Cebu and the days leading to February 25, 1986

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Filipinos may have different ways and beliefs in commemorating the EDSA People Power Revolution 35 years later. But the lessons from this pivotal moment in Philippine history remained true, and that it is…

35 years after the Edsa euphoria

Von Katindoy - @inquirerdotnet 02/25/2021

Euphoric. That was how my fellow seminarians and I felt when we heard the Radyo Veritas announcement that Marcos had fled Malacañang on Feb. 25, 1986. The following day, the Philippine Daily Inquirer immortalized our collective euphoria…

The virus and Edsa

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 02/24/2021

There was so much hope then, and pride. Filipino overseas workers told me how, for a brief period, immigration agents would greet Philippine passport holders not with suspicion but with a smile that said: You were great,…

EDSA @ 34: A call to remember, continue to defend democracy

Rosalie Abatayo 02/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “The authority in power is great but the oppressed mass is greater.” For Ma. Jardisha Marcellana, a human resource professional based in Cebu, this statement sums up the People Power 1 or the…

Duterte suggests aboveground infrastructure to improve traffic in Cebu City

Rosalie Abatayo 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte urged local officials in Cebu to pursue their plans, if there is any, on aboveground infrastructure to improve mobility in the city. In his 20-minute speech before thousands of spectators…

EDSA Day protest incident: PRO-7, militant groups gear up for legal battle

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s going to be a legal battle between law enforcers and militant groups in Cebu.  This after officials of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO – 7)  said they were ready…

‘Police have the right not to listen to protesters’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/25/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — If protesters have the right to protest, the police have the right not to listen.  This was the statement of Chief of the Regional Intelligence Division (RID), Remus Medina of the Police Regional…

Netizen says Catriona Gray’s gown symbolizes ‘Edsa traffic’

Inquirer.net 12/17/2018

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray’s flaming red long gown not only symbolizes the flowing lava of Mt. Mayon, but it could also represent the thick red river of car headlights in the Edsa traffic. A Facebook post…

WATCH: Trick or traffic? Motorists get spooky treat on Edsa-Pasay

Inquirer.net 10/25/2018

The Halloween season is indeed among us, and this traffic enforcer found a way to give motorists on Edsa a spooky treat. In a video uploaded on Facebook by a certain Richard Reyes, the traffic enforcer could…

Osmeña slams Fernando for planning to divert Cebu’s funds for Manila

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/11/2018

BRT Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña slammed the move of Marikina Rep. Bayani Fernando in asking the House of Representatives to transfer the funds for the BRT project in Cebu City to the BRT project in Metro…

One for EDSA

Raymund Fernandez 02/27/2018

One ought have faith in history. One ought have faith in history just to be at peace in a world where fake news presents itself as truth. And truth is pilloried all the time for being fake…

Millennials on Edsa: Never Again

Ador Vincent S. Mayol and Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/25/2018

She was born a decade after the 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution. While she may be short on details, Alex Durog, a student at the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu, is long on beliefs and convictions.…

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