Tin Gow offers delicious oriental culinary delights on Independence Day

Marc Cosep 06/11/2020

Cebuanos are familiar with a structure towering Cebu City, a site backgrounded with silhouettes of mountains — The Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino. Waterfront stands as a landmark among the concrete jungle that surrounds its corners.…

Cebuanos showcase Sinulog festival on PH Independence Day Parade in New York

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Festival is the pride of Cebuanos across the globe. Helen Kwong LaBarbera, president of the Cebuanos Engaging in Building Unity, Inc. – Tribu Cebuano, confirmed to CDN Digital that their group…

Learning about nationalism and independence

Sofia Aliño Logarta 06/13/2018

It was very saddening that many young people were unaware about what June 12, Independence Day was all about. One possible reason is that many schools have not opened on this day and teachers let go of…

Militants burn China, US flags during Independence Day rally

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/12/2018

CEBU CITY—Less than 100 members of militant groups in Cebu tore and burned the flags of China and United States during their rally in commemoration of the 120th anniversary since the declaration of Philippine independence. The group…

PRO-7 celebrates 120th Independence Day

Intern 06/12/2018

More than a hundred police officers released 120 white doves in celebration of the 120th Independence Day at Camp Sergio Osmeña early this morning. Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, PRO- 7 director, said that it’s one of their…

Opposition councilors ‘no show’ at Independence Day celebration

Morexette Erram 06/12/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña slammed members of the opposition Barug Team Rama-PDP Laban who failed to attend the 120th Independence Day celebration of the city government. In his speech, the mayor called out the attention of…

Why the rule of law and independence of the judiciary matter

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 05/13/2018

  The preamble of the 1987 Constitution reads as follows: “We, the sovereign Filipino people, imploring the aid of Almighty God, in order to build a just and humane society, and establish a government that shall embody…

Rights group calls for judicial independence amid Sereno ouster

Intern 05/11/2018

Karapatan-Central Visayas calls for judicial independence as Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has officially ousted from office today. The Supreme Court (SC) voted 8-6, granting the quo warranto petition filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida, which questioned…

Cambodia’s top court orders opposition party dissolved

AP 11/16/2017

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia’s Supreme Court ordered the main opposition party to be dissolved on Thursday, dealing a crushing blow to democratic aspirations in the increasingly oppressive Southeast Asian state. The decision clears the way for…

President still resting, says Palace

Inquirer.net 06/15/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has withdrawn from public duties this week because he is tired and needs to “rejuvenate,” his spokesman said Thursday as government forces battled Islamist militants in the biggest crisis of his rule. Duterte, 72,…

119th PH Independence Day and its present-day relevance

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Norman V. Mendoza 06/11/2017

One hundred and nineteen years from the time General Emilio Aguinaldo declared Philippine independence from more than 300 years of Spanish rule on January 12, 1898 in Kawit, Cavite, many Filipinos struggle to remember what Monday’s holiday…

Militants to hold Independence Day rally

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/10/2017

MILITANT groups are going to hold a rally tomorrow in celebration of Independence Day. The Anakbayan and Bayan will march from A.C. Cortes Avenue in Mandaue City to Mactan-Benito Ebuen Air Base (MBEAB) in Lapu-Lapu City. Niño…

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