Emotion overload? Tune into a Taylor Swift song

Kurt Romariz 04/17/2024

Are you feeling happy, sad, guilty, or angry? There is probably a Taylor Swift Song for that. On April 19, International pop star Taylor Swift is set to release his eleventh studio album “The Tortured Poets Department”,…

World Art Day: Meet the artist behind this uncanny face on the street

Kurt Romariz 04/15/2024

For years, some might have seen this face somewhere along the bustling streets of Cebu City. Do you remember seeing this round face with bulging eyes and geometrically shaped bangs—in some cases, visually warped dreamily on the…

A fur parent’s appeal: Help us find ‘Chokchok’

Kurt Romariz 04/09/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A fur parent took to social media to ask for help in finding her pet dog, who was lost when a fire broke out in a residential area in Brgy. Sambag 2, Cebu…

International Pageant Day: 5 unforgettable Pinoy pageant Q-and-As

Kurt Romariz 04/08/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It is an understatement to say that Filipinos love beauty pageants. From holding countless streak and title records to having its very own beauty pageant franchise, the Philippines is considered a powerhouse for…

Day of Hope: Exploring different types of hope in media

Kurt Romariz 04/05/2024

The world celebrates the Day of Hope every April to give light and encouragement to the hopelessness of ordinary people, mainly children who suffer from different types of abuse. To hope is more than to wish for…

Autism Awareness Day: Debunking myths about autism

Kurt Romariz 04/02/2024

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly in 2007 adopted a resolution to commemorate World Autism Awareness Day annually on April 2. The day serves as a platform to educate the general public about the importance of raising…

Netizens turn to dry humor as they give their take on CSBT transfer plan

Kurt Romariz 03/29/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano netizens resorted to dry humor as they give their take on social media about the plan of the Cebu Provincial government to move the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) from Cebu City…

Cebu topnotcher shares secret to success: Strong support system of family, friends

Kurt Romariz 03/28/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A good support system of family and friends is Elijah Cabase’s secret to his placing 5th in the March 2024 Medical Technologists Licensure Examinations (MTLE). This 23-year-old University of Cebu-Banilad alumnus said that…

World Poetry Day: Here are some notable Cebuano poets

Kurt Romariz 03/21/2024

Today, the world celebrates the beauty of poetry as we acknowledge the mighty power of the pen and commemorate the people who notably held it. As we recall Western literary geniuses like William Shakespeare and Edgar Allan…

Philippines rises 23 spots in World Happiness Report

Kurt Romariz 03/21/2024

The Philippines rose 23 spots to land 53rd in the in the 2024 World Happiness Report. The Philippines was 76th in the World Happiness Report in 2023 and 60th in the 2022 report. The country also ranks as…

5 most memorable Rico Yan roles

Kurt Romariz 03/14/2024

Today, March 14, 2024, marks what is supposed to be the 49th birthday of 90s matinee idol Rico Yan, whose death shocked the whole country. More than two decades after his death, Rico Yan still leaves a…

5 iconic working moms in 21st century Philippine cinema

Kurt Romariz 03/12/2024

In a century where Filipino women hold the power to carve their own decisions, the norm that women should stay at home became a thing of the past. Filipino women now notably push for more space in…

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