CEBUPEDIA
Cebu: November 14, 1967 election
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - March 27, 2019 - 12:00am
In the provincial arena, the pugilists for the position of governor were Atty. Rene Gandiongco Espina and Priscilliano Almendras.
The presidential proclamation on Tres de Abril as holiday
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - March 25, 2019 - 12:00am
For the record there was only one Philippine president who acknowledged the heroism of the Cebuano KKK against the Spanish colonizers. The presidential proclamation declaring April 3 as Holiday in Cebu has never...
The Cuenco-Osmeña fusion
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - March 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The Political Giants of Cebu, Don Sergio S. Osmeña and Don Mariano Jesus Cuenco were adversaries for decades.
Edfer Rigodon, Citadel of Visayan Literature
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - March 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Edfer Cabrera Rigodon, son of an esteemed Cebuano writer, Florencio Rigodon Sr. was born on August 15, 1941 in San Fernando, Cebu.
Ricardo “Ric” J. Patalinjug, the Literary Man of Opon
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - March 17, 2019 - 11:30pm
Born in the birthplace of the first Filipino hero, Lapu-Lapu, in the city formerly called Opon, Ric was born on December 25, 1945. Educated in the country’s oldest university, the University of San Carlos,...
Potenciano “Junne” Canizares Jr., the Lawyer-Writer of Talisay, Cebu
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - March 15, 2019 - 12:00am
The bilingual literary genius of Talisay City, Potenciano “Junne” Canizares Jr., was born in Talisay, Cebu, on May 20, 1936.
Lamberto G. Ceballos, the Accountant-Visayan Literary Genius
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - March 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Lamberto G. Ceballos was born on April 16, 1942 in Cawayan, Dalaguete, Cebu.
The governor-senators of Cebu
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - March 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The Grand Old Man of Cebu was born on September 9, 1878, a Bar topnotcher during the first Bar examinations, he also became a provincial fiscal and also became governor of Cebu on April 23, 1904.
Ernesto D. Lariosa, Vanguard of Cebuano Literature
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - March 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The Vanguard of Cebuano Literature, a title bestowed on him by the Cebu City Council through Resolution No. 652 (2003) for winning the Palanca Award three times, was born on December 11, 1944 in Tabionan, San Fernando,...
Vicente “Butch” Vivencio Bandillo, the Visayan poet-ambassador
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - March 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Vicente, a namesake of the Father of the Cebuano Journalism, Language and Literature, Don Vicente Sotto, was born on February 9, 1957 in Alcantara, Cebu. He finished Bachelor of Arts in English at the University...
Dr. Melquiadito Allego Jr., Founder of Bathalad Sugbo
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - March 4, 2019 - 12:00am
The founder of Bathalad Sugbo or Bathalan-ong Halad sa Dagang, Inc., established on August 19, 1969, is a doctor and a poet.
Bathalad-Sugbo (Golden Jubilee)
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - March 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Bathalad-Sugbo held its Golden Jubilee Convention last February 25, 2019 at the Palm Grass Hotel along Junquera Street (named after General Inocencio Junquera), Cebu City.
Don Severino Osmeña, the grandfather of the Grand Old Man of Cebu
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - February 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Don Severino Osmeña is the Patriarch of the Osmeña Clan of Cebu. He was the grandfather of Don Sergio Suico Osmeña, the Grand Old Man of Cebu.
Atty. Vicente L. dela Serna, the People’s Governor
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - February 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Vicente L. dela Serna is remembered as the People’s Governor. He is Cebu’s chief executive who was identified by the masses.
The first election for Cebu City mayor
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - February 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The post of Cebu City mayor under Commonwealth Act No. 58, signed on October 20, 1936 and officially inaugurated on February 24, 1937, was appointive.
Atty. Gervasio Lavilles, the Brains of the Cebu City Charter
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - February 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Ironically, the “Brains of the Cebu City Charter” was not a Cebuano by birth, Atty. Gervasio Lira Lavilles was born in Lambunao, Iloilo.
Father and son streets of Cebu City
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - February 18, 2019 - 12:00am
There are two streets named after fathers and their sons in Cebu City. Here they are:
Let us stop calling it Mango Avenue and Jones Avenue
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - February 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Officially, both Mango Avenue and Jones Avenue no longer exist. They were renamed by law decades ago. Yet not only the civilians, but also the government, are the enablers of the misuse of the street names.
Ministerio and Sadaya; the owners of a portion of the lot used as Mango Avenue (Part 2)
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - February 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Thereafter, the complaint was amended on June 30, 1966 in the sense that the remedy prayed for was in the alternative, either the restoration of possession or the payment of the just compensation.
Ministerio and Sadaya; the owners of a portion of the lot used as Mango Avenue
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - February 11, 2019 - 12:00am
It was during the American era that the construction of avenues and boulevards started, as during the four centuries of Spanish domination our streets were narrow.
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