Fire razes 25 houses in Labangon, Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo and Paul Lauro 01/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines– A total of 25 houses were affected in a fire hit a residential area along Katipunan Street in Sitio Callejon,  Barangay Labangon here on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. FO1 Pedie Canillas of the Cebu…

Carcar, Toledo big winners in Sinulog sa Carmen

Morexette Marie Erram 01/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Carcar City makes it twice in a row. This is after the Carcar City Division, Toledo City, and Tribu San Roque from Carmen emerged as the big winners in the 50th Sinulog sa…

Surigao’s Omega de Salonera wins big in Sinulog 2023

Morexette Marie Erram 01/15/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The contingent from Surigao del Norte province is the biggest winner in this year’s Sinulog Festival. The Omega de Salonera troupe bagged at least three major awards in the Sinulog Festival 2023, including…

Talisay City bags more special awards in Sinulog Festival Queen 2023

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/13/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Festival Queen Kiara Liane Wellington wows the Cebu City Sports Center early into the Sinulog Festival Queen Coronation Night as she bagged six out of the 14 special and corporate awards…

Rama wants police to reconsider signal shutdown

Paul Lauro 01/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Tuesday, January 10, opposed the police’s plans to temporarily shut off mobile phone signals in time for the Fiesta Señor and Sinulog Festival this weekend. Rama, in…

Signal shutdown in areas for Fiesta Señor, Sinulog in SRP

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has approved the request of police here to temporarily cut off mobile phone signals in observance of the Fiesta Señor and its secular event, the Sinulog Festival. In…

Talisay shines in Sinulog Festival Queen runway, costume parade

Morexette Marie Erram 01/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The search for the Sinulog Festival Queen 2023 is on.  And on Monday, Jan. 9, the 11 candidates vying for the crown walked the runway for the first time. The Sinulog Festival Queen…

Gwen raises concerns on SRP as Sinulog venue

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 01/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has spoken out on holding the Sinulog Festival at the South Road Properties (SRP). Garcia on Monday, Jan. 9, expressed concerns on the current state of the festival which…

LIST: Sinulog sa Kabataan 2023 winners

Pegeen Maisie Sararana, Wenilyn Sabalo 01/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The comeback of the Sinulog sa Kabataan on Sunday, January 8 was a success, with Carcar City and the legendary Lumad Basakanon emerging victorious.  Carcar City Division is this year’s champion for the…

Gwen carries on with Sinulog tradition

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/04/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia will be making a comeback on the Sinulog stage as she will be carrying on her tradition of offering a dance to the Señor Sto. Niño this year. Garcia confirmed to…

Former Pope Benedict has died – spokesman

Reuters 12/31/2022

VATICAN CITY — Former Pope Benedict died on Saturday in the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery in the Vatican, a spokesman for the Holy See said. “With sorrow I inform you that the Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, passed away…

P3M worth of properties lost in Pahina Central fire

Paul Lauro 12/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least three million worth of properties were destroyed while two persons were injured when a fire broke out in a residential area in Barangay Pahina Central in Cebu City on Saturday, Dec.…

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