Ninoy’s ghost

Raymund Fernandez 08/21/2018

So who’s afraid of Ninoy’s ghost? Not those who remember EDSA. Not those who remember how Ninoy joined our country together for a brief period of our history, for which brief period we can still be proud…

The ghost of a wedding in Tintoretto’s art

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 07/28/2018

Among the better known works of the 16th-century Venetian artist Jacopo Tintoretto we should include an oil painting, “The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes,” which now hangs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York…

Village chief involved in ‘ghost delivery’ of construction materials resumes office today

Norman Mendoza 02/15/2018

  Barangay Captain Renato Suson of Labogon, Mandaue City has been reinstated to his functions and responsibilities starting today, February 15. The barangay captain was allegedly involved in a “ghost delivery” of construction materials to a recycling…

Kim Chiu’s ‘The Ghost Bride’ earns P14.3 Million on opening day

Mich Padayhag 11/02/2017

CEBUANA actress Kim Chiu has once more proven her bankability as her first solo starrer “The Ghost Bride” earned P14.3 million on its opening day. Star Cinema’s official Facebook page made the announcement yesterday by posting the movie’s…

Paranormal (campus) activities

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/02/2017

  Despite their preoccupation with studies, social media and various other interests, students remain fascinated with urban legends, specifically of the supernatural kind. Some students who studied in Cebu’s oldest schools shared to Cebu Daily News their…

When ‘restless spirits’ pay a visit

Norman V. Mendoza 10/20/2017

For more than a week now, the residents of Sitio Libo, Barangay Tayud, Consolacion town would shut the doors and windows of their homes as early as seven in the evening. The women have stopped washing clothes…

Business slows down amid ‘ghost month’

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/23/2017

As businesses are expected to experience a slowdown during the so-called “ghost month,” an official of the Cebu Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (CFCCC) urged the local business community to “stick to the basics.” Dickson Lim, CFCCC director,…

PH bourse flat as ‘ghost month’ starts

Inquirer.net 08/22/2017

THE local stock barometer ended flat on the first day of the so-called “ghost month” on Tuesday as investors chose to be cautious as the index neared all-time highs. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index shed 0.8…

Postcards from the edge: Why living on the fringes of Tokyo made my budget trip possible

Jude Bacalso 01/03/2017

FIRST, let me tell you that I only had nineteen thousand pesos in my pocket when I boarded the plane to Narita. I spent the odd thousand missing on the terminal fee, and could not get more…

Kalag-kalag: When the old meets the new

Izobelle T. Pulgo 10/30/2016

The first week of November always holds a special place for old practices, superstitions, and age-old Filipino traditions to flourish. People visit the graves of their dearly departed, send a prayer to those who have passed on,…

Kids go trick-or-treating at Cebu City Hall

Morexette Erram 10/28/2016

Several Cebu City councilors adorned their offices with fake cobwebs, lights and pumpkins as they celebrated Halloween yesterday by inviting children for a trick or treat. Some of them started to assemble their gimmicks along the lobbies…

Scary movies on Halloween

Stephen D. Capillas 10/27/2016

Only a few days left before Halloween and All Saints’ Day, and as everyone watching TV knows by now, it’s that time of year when spook fests, ghost stories and horror movies abound. It’s also a time…

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