BACOLOD City Mayor Evelio Leonardia, Nationalist People’s Coalition district chairman and congressional candidate of the party, and Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson, mayoralty candidate, said their party fully supports vice mayoralty candidate Greg Gasataya in his bid for the post.
They vehemently denied reports there is a current row between candidates of the local party and some graduating members of the city council. Read the rest of this entry
GOVERNOR Alfredo Marañon Jr. dared Vice Governor Genaro Alvarez, his opponent for the top post in the province this May election, to hold a media forum with him.
Marañon issued the challenge when asked for his reaction about the move of the Provincial Board (PB) to refer back Capitol’s proposed 2013 budget to the PB Finance Committee.Read the rest of this entry
Fiona Patricia S. Escandor recounts the fairy tale run of Neesha Murjani to the Miss Cebu 2013 crown HER parents weren’t expecting her for another three days. But on the eve of the feast of the Santo Niño in 1993, an expectant Judy Murjani was rushed to the hospital. Her husband Dave, who was at [...]
by Cherry Claire Petiluna SOME battles require the toughest fighter to prevail; some need less, but in some “battles,” the most festive aura and livery will win the contest. That is easy to declare recalling the search for the Sinulog Festival Queen 2013, which took place on January 18 at the Cebu City Sports Center. [...]
by Fiona Patricia S. Escandor IT’S hard to forget her heavy curls, even more so, her soulful voice. These are the traits that come to mind upon hearing the name, “Anna Fegi,” the Cebuana songstress who made a mark in national showbiz years back. Anna shied away from the spotlight sometime in 2006, when she [...]
SHOEPHORIC, a group of lovely ladies who all have a profound passion for shoes, gathered at Life Sciences at the Fort Bonifacio to start the year with kindred spirits. Shoephoric, a website founded by shoe enthusiast and tech genius Ann Jacobe, has grown to be a community of fun loving, shoe loving women. Ann was [...]
ON JANUARY 19, GMA Network’s award-winning drama anthology Magpakailanman, hosted by multi-awarded TV personality Mel Tiangco, dominated its timeslot with high TV ratings, as it featured the real life story of Michelle Perez, a drug addict who turned her life around. Read rest of story
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As a member of Diddy-Dirty Money and Danity Kane, Dawn Richard was impressive. As a solo artist, she’s extraordinary. Her solo debut, Goldenheart, is an R&B field day of progressive, electronic and smooth sounds that play like one amazing musical adventure. Her unique voice, which echoes Brandy, glides over each song like magic as she [...]
BASED on the true story of a family swept away by the deadly 2004 tsunami that pummeled Southeast Asia, The Impossible is about as subtle as a wall of water. The depiction of the natural disaster itself, which killed 230,000 people, is visceral and horrifying. Director Juan Antonio Bayona has crafted an event that’s impeccable [...]
CEBU still holds the biggest voting population among the provinces, records of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said.
Comelec Regional Director 7 Temie Lambino said the registered voters in Cebu reached 2,509,520, including Cebu City, Lapu-lapu City and highly-urbanized cities.
Almost 100,000 voters were added during the registration last year. Read the rest of this entry
UNITED Nationalist Alliance (UNA) senatorial bet San Juan Representative Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito has assured the Negrenses that he will be the voice of the people of Negros in the Senate once he gets elected in the May 2013 polls.
Ejercito came to Bacolod with his mom San Juan Mayor Guia Gomez, who hails from Silay City but has stayed in Manila for years. Read the rest of this entry
MANILA — The United States Navy minesweeper USS Guardian that ran aground on Tubbataha Reef last week has damaged around 1,000 square meters of the protected marine area, Malacañang said Wednesday. Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda made the announcement based on the initial assessment conducted by the US Navy and the joint Task Force Tubbataha headed
CEBUANO giant Junemar Fajardo is expected to have extra minutes when Petron Blaze Boosters visit Cebu for the PBA 2013 Sinulog Cup Basketball tournament on Jan. 31 to Feb. 2 at the Cebu Coliseum.
Fajardo, who anchored the University of Cebu Webmasters on its two Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) titles before he was picked as No.1 overall draft by Petron during the 2012 rookie draft, is expected to play alongside NBA-experienced player Renaldo Balkman as the Boosters try to gel in time for the PBA Commissioner’s Cup, which will start on Feb. 8. Read the rest of this entry