A lasting tribute: Statue for mayor Labella mulled at the Freedom Park

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — New Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is mulling to build a statue for his predecessor, the late Mayor Edgardo Labella, at the Freedom Park at the Carbon Market Complex. He said that Labella,…

Chito may pa-tribute para sa 28 years ng Parokya ni Edgar: Kahit wala pa kaming kinikita, sobrang saya talaga namin

Ervin Santiago 11/08/2021

NAPA-THROWBACK ang OPM icon at songwriter na si Chito Miranda noong panahong nagsisimula pa lamang ang Parokya ni Edgar bilang banda. Ayon sa mister ng aktres at negosyanteng si Neri Naig, nami-miss daw niya yung mga araw…

SC justices honor ‘tireless’ worker, ex-president Aquino

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 06/26/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Supreme Court justices have paid their tributes to the late former president Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino, with Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo saying that the leader would be best remembered for serving the country “tirelessly with…

Tribute to Rabiya: Pardo woman’s crochet doll

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 05/20/2021

GINATILAN, Cebu, Philippines — A hand-crafter has paid tribute to Miss Universe Philippines Rabiya Mateo for her beauty and courage by recreating a doll version of Mateo. Corazon Rusiana, from Pardo, Cebu City, made a handmade crochet…

Kobe Bryant lives on

Immae Lachica 01/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A year without the Black Mamba. A year went by so fast and today, January 26, 2021, the world remembers NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna on their first death anniversary. Both…

On Christmas Day, vaccine czar Galvez hails COVID-19 frontliners

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 12/25/2020

MANILA, Philippines — COVID-19 policy chief implementer and vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. paid tribute to pandemic frontliners as the country celebrates Christmas Day. “As we celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace, let us not…

Messi, Barcelona remember Maradona in winning style

Agence France Presse 11/30/2020

Barcelona on Sunday followed the advice of coach Ronald Koeman and paid tribute to their former player Diego Maradona with an emphatic return to form in La Liga and a 4-0 victory over Osasuna. Maradona, who played…

Lakers remember Bryant with ‘Black Mamba’ uniforms

AFP 08/25/2020

The Los Angeles Lakers wore special “Black Mamba” jerseys to remember Kobe Bryant in Game 4 of their first round playoff series on Monday in the NBA’s quarantine bubble in Florida. The Lakers also wore a special patch bearing…

What did the quarantine turn you into?

Immae Lachica 04/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The implementation of the enhanced community quarantine in some places around the country gave people the time and the opportunity to step outside of the box. The internet, of course, played a huge role…

Tribute to our doctors and other frontliners

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 04/03/2020

  An oath, Merriam-Websters Dictionary says, ” is a solemn, usually formal, calling upon God or a god to witness to the truth of what one says or to witness  that one sincerely intends to do what one…

Cebuano coach gets Kobe Bryant-inspired tattoo to honor the fallen basketball star

Immae Lachica 02/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— After Kobe Bryant’s sudden demise on January 26, people around the world paid tribute to the fallen basketball star in their own little way. Just recently, basketball superstar, Lebron James was seen with a…

Avid Kobe fan from Cebu City uses talent to pay tribute to fallen basketball legend

Gerard Vincent Francisco, Immae Lachica 01/30/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Since the tragic death of basketball icon Kobe Bryant, a lot of fans showed their respect to the five-time NBA champion in different ways. In Facebook alone, there are those who shared their Kobe memorabilia,…

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