FACES OF CEBU: The 2023 Yearender

Immae Lachica 12/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— When you hear ‘Cebu,’ what comes to mind first? The sumptuous array of food selections is led by the almighty roasted pork and lechon. Others might also attribute this place to the picturesque places…

Badjaos learn how to read and write, thanks to teachers in Iligan City

Immae Lachica 12/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— (UPDATED, DEC. 18, 2023) Two teachers in Iligan City are making waves online because of their efforts in teaching Badjaos how to read and write. The teachers from Iligan are Jiffrey and Fema Silmaro,…

Luis Manzano mi-trend human nag sign language sa ‘It’s Your Lucky Day’

Immae Lachica 10/17/2023

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—  Luis Manzano nagpakita sa iyahang katakos sa pag sign language sa usa ka episode sa ilahang show nga ‘It’s Your Lucky Day.’ Ang main host nga si Manzano mi duol sa usa ka…

‘Oldest skydiver’ dies a week after skydiving

10/11/2023

Dorothy Hoffner, the 104-year-old Chicago woman who jumped from a plane one week ago in what is believed to be a new world record for the oldest skydiver in the world, died on Monday, Oct 9, 2023, according to Skydive…

Lola from Alegria, Cebu shows off diving skills at 75

Immae Lachica 10/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— This 75-year-old lola from Alegria in Cebu is making waves online because of her diving skills. Meet Urusula Likido, the lola (grandma) who is trending online due to her amazing diving skills. Her video was…

83-year-old vendor in Guadalupe, Cebu City inspires netizens

Immae Lachica 10/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— An 83-year-old vendor selling goods in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City is touching the hearts netizens. The story of Nanay Martis became known after a netizen shared her story on his social media account. That netizen…

Check out this unique Teachers’ Day gift from grade four pupils in Oroquieta City

Immae Lachica 10/06/2023

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Teachers are indeed the second parents in a child’s life, rising early to prepare for class and meeting their students’ every need with dedication. Students often express their gratitude and love in heartfelt ways,…

Video of kids sharing food with classmate is heartwarming

Immae Lachica 10/04/2023

CEBU CTY, Philippines–A video showing kids sharing their food to a classmate is making rounds online. The heartwarming viral TikTok video was filmed by Charisse Mae Saren of the Bukal Elementary School in Bukal, Nabunturan, Davao de…

College student offers free food to those in need

Immae Lachica 09/27/2023

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— A college student in Cebu City is not only filling up tummies but also hearts with his gesture of giving free food to those who are hungry. In the bustling streets of  Minglanilla…

Paul Jake Castillo’s act of kindness to a child touches mom’s heart

Immae Lachica 09/14/2023

    CEBU CITY, Philippines— A child’s innocence and the generosity of others just reminded us of how simple actions can go a long way. Belle Albero, mother of three-year-old Sander Albero, was slightly embarrassed but mostly…

Kid in Mandaue, Cebu reminds us of how fun rain can be

Immae Lachica 09/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— It was a rainy Monday afternoon on September 11, 2023, in Cebu City and everyone was not having it, especially with the bad flooding and traffic. Almost all social media posts are rants about…

VIDEO: Cebu Tiktoker gives construction worker free ride

Immae Lachica 08/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— After a long day’s work, going home is the best thing that everyone can think of. But sometimes, not everyone has the luxury to immediately return to their homes due to several reasons. Some…

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