FACES OF CEBU: Janos Vizcayno Jr., 37, sports surgeon

Dale Rosal 05/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—As Cebu’s sports scene begins to get back on its feet after a two-year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Cebuano sports surgeon Janos Vizcayno Jr. is now on the move to raise awareness about…

FACES OF CEBU: Angelo Hinayas Sigue,23, licensed civil engineer

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A step forward to success never gets easy. Angelo Hinayas Sigue, 23, from Lapu-Lapu City can attest to that. Sigue landed in the sixth spot in the latest result of the Civil Engineering…

FACES OF CEBU: Primrose Pacenio-Kong, mother, bar passer

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 05/08/2022

CEBU, Philippines— Being a mother is already a tough job. Add to that the challenges of taking the bar exam, and that’s what Primrose Pacenio-Kong, from Carcar City, has gone through. But she withstood all these challenges,…

Faces of Cebu: Ma. Loufel Sicat, 30, bride wearing mom’s bridal gown

Immae Lachica 05/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Every little girl has tried putting on dresses of their mothers or aunts to play dress up. But Ma. Loufel Pasaol Sicat from Danao City had her sights on her mother’s wedding gown since…

FACES OF CEBU: Efren Salinas, 62, maker of dried fish

Doris Mae Mondragon 04/24/2022

CEBU, Philippines—Can making dried fish be able to send five children to college?  Apparently, it can. Efren Salinas is a living proof to that.  Salinas is one of the dried fish makers in the town of Medellin…

FACES OF CEBU: Cliff Racuya, kamarero

Delta Letigio 04/17/2022

Cebu City, Philippines—Kamareros were busy once again this year as Holy Week activities such as processions were allowed again after a two-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the kamareros who wad his hands full…

FACES OF CEBU: Khalil Sanchez, 17, rising cycling star 

Dale Rosal 04/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Although Khalil Sanchez has been reaping titles left and right, the 17-year-old cycling phenom still considers himself a newbie. Also known as the “Chamba Prince,” Sanchez has indeed come a very long way from his…

FACES OF CEBU: Khier Cohina, 22, graduating student

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Khier Cohina, a member of the graduating class of 2022, breathed a sigh of relief when he heard the news that graduation rites this year could be done face-to-face. After all, it has…

FACES OF CEBU: Janine Ramil, 28, working mom

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 03/27/2022

CEBU, Philippines — A life of a mother can be exciting and challenging at the same time. No matter what kind of hardships or difficulties a mother may find, those heart-tugging moments with the kids would tend…

FACES OF CEBU: DONNABEL ZAPANTA, daughter, breadwinner, healthcare worker

PR 03/22/2022

For the past eight years, phlebotomist Donnabel Zapanta has worked in Hi-Precision Cebu’s Naga branch not just as a healthcare worker. She had to be a daughter, a sister, and the primary breadwinner for her family throughout…

FACES OF CEBU: Mischelle Mae Jumalon, the woman behind ‘Tita Shots’

Doris Mondragon - Social Media Specialist 03/13/2022

CEBU, Philippines—Cyclists in Cebu City should know Mischelle Mae Jumalon by now. Jumalon is the woman behind the “Tita Shots” on Facebook. Yup, Jumalon is a ‘mamitikay,’ or a street photographer, who regularly takes pictures of cyclists around…

FACES OF CEBU: Police Major Eric Gingoyon, man behind Mobile Library and Bible on Wheels project in Carmen

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The youth is the hope of the nation. With this in mind, Police Major Eric Gingoyon, the chief of the Carmen Police Station, decided to start the Mobile Library and Bible on Wheels…

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