Archdiocese of Cebu priest nominated for National Artist Award

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu-based priest is among the nominees for the Order of National Artist (ONA). Msgr. Rodolfo ‘Rudy’ Villanueva from the Archdiocese of Cebu is shortlisted for the country’s highest recognition given to Filipino…

Sison: Disruption of CCP plenum ‘too small an issue’; negotiations with gov’t to continue

Froilan Gallardo 12/30/2019

BUTUAN CITY, Philippines – National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Chief Political Consultant Jose Maria Sison said the rebels will not pull out from the negotiating table just because the Army spoiled the planned plenum of…

Christian-Muslim unity dance wins top prize in Sinulog grand parade

Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/16/2017

Their portrayal of the Christian-Muslim unity won for the province of Lanao del Norte a back-to-back championship in the Sinulog grand parade. Lanao’s 96 dancers and 200 propsmen impressed judges as they bested 10 other contingents in…

COP CRIES EJK

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/25/2016

Enraged over the death of his son in the hands of police operatives trying to serve a warrant on Friday, a retired police officer joins the voice of several others in crying extrajudicial killing (EJK). “Sobra ra…

Typhoons and the Asean Summit

Jaime Picornell 06/18/2016

In September 2006, Rafaelita Pelaez invited me to Manila to attend the piano concert of her son Rudolf Golez at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). Included with the plane ticket was a voucher to stay…

Tiamzons’ inquest should be in Cebu

Bencyrus Ellorin 03/25/2014

Lawyers of captured Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) leaders Benito and Wilma Tiamzon yesterday questioned the inquest proceedings held at  Camp Crame in Quezon City, saying it is “highly irregular”. President Aquino said the arrest the …

Captured CCP under surveillance in Cebu for two months

03/23/2014

Complacency may have led spouses Benito and Wilma Tiamzon, chairman and secretary-general of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA), to their arrest by the military. The Tiamzons didn’t realize that they had been under…

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