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Sergio O’s legacy remembered

September 10, 2012


The 134th birthday of the late President Sergio Osmeña, Sr. was celebrated by simple Mass and a floral offering attended by the remaining clan of the Osmenas at the Osmeña marker site at Lapu-Lapu Street corner Osmeña Boulevard yesterday morning. After the Mass, the people were welcomed by Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon followed by […]

Cebu farmer-scientist Davide wins Magsaysay award

September 1, 2012


To make the Philippines prosper, the farmers must be made rich. This conviction of Dr. Romulo Davide, Cebuano agriculturist and the Philippine’s 2012 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee, may get fresh support after he received the international award last night in Pasay City. President Benigno Aquino III handed out the award, the Asian equivalent to the Nobel […]

Cebuano leaders pay homage to Robredo

August 22, 2012


Government employees and Cebu’s officials joined the country in mourning the death of Interior and Local Governments Secretary Jesse Robredo following confirmation on the discovery of his remains in the waters off Masbate City yesterday morning. Employees of the Department of Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas (DILG-7) went to their office despite the […]

Cebuano cagers Fajardo, Ramos picked in first round of 2012 PBA Rookie Draft

August 20, 2012


by Calvin Cordova, Editorial Assistant   Two Cebuanos were picked in the first round of the 2012 PBA Rookie Draft yesterday at the Robinsons Midtown Manila. The Petron Blaze Boosters, as expected,  tabbed former University of Cebu (UC) star June Mar Fajardo as the top overall pick in the draft. Another Cebuano who made it […]

Pedro in bakya, white shirt is ‘model image’, says Vidal

July 28, 2012


A wooden sculpture of a brown-skinned youth with wooden bakya on his feet was chosen as the “model image” of Visayan martyr Pedro Calungsod to be brought to Rome. And the nose was made to conform to a Philippine profile – no sharp, high bridge but a softer, kinder shape. The carving by an artisan […]

‘Declare SRP venue for Pedro’s Mass a historical site’

July 27, 2012


THE Executive Council for the Canonization of Blessed Pedro Calungsod is asking the Cebu City Historical Commission to declare the site of the National Thanksgiving Mass on Nov. 30 as a historical site. The executive council’s co-chairmen Cardinal Vidal and Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma requested that the local templete to be erected in the South […]

Red flags, fair weather favor countdown for Calungsod

July 15, 2012


Fireworks lit the sky as hundreds of people waved red flaglets and cheered during the launching of the 100-day countdown for the canonization of Blessed Pedro Calungsod in Fuente Osmeña rotunda, Cebu City at 5 p.m yesterday. Cebu’s clergy, local officials, university students, catechists and religious organizations gathered at the Fuente Osmena rotunda. In Marikina, […]

Templete will be Cebu ‘landmark’

June 5, 2012


  IT will take about a month to finish the templete or small temple, said Fr. Raul Gallego, chairman on the committee on venue. This will house the altar and liturgical activities, and must be large enough to “acommodate the presiding officer and the concelebranting bishops.” Part of the structure may remain as “landmark” after […]

Archdiocese accepts SM tycoon’s offer to develop venue for free; Calungsod templete to rise in south reclamation site

June 5, 2012


The sea in Cebu City’s east coast will provide a backdrop for the country’s Nov. 30 national celebration of the canonization of Visayan martyr Pedro Calungsod. The city government-owned South Road Properties (SRP) was chosen the venue of the national thanksgiving mass after SM tycoon Hans Sy offered to develop the site for free. A […]

‘Veterans’ sacrifice won us freedom’

April 9, 2012


  WAR veterans were honored yesterday with a 21-gun salute at a monument for soldiers in Plaza Independencia in Cebu City. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, in a speech, said “peace” and “peace of mind” is what Cebu needs. With today’s problems of cybercrimes and scandals, he said it was a time for “contemporary heroism” […]