Couple from Cebu shares blessings to others in celebration of fourth anniversary

Immae Lachica 12/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Love should always be celebrated. For this Cebuano couple from Mandaue City, their way of celebrating their love is to share their blessings to others. Couple Bernard Clent Maluya, 27, and Rhea Abella, 26, who…

Teacher’s decision to let a 12-year-old compete pays off

Immae Lachica 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Sometimes, taking a risk pays off. Take for example the story of this teacher from Danao City, Jerome Hermosilla. Hermosilla had a student who was so dedicated about joining a sports competition. But he thought…

Heartbreaking: Netizen’s photo of man who loses pet dog in Cebu City fire

Immae Lachica 10/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The huge fire that broke out early morning of October 19, 2019 in Sitio Amor, Barangay Sambag 1 here affected a lot of individuals and families. The fire damaged 32 houses and even claimed…

A cancer patient continues his journey to survive at ARC Hospital

Marc Cosep 10/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “At this point, I can go through life as normally as I can, how my wife would want it to be.” These were the words of Oscar Aguilar when it finally sank into…

FACES OF CEBU: Bedha Ancahas, 58

CDN Digital Social Media Team 09/14/2019

“Biktima mi sa gugma.” “I met my first love right after my mother’s death. The loneliness I felt when my mother died faded when I met Leonardo–my first love. He was a Balut vendor, like me.  I…

The success story behind Ate Rica’s Bacsilog

Marc Cosep 02/28/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Rica Peñalosa wanted to prove that one can go places even without going abroad. So she worked hard to achieve this dream. She knew it was going to be a tough ride but…

Nash Aguas and Mika dela Cruz remember how their love story began

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/17/2018

EVEN before they started dating, actor Nash Aguas reveals that actress Mika dela Cruz is his childhood crush. Last Monday, the 20-year-old Kapamilya actor made several Instagram posts narrating how his feelings for the 19-year-old Kapuso actress…

The widow’s story

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 11/10/2018

In the Brooklyn Museum hangs a watercolor painting by James Joseph Jacques Tissot, a French artist who lived towards the end of the twentieth century. It depicts a scene that Mark writes about in his Gospel, in…

Moral of the story

Clint Holton Potestas 10/30/2018

The convention is still mighty enough to change the morals of the future. Like any form of recollection, something good has emerged for our kind, too. All we did, in the beginning, was to believe in the…

Binibining Cebu 2018 to celebrate the story of the Cebuana this Friday

10/16/2018

CEBU will witness a spectacle it has never seen before during the crowning of the next Binibining Cebu on October 19, Friday, in the Pacific Grand Ballroom of the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino. The opening…

‘Tulo ka adlaw una mag singkwenta ka tuig’: A family story with heart

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 10/15/2018

AT A running time of one hour and 30 to 40 plus minutes, the stage play “Tulo Ka Adlaw Una Mag Singkwenta Ka Tuig (the literal translation being ‘Three Days Before 50 Years’)” by the Cebu-based theater…

A picture and a story

Jaime Picornell 10/11/2018

  THE PHOTO on this page today was taken in Cebu in 1935. It was located at Plaza Hamabar in front to the Cathedral. The house was lived in by my grandparents Bartolome and Eva Picornell. The…

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