Pinoy’s wit on mashing up songs turns into a meme frenzy

Immae Lachica 08/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Filipinos are known to be big music fans. In a country filled with karaoke machines found in every block, it is hard not to love music in this country. And when you mix our…

PRO-7 has its own singer and composer

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “What would life be? Without a song or a dance what are we? So I say thank you for the music, for giving it to me.” This line from the song “Thank you…

Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran songs banned in Indonesia after being deemed pornographic 

Marc Cosep 03/01/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines — Ariana Grande’s “Love Me Harder” and Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” are among a list of western pop songs banned in Indonesia’s West Java province after being deemed as “pornographic.” In a…

Heritage hotel to celebrate Gen. Maxilom’s 156th birthday with songs of love in ‘Gabii sa Gugma’

PR 11/13/2018

PALM Grass, The Cebu Heritage Hotel, will celebrate Gen. Arcadio Maxilom’s 156th birthday with love songs, poems, and Cebuano food in “Gabii sa Gugma” on Nov. 17 at Hawanan Tres de Abril. Local artists like The Clash’s…

Songs and messages of love for teacher killed in landslide

Zena V. Magto 10/05/2018

HER students offered cards with loving messages and flowers and songs as was customary during Teachers Day celebrations. Only that Ever Stephen Ubas, 32, the Guidance Counselor of Cantao-an Elementary School in Naga City, south Cebu was…

Lovi Poe excited to record songs again

Michelle Joy Padayhag 08/01/2018

KAPUSO actress Lovi Poe has signed a contract with Viva Records. The 29-year-old actress shared videos of the contract signing last Tuesday on her Instagram stories. In one of the videos, Poe expressed excitement in signing a…

Family, friends bid farewell to Maxi with songs, poetry

Agnes B. Alpuerto, Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 09/27/2017

The family and friends of slain call center agent and disc jockey Marie Alexi “Maxi” Bolongaita staged a tribute to her as her remains were cremated in St. Peter Chapels-Imus on Wednesday. Maxi, who was also a…

MAO BA?

Editorial 08/18/2017

ANOTHER EXTENSION FOR DRUG WAR President Rodrigo Duterte’s admission on Thursday that he was wrong to assume that he could end the country’s drug problem within three to six months and plans to keep going at it…

Magpale says music fest should play religious songs

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/03/2017

  If the Isla Music Festival in Santa Fe town, Bantayan Island pushes through, Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale said the participants should play religious songs to avoid offending the sensibilities of the residents there. Magpale said she…

Band of brothers

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/11/2017

It was a rainy Thursday morning when five young men entered the playroom of The Center for Behavioral Support (CBS) located inside the Rafael Yu building on General Maxilom Avenue, Cebu City. They were told that a…

Pops Fernandez: Queen boss

Clint Holton Potestas 01/21/2017

THIS is Pops Fernandez, one of the first celebrities to launch themselves like comets across the universe without social media. Installed as the Philippines’ Concert Queen by the record albums, movies, and shows sold out since 1976,…

Ashley Go: A song in her heart

Hayde Quiñanola 12/11/2016

SHE held the ukulele, cleared her throat and began strumming the strings. There was a wistful tune that came out, a carefree, jovial song, the kind that makes you want to snap your fingers and jam along.…

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