Arts Council of Cebu pays tribute to Jaime Picornell

PR 09/08/2021

A TRIBUTE TO JAIME PICORNELL When the Arts Council of Cebu became a foundation in 1990, one name stood out: Jaime Picornell y Rodriguez. He espoused the foundation idea and was the only original Arts Council of…

Russia providing mood music for House impeachment drama

11/18/2019

WASHINGTON  — For all the talk about Ukraine in the House impeachment inquiry, there’s a character standing just off-stage with a dominant role in this tale of international intrigue: Russia. As has so often been the case…

Hostages rescued in a 4-hour hostage drama in Barangay Tisa, Cebu City

Benjie B. Talisic 11/17/2018

After four hours of negotiation, the hostage-taking incident in Sitio Caduloy Riverside, Barangay Tisa, Cebu City ended peacefully with the arrest of the suspect. The four hostages – the mother, wife and two sons of hostage taker…

Alex Gonzaga does drama in a new film with Vin Abrenica

Michelle Joy Padayhag 08/22/2018

ALEX Gonzaga headlines an upcoming film with Kapamilya actor Vin Abrenica. Directed by “Pinoy Big Brother” (PBB) alumnus Fifth Solomon, “Nakalimutan Ko Nang Kalimutan Ka” produced by Wilbros Films will hit Philippine cinemas on Sept. 19. The…

Drama unfolds as “Jacqueline Comes Home” premieres in Cebu

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/18/2018

  THE CHIONG murder case is said to be the most controversial case in Cebu from the time sisters Marijoy and Jacqueline allegedly were abducted, raped and murdered in July 1997 up to the day when the…

Only one Barug bet for mayor in 2019; Osmeña calls a Barug split a ‘boring drama’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/01/2018

THERE should not be a three-way mayoral race in Cebu City in 2019. Despite the declarations of Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella and former Mayor Michael Rama that they intended to vie for the mayoral post…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 01/11/2018

PUNISHMENT FOR KIDNAP DRAMA Netizens were unanimous in saying that the female college student caught staging her kidnap drama should be taught a lesson. Terence Mancera wrote: “File appropriate charges para walay mosunod (so no one will…

Cosap to revive drama group

Inna Gian Mejia 12/14/2017

THE Cebu City government, through the City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap), will be reviving its drama group that was part of its anti-illegal drug campaign. The drama presentations of the group, just like in the…

Song-Song couple tie the knot

10/31/2017

KDRAMA fans rejoiced and cried happy tears when one of their favorite reel-turned-real pairs tied the knot yesterday afternoon. After a low-key romance that reportedly started in 2015, Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki got married…

SOCA drama

Nestle L. Semilla 07/04/2017

THE State of the City Address of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña yesterday was not without some drama. As he once again lambasted his political enemies, Osmeña questioned a trip to the United States by then mayor…

Easter Crising

Gerard Pareja 04/16/2017

Ang Sugat sa Pagkabanhaw usa ka procession / street drama kada kaadlawon sa Easter Sunday nga mohulagway sa unang panagtagbo ni Maria ug sa nabanhaw nga Jesu Kristo. Pero ambot lang kahag daghan ba ang napahigayon nga…

Cebuano film “Patay Na Si Hesus” wins two awards at Qcinema film fest

Apple Ta-as 10/19/2016

“Patay Na Si Hesus,” a Cebuano dark comedy-drama, has received two awards at this year’s QCinema International Film Festival. The film directed by Victor Villanueva won the Audience Choice Award and the Gender Sensitive Film Award during…

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