Cebu City brgys warned against celebrating fiestas

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City barangays have been warned against celebrating their local fiestas amid the rising number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the…

Azul owner apologizes for owning Tuslob Buwa

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The owner of local restaurant Azul, which currently has the intellectual property rights of Tuslob Buwa has apologized to Barangays Pasil and Suba for the trademark. Ian Sekong, the owner of Azul, said…

Rama: ‘Tuslob Buwa’ is a celebration of Pasil and Suba

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The culture of Tuslob Buwa is a celebration of Pasil and Suba. This was the statement of Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama, who also chairs the city’s Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission,…

Revisiting tuslob-buwa

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As one of the country’s largest producer of pork products, it’s not a surprise why some of Cebu’s notable street food and cuisine feature pork – from Lechon (roasted pig) to tuslob-buwa. The…

Brain-pickings and beginnings of Ian Sekong

Orly J. Cajegas, Rob Gonzales 07/27/2014

Right away you’ll notice the ultra-long dreadlocks—he hasn’t cut it in 15 years and  has no plans of chopping them off.  Thirty-something Ian Sekong, drummer of the band Powerspoonz, might be channeling Samson with his locks. He’s…

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