Magpale hopes to open more slots for “Paglaum” Scholarship program

Intern 06/07/2018

Vice Governor Agnes Magpale hopes to open more slots for the recipients of the Cebu Province’s Paglaum Scholarship program. Presently, the approved budget of 10 million allotted for the program can only accommodate 500 scholars out of…

Haven of Hope

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/29/2018

(PART 2) Fe Saclot didn’t have much luck in love. “Wala lang gyud tingali ko’y swerte sa gugma. (Perhaps, I am just not lucky in love),” said the 49-year-old native of Badian town, southern Cebu. Her long…

South Korea officials hope to strengthen city relationship

CNU Intern 05/28/2018

To strengthen the relationship, Mayor Ju Cheolhyeon of Yeosu South Korea, the sister city of Cebu City, visited Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña to discuss more their long-term partnership yesterday, with the city. In an interview, Ju…

Long wait, hope for stranded bus passengers at CSBT

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/19/2018

Passengers at the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) have to wait for at least two hours before they could board the buses. Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) manager Joey Herrera said that some buses are being used…

A spark in the dark

Ador Vincent Mayol 05/08/2018

Finding hope amid adversities  (Conclusion of CDN’s three-part series tracing the contributions of persons with disabilities who serve the community with joy and dedication despite their handicaps.) He used to feel worthless in view of a handicap…

Driverless cars give hope to blind

AP 04/16/2018

In 2012, Steve Mahan, who is blind, climbed into the driver’s seat of a self-driving car and rolled up to the drive-thru of a Taco Bell in a video that’s been viewed more than 8 million times…

Danao gun makers hope Digong can solve ‘century old’ problem

Doris C. Bongcac 02/12/2018

DANAO City officials were banking on the support of two past presidents in making sure that their gun-making industry is legalized. So far, nothing much has happened. This time, they are courting the support of President Rodrigo…

With ‘fear and hope’

Sofia Aliño Logarta 01/10/2018

Last Saturday evening in her reflection on the Gospel on the Magi, the Scalabrini nun, Sr. Maru, reminded the DZMM listeners that she hoped that the zeal of the people over the Nazarene would not be a…

Hope for former drug dependents

Norman V. Mendoza 12/23/2017

Close to 200 former drug dependents, who are now called “warriors”, were recognized on Thursday (December 21 )after completing the community-based drug rehabilitation program in Mandaue City. Vice Mayor Carlo Fortuna said they will move on to…

Palma’s Christmas message ‘Never lose hope’

Ador Vincent Mayol 12/22/2017

Amid life’s difficulties, never lose hope. So was the message conveyed by Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma as Christians get ready to commemmorate the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem over 2,000 years ago. He particularly mentioned about…

Hope for our land

Editorial 12/03/2017

There seems to be little promise of light in our polity. The Philippine government has officially withdrawn from peace talks with the communists, with no small help from rebels whose attacks in the countryside during negotiations gave…

A time to hope

JASON BAGUIA 12/01/2017

Ten years ago, our then pope Benedict XVI released the encyclical letter “Spe Salvi” (Saved in Hope). The letter to Catholics across the world was released November 30, the feast of Saint Andrew, Jesus Christ’s first-called apostle,…

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