CEBUPEDIA
The 1887 Diocese of Cebu and its officials
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - October 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The book “BREVE RESENA de lo qu fue y de lo que es la DIOCESIS DE CEBU en las Islas Filipinas” written by Father Felipe Sendino Redondo in 1886 (translated into English in 2014 by Azucena L. Pace) notes...
Scoutmaster Sergio P. Damazo Bridge
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - October 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The journey started in July 2011 and its inception started with the death of the honoree on May 2, 2009.
Cebu KKK’s revolutionary song
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - October 14, 2019 - 12:00am
In a country with a perverted sense of patriotism as we masochistically celebrate deaths and defeats instead of victories, it is time that we take a paradigm shift.
The battle of Mat-an (The aftermath)
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - October 11, 2019 - 12:00am
After the Three Day Battle of Mat-an, King Lapulapu celebrated their victory. Prof. Lina Quimat, in her book, Glimpses in History of Early Cebu published in 1980 continued the narration: “As was the custom,...
The three-day Battle of Mat-an (Mactan) – Last of four parts
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - October 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Professor Quimat continued with her vivid narration of the day of the battle, April 27, 1521: “But there was no answer from Lapulapu and his men who were then on the shores waiting for Magalhaes’ me...
The three-day Battle of Mat-an (Mactan)
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - October 7, 2019 - 12:00am
“The white intruders took their ships to Mat-an on the evening of April 26, 1521 to fight King Lapulapu and his men the next day.
The three-day Battle of Mat-an (Mactan) – Part 2
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - October 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Professor Quimat wrote the reaction of Ferdinand Magellan when Lapulapu refused to pay tribute: “Magallanes, to save his face, demanded again for the tribute and tried to scare Lapulapu with his formidable...
The Three-Day Battle of Mat-an (Mactan) – Part 1
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - October 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Cebu is the first province that repulsed foreign domination. It was in the Battle of Mat-an (the people of the island had the reputation of being vigilant as mat-an means “with eyes”) that the commander...
The Mendiola Clan: Mayors of Naga, Cebu
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - September 30, 2019 - 12:00am
The Mendiola Clan produced a man who, along with his children, served Naga, Cebu, as its chief executive.
The three legal musketeers of Cebu Province
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - September 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Cebu was about to be obliterated from the map of the Philippines on February 4, 1964 when the Cebu Provincial Board passed a resolution donating 210 of its prime lots consisting of 380 hectares to Cebu City.
The mega shabu lab raid 15 years ago
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - September 25, 2019 - 12:00am
On September 24, 2004, elements of PDEA-7 and its central office raided the Caps R Us Warehouse in Barangay Umapad, Mandaue City. Two other support laboratories were raided the following day in the same city. The...
The Battle of San Pedro
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - September 23, 2019 - 12:00am
September 1, 1569 was the day Haring Tupas, with his 500 pintados, attacked Fort San Pedro, the first fort constructed by Spain.
Atty. Rene Gandiongco Espina, the last senator of the Old Congress
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The 7th Congress was the national legislature in existence when Martial Law was declared on September 21, 1972. Two days after, Congress, both the House of Representatives and the House of Senate, was dissolved...
Sgt. Julian Lao, Cebu guerrillas’ secret weapon
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The Cebuano guerillas had a secret weapon against the Japanese Imperial Army, he was a spy imbedded by the Cebu Area Command.
The Rizal Memorial Library and Museum (Cebu City)
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The building was constructed before the war. It housed the Kempeitai or the Japanese Military Police during the Japanese occupation from 1942 to 1945.
Carbon Market, the lot given by the national government
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Carbon was formerly called the Lutao District. It had two origins.
The president who declined the presidency repeatedly
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - September 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The “Grand Old Man of Cebu” upon his election on October 16, 1907 as speaker of the Philippine Assembly, became the highest Filipino official in the country, next to the American governor general.
The widening of Jones Avenue, Cebu City
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - September 6, 2019 - 12:00am
The plan to widen Jones Avenue (renamed as President Sergio S. Osmeña Sr. Boulevard) actually started way back in 1936, which included the P. Rodriguez Street so that the proposed Capitol building can easily...
Col. Fabian M. Sanchez, Cebuano War Hero (Last of two parts)
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - September 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Colonel Sanchez was truly a warrior of freedom.
Col. Fabian M. Sanchez, Cebuano war hero
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - September 2, 2019 - 12:00am
When the country was overrun by the Japanese Imperial Army in 1942, the government was on its knees and Filipino collaborators welcomed the invaders with open arms.
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