FACES OF CEBU: Roger Garcia Jr., proud father of LGBTQA member

Immae Lachica 06/16/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— As a parent, it is safe to say that you know your children better than anyone else. Roger Garcia Jr., 58, knew that his son had something special in him during his childhood years.…

Jef Albea, visual artist to MUPh: ‘I did not get paid’

Immae Lachica 06/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Visual artist Jef Albea called out the Miss Universe Philippines Organization in his Facebook post, Wednesday, June 12. Albea shared that the organization did not pay him for his commissioned trophies for the…

Binibining Toledo 2023 expresses dismay over turnover ‘snub’

Immae Lachica 06/12/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Disheartened. This is how Binibining Toledo 2023 Kim Irish Placibe felt during the coronation night of Binibining Toledo 2024 after organizers cut off her farewell speech and was called “ungrateful” by someone in the…

Lapu-Lapu’s Bb. Pilipinas bet flaunts ‘Kadaugan’-inspired national costume

Immae Lachica 06/12/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Binibining 26 of this year’s Binibining Pilipinas was radiating in the vibrant hues of red and yellow. Phoebe Godinez of Lapu-Lapu City gave pageant fans a treat when she showcased the rich culture and heritage…

Dolphin’s surprise ‘show’ delights beachgoers in Badian, Cebu

Immae Lachica 06/11/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A special surprise wowed beachgoers Sunday, June 9, in the town of Badian, southwestern Cebu. A dolphin was seen jumping out of the water and was putting on a show for beachgoers. Raymond Bejoc,…

Stell and Pablo of SB19 defend Sisi Rondina against bashers

Immae Lachica 06/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— No bad blood. Cherry Ann “Sisi” Rondina found the need to explain herself after a remark that she made on SB19 in a brief interview during the Independence Day celebration in South Korea on…

Who is Cherry Ann “Sisi” Rondina?

Immae Lachica 06/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Volleyball fans from all over the country would automatically recognize the monicker “Cherry Bomb.” What comes to our minds when we hear this, is the small but powerful spiker from Compostela, Cebu. Her prowess on…

How the sport of running helped these individuals

Immae Lachica 06/05/2024

BADIAN, CEBU— On your marks, get set, go! To all running enthusiasts, athletes, running junkies and those wanting to get into this fitness journey, this is your day. Today, June 5, is Global Running Day, which is…

Cebuano lines our fathers often say that make us shiver

Immae Lachica 06/04/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Fathers are said to be the man of the house. The man who leads, provides, and protects his family. More often than not, fathers would just sit in one corner with his mouth shut…

Father’s Day 2024: 5 unique ways to honor dad 

Immae Lachica 06/04/2024

Father’s Day 2024 is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to celebrate the amazing dads in our lives.  Father’s Day 2024 is on June 16, giving us ample time to prepare  to show appreciation…

Cebuano designer: Minimalistic bridal gowns are the trend now

Immae Lachica 06/02/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Are our June brides ready? To give our readers some background, the term ‘June Bride’ comes from the Roman goddess of marriage, Juno. Those who marry in June are believed to be blessed with…

Maxene Magalona on divorce: ‘Letting go is medicine for the soul’

Immae Lachica 05/30/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— “We deserve divorce.” Maxene Magalona shared a short but powerful line in her lengthy Instagram post about the hotly debated divorce bill. The online discussions have sparked mixed reactions, with some supporting the bill…

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