Calls to return Boljoon panels reach House

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/26/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More local officials have joined calls to have the once-lost pulpit panels of Boljoon’s iconic church returned to its home. The latest was Rep. Edsel Galeos of Cebu’s 2nd District. Galeos on Monday,…

FACES OF CEBU: Kris Tiffany Janson, Miss Universe Philippines -Cebu 2024

Pia Piquero 02/25/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Age has long been misunderstood as an indicator to cease endeavors, perpetuating the misconception that everything in this world is defined by age. Whether it’s in fashion and modeling, entertainment, or even entering…

San Fransico drug bust: Ex-drug surrenderee, cohort nabbed with P816,000 shabu

Emmariel Ares 02/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A drug peddler, who voluntarily surrendered earlier and completed the government’s reformation program, and his alleged cohort will be spending time in jail after they were arrested in a drug bust in San…

Cebu lampposts case: SC clears DPWH execs, contractor of graft

Jane Baustista 02/24/2024

The Supreme Court acquitted three former officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and a private contractor of graft charges in relation to the installation of allegedly overpriced lampposts during the 2007 Association of Southeast Asian Nations…

Ronda accident: 23-yr-old rider run over by dumptruck dies

Futch Anthony Inso 02/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A motorcycle rider died after he was run over by a dumptruck around 5:30 p.m. on Friday, in Barangay Canduling, Ronda town southwest Cebu. The victim was identified as Dave Tecson, 23 years…

Paddleboarding: Why you should try this water sport

Immae Lachica 02/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— How’s your balancing skill? Are you ready to test it on a paddleboard? If you’re having second thoughts, maybe you’d want to check out this episode of CDN Sportstalk, which tackles this watersport. What…

Explainer: What we know so far on Boljoon’s once-lost pulpit panels

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The latest collection unveiled at the National Museum of the Philippines (NMP) sparked not only a renewed interest in history but also prompted the Cebuano community to take action to preserve Cebu’s heritage.…

Ornopia Motocross Cup to celebrate 25th anniversary with a bang 

Glendale G. Rosal 02/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Well-known sportsman Lou Ornopia will treat Cebuano motocross fans with a grand motocross race on April 14 for the silver anniversary of the “Ornopia Cup-Powered by MS Motosuit” at the MS Motosuit Motorsports…

Harnessing wind power: Santa Fe as next training ground for Olympic-bound kiteboarders

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Summer came in early this year in Santa Fe in Bantayan Island, Cebu. One weekend in February, kites were flying over the town’s coasts in Barangay Ocoy, dotting the skies in colorful specks.…

Edsa People Power Revolution: Prayer rally planned in Cebu

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 02/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A prayer rally is set to happen in Cebu on Sunday, Feb. 25, to commemorate the Edsa People Power Revolution. Officials of the Cebu Coalition for Transparency, Accountability, Peace, and Security (TAPS), the…

Cebu archdiocese urges Boljoon pulpit panels returned, asserts ownership

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Roman Catholic church has spoken up about the resurfacing of the once-lost pulpit panels of the Archdiocesan Shrine of Patrocinio de Maria Santissima in Boljoon, Cebu. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma on Feb.…

Naga City employee nabbed for ‘stealing’ P12M in gov’t collections

Futch Anthony Inso 02/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 44-year-old liquidating officer of Naga City, Cebu was arrested by the police on Monday, February 19, for allegedly stealing City Hall collections that accumulated to a total of P12 million. The arrested…

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