Yap, Sepanton rule Cepca online chess tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 11/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — FIDE Arbiter (FA) Lincoln Yap and Sheila Khan Sepanton ruled the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) weekly online chess tournament on Sunday, November 21, 2021.  The tournament, which was in line…

Bohol receives over 2,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses

Leo Udtohan - @inquirerdotnet 03/06/2021

TAGBILARAN CITY- Hope finally arrives in Bohol following the delivery of over 2,000 doses of CoronaVac, Sinovac of China’s COVID-19 vaccine Saturday morning. The 2,860 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are enough for the staff and employees…

Will virtual competition become the new normal in the world of sports?

Glendale Rosal 02/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— One of the worst-hit sectors of the COVID-19 pandemic in Cebu is the sports industry. Despite this, Cebuano sports organizers and enthusiasts still found a convenient way to stage sporting events in the middle…

Bohol province logs 9 new cases, mostly LSIs

Doris C. Bongcac 08/05/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – More Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) who recently arrived in Bohol province tested positive for the coronavirus disease. In an advisory posted Tuesday night, August 4, Governor Arthur Yap reported nine cases of the…

The voodoo governors

Segundo Eclar Romero - @inquirerdotnet 07/27/2020

The drugstore was quite crowded, so the man sidled up to the saleslady at the counter and whispered, “Do you have condoms?” The clerk said “Yes.” He asked, “Do you have them in ‘extra large’?” The clerk…

 LSIs from Manila, Cebu test positive of COVID-19 in Bohol

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four locally stranded individuals (LSIs), who recently arrived in Bohol province from Metro Manila and Cebu, have tested positive of COVID-19. Bohol Governor Arthur Yap, on Sunday, June 14, 2020, said two of…

Stranded Boholanos have until April 17 to request for help from provincial gov’t – Yap

Doris C. Bongcac 04/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Boholanos who are now stranded in other parts of the country as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic who want to seek assistance from their provincial government have until Friday,…

Fr. Tan of Surigao del Norte is Xavier University’s next president

Froilan Gallardo 12/10/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – Xavier University, the first Jesuit University in the Philippines and the first university in Mindanao, has a Mindanaoan as its next university president. Francisco Guerra III, chair of the school Board…

DENR shuts down Tagbilaran’s open dumpsite

Rosalie Abatayo 11/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The city government of Tagbilaran in Bohol will need to come up with a “better system in managing their solid waste.” On Wednesday, November 20, Environment Undersecretary Benny Antiporda has ordered the city…

Cebuano actor Yap makes TV comeback in ‘Kadenang Ginto’

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano actor Richard Yap is officially part of ABS-CBN’s top-rating afternoon series, “Kadenang Ginto.” Yap confirmed in an Instagram story as he shared a photo of a fan page where he had a…

Partido Barug: Hybrid Cebu City administration unimaginable

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — How would the Cebu City administration look like after the May 13, 2019 midterm polls should the two highest posts be filled with officials from different parties? Well, that’s a scenario that the…

Vice Ganda campaigns for Richard Yap in Cebu visit

Michelle Joy Padayhag 04/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Phenomenal Box Office Star Vice Ganda made a quick Cebu visit Saturday night to campaign for his friend, Cebuano businessman and actor Richard Yap, who is seeking election as Cebu City north district…

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