Cement as a gift for Valentine’s Day? Read on #CDNDValentines2021

Immae Lachica 02/14/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Lavish gifts are everywhere this Valentine’s Day and that’s no surprise. That’s why partners from all around the world try and make it more unique every year. And here in Central Visayas, this…

Valentine’s Day in Freedom Park: Wilting income for flower vendors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A few days before Valentine’s Day, Freedom Park, which formed part of Cebu City’s Carbon Public Market, looks like it is closely returning to its pre-pandemic scene. But behind the colorful flowers arranged…

Vendors in Freedom Park: Please buy our flowers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vendors at the Freedom Park are urging the public to buy their flowers despite the closure of the cemeteries starting October 29 to November 3, 2020. Deling Navarro, 55, a resident of Barangay…

Police: No vendors in perimeter of Mandaue cemeteries

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/18/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Vendors should not be allowed to sell candles and flowers within the perimeter of the cemeteries located in the Mandaue City, and visitors should only be allowed in cemeteries in the city for…

Flowers and the 25th National Seafarers Day  in the time of pandemic

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 09/29/2020

“Seafarers are keyworkers. You are not alone. You are not forgotten”. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the Holy Masses held  nationwide carried this theme in their homilies  as  part of the  25th National Seafarers Day (NSD)…

Creative ways to upcycle your tin cans

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 04/28/2020

Hold on, don’t throw away those tin cans! You can recycle tin cans for art activities at home with your children or upcycle these tin cans as DIY organizers. Just make sure to clean and wipe your…

Flowers for All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The long weekend will start  for many at noon today, October 31, as they head to bus terminals or airports to go home to their respective towns and provinces to commemorate All Saints’…

Need flowers for your date on Valentine’s Day? Check out the prices from Cebu’s Freedom Park 

Immae Lachica 02/13/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Pering Abasa is one of the many flower vendors at the Freedom Park along Magallanes Street in Cebu City. For the past 25 years, she, along with many other flower vendors in the…

Farmers’ Day opens at Cebu City Hall grounds

Morexette Erram 11/14/2018

Prizes await for the lucky farmers of Cebu City for this year’s Farmers’ Day. Officials of the Cebu City Government led the culmination of the event today at Plaza Sugbu wherein over 500 farmers, most of which…

Stuff toys, food, flowers for dead pets in QC ‘memorial wall’ of PAWS

Inquirer.net 11/01/2018

NOT only dead people were remembered on All Saints’ Day, as deceased animals dear to their humans got fresh flowers, candles, and prayers, too. Pet owners even brought stuff toys and food for their departed friendly animals…

Honoring the dead with flowers

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/30/2018

As October ends, people from all walks of life begin to pay homage to their dearly departed to commemorate two of the most important dates of the year — All Saints’ Day and All Soul’s Day this…

Flowers, not bullets in Salamat Padre

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 08/03/2018

  Instead of bullets, give priests flowers.  All priests in Cebu will be honored in simultaneous activities in the different parishes on Sunday (August 5). The honoring is part of “Salamat Padre,” an event that will highlight…

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