For selfies, lawmakers, guests crowd around Duterte after Sona speech

Christia Marie Ramos 07/26/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Apparently eager to get their photo taken with President Rodrigo Duterte, some lawmakers and other guests at the Batasang Pambansa broke physical distancing protocols as they crowd around the Chief Executive after he delivered…

Angelic selfie

FR. FRANCIS ONGKINGCO 10/05/2018

Marieta was browsing through her children’s photos. She took a sip of tea, but with her eyes continued viewing the photos, as if trying to catch some important details. “Here, what can you say about this one,…

Selfie or groupie

FR. FRANCIS ONGKINGCO 08/31/2018

Any painter, sculptor, carpenter, photographer or architect who plans to work on some important project often starts with a study of what he intends to paint, carve, craft, shoot or design. I do not find myself amongst…

Duterte: I believe in God, but prove his existence – via a selfie

Inquirer.net 07/07/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte says he’s neither an agnostic nor an atheist. He believes in God. But he has a challenge: If anyone can to prove to him that God exists – by showing him a selfie with…

Cops in hot water for Bong’s selfie

Inquirer.net 06/23/2018

THE Philippine National Police said cops are under investigation after jailed former Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. posted “selfie” pics on his social media accounts on Thursday, exactly the fourth year since he entered prison. A report…

Here’s our rundown on the best #SelfieMuna stories

Marc Cosep 03/16/2018

Remember life before selfies? If you’re Gen Z, you literally won’t, and you won’t be even so ready to capture an image with an outstretched arm. Now, our social media streams are filled with selfies: vacation destination, weddings…

MAO BA?

Editorial 02/26/2017

SNIFF THE MAGIC DRAGON (BALL Z) Passersby were distracted by two street kids playing as characters in the popular anime Dragon Ball Z, each of them circling one another and trying to gain a tactical advantage. When…

MAO BA?

01/09/2017

IMMINENT DANGER NOT a few Facebook users panicked on seeing the status update of a Cebu City official who warned of an “imminent danger” during the Sinulog. When asked where he received his information, the official said…

More visitors troop to Sirao

Apple Ta-as 10/22/2016

With the flowers now in full bloom, more local and foreign tourists are traveling to the mountain barangay of Sirao in Cebu City to take “selfie” with celosia flowers, locally known as the burlas, which are abundant…

Oppo F1 offers exceptional cameras, high-end features

10/06/2016

THE Oppo F1 offers features available in high-end phones but at a mid-level price range, said the phone’s brand marketing manager Stephen Cheng. “The Oppo F1 has high-end specs and high-end feel for a good price,” Cheng…

Rama says “sorry” for selfie during IEC closing mass

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/03/2016

Suspended Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama issued an apology to Cebuanos who were bothered when he took a “selfie” during the Statio Orbis, the final Mass of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress at the South Road Properties…

‘Don’t take a selfie during processions’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/28/2016

TODAY’S prayer walk from the Capitol to Plaza Independencia is something you don’t see everyday. Instead of venerating a holy statue, all eyes will be on the Blessed Sacrament or sacred host placed on a custom-made monstrance.…

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