South Cebu now passable, rehabilitation for Odette-affected public works continues — Sec. Mercado

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — South Cebu is now passable to motorists after the Department of Public Work and Highways (DPWH) has completed the major works in the towns and areas affected. This was revealed by Secretary Roger…

Mercado eyes ECQ extension in Southern Leyte until end of April

Jani Arnaiz 04/07/2020

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte –The implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Southern Leyte may have to be extended for two more weeks. Governor Damian Mercado said he is inclined to follow President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive…

Former Lapu-Lapu councilor won’t push through with complaint against Mayor Chan  

Norman V. Mendoza 10/23/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines —The former Lapu-Lapu City councilor who filed a complaint against Lapu-Lapu Mayor Junard Chan and acting City Legal Officer Allan James Sayson for usurpation of authority and official function has executed an affidavit of…

Cebuana StarStruck alumna shares tips to Season 7’s Final 14 aspirants

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dream, believe, survive, and enjoy. These are the pieces of advice from Cebuana Starstruck alumna Diva Montelaba to those who made it to GMA’s Final 14 of “StarStruck” Season 7 last weekend.  “Always…

Ruiz, teammates dominate women’s division of Ylanan Memorial cycling race

Mars G. Alison 06/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Members of the Keith DeFiebre Cycling Team clinched three of the five titles on hand in the second edition of the Mark Ylanan Memorial Cycling Classic. The road race held Sunday, June 16,…

2 USC graduates top May 2019 Chemical Engineering board exams

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two graduates of the University of San Carlos (USC) have made it to the top 10 of the May 2019 board examination for Chemical Engineers. Armel Jay Mercado placed eighth with a rating…

Kapuso actress Mercado to single moms: Stay strong, love yourself

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Be strong. This is the piece of advice from Kapuso actress Jennyln Mercado to single mothers on Mother’s Day. The award-winning actress faced the Cebu Entertainment Group during their recent Kapuso Mall Show…

‘Love You Two’ stars in Mactan on May 4 for Kapuso Mall show

Michelle Joy Padayhag 05/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Kapuso stars Jennylyn Mercado, Gabby Concepcion, and Clint Bondad will meet their Cebuano fans for a Kapuso Mall Show on May 4, Saturday. GMA Regional TV announced in an Instagram post that the…

Cebuanos join Earth Hour celebration

Immae Lachica and Gresheen Gift Libby 03/30/2019

LOOK: Cebuanos expressed their love for the environment by participating in tonight’s switch off which is the highlight of the annual Earth Hour celebration. At the SM City Mall, lights went off at exactly 8:30 p.m. People…

A mom’s journey from battling the ‘Big C’ to a ‘champion’ dragon boat paddler

Immae Lachica 03/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Elenor Mercado, 46,  is a mother of two, a breast cancer survivor and a dragon boat paddler. Mercado, who is a member of the Cebu Pink Paddlers that won gold medals in Dragon…

Mercado hopes to defend women’s elite title

James Nicole Franz Savellon 03/14/2018

LUCILLE Ruiz hopes that despite the lack of time for training, she’d still be able to defend her women’s elite title in the Consolacion Mountain Bike Duathlon in Consolacion town, northern Cebu, this Sunday. The 41-year-old Ruiz,…

#EATinerary: Sugbo Mercado’s world in one hour!

Jude Bacalso 08/28/2017

When faced with the prospect of discovering his future, man is sure to jump at every opportunity to do so. Even if it is in the middle of dinner’s rush at a packed Sugbo Mercado, even if…

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