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UP Cebu is 100 years old
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - April 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Circa 1983 when I barely had a year of teaching experience from a sectarian school, I started as a substitute to a literatae, UP Professor Emeritus Merlie Alunan, at the UP High School Cebu, teaching Reading and...
The speaker
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - April 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Choosing the right message for a specific occasion and audience is essential. Just as crucial is the carrier of the message.
Acceptance and gratitude
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - April 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Reading and listening to the messages of those who graduated on top of their class merit reflection.
Message for teachers, parents and graduates
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - April 5, 2018 - 12:00am
This week, moving up and graduation rites filled the calendars of our schools.
Culture of insensitivity
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - March 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The title takes a negative undertone but I would like to take the sense of its opposite.
Festival of Spring: China's bridge for cultural exchange
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - March 10, 2018 - 12:00am
It was an evening that nourished one's sight and soul. Last March 7, the Grand Ballroom of Waterfront Cebu City Hotel was swarmed by Filipino Chinese, politicians, parents and even students who witnessed the display...
Reliving Maria Cacao
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - March 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Maria Cacao is probably one of the oldest legends of Cebu. As part of the local literature, it has been written and rewritten, with some variations, as well as staged several times by local theater enthusiasts....
Pause, see, and return
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - February 17, 2018 - 12:00am
"Pause" "see" and "return" are the three powerful words that became the message of Pope Francis during Ash Wednesday which signals the Lenten season. And to prepare us, there is a need to pause.
Lovers of arts
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - February 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Days before the final screening of the shortlisted entries and awarding ceremonies for the 14th Sinulog Film Festival on February 11, 2018 at the SM Seaside Cube Wing, I received a call from director Roldan "Manong...
Cine plaza is back!
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - February 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The intermittent rain kept on threatening the viewers as if wanting them to go away, seek refuge, and hide.
Back to the essence
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - January 27, 2018 - 12:00am
This year’s Fiesta Señor was described as generally peaceful.
Traslacion: Journey of hopes and prayers
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - January 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Every year, I anticipate the Traslacion.
Higher notch
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
One good trait of a person is the ability to anticipate possible consequences of one's actions.
Time flies fast
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - January 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Days before the New Year and right after it, preparations are underway for the next big celebration that Cebu will be having-the SinulogFestival.
Visit to Simala for answered prayers
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - December 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
It has become a usual practice to visit the image of Virgin Mary in Lindogon, Simala before the year ends.
Vinta and Christmas
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - December 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
In the Philippines, the Christmas season is also a period when we experience typhoons.
The greatest gift of all
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - December 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
Last week I received good news from our opinion editor: I have to claim the goodies and cash gift from The Freeman.
Christmas symbols
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - December 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
Regardless of socio-economic status, Christmas, though it is a borrowed celebration for Filipinos, is celebrated with so much zeal, verve, and, even to some extent, opulence.
Christmas in the eyes of our young
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - December 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
Every Christmas celebration I am always reminded of a striking event, the message of which remains unchanged up to this day. In the early '90s, it all started with determining the theme of the occasion as it dictates...
"Magbuwag Ta Kay" and its enduring values
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - December 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
Mostly young people, although there were also parents, patiently queued as they waited for the signal to enter the movie house.
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