CDN’s Sinulog booth draws crowds

Dominic D. Yasay 01/15/2017

While the Sinulog grand parade was on-going, throngs of revelers from different ages took a pause from watching the colorful festival to drop by Cebu Daily News’ booth located along Osmeña Boulevard to capture and preserve their…

Lawas orders more security along Juana Osmeña

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/15/2017

Regional Police Office deputy director for operations Senior Supt. Lyndon Lawas ordered the Mobile Police Group (MPG) to augment security along Juana Osmeña Street near Baseline Restaurant where a rowdy Sinulog crowd of youngsters had started to…

Pickpockets victimize spectators at the Sinulog grand parade

John Carlo Villaruel 01/15/2017

Despite the tight security, pickpockets still made a heyday, carting away over P200,000 worth of cash and gadgets stolen from six individuals in separate incidents victimizing spectators, including foreigners, of the Sinulog grand parade along the Fuente…

‘I love the excitement, energy’

Ryan Macasero 01/15/2017

Woonki Hwang of South Korea has been to three of the five past Sinulogs. And he won’t stop coming anytime soon. “So many people come to this festival and everybody enjoys it,” he said in a conversation…

Sinulog 2017: Taboan troupe performs South China Sea-themed dance

Ryan Macasero 01/15/2017

There was one dance troupe this year that dared to touch on a sensitive subject during their Sinulog 2017 performance at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC). The Taboan Buwad Festival’s contingent performed to a theme of…

Police note sparse crowd along Juana Osmeña

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/15/2017

Unlike in previous years, police noted fewer people along Juana Osmeña, which is known as the street-party center every Sinulog. P/SInsp. Porferio Gabuya of the CCPO, sector head of the area along Baseline Restaurant in Juana Osmeña…

Netizens back Osmeña’s strict no-street-party zone policy

Doris C. Bongcac 01/15/2017

CEBU CITY–Netizens have expressed support to the policy of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to prohibit drinking and parties along the Sinulog Grand Parade route. The post of the mayor on the commotion at the Greenery in…

Senior citizen from Davao reported lost in Sinulog crowd

Dominic D. Yasay 01/15/2017

A group of out-of-town Sinulog spectators is looking for a senior citizen who was separated from them while moving through the crowd along P. Del Rosario Street outside the Cebu City Sports Complex on Sunday morning. Julie…

Police on peace and order situation for the Sinulog grand parade: So far, so good

John Carlo Villaruel, Nestle L. Semilla 01/15/2017

The public is asked to cooperate in order to have a successful and peaceful Sinulog grand parade. Police Regional Office Central Visayas (PRO 7) director Chief Superintendent Noli Taliño said security is everybody’s concern. “Although yung police…

Palma calls for unity among Filipinos

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/15/2017

CEBU CITY–Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma called for unity in response to the problems that hound the country. Speaking before thousands of people who attended the 6 a.m. pontifical Mass in celebration of the feast of the Holy…

Osmeña calls on revelers to stay disciplined for everyone to enjoy Sinulog

Doris C. Bongcac 01/15/2017

CEBU CITY–“Stay disciplined and enjoy the Sinulog.” This was the message of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to all Cebuanos before he formally declared the Sinulog 2017 formally opened at 10:14 a.m. on Sunday. Osmeña said law…

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