Vhong Navarro hopes for ‘kinder 2023’ amid ongoing rape trial

Anne Pasajol 01/02/2023

After spending his merriest Christmas with his family, Vhong Navarro then welcomed 2023 with a wish to have a “kinder” year ahead. The actor and “It’s Showtime” TV host, who faces rape charges filed by model Deniece…

Christmas weekend floods death toll hits 51 — NDRRMC

John Eric Mendoza 01/02/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The death toll from the massive Christmas weekend floods in parts of Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao climbed to 51, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in its latest incident…

At least 50k flock to Cebu bus terminals for the Holidays

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With three days left before the New Year, the influx of passengers in Cebu’s bus terminals continues to pour. Since December 23, the management of Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) and Cebu North…

Keep spreading the news

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 12/25/2022

The story is told about a barber who gave a free haircut to a German. Next day, he received a box of frankfurters outside his door. He also gave a free haircut to a Japanese, and received…

Cebu City police back full implementation of anti-mendicancy policy

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) Police Col. Ireneo Dalogdog has assured the full support of the police in the implementation of the city’s Anti-Mendicancy Ordinance. The CCPO is one…

73% of Filipinos expect a happy Christmas in 2022 — SWS survey

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 12/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The number of Filipinos expecting a “happy” Christmas in 2022 has increased compared to the previous year, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released on Friday. In its survey, just two days…

The many versions of Christmas

Jose Ma. Montelibano - @inquirerdotnet 12/23/2022

There are many versions of Christmas. Because I am Christian and Catholic, I may think that there is only one way to look at and understand Christmas. But every time I spend Christmas outside the Philippines, I…

Selling of firecrackers only allowed at SRP

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra, head of the Committee on Peace and Order, reminded the public that the only designated area for selling firecrackers and pyrotechnics in the city is at South Road…

Choose you this Christmas season 

Immae Lachica 12/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— This Christmas season, allow yourself to create a safe distance from the the people or situation that does not serve you.  And gift yourself this Christmas with peace of mind and positive vibes to…

Christmas parties: Some answers on why you join, celebrate them

Immae A. Lachica 12/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “NakaChristmas Party na ba ang tanan?” (Have everyone celebrated their Christmas Party?) It is just three days away from Christmas Day and everyone is in their holiday cheers!  Of course, this is aside…

The silent ones

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 12/18/2022

The story is told about a little boy who looked worried when he came home from school. When asked by his Dad why, he said: “We have a Christmas play tomorrow, and I am supposed to be…

‘Christmask’ and other thoughts

Ma. Ceres P. Doyo - @inquirerdotnet 12/16/2022

It has been all of three years. How time moved exceedingly slow during the three years of the COVID-19 pandemic that the world went through, that you and I endured and survived, but which millions did not.…

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