Nepalese is Rizal in play marking hero’s day at Plaza Sugbo

Doris Mae Mondragon 12/30/2017

CorrespondentA NEPALESE student played the role of the Filipino national hero, Jose Rizal, during Saturday’s reenactment of Rizal’s life and works at the Plaza Sugbo, an event to mark the 121st anniversary of Rizal’s martyrdom. Bishal Ale…

Rizal Day, 1901

Jobers R. Bersales 12/28/2017

Tomorrow is the 121st anniversary of the execution of our national hero Jose Rizal at Bagumbayan. More than a day of remembrance, it is one of those few days of the year everyone anticipates, because being a…

CHEd halts field trips, school tours

02/21/2017

MANILA — The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) is imposing a moratorium on field trips and educational tours in all higher education institutions (HEIs) to give way to an investigation on the bus crash that killed 15…

Way to go, DENR!

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 01/29/2017

It was a longing by so many. The historic Laguna de Bay, the country’s largest inland water spanning 98,000 hectares, can breathe again and be restored to its beauty and abundance. Composed of Metro Manila and the…

Remembering December 29, 1899

Jobers R. Bersales 12/28/2016

Because Jose Rizal is our national hero, Cebu remembers December 30, the day he was executed at Bagumbayan. We do not commemorate December 29, 1899, a day shy of three years after Rizal’s life was snuffed out…

Learning from Jose Rizal

Sofia Aliño Logarta 12/28/2016

I am looking forward to our studying nationalist movements because I am eager to share with my grade 7 students in Our Lady of Joy Learning Center the very interesting life of Jose Rizal. Although he lived…

Six nabbed in Talisay drug bust

Dominic D. Yasay 09/13/2016

Six persons were arrested in a buy-bust operation by Talisay City police Wednesday. Among those arrested were Medelino “Bernie” Sapra Abalos who is reportedly selling shabu in sitio Abalo, Barangay Cansoong in Talisay City. Talisay City Police…

Looking back and forward

Sofia Aliño Logarta 01/03/2016

Rizal has so much to give to all of us. I have always found reflecting on him with my students –   his life, his achievements and other thoughts-–very fulfilling and motivating. He was a curious and adventurous…

Disability not a hindrance for Tesda scholar

PR 06/08/2015

A painter, a musician, and a father of two was how he described himself 25 years ago. Eduardo Ligalig was a happily married man who painted movie billboards for theaters in Antipolo, Rizal and sang in a…

Cebu in Rizal’s mind

Apple Ta-as 06/20/2014

“The entrance to Cebu is beautiful. We could see the whole district of San Nicolas. The ship anchored beside a pier near a garden of Katuray… Almond trees. Nearby, they told me, were the government houses and…

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