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Gwen’s dilemma Dance in the Sinulog for last time or stay in Capitol

January 11, 2013

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I really want to dance,” said suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia about the coming Sinulog fiesta. Her final decision, however, still hangs in the balance as she enters her 24th day of staying inside her Capitol office to defy a six-month suspension order. “This will be my ninth and final year if ever if I will […]

Osmeña Blvd. parade launches 2013 Sinulog

January 11, 2013

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AFTER yesterday’s religious procession, comes the kickoff of the the Sinulog festival. It starts at 2:30 p.m. today with a Mass at the Sto. Niño Basilica and a launch parade to the Cebu City Sports Center for an opening program. Dance troupes from different colleges and univiersities will fill Osmeña Boulevard joined by the reigning […]

Balik Cebu welcome dinner, cultural show

January 10, 2013

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BALIKBAYANS due to arrive from all over the world for the Sinulog can look forward to a a warm welcome with Balik Cebu 2013. Aside from an airport welcome by a rondalla band, they will be treated to a fiesta dinner and cultural show at the Ayala Terraces on Jan. 17, Thursday. Now on its […]

‘Walk with Jesus’ to start Sto. Niño’s celebration

January 9, 2013

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Thousands of devotees are expected to join the “Walk with Jesus” from Fuente Osmeña to the Basilica Minore del Sto. Nino in downtown Cebu City at 4:30 a.m. tomorrow. The more than two-kilometer walk will usher in the 447th fiesta celebration in honor of the Sto. Niño de Cebu. Fr. Jonas Mejares, OSA, rector of […]

House of Sto. Niño makers burns down

January 9, 2013

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A 9-year-old girl in Talisay City has been hailed a hero after she ran into a room that was about to be overrun by flames and pulled her younger other out to safety. The fire that broke out Monday night also killed Rhea Tisoy’s 3-year-old cousin, Mark Lester, who was trapped inside. Rhea, a Grade […]

Boy dies in Talisay fire

January 8, 2013

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A 3-year old boy was killed while his twin brother was able escape the fire that destroyed five houses including their grandfather’s house late Monday evening in Hawod compound, Bulacao, Talisay City in Cebu province. Arson investigator FO2 Cesar de la Serna identified the fatality as Mark Lister Tisoy, whose charred body was found in […]

Hotel rooms full for Sinulog fest

January 8, 2013

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As early as October last year, most hotels in Cebu City were fully booked for the Sinulog weekend from January 18, Friday to January 20, Sunday for the grand parade and feast day of the Sto. Niño. This is particularly true for mid-size city hotels and pension houses. In Dynasty Tourist Inn, general manager Melanie […]