Labella: COVID-19 pandemic demands new form of sacrifice and heroism

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/30/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – While remembering the heroism of the forebearers who helped shape the nation to what it is today, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella emphasized the demand for a new form of sacrifice in this…

Heroes do the extraordinary, stand up for what is right

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/30/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – “We have to make [the] extraordinary by advocating [for] the truth, advocating goodness, [and] by always standing [up for] what is right.” This was the jest of the message that Dante Arcilla…

A salute to our ‘invisible’ modern day heroes!

Immae Lachica 08/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Modern day heroes. What comes to mind when you think of heroes? And what do you appreciate most about them? Is it their gesture to somehow help save humanity? A hero is described as…

Observe holiday pay for Ninoy Aquino Day, National Heroes Day, employers told

Inquirer.net 08/27/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has urged employers and business owners to abide by proper pay rules during the special non-working and regular holidays in August. In an advisory, Labor Secretary Silvestre…

Why not heroes of science, culture on our money?

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 09/02/2020

  Why is it that when we speak of Filipino heroes and heroines, we do so in the past tense? Why is it that the heroes we remember are predominantly male, mostly old, and all dead? Why…

Cebuanos to enjoy 3 holidays in August

Agnes B. Alpuerto 07/31/2017

Cebuanos will be enjoying three holidays for the whole month of August this year. August 6 will be a special non-working holiday for entire Cebu Province in celebration of the 448th Cebu Provincial Charter Day. The celebration…

Gov: Everyone can be a hero

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/28/2016

As the country celebrates National Heroes Day today, Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III is encouraging everyone to be a hero since everyone can be a hero. “For me, everyone of us here, in our little way, we…

Shaping the Hearts and Minds of Everyday Heroes

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 08/28/2016

Being the last Monday of August, today, August 29, is commemorated as National Heroes Day. It is a public holiday to afford each citizen the opportunity to celebrate and reflect upon what our national heroes like Rizal,…

Leon Kilat Non-Cebuano led 1898 Cebu revolt vs Spain

08/25/2014

He may not be considered in the league of the country’s renowned national heroes such as Jose Rizal and Andres Bonifacio. But there is one Visayan hero who fought for the nation’s independence from Spain with the…

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