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Eight Augustinians ordained

CEBU, Philippines – At least eight deacons belonging to the Order of Saint Augustine (O.S.A.) joined the priesthood in a ceremony at the Basilica del Santo Niño de Cebu last Sunday, with Cebu Archbishop José Palma as ordaining prelate. The ecclesiastical seat of the religious order in the country is the Augustinian Province of Sto. Niño de Cebu based at …

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A speed train engineer, now a hotelier

GABOR Bors, resident manager of Radisson Blu Cebu, studied math and physics in college in his country, Romania, then went on to become an engineer specializing in high speed trains. He worked only one day as such, for, as he related, a five-star hotel was recruiting people to man a new hotel it was opening and specified that only those …

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Tim Reed wins 3rd Ironman 70.3 title

TIM Reed of Australia won the men’s pro division of the 2017 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines on Sunday, August 6 held in Mactan, Cebu. Reed completed the 1.9-kilometer swim, 90K bike and 21K run with an unofficial time of 3 hours and 54 minutes. This year’s competition is Reed’s third straight win in Cebu. Xterra world champion Mauricio Mendez of …

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INFERIOR MISGIVINGS ABOUT JESUS “Sir, Thou hast n…

INFERIOR MISGIVINGS ABOUT JESUS “Sir, Thou hast nothing to draw with.” John 4:11 “I am impressed with the wonder of what God says, but He cannot expect me really to live it out in the details of my life!” When it comes to facing Jesus Christ on His own merits, our attitude is one of pious superiority – Your ideals …

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Mandaue opens ‘food park’

CEBU, Philippines – The Mandaue City government has officially opened its “food park” to the public, showcasing the homegrown flavors of Filipino cuisine. The Mandaue Food Park, which sits in front of the Mandaue City Hall, was opened Thursday night and will operate until the end of the month in time for the business month celebration. The food market will …

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Fire leaves 8 families homeless in Talisay City

CEBU, Philippines – At least five houses were damaged by fire caused by a broken primary line of Visayan Electric Company in Barangay San Isidro, Talisay City Friday afternoon. Senior Fire Officer 2 Rudolfo Luage said the broken line landed at the residential area in Sitio Isla Verde causing the blaze. It started at the house of Joel Francisco and …

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UC, SWU split opening day matches

THE University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters relied on their vanguards to score an opening day win against the Southwestern University (SWU) Cobras, a low-scoring 59-49 decision, to jumpstart the basketball action of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) collegiate division at the Cebu Coliseum last night. Meanwhile, the SWU Baby Cobras gave the UC Baby Webmasters a rude welcome …

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Danao police ops net 39 drug personalities, over P200,000 shabu

Saturday, August 05, 2017 CEBU. The items seized from the drug personalities who were arrested in an Oplan Limpyo operation in Danao City, Cebu. (Photo courtesy of the Cebu Provincial Police Office) THE Danao City police arrested 39 suspected drug personalities and seized more than P200,000 worth of shabu during an Oplan Limpyo on Friday evening, August 4. The Oplan …

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