Sinulog Photo contest winner: This is for Sto. Niño

Immae Lachica 02/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Out of ten beautiful photos vying in the human interest category of the 2020 Sinulog Photo Contest, one photo stood out among the others. It was a photo of a man in tears, raising…

Vekic ousts 5-time major winner Sharapova at Australian Open

01/21/2020

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova hasn’t won a tournament since 2017, and her ranking slipped to 136th by the end of last year. After a 6-3, 6-4 loss to 19th-seeded Donna Vekic at the Australian Open…

Miss South Africa is Miss Universe 2019

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 12/09/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe 2019 on Monday, December 9, 2019, Philippine time, at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Tunzi bested 89 other contenders for the crown in this…

Pulitzer winner Viet Thanh Nguyen finally visits PH, ‘the country I most wanted to visit’

08/12/2019

The extraordinarily eloquent Vietnamese-American author had included a scene set in the Philippines in his novel ‘The Sympathizer’ that recalled the shooting of Coppola’s war movie, ‘Apocalypse Now’ Viet Thanh Nguyen was finally in the Philippines. Nguyen,…

Liloan wins 2nd most outstanding coastal community in 2018

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Municipality of Liloan will get to benefit from P1 million worth of fisheries livelihood project from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) after the town that is…

Barong Tagalog of Mister International winner designed by Cebuanos

Michelle Joy Padayhag 02/25/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – The Barong Tagalog worn by 13th Mister International winner Trinh Bao of Vietnam was designed by two Cebuano fashion designers. Harley Ruedas confirmed to Cebu Daily News Digital that he collaborated with Mark…

Harris’ jumper gives Clippers 117-115 win over Hornets

AP 02/06/2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Still not quite healed from a shoulder strain he suffered last week, Tobias Harris came up big for the Los Angeles Clippers. Harris scored 34 points, including a running jumper in the lane with…

Sinulog Idol Season 10 winner is shooting for the stars

Michelle Joy Padayhag 01/23/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – If Jessa Abaquita would describe her life right now in one song, it would be Kelly Clarkson’s “A Moment Like This.” Abaquita believes that after two attempts of joining Sinulog Idol back…

Sinulog darling Tribu Sinanduloy to perform as guest contingent

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Perennial Sinulog winner and crowd darling, Sinanduloy Cultural Troupe from Tangub City, Misamis Occidental will be performing as a guest contingent this year. Councilor Dave Tumulak, chair of the Sinulog Foundation Inc., executive committee,…

A BORN WINNER

JONAS PANERIO 11/29/2018

PAUL DESIDERIO Some players have “it” and some players don’t. Paul Desiderio, the University of the Philippines (UP) lynchpin who helped push the Fighting Maroons into the UAAP finals for the first time in 32 years, has…

Miss Asia Pacific International 2018 winners excited to explore Cebu

Michelle Joy Padayhag 10/16/2018

MISS Asia Pacific International 2018 Sharifa Areef Mohammad Omar Akeel and her court arrived in Cebu yesterday to explore and bring their advocacy in the Queen City of the South. Akeel Gabriela Palma of Brazil (first runner-up),…

Does Toyota have another winner in the all-new Vios?

Brian J. Ochoa 10/01/2018

  Toyota Team Cebu believes so By the looks of it, it seems that the legendary subcompact from Toyota is set to have another successful life on the streets of Cebu. The all-new Vios, which is actually…

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