‘Mysterious’ water draws ailing people

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/30/2016

Maria Cimafranca does not believe in doctors. Her belief is founded on two things: her financial situation and her superstition. When she’s sick, she prefers going to a faith healer or using herbal medicine, which is a…

Toledo City fiesta melee killed one, injured another

Rene F. Alima 05/25/2016

A fiesta celebration in the village of Ilihan in Toledo City turned bloody when a drunken melee among in-laws resulted to the death of one and the injury to another, police said. The incident, which happened at…

COCKPIT AMBUSH

Norman V. Mendoza 02/20/2016

Lapu cop shot behind amid hunt for suspect What was supposed to be a simple surveillance operation turned bloody for two Lapu-Lapu City police officers. PO3 Antonio Inihao Jr., a member of the Marigondon police station intelligence…

Welcome to the fiesta

Ricky Poca 01/17/2016

Pit Señor! Allow me to welcome all our visitors who are  in Cebu to celebrate with us the annual feast of the Sto. Niño. I know there are many who came to witness and celebrate the  fiesta…

KABKABAN FESTIVAL: Culinary-themed show wows Carcar

Nestle L. Semilla 11/24/2015

A woman stirred a cauldron as she proudly declared that all residents of Carcar City are good cooks. She listed ingredients of the menudo or meat stew she was making as performers went on stage with large…

Devotees flock to Lapu

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Norman V. Mendoza 11/21/2015

Carrying her 2-month-old baby, Antonita Montero fell in line with  other devotees  to kiss the image of the Virgen dela Regla in Lapu-Lapu City. “I am always thankful to the Virgen dela Regla because she blessed us…

Fluvial procession kicks off Lapu fiesta

Norman V. Mendoza 11/15/2015

ABOUT 70 motorized boats sailed through rough seas in the Hilutungan Channel as they followed the image of the Our Lady of the Rule in a fluvial procession held last Thursday morning. There were 5,000 people who…

Lapu kicks off fiesta activities

Norman V. Mendoza 10/11/2015

THE Lapu-Lapu City government kicked off its pre- fiesta activities last Friday night at the city auditorium. The fiesta will be celebrated on Nov. 20. The kickoff night saw the city government employees dining together with the…

Street dance is crowd drawer at Dinagat Festival

Norman V. Mendoza 08/10/2015

Hundreds of  residents and visitors came out and witnessed the street dancing participated by five contingents to highlight the 3rd Dinagat Festival in Cordova town yesterday. The street dancing started at the Day-as wharf and ended with…

Tourist app for Bohol visitors

PR 07/28/2015

Tourists visiting Bohol, including those traveling for the annual Sandugo festival, now have a handy guide to the province, with the free Bohol Guide app.    The release of Bohol Guide is part of a nationwide Digital…

‘Biggest’ carnival opens in Mandaue city

Norman V. Mendoza 05/06/2015

At least 40 different rides are available in a summer carnival  at the North Reclamation Area in Mandaue City. Rogelio Ramos, spokesman  of the Live House Productions that operates the Mandaue Grand Fiesta Carnival, said they plan…

Well-guarded ‘Birhen sa Regla’ welcomes devotees for fiesta

Norman V. Mendoza 11/22/2014

  Hundreds of devotees yesterday crowded the Birhen sa Regla Parish Church in Lapu-Lapu City to attend the feast day Mass of the Virgin of the Rule. People from all walks of life lined up to venerate…

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