What are these mysterious lights in the sky seen from Daanbantayan, Cebu?

Immae Lachica 05/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Netizens are curious about unusual lights in the sky captured and shared by a photo enthusiast from Daanbantayan town, northern Cebu on Saturday evening, May 16, 2020. Photo enthusiast Jack Ponpon captured the strange…

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…

LTFRB-7: Drivers must practice ‘blow-bagets’ this coming holiday

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the coming holiday trips and rainy days, the Land Transportation Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) have a few reminders for the drivers traveling for work or vacation to avoid possible accidents.…

House green lights bill to legalize medical marijuana

Inquirer.net 01/29/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on third and final reading a bill that would legalize and regulate the use of medical cannabis (marijuana) and expand research into marijuana’s medicinal properties. The lower…

Cebu’s traffic lights

Benjie B. Talisic, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/27/2018

AMONG the cities of Metro Cebu, Cebu City was the first to adapt a modern traffic lights system. But due to wear and tear, that system no longer works properly. Obtained way back in the 1990s, many…

LTO orders LGUs to take down sirens, dome lights from vehicles

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/12/2018

THE land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) has warned all local government units (LGUs) to get rid of unnecessary sirens, dome lights and blinkers in government owned vehicles especially those not covered by proper permits. LTO-7…

Let there be lights

Clint Holton Potestas 04/16/2018

IPERCH on a ledge at centermost of the complex in anticipation of Aegis. Relished with sporadic raindrops, the temperature in Mindanao gradually drops as time draws closer to 10 in the evening. A blowing gale tousles my…

Guiding lights

Rina Jimenez-David 02/27/2018

There is a scene, recalled only on reflection in the movie “The Post,” but told more completely by Katharine Graham in her memoir “Personal History,” which took place on the morning Graham was to meet with the…

Lights Up!

Loreen Sarmiento 02/17/2018

One night, my siblings and I were having a video call. We were spread out – Australia, Toledo Cebu, Cagayan de Oro, Mactan Cebu and Cebu City. Noticeable was my sister’s room. It was dark. We told…

High-tech stage makes for grander Sinulog

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 12/28/2017

LIGHT emitting diode (LED) walls will surround the stage for the performances and dance presentations during the Sinulog Mardi Gras. Eighteen sets of LED screens measuring 10 ft by 14 ft each will be installed. “Sinulog 2018…

It’s lights on for Tree of Hope this Dec. 1

/Siliman University Intern Julien Piñero, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/11/2017

With the Christmas season kicking off last September 1, work on the M. Lhuillier Christmas Tree of Hope at the Fuente Osmeña Circle in Cebu City is expected to be completed before December 1. A familiar, welcome…

Red daisies brighten Brgy Pajo road

Norman V. Mendoza 10/31/2017

  Ten thousand red daisies will light your way as you pass by a portion of the Maximo Patalinjug Avenue located at the vicinity of Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City. The daisies are equipped with LED lights to…

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