Devoted collector helps Sto. Niño de Malitbog find its way home

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Francis Ong began his collection of Holy Images in 2017, a passion he formed with his pious upbringing in Mauban town in Quezon province. This year, his collection of antique images of saints,…

Kaplag: Sto. Niño de Malitbog found after 30 years

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Santo Niño de Malitbog is one of the greatest mysteries in Southern Leyte because in the late 1980s the image was lost or stolen when it was brought to Cebu City to…

Man beaten, stabbed in San Remigio lands in hospital; cops going after assailants

Alvin Marie A. Timtim 12/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are pursuing five men and a minor after they were identified as among the eight suspects in the beating and stabbing incident in the early morning of December 15, 2019 in Barangay…

A SUNNY CHRISTMAS

Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 12/22/2017

It will be a sunny Christmas after all as Vinta, which weakened into a tropical depression, is forecast to exit the Philippines today. State meteorologists lifted storm signal no. 1 in southern Cebu prompting the Philippine Coast…

Pagara eyes redemption in Japan

Glendale G. Rosal 12/05/2017

  Jason “El Niño” Pagara will look to bounce back from a subpar performance in his last fight as he takes on the unbeaten Hiroki Okada for the vacant WBO Asia Pacific super lightweight title on December…

Streaking Suson eyes another twinkill in Maasin netfest

John Carlo Villaruel 04/16/2017

ENJOYING a magnificent run that saw him snatch three championship titles in Bohol and another two in Baybay City, Leyte last week, Cebuano tennis sensation Marc Nicole Suson tries to stay to hot when he competes in…

One of 29 crew members of MV Meridian Tres remains missing

Leo Udtohan, Robert Dejon 01/18/2017

BATO, Leyte-One crew member remained missing while 28 others were rescued when a cargo vessel sank in the waters near Dawahon Island between the provinces of Bohol and Leyte on Tuesday night. The survivors were rescued from…

“Pinoy Aquaman” swims from Bohol to Maasin

Glendale G. Rosal 11/20/2016

LAWYER Ingemar Macarine, nicknamed “Pinoy Aquaman,” successfully swam the 17.1-kilometer stretch of Canigao Channel, starting from Bohol and ending in Maasin City, Southern Leyte earlier today. Macarine completed his 24th open water swim in six hours and…

Macarine in another long swim

Glendale G. Rosal 11/19/2016

Lawyer Ingemar Macarine will embark on another treacherous journey today in support of the world’s oceans as he attempts to swim the Canigao Channel from Bohol to Maasin City, in southern Leyte. Known as the Pinoy Aquaman,…

Arguelo keeps ABF belt with 5th rd KO win

Glendale G. Rosal 11/19/2016

ADONES Aguelo of the Naris Singwangcha Promotions successfully defended his Asian Boxing Federation (ABF) lightweight title with a resounding fifth round knockout against Rodel Wenceslao of Team Joeric Boxing at the Maasin City Sports Complex last Friday…

Cebu badminton players grab top places in Ormoc

Mark Tongco 11/08/2016

Cebuano badminton players grabbed a sizeable share of the spotlight in the 2nd Badminton National Tournament held at the spanking Badminton City in Linao, Ormoc City last Nov. 5. Cebu’s Dexter Opalla and Fritz Sagaad and partners…

From volleyball standout to basketball prospect

Jonas N. Panerio 10/19/2016

THE ROAD to stardom for University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancer Jan Monic Soliva has not been one lined with roses. Rather, it’s been a narrow, pothole-filled path that has needed every bit of patience and…

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