ sorrowful mother, popularly known as the “Mater Dolorosa” (Sorrowful […]

Posted: April 10th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

The rich tradition of pasos


Images of Christ’s passion and death For centuries, the procession of the pasos in the Philippines has become part of the rich tradition of Holy Week. From a tableaux of Jesus’ last supper with His apostles to an image of the dead Christ lying in repose – all are brought out to depict the passion […]

Posted: April 9th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

‘Conquistadores’ – A taste of Spain at Pusô Bistro


“CONQUISTADORES” or conquerors refer to the explorer/soldiers of the Spanish and Portuguese empires. During the “Age of Discovery,” Conquistadores sailed beyond Europe that included Americas, Oceania, Africa and Asia. They colonized much of the world for Spain and Portugal from the 16th to the 18th centuries. A Castilian expedition led by Ferdinand Magellan led to […]

Posted: March 17th, 2017 in Life | Read More »

Investing in pizza and Cebu’s rich food scene


Americans and local partners pour P5 million into pizza resto endeavor With new restaurants and food places sprouting at almost every corner of the metropolis, now is considered a great time for entrepreneurs to capitalize on the rising market in Cebu. New kids on the block, the people behind Isla Ora Pizza Co., however, said […]

Posted: March 12th, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones


Smartphones have become a mine of personal information, holding bank data, credit card information and addresses, making them the preferred target for cybercriminals, experts warn. “Cybercriminals go where there is value, and they have understood that the smartphone has become the preferred terminal for online shopping and payment,” said Tanguy de Coatpont, head of the […]

Posted: March 2nd, 2017 in World | Read More »

Inequality, poverty, and the economy


As we started the new administration, there had been some glee when the president mentioned in his first State of the Nation Address that he would continue the macroeconomic economic policies of the previous administration. To recall, the Philippine economy grew by 6.1 percent annually in the last six years following the same economic policies […]

Posted: December 1st, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Cebu is richest province, Cebu City in 5th place

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CEBU province was once gain ranked first and Cebu City was ranked fifth in the Commission on Audit’s (COA) list of provinces and cities with the highest net worth for the year 2015. These findings were contained in the COA’s 2015 Annual Financial Report for Local Government Units, which was transmitted to the President. Among […]

Posted: November 1st, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Archival richest; Only Dizon, Tumulak are non-millionaires


Engineer, environmentalist and politician Nestor Archival is the richest elected official of Cebu City based on  his self-declared assets. Councilor Archival, whose green advocacy led to his building an ecological-friendly house that is a showcase in Talamban, reported a net worth of P18.4 million in his 2013 Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net worth (SALN) […]

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »