Looking beyond the first Mass in Limasawa

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 03/31/2021

The spoiler for today’s commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the first Easter Mass in Limasawa are the advocates who stubbornly insist that it was actually held in Butuan. It seems we are far from closure after…

Butuan RG team dominates Sinulog Cup-Nat’l Rhythmic Gymnastics tourney

Mars G. Alison 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The gymnasts of Butuan RG dominated in the first ever Sinulog Cup-National Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament which ended on Sunday night, January 26, 2020, at the  Robinson’s Galleria. Butuan RG topped the medal tally…

Gacal condemns NPA for using minors 

Florence Baesa 12/09/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—The commander of the 4th Infantry Division Major General Franco Nemesio Gacal criticized the New People’s Army (NPA) for using minors in battle. This after a minor was identified as a fatality  in the government…

WATCH: Choreographer dad gives three-month son a show, and a lot of netizens are enjoying it

Immae Lachica 11/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—What does a baby get if his father is a choreographer? A fun show just for him. Something like this:   This video of a funky father dancing to his three-month son is making waves…

Limasawa or Butuan? Debates continue on where first Mass was held

Rosalie Abatayo 11/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —— With the quincentennial celebration approaching, the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) hopes the debates on the true location of the first Mass will finally be resolved. Fr. Marvin Mejia, secretary-general of…

Entrepreneur invests in Cebu’s first library café for homegrown authors

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/15/2017

ENTREPRENEUR Caroline Porras, president and chief executive officer of ClintKAMMS Corp., invested about P1 million or another business venture that will serve as home of printed books and a venue for authors to converge and discuss their…

Basura Run set in 13 venues & Mexico City

Glendale G. Rosal 11/01/2016

From a mere 50 runners when it started, the “Basura Run” of Cebu Ultrarunners Club (CUC) president and environmentalist Tony Galon has grown into a nationwide event with a simultaneous run this Saturday in 13 different venues…

7A’s USJ-R suffers second straight loss in Bayugan

Calvin D. Cordova 06/27/2016

BAYUGAN City, Agusan del Sur—They played like a headless chicken when they settled for one-on-one plays and took ill-advised shots in almost every possession. As a result, the 7A’s University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) Jaguars absorbed a…

Aboitiz Power launches coal plant in Davao City to complete Toledo plant in 2017

Vanessa Claire Lucero 01/08/2016

The Aboitiz Power Corp. (AboitizPower) inaugurated its new coal plant in Toril, Davao City. President Benigno Aquino III, Energy Secretary Zenaide Monsada and Cabinet officials joined local government officials and Aboitiz executives led by CEO Erramon Aboitiz…

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