Let there be lights

Clint Holton Potestas 04/16/2018

IPERCH on a ledge at centermost of the complex in anticipation of Aegis. Relished with sporadic raindrops, the temperature in Mindanao gradually drops as time draws closer to 10 in the evening. A blowing gale tousles my…

19 VICTIMS IN 11 DAYS

Ador Vincent Mayol 02/26/2018

Authorities say there is nothing to be alarmed; CHR, biz-group, not so Blood spilled in some parts of Metro Cebu in the past 11 days. At least 19 persons were gunned down in the cities of Cebu,…

Williams hits dagger 3 to lift Clippers over Hawks, 108-107

AP 01/09/2018

  Los Angeles — C.J. Williams took a shot coach Doc Rivers didn’t want him to take, and Rivers could only laugh. Just as he’s prone to do with these Clippers. Williams hit a 3-pointer from the…

Palace: There are classes, work nationwide

Inquirer.net 12/03/2017

MALACAÑANG clarified on Sunday that there are no cancellation of classes nationwide especially that a transport group has called off its slated nationwide transport strike on Monday and Tuesday. “On the online posts circulating that classes and…

Indonesia wins Miss International 2017, Mariel de Leon fails to make the cut

Mich Padayhag 11/14/2017

THERE was no back-to-back win for the Philippines in this year’s Miss International 2017. Miss International 2016 Kylie Versoza of the Philippines passed on the crown to Indonesia’s Kevin Lilliana during the pageant held yesterday in Tokyo, Japan. A…

Post-mortem bridge

JASON BAGUIA 11/03/2017

Long ago, someone embossed Death on the stone chapel’s pediment. There she reigns, a gray skeleton with a crown on her skull, a scythe in her right hand, an hourglass in her left. No cross stands on…

DEPW assures there are enough drainage projects

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/18/2017

CEBU City’s Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) assures that there are enough drainage and flood-control projects for next year. If not, then the budget can always be augmented, said City Engineer and DEPW head Josefa…

BUSINESS ‘CLOSED’

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/18/2017

It’s not just Rico’s Lechon. There will be more. In his aim to crack down on establishments in Cebu City operating without securing a business permit, Mayor Tomas Osmeña has shut down two more firms yesterday. The…

Indonesia defense chief: There are 1,200 IS operatives in PH

06/04/2017

There are about 1,200 Islamic State (IS) group operatives in the Philippines, including foreigners of whom 40 are from Indonesia, the Indonesian defense minister told an international security forum Sunday. Speaking in Singapore amid a bloody standoff…

Here and there

Francis B. Ongkingco 06/02/2017

The boy’s father could not figure out what to do next. Toby was only four, but being on the heavy side already looked like he was six. They already put him on a diet, but the doctor…