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Sinulog Festival Queen 2020 on selling ‘biridbirid’: ‘No, I am not ashamed’

Immae Lachica 07/13/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—There is real beauty in humility. Sinulog Festival Queen  2020 Monika Afable showed netizens that even as a titleholder, she could still be herself in her hometown in Borongan City, Eastern Samar. Yesterday, Sunday,…

‘Tindak Kahayag’: Free reflective vests for bikers in Lapu-Lapu

Immae Lachica 07/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Friends, who are biking enthusiasts, are making it safe for the biking community by giving free reflective bike vests. Andrea Xayide Gaurana and Apol Lopa decided to make the same project that was spearheaded…

How to catch customer’s attention? Here’s how

Immae Lachica 07/12/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— What’s the best way to catch your customer’s attention in selling basic goods? Through entertainment, specifically, dancing! Yes, you got that right. This talented young lady from barangay Tejero, Cebu, did just that…

Online seller, friends in Cebu give their lasagna an added surprise

Immae Lachica 07/11/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The online world has been a platform for not just entertainment and information but has also become the avenue for businesses. And since the whole pandemic came to play, and because of…

Japan Sinks 2020 character has Cebuana roots

Immae Lachica 07/11/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebu represent! Dystopian Anime Show “Japan Sinks: 2020” is taking its Pinoy fans by storm, when one of its characters revealed that she came from Cebu, Philippines. Mari Mutoh, the mother of the…

Magalong reports ‘very favorable’ results in contact tracing training

Immae Lachica 07/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— So far, the training for contact tracers here is going well, Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong said during an online presser on Wednesday afternoon, July 8, 2020. “Very very favorable ang development. Very effective yung…

SAF to remain even if Cebu City is downgraded to GCQ

Immae Lachica 07/08/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Troops from the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) Special Action Force (SAF) will still be present in Cebu City even if the city downgrades to general community quarantine (GCQ) on July 16, 2020. This…

‘Praying cop’ photo gets snappy salute from netizens

Immae Lachica 07/08/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines— A photo of a cop praying outside a church here has received a lot of praise from netizens. A parish volunteer from the Archdiocesan Shrine of San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish in…

Private school teacher, cohort nabbed in Lapu-Lapu for drugs

Immae Lachica 07/08/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cops from the Lapu-Lapu Police Station 2 arrested two individuals who were in their drug watchlist in a buy-bust operation conducted early Wednesday morning, July 8, 2020 in sitio  Mahayahay, barangay Bankal in Lapu-Lapu…

Five-year-old reminds everyone to stay home with parody of Cebuano song

Immae Lachica 07/07/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines—  What do five year olds usually do? Play, read books, watch TV, eat, sleep,  mess around with brothers or sisters, or maybe memorize some nursery rhymes. But this five-year-old girl from Barangay…

Netizen calling for help to aid homeless elderly woman with eye condition

Immae Lachica 07/07/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— A netizen is asking help for a homeless elderly woman here who has an eye condition and a face wound  that needs medical attention. Leigh Ybañez, 24, who works in a bank in…

Unusual haircut tool in Cebu gets netizens laughing

Immae Lachica 07/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuanos are known for spreading some good vibes. Over this weekend, brothers from Barangay Suba, Cebu City, made sure that they would have the whole haircut situation under control. Jake, 33, and Jayson, 32,…

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