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A child’s Christmas tradition
INSTEAD of opening the presents he received, the first thing Earl Winston Teves did when he woke up on Christmas morning was to visit the cemetery to offer prayers for his dead relatives. The 13-year-old did the same thing last year, ...
From 539 days ago
Typists say they’re not leaving anytime soon
AMONG the honks of vehicles and chitchat of passersby are faint click-clacks of typewriter keys along P. del Rosario St., Cebu City. The sounds are almost imperceptible. To many passing by, these sounds may not be familiar, but three individuals in ...
From 542 days ago
Surviving 16 years of life on the streets
JUST like Princess Aurora in the fairy tale Sleeping Beauty, Lorelei Castro was nearing her 16th birthday when she met the man who would become the father of her future children. Although they had the same tenderness the fictional characters shared ...
From 555 days ago
Next year’s Sinulog goes ‘hi-tech’
AS the City opts for a more environment-friendly and piracy-proof ticketing system for the Sinulog 2018 activities, passes for the main event will now be sold in the form of chip-encrypted baller bracelets, instead of identification cards (ID). Despite the new ...
From 559 days ago
DEPW starts fixing potholes in the city
MOTORISTS may soon expect a smoother travel experience as the Cebu City Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) intends to patch all potholes around the city before the year ends. City Engr. Josefa Ylanan said that starting yesterday, DEPW personnel ...
From 560 days ago
Allies in council grieve for Rupinta
TO ensure a “more in-depth and exhaustive” investigation on the ambush-slay of Ermita, Cebu City Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta, the City Council wants authorities to consider forming a task force that will handle the matter. Aside from this, the council ...
From 567 days ago
Dreams for Mindanao inspire future engineer
WITH no tall skyscrapers, bustling vehicular noise and smog to blur his senses in the predominantly agricultural area, little Paul Ladesma regularly sat by their house’s window, his young mind wandering. The boy could be seen staring afar, his short limbs ...
From 573 days ago
Cebu mayor withdraws aid to 2 quake-hit areas
INSTEAD of going to quake-battered Ormoc City, Leyte and San Francisco, Surigao del Norte, the P12.3 million worth of cash assistance the Cebu City Government was suppose to extend will be donated to families of the fallen soldiers, who fought ...
From 581 days ago
Training center to rise inside Lorega cemetery
UNDERPRIVILEGED residents of Cebu City will soon have a place where they can undergo alternative livelihood workshops and training. The City Council last week authorized Mayor Tomas Osmeña to enter into and sign a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with a Japanese ...
From 584 days ago
Let there be light: they saw it was truly good
AS early as 115 days or nearly three months to go before Christmas Day, portions of N. Bacalso Ave. in Barangays Mambaling and Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City were already filled with varying sizes of lanterns for sale. Although these have ...
From 591 days ago