Edgar Allan Poe house in Baltimore named literary landmark

01/17/2020

BALTIMORE – A national association representing libraries is honoring the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in Baltimore. A division of the American Library Association has added the Poe house to its national registry of Literary Landmarks.…

Notre Dame rector: Fragile cathedral might not be saved

AP 12/25/2019

PARIS — The rector of Notre Dame Cathedral has said the Paris landmark is still so fragile that there’s a “50% chance” the structure might not be entirely saved because scaffolding installed before this year’s fire is…

Fort San Pedro: A showcase of Christmas spirit and history

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fort San Pedro has seen 454 Christmases since it was built by the Spanish conquistadors in 1565. Being the first fort in the country, its walls witnessed history firsthand and remains to be…

Landmark India ruling ends gay sex ban

AFP 09/06/2018

INDIA’s Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a ban on gay sex after a decades-old campaign against a colonial-era law used to hold back LGBT rights. Members of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups held tearful celebrations…

Landmark 93-1 land swap deal to be signed today

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/02/2018

THE long-standing 93-1 land swap agreement between Cebu Province and Cebu City will now be realized as the highest officials of the two local governments are set to sign the deed of donation today (Friday). Cebu Gov.…

UN: Signing of BOL a landmark achievement

Inquirer.net 07/28/2018

THE United Nations (UN) has welcomed the signing into law of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), which it said is a “landmark achievement” in the Mindanao region. The UN’s statement was issued on Friday following President Rodrigo…

Landmark EO on ‘endo’ awaits Duterte’s signature

Inquirer.net 04/15/2018

Labor leaders are hopeful that President Rodrigo Duterte will sign on Monday an executive order (EO) that will regulate contractualization and make the direct hiring of employees the norm. A day after submitting their new draft EO…

Landmark year: Volkswagen PH awarded 14 times in 2016

PR 12/12/2016

ONLY ON its third year of operations in the country, Volkswagen Philippines has already been awarded and recognized a total of 14 times this 2016 for its various models and CSR efforts, making this a landmark year…

HISTORIC LANDMARK

11/23/2016

A historical marker of the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral was unveiled on Wednesday, as a testament to how the Church withstood time and natural calamities. “Considering its long duration, we can imagine what important events happened here,” Cebu…

Davide opts for joint admin instead of appeal

Nestle L. Semilla 09/07/2016

INSTEAD of filing a Motion for Reconsideration or Appeal on the court decision awarding ownership of Fuente Osmeña Circle to the Cebu City government, Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III is more inclined to pursue a joint administration…

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