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Church declares Fiesta Señor a success
by May B. Miasco - January 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The Augustinian fathers spearheading the 454th Fiesta Señor declared the weeklong event a success after it was spared from a weather disturbance earlier feared to disrupt the religious activities.
Storm spares Cebu; sea trips back
by May B. Miasco - January 22, 2019 - 12:00am
With tropical depression Amang having changed course, the state weather bureau lifted yesterday its typhoon warning signal for northern Cebu.
Pope Francis invited to visit Philippines
by May B. Miasco - January 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma revealed on Sunday that Filipino bishops invited Pope Francis to join the 2021 celebration of the 500th anniversary of the coming of Christianity in the Philippines.
‘Amang’cancels sea trips
by May B. Miasco - January 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Sinulog revelers from Bantayan Island were stranded at Hagnaya port in San Remigio town, northern Cebu after sea trips were cancelled due to a looming weather disturbance.
Carroza of the Sto. Niño De Cebu ‘Pusher’ has served for 30 years
by May B. Miasco - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The image of the Sto. Niño de Cebu may be miraculous, but the carroza carrying the image doesn’t move on its own.
But CG expect more to join 82 vessels register for procession
by May B. Miasco - January 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Registration for Saturday’s fluvial procession closed with at least 82 participating vessels, according to the latest count from the Philippine Coast Guard District-Central Visayas.
Keep or let go?:Patria debate reaches NHCP
by May B. Miasco - January 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The Cebu City Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission (CHAC) has asked comments and recommendations from the City Legal Office and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) on the proposed demolition...
Volunteer offers life to Sto. Niño after ailments
by May B. Miasco - January 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The highly-anticipated feast of Señor Santo Niño has drawn thousands of devotees and has called for a good number of volunteers.
If Storm signal is raised ‘Fluvial’ may be cancelled
by May B. Miasco - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Organizers will cancel the fluvial procession on Saturday if a storm signal will be raised in Cebu.
2 commission members resign to fight for Patria
by May B. Miasco - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Moves to preserve the decades-old Patria de Cebu continue.
Cops, Church relax “backpack” rule
by May B. Miasco - January 15, 2019 - 12:00am
The “no-backpack policy” imposed around the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño made wonders for the police as it resulted to zero theft or robbery incident in the area, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO)...
PCG: Special permit needed to join fluvial
by May B. Miasco - January 14, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine Coast Guard Station (CGS) in Cebu has issued "safety" guidelines for sea vessel owners and operators that intend to join the fluvial procession on the eve of the 454th Fiesta Señor.
Election period starts, gun ban takes effect
by May B. Miasco - January 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Yesterday marked the start of the election period, which puts in place certain prohibitions for those running in the May 2019 polls.
UV starts year-long centennial celebration
by May B. Miasco - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The University of the Visayas (UV), one of the longest-running institutions in Cebu City, officially launched yesterday its year-long centennial celebration, in time for the birth anniversary of the late Don Vicente...
Tragedy leads priest to Sto. Niño
by May B. Miasco - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Several mysteries and wonders abound on the people’s devotion to the Santo Niño.
Police tap Muslims for Sinulog security
by May B. Miasco - January 12, 2019 - 12:00am
At least 300 members of the Muslim community in Cebu are helping the Philippine National Police in the Sinulog security.
‘Fine not enough’: Let hospitals clean channel
by May B. Miasco - January 12, 2019 - 12:00am
While fines have been imposed and a case is being built up against those involved in the indiscriminate throwing of at least 50 kilos of hospital wastes into the Mactan Channel, an environmental lawyer said all these...
300T devotees ‘Walk with Jesus’
by May B. Miasco - January 11, 2019 - 12:00am
From vegetable vendors to company executives, straight to self-confessed gays, young to old, able to physically-impaired, the traditional Walk with Jesus that signals the start of Fiesta Señor in Cebu City...
Backpack in cathedral delays wedding for 4 hrs
by May B. Miasco - January 11, 2019 - 12:00am
A backpack left inside the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral has delayed a wedding ceremony for more than four hours.
Firms tied to medical wastes facing fines
by May B. Miasco - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
The Environmental Management Bureau-7 is set to issue a notice of violation against two firms in Mandaue City tagged in the medical wastes found floating in the seas off Lapu-Lapu City the past few days.
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