The glorious past gets ‘high tech’

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 04/14/2018

Briton tourist Jeff Reed had been frolicking in the beach in Cebu with his girlfriend for three days when he decided to check out the “small museum with character” visited by his father last year. He booked…

The rainbow connection

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 04/14/2018

You can call me a “fish” man. As children, my brother and sisters and I had fish for our meals almost everyday. Our town lies on the coast of a strait that teems with a species of…

The private sector and a fond farewell to Nyor Carl

Jobers R. Bersales 04/11/2018

In last week’s column, I mentioned that Mega Cebu, or more properly, the Metro Cebu Development and Coordinating Board (MCDCB), has in fact an urbanization plan. Prepared by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), it is designed…

The soul behind the wand

Madrileña de la Cerna 04/07/2018

The 1970s was a memorable decade in the history of UP Cebu. First the high school was opened in 1972 and the undergraduate was opened the year after. Faculty members pioneered some academic programs in the undergrad…

The quicksand of haphazard urbanization

Jobers R. Bersales 04/04/2018

The brewing issue between businessmen and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) over the latter’s plan to build an underpass on United Nations Avenue in Mandaue is but a symptom of more social tensions to…

The right formula for a premium crossover

Carl Cabusas 04/02/2018

G01 BMW X3 BMW’s compact crossover, the X3 has been around since the early 2000. It was generally a good compact crossover or Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) as BMW would like to call it. But if you…

Binignit: The Semana Santa staple

Louella Eslao- Alix 03/28/2018

We are a people deeply absorbed in Catholic traditions — processions, fiestas and Semana Santa or Holy Week. Mention Holy Week and visions of biko, bibingka and binignit float into the Cebuanos’ collective memory. Semana Santa is…

The gun factor

Editorial 03/23/2018

A crucial point sticks out in this paper’s March 23 story about official exhortations for the police to investigate killings in Cebu that in the last month claimed the lives of at least 45 people. Supt. Reyman…

2017 honor graduate gives back

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/22/2018

THE SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS She arrived with three boxes of pizza and a Black Forest cake. Regine Villamejor, University of San Jose Recoletos (USJR) 2017 Magna Cum Laude, visited Cebu Daily News in the afternoon of…

Scalawags in the war on drugs

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 03/22/2018

Last week, my friend, ship captain Ronald Librando who is enjoying his vacation, visited me in my office and invited me for a recreational target shooting or firing. While we were in the firing range, I met…