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City barrios tribute to Don Vicente Rama’s appointment as Cebu City mayor
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - June 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Don Vicente Rama received a letter from President Manuel Quezon dated September 14, 1938 appointing him as Cebu City mayor.
Don Vicente Rama’s article on the miracles attributed to the Sto. Niño de Cebu (Last of two parts)
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - June 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Rama’s article is originally written in Bisaya (Ang Santo Niño sa Sugbo) translated into English by Fr. Rudy Villanueva contained in the book he wrote, “The Vicente Rama Reader, An Introduction...
Don Vicente Rama’s article on the miracles attributed to the Sto. Niño de Cebu (First of two parts)
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - June 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Rama’s article is originally written in Bisaya (Ang Santo Niño sa Sugbo) translated into English by Fr. Rudy Villanueva contained in the book he wrote, “The Vicente Rama Reader, An Introduction...
The Discovery of the Image of the Sto. Niño(by Don Vicente Rama)
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Don Vicente Rama (Father of the Cebu City Charter) wrote an article on the arrival of Legazpi in Cebu (April 27, 1565) and the discovery of the Sto. Niño de Cebu.
The tourism spots/sites in Visayas and Mindanao authored by Senator Sotto
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Senate President Vicente Castelo Sotto III, grandson and namesake of Don Vicente Yap Sotto (Father of Cebuano Journalism, Language, and Literature and who was elected senator placing second in the 1946 election)...
The Sotto Clan of legislators’ authored cities and municipalities (Part 2)
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 25, 2020 - 12:00am
The Sotto Clan in different eras produced legislators. During the election of the first set of senators in 1916 there was Filemon Yap Sotto, after World War II there was the younger brother, Vicente Yap Sotto.
The Sotto Clan of legislators’ authored cities and municipalities (Part 1)
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 22, 2020 - 12:00am
The Sotto Clan in different eras produced legislators. During the election of the first set of senators in 1916 there was Filemon Yap Sotto, after World War II there was the younger brother, Vicente Yap Sotto.
Luciano Bacayo, Municipal President of Cebu
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 20, 2020 - 12:00am
When the Americans arrived in Cebu in 1899 after we were sold by Spain to the United States of America via the Treaty of Paris signed on December 10, 1898, Cebu City was reorganized and became a municipality.
Lapulapu’s first victory was against a Chinese Pirate
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 18, 2020 - 12:00am
World history tells us that Lapulapu slew Magellan, the country’s first foreign invader.
Cebu, Queen City of the South” by Gervasio Lavilles, the brains of the Cebu City Charter - Part 4
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 15, 2020 - 12:00am
In the book, “CEBU: History of its Four Cities & Forty Nine Municipalities” written by lawyer Lavilles (brains of the Cebu City Charter, councilor of the then Municipality of Cebu, a street in Tinago...
Cebu:Queen City of the South (Part 3)
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 13, 2020 - 12:00am
In the book CEBU: History of its Four Cities & Forty Nine Municipalities written by Lawyer Lavilles and published in 1965, this is an opening article on the history of the City of Cebu
“Cebu, Queen City of the South” by Gervasio Lavilles, the brains of the Cebu City Charter - Part 2
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 11, 2020 - 12:00am
In the book, “CEBU: History of its Four Cities & Forty Nine Municipalities” written by Lawyer Lavilles (brains of the Cebu City Charter, councilor of the then Municipality of Cebu, a street in Tinago...
Cebu, Queen City of the South by Lawyer Gervasio Lira Lavilles, the brains of the Cebu City Charter - Part 1
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 8, 2020 - 12:00am
In the book, “CEBU: History of its Four Cities & Forty Nine Municipalities” written by Lawyer Lavilles (brains of the Cebu City Charter, councilor of the then Municipality of Cebu, a street in Tinago...
Luis Abellar, Cebuano KKK martyr in the uprising against Spain
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu City honors this Cebuano martyr by renaming a portion of a street named St. Niño which starts from the Don Bosco Training Center up to the boundary between Barangay Pasil and Barangay Suba.
Lapulapu, truly the country’s first chief of police
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 4, 2020 - 12:00am
In the aftermath of the Battle of Mat-an (translated into “with eyes”, meaning vigilant and not easy to beguile, later named as Mactan), Lapulapu, the Chief of Mat-an, acting as chief of police of Visayas...
The pre-war Cebu commerce - Part 2
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu’s commercial climate has changed from producer/manufacturer to consumerism and dependent on imports.
The pre-war Cebu commerce - Part 1
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - April 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu’s commercial climate has changed from producer/manufacturer to consumerism and dependent on imports.
Bantayan Island, Cebu
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - April 27, 2020 - 12:00am
The Municipality of Bantayan used to comprise the entire island. Now it is composed of the towns of Bantayan, Madridejos, and Santa Fe. In the book of lawyer Gervasio Lira Lavilles, “Cebu: History of its Four...
Don Sergio Osmeña Sr., the first Secretary of the Public Instruction
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - April 24, 2020 - 12:00am
It is noteworthy that the first Secretary of the Public Instruction, precursor of today’s Department of Education, was a Cebuano, he was Cebu’s Grand Old Man, Don Sergio Suico Osmeña Sr.
Sto. Niño de Cebu during plagues
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - April 22, 2020 - 12:00am
“The Golden Book of Cebu 1937” enumerates the miracles attributed to the Sto. Nino de Cebu.
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