A cancer warrior empowers cancer warriors like her through a photo shoot

Immae Lachica 01/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A lot of women are battling different battles every day. It just so happened that this 23-year-old is battling a bigger battle— ovarian cancer. Vanna Glory Espinar, from San Roque, Northern Samar, and a…

Steffi Aberasturi: Her crowning glory

Rob Gonzales 10/27/2018

Even with her extensive pageant experience (she won Ms. Sinulog 2011, Ms. IPI 2012, Ms. Mandaue 2013, Reyna ng Aliwan 2014, and Ms. Beauche International 2015), newly crowned Binibining Cebu 2018, Mandaue City’s Steffi Aberasturi admits that…

No grit, no glory

FR. FRANCIS ONGKINGCO 05/11/2018

Children are growing up without the important trait of grit! In construction terms, grit is often used to refer to sand and gravel. Applied to a person’s character, it means firmness of mind or spirit, an unyielding…

Gloria’s glory

Mike Acebedo Lopez 04/13/2018

You can never put a good woman down. Earlier this month, former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo turned 71 while flanked by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (PRRD) and his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. It happened at…

The morning glory

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 03/17/2018

I just received a call from an online shopping company. I was told that they would be delivering my order, and that I should be ready with the payment. They asked for directions, and I gave them…

‘All for His glory’

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 01/10/2018

Tribu Mabolokon dedicates farming dance to Sto. Niño The Tribu Mabolokon dancers of Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City are known for their signature “nganga” (open-jaw) expression sported during their Sinulog dance performances. Behind that facial expression lie the…

Christmas notes

JASON BAGUIA 12/26/2017

The evening was slightly windy. The facade of the cathedral shone with lights that traced its edges, doors and windows. Worshippers in their best outfits flocked into the house of prayer, though others chose to sit on…

The lost glory of Larsian

Ador Vincent Mayol 11/18/2017

As daylight fades, the crowd somewhere along Fuente Osmeña in uptown Cebu City thickens like the smoke that gathers in “Larsian” – a place where many people converge, mostly at night, to satisfy cravings for fresh grilled…

Hometown glory

Clint Holton Potestas 08/22/2017

They really were couture pyrotechnics—kaleidoscopic shades, whorls, whizzers— during the curtain call. I was sitting across Ernz Huiso while all these were happening, and the expression on his face was rapt, like a little boy’s. He does…

Zapatera darts tournament on

Rabboni Centino Borbon 12/21/2016

SEASONED and promising darters vie for glory in the Christmas Darts Party and Tournament, which will fire off today at the Zapatera Gym in Barangay Zapatera, Cebu City. Cash prizes will be at stake for the top…

Kaizen

Hidelito Pascual 11/08/2016

Experts in organizational change management always give the warning that “the status quo is more dangerous than the unknown.” There are only three things that are permanent in this world: taxes, death and yes, change. As you…

Guts for Glory

PR 06/14/2015

AS THE famous Gretzky quote goes, “You miss one hundred percent of the shots you don’t take.” Statuesque beauty Ena Velasco doesn’t miss much because of her propensity to make tough choices. Faced with the decision of…

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