Traffic to be rerouted for launching parade

THE Cebu City Traffic Operations Management (Citom) advised motorists to follow rerouting signs today as the city kicks off the Sinulog 2013 celebration.

Citom executive director Atty. Rafael Yap said vehicular traffic from the main entrance of the Basilica del Sto. Niño on Osmeña Blvd. to the Fuente Osmeña Rotunda will be affected in today’s launching parade.

Rerouting will start at 2 p.m. until the activity is finished, he said. Read the rest of this entry

Procession kicks off Fiesta Señor

WALK WITH JESUS. More than 20,000 devotees of the Senor Sto. Niño join the two-kilometer foot procession at dawn from Fuente Osmena to the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño to start the novena of the Feast of the Holy Child, the biggest religious celebration in the Visayas. (Sun.Star Photo/Alex Badayos)

WALK WITH JESUS. More than 20,000 devotees of the Senor Sto. Niño join the two-kilometer foot procession at dawn from Fuente Osmena to the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño to start the novena of the Feast of the Holy Child, the biggest religious celebration in the Visayas. (Sun.Star Photo/Alex Badayos)

SOME 25,000 people participated in the “Walk for Jesus” at dawn yesterday.

Waterfront Police Station Chief Wildemar Tiu said the procession went smoothly. Read the rest of this entry

Na Titang may not be able to dance Sinulog

THE “Keeper of Sinulog” may not be able to dance this year after she has been hospitalized for more than a week for a recurring hip fracture, shoulder and foot sprain.

Estelita “Na Titang” Diola, 87, has been confined at the Cebu City Medical Center ward since Jan. 1, and it is still unclear when she can be discharged. Read the rest of this entry

Road closure to begin early on Sinulog parade day

As early as 3 a.m. on the day of the Sinulog grand parade, motor vehicles will be barred from entering Cebu City proper.

Joy Tumulak of the City Traffic Operations Management (Citom) said a 10-hectare lot at the South Road Properties (SRP) will be designated as parking lot for buses, mini-buses and private vehicles coming from south Cebu on January 20. Read the rest of this entry

Lenovo launches new smartphone portfolio

LAS VEGAS – Lenovo today announced a full lineup of new smartphones: the S890, S720, P770, A800 and A690. The new lineup is designed specifically for different types of customers from entry-level and young professionals to advanced users. The portfolio, which includes five new models, will be available in China and selected global markets from ...