Good ‘Samarites’

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 07/10/2022

Somebody shared that many of us are prayerful and good Samaritans. But many of us are also good at spreading rumors and putting down other people. “Marites” is what we call them nowadays. Question: What do you…

Student gets unexpected help from a ‘Good Samaritan’

Immae Lachica 03/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Here’s proof that “Good Samaritans” do exist nowadays. Marc Napallacan, a second-year political science student from Lilo-an, Southern Leyte, met one recently. He was overwhelmed with this simple gesture by a co-passenger while on his way…

A netizen shares how she got her lost phone back: ‘In one ring lang sa akong number gitubag dayon’

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 10/29/2021

CEBU, Philippines — Good things still happen even during these trying times. Vilma Zata Ababa from Talisay City shared how she felt so grateful after recovering her iPhone 12 Pro Max with the help of a stranger,…

Honesty in the midst of the pandemic

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 06/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Adonis Marc Balbona was on his way home when he accidentally dropped his wallet while traveling the streets of Mandaue City last June 9, 2021.  He told CDN Digital that it happened at around 10:11…

Starting 2021 with a collision  

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 01/05/2021

The year 2021 for me started with a bang, literally, due to a car accident. On my way home from the grocery evening of January 1, my car was hit along C5 extension in Las Pinas by…

Mom in Cebu City receives laptop from netizen for free

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 06/05/2020

MOALBOAL, CEBU — Daphne Juezan didn’t expect that she would receive a laptop from a random netizen for free. But it did happen. The 31-year-old Juezan, a resident of Barangay Busay in Cebu City, recalled the day…

FACES OF CEBU: Carlo Mangin, Good Samaritan

Immae Lachica 12/26/2019

“Malipay ko kun malipay ang lain tawo.” If you know me really well, you’d know that giving back to others, especially to strangers, is nothing new to me. I gave them money and to my surprise, they…

‘Good Samaritan’ caught on cam untangling Osmeña Boulevard traffic jam identified

Mars G. Alison 12/17/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Remember the man who CDN Digital caught on camera manning the traffic congestion at the junction of the Fuente Osmeña circle on Monday night, December 16, 2019?  Well, we found out who he is. …

Finding Nanay Bebing: In search for the woman from unforgettable bus ride

Immae Lachica 10/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Another ordinary bus ride has turned into a life-changing experience. Mary Rose Cañete, 22, was on her way home to Bacolod City when she happened to meet someone special during her unexpected bus ride.…

Street cleaner who returned wallet is a single father who wants to be a good example to his children

Immae Lachica 06/24/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Remember Anghelo Baguio? He is the Cebuano street cleaner who went viral because of his act of kindness in returning a lost wallet he found at the Cebu Business Park here. Cebu Daily News Digital got…

‘Responsible freedom’

Fr. Dondon N. Aquino 07/09/2016

It is said that one’s freedom ends when the right of another begins. The exercise of one’s freedom, then, even if it entails boundlessness, is not absolute. Responsibility in relationships is the best context for understanding freedom…

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