Labella is National Chairman of League of Cities of the Philippines

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 07/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella was elected on Friday, July 19, as National Chairman of the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) during the group’s 68th General Assembly and Election of Board Members at…

The sweet art of making pintos

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 07/13/2019

BOGO CITY, Cebu—As a girl growing up in the mountain village of Malingin in what was then Bogo town in northern Cebu, Marilyn Calidguid found joy in life’s simple pleasures. She enjoyed running the steep mountain slopes…

Combating online sexual exploitation of children

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 07/13/2019

  Cebu finally did it: combat online sexual exploitation of children (OSEC) with technology. OSEC is an issue that strikes a personal chord in me because I knew children who are victims of it. I was a…

Cebuano speedcuber in Melbourne for world championship

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 07/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A Cebuano is representing the Philippines in the Rubik’s Presents WCA (World Cube Association) World Championship in Melbourne, Australia. And he is only 11 years old. Leo Osmeña Borromeo flew to Melbourne, Australia with his…

DENR utilizes spoken word to raise environmental awareness

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 07/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—How often do we hear the youth wax poetic about the environment? Instead of the usual poster-making contest, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) decided to employ spoken word as a means of…

New Liloan police station to rise in 2020

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 07/11/2019

LILOAN, CEBU—Good news for the police force in this northern Cebu town! A three-storey building will rise on a 600-square meter lot by the first quarter of 2020 as the new Liloan Municipal Police Station.  In her…

Alcoy Forest Rehabilitation Project: Crimson Resort and Spa’s answer to nature’s call

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 07/06/2019

ALCOY, Cebu—In a patch of forest located 102 kilometers south of Cebu City, there lives an endangered songbird known in the scientific community as Copsychus cebuensis or siloy to the residents of this town. Belonging to the…

Team Hunat Energy Bar: Last-minute racers win Lumba’g Laag sa Sugbo 2019

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 06/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In the end, it was the team who joined at the eleventh hour that was declared as champion of Lumba’g Laag sa Sugbo 2019. Team Hunat Energy Bar by The Chocolate Chamber —…

Lumba’g Laag sa Sugbo 2019: Race to the finish line (Day 3)

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 06/24/2019

TABUELAN, Cebu—The third and last day of Lumba’g Laag sa Sugbo 2019 brought in a balance of challenges including making a bibingka (rice cake) and rappeling down a bridge to get the next clue. The race ended…

Northern Cebu town mulls creation of history museum; aims to lure more tourists

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 06/23/2019

SAN REMIGIO, Cebu—A history and heritage museum will rise in this northern Cebu town in a move to further promote its potential as a travel destination. In an interview with CDN Digital on Saturday, June 22, Mayor…

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