5 New York Times Bestseller Fiction Books of 2021

Elaine Joy P. Mayol 09/06/2021

With COVID-19 still around and the restrictions that keep on getting lifted and implemented, a lot of people have been going back to their old hobbies or discovering new hobbies, and that includes reading. In this era…

Youth groups set up Students’ Pantry in Sawang Calero

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 05/04/2021

DALAGUETE, Cebu—Education helps in creating a better and informed society. A group of young individuals in Barangay Sawang Calero wants to emphasize this notion as they gathered resources to set up a “Students’ Pantry” in their area…

Movie characters who were way better than their book versions

Marc Cosep 06/10/2020

Like all bookworms, the general policy is that the book will always be better than its movie adaptation.  It is disconcerting when you imagine book character one way then shows up on the silver screen far from…

Children prefer books which explain how the world works, says new study

04/20/2020

If you’re not sure how to entertain the kids during the current COVID-19 lockdowns, then new United States research has found that giving them books that explain how and why things work could keep them more engaged…

Pandemic-themed books to read during social distancing

Marc Cosep 03/18/2020

Outbreaks of diseases have been a recurring theme in literature since time immemorial. If you find yourself stuck at home in the midst of this viral pandemic; you might want to curl up with a handful of…

Photos of students raising books during novena mass create buzz online

Immae Lachica 01/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— If you have been a devotee of the Señor Santo Niño, you know that  there is a great chance that your prayers will be answered. Hence, it was just fitting to see some students offering…

UV’s SBP team books seat to National Finals

JONAS PANERIO 11/04/2018

THE SBP squad of the University of the Visayas (UV) reigned supreme in the 33rd SBP Passerelle Twin Tournament backed by Milo Visayas Regional Finals as they defeated St. John’s Institute (SJI), 58-52, in the finals on…

Man selling counterfeit medicine books nabbed

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/29/2018

  Agents of the NBI on Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly producing counterfeit medicine books along F. Ramos Street in Cebu City. William Almacen was arrested in an entrapment operation in F. Ramos Street, Cebu City.…

Books – blessings

Sofia Aliño Logarta 08/08/2018

Many priests have touched my life; here we will share those who have shared some unforgettable books. Fr. Toby was still a seminarian when we became friends who had many lively conversations. We had similar perspectives and…

A festival of food, stories and books in Barangay Taptap

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 07/18/2018

It was a day of celebration filled with food, stories and books. On one side of the gymnasium was a group of 40 mothers eagerly listening to Cebu Daily News columnist Louella Alix, a noted home cook,…

Talisay stays unbeaten, books seat to next round

Glendale G. Rosal 06/14/2018

THE Talisay Aqua Stars beat the defending champions Minglanilla Archangels, 82-73, last Wednesday evening in the Cluster C playoffs action of the ongoing Governor’s Cup Inter-Cities/Municipalities Basketball Tournament in Talisay City Sports and Cultural Complex. The victory…

PH books Trump hotel in DC for June 12 fete; ethics questioned

AP 04/28/2018

WASHINGTON — First came Kuwait. Then Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Now it’s the Philippines’ turn. It is the latest foreign government to book rooms or host events at the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C., riling critics…

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