Garbo sa Lapu-Lapu 2021 to go virtual

Doris C. Bongcac 11/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The city government is planning to again stage Garbo sa Lapu-Lapu Festival this November 20 to showcase the different products and assets of its 30 barangays. But because of the pandemic, the competition…

Heroes do the extraordinary, stand up for what is right

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/30/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – “We have to make [the] extraordinary by advocating [for] the truth, advocating goodness, [and] by always standing [up for] what is right.” This was the jest of the message that Dante Arcilla…

Labella, Rama to lead simple Rizal Day rites in Cebu City on Dec. 30

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Cebu City Government through the Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission (CHAC) is organzing a short program on Wednesday, December 30, to remember the heroism of Dr. Jose Rizal. The gathering that will be…

Public urged on Rizal Day: Honor heroes by upholding democracy

Rosalie Abatayo 12/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Do your part in nation-building and in upholding democracy.” This was the message of Dr. Jocelyn Gerra, commissioner of Cebu City’s Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission (CHAC), as the city commemorated on Monday…

Labella mulls 5-hectare lot in SRP for Quincentennial park

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella will be reviewing the recommendations of the City Historical Affairs Commission (CHAC) and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) on their proposed 5-hectare lot at the South Road…

Labella: Capitol’s 20-storey bldg still needs CHAC’s ok

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/15/2018

THE construction of the 20-storey skyrise within the Cebu Provincial Capitol compound may take a little longer to start because the Cebu provincial government will still need the approval of the Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission (CHAC)…

Who is prostituting the Kamagayan Terminal?

Nestor Ramirez 04/04/2017

During his speech in the presence of barangay officials who attended the disaster management training conducted by City Hall held at the social hall of the Cebu Historical Affairs Commission (CHAC) last March 30, Mayor Tomas Osmeña…

Labella wants April 3 a holiday in Cebu City

Nestle L. Semilla 04/03/2017

BATTLE OF TRES DE ABRIL Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella said he was planning to initiate moves to declare April 3 of each year as a holiday in the city for the next generations to know…

The lessons of Dr. Jose Rizal

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/30/2016

At past noon on Friday at the Rizal Memorial Library and Museum along Osmeña Boulevard in Cebu City, mats were laid for a bunch of street kids who were about to hear the story of the country’s…

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