The dead and the living

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 10/27/2021

Even before COVID-19, many Filipino families have been visiting the dead on days other than the week of Nov. 1 to avoid traffic congestion and crowds. I’m hoping though we will set aside family time during the…

City Council of Lapu-Lapu to hold virtual sessions soon if …

Futch Anthony Inso 08/29/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Council will soon hold regular sessions online or in virtual platforms as one way to help prevent the further spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This will happen if…

How to stay classy online

Immae Lachica 07/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Online etiquette. Social media is for everyone. Yes, everyone can post, like, or share things online. But there’s a fine line in making your posts and your social media life classy that can earn…

Minglanilla’s Sugat Kabanhawan festival goes online

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipal government of Minglanilla in southern Cebu will again host its Sugat Kabanhawan festival on Easter Sunday after a year of hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. And since quarantine restrictions are…

Siete Palabras at Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral to be aired, streamed online

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Siete Palabras, the traditional retelling of the Seven Last Words of Jesus Christ, will push through in a different platform this year in various parishes in Cebu including the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral.…

HRRAC organizes online travel sale — ‘I Love Cebu’

Marc Cosep 03/18/2021

The members of the Hotel, Resort, and Restaurant Association of Cebu Inc. (HRRAC) have launched its month-long online sale dubbed “I Love Cebu” as they focus on reviving the province’s tourism industry which was among the industries…

Sto. Niño devotees urged to attend Hubo Mass online

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sto. Niño devotees are urged to watch the Hubo Mass online instead of attending the Mass physically.  Despite this call, Councilor Philip Zafra, Cebu City Council’s chairperson for committee on peace and…

How to attend the Novena Mass online

Marc Cosep 01/08/2021

NOTE: This article was originally published on April 09, 2020 under the headline “Steps to follow at home when religious services are suspended“ As many cities open up and loosen their restrictions especially to non-essential workers and…

Lapu-Lapu City caters to online business permit renewal starting Jan. 4

Doris C. Bongcac 01/02/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Lapu-Lapu City Government will already be accepting applications for online business permit renewal starting on Monday, January 4. Those who do not wish to join the crowd of applicants at the Hoops…

Students accuse DepEd of ‘washing hands‘ of distance education issues

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 10/22/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) accused the Department of Education (DepEd) of trying to avoid accountability for the challenges posed by distance and blended learning on the mental health of…

SC ‘considering’ online Bar exams in 2021 – Chief Justice Peralta

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 09/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court is considering to have the Bar examinations administered online next year, Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta told senators Thursday. During the Senate hearing on the proposed 2021 budget of the judiciary, Senator…

Why do people bash?

Immae Lachica 08/25/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines— In this generation, social media has been an avenue for people to express how they feel. Netizens oftentimes share inspiring posts, words of encouragement, and even important information relevant to the current…

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