Cebu holds reenactment of First Baptism with face shields and masks

Morexette Marie Erram 04/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Years of preparations and rehearsals have finally come to fruition on Wednesday, April 14, as Cebu culminated the 500 Years of Christianity in the Philippines (500 YOC). Dozens witnessed the reenactment of the…

As 500 YOC celebration starts, Catholics told to share love, comfort

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged Cebuano Catholics to continue to spread the word of God and to share comfort, forgiveness, and love to others. This was Palma’s message during his Homily in a…

100-day countdown for 500 Years of Christianity starts

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Aside from the Fiesta Señor, Catholic faithful here in Cebu have another religious milestone to look forward to this year. Church leaders and officials from the city government led the ceremonial unveiling of…

A first for Cebu City: A Christmas tree at Plaza Sugbo

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 12/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Plaza Sugbo where the famous Magellan’s Cross stands needs no decoration as it is the icon of Cebu, the very heart of Cebu City.  The Cebu City government, in the past years,…

Nicole Borromeo: I want to showcase unpopular, undiscovered destinations in Cebu

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —   Sinulog Festival Queen 2019 Nicole Borromeo will fly to Manila next week for her Miss Millennial Philippines 2019 journey. The Miss Millennial Philippines 2019 will be launched on August 31, 2019, which…

Ocat to wear Magellan’s Cross-inspired costume in Man of the World competition

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Even in the international stage, Philippine bet for Man of the World 2019 John Paul “JP” Ocat is proud to showcase what is in Cebu.  Ocat will be wearing a Magellan’s Cross inspired…

Working dad’s wish on Father’s Day: Family photo with wife, all his 6 children

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As early as 8 a.m. on June 16, Sunday,  July Miranda has been standing outside the Magellan’s Cross in Cebu City. Miranda was holding his digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera hoping to have…

The Magellan Quincentennial kickoff

Jobers R. Bersales 04/27/2016

The non-government initiative to set up a preparatory committee for the 500th anniversary of the Ferdinand Magellan expedition in Cebu finally kicked off yesterday at the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Cebu Library, which is located…

APEC delegates: We’ll visit Cebu again with friends

Nestle L. Semilla, Vanessa Claire Lucero 10/11/2015

As the 9th APEC Transportation Ministerial Meeting (TMM9) winds down,   several delegates said they would  return to Cebu with friends in the not too distant future. “The culture here and the people are lovely. I would love…

Minor traffic changes for Cebu tour of APEC delegates

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/01/2015

Motorists and commuters in Cebu City should brace for minor traffic changes tomorrow (Wednesday) and Thursday. Cebu City Traffic Operations (CCTO) operations chief Joy Tumulak said the changes will be made to ease the travel time of…

Cebu 75k ultramarathon underway

Glendale G. Rosal 07/18/2015

HARD CORE Cebuano runners started their grueling 72-kilometer run in the  Cebu City 360° 75K Ultramarathon  late last night at the Family Park in barangay Talamban, Cebu City. The running event, which is participated by 193 runners,…

‘CLEAN UP, PLEASE’

Vanessa Claire Lucero 06/21/2015

US consul appeals to Cebu City Hall,  building owners, tourism sector Cebu could be a “beautiful city” if not for the state of disorder of traffic, garbage and shabby buildings especially  in its historic downtown area. This…

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