Her Majesty's coronation 69 years ago was the first ever to be televised.
Her Majesty's coronation 69 years ago was the first ever to be televised.
The Commission on Audit (COA) flagged the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) under former President Rodrigo Duterte for Fiscal Year 2021. This is 14.29 percent of the agency’s total allotment for that year.
KEY POINTS.  The proposal credited to the late legislative-executive liaison Adelino Sitoy and pursued by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard "Ahong" Chan after the former Cordova mayor's death differs a lot from the aborted attempt of three Cebu congressmen 15 years ago. In scope and scale. In motive of the proponents. What will be carved out of the existing Cebu Province won't be sizable chunks of real estate and people: Lapu-Lapu City, which is already administratively out of Capitol's grip, wh
MORE than 4.7 million individuals in Central Visayas have so far been fully vaccinated against coronavirus disease (Covid-19).As of July 4, 2022, at least 4,734,806 individuals or 72.04 percent of the 6,572,248 target population in the region got their second dose, or have been vaccinated with a single dose of Janssen vaccine.Data from the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH 7) also showed that about 75.51 percent or 4,962,755 individuals have so far received the first dose, including J
After Indian politician Uddhav Thackeray was forced to quit as chief minister of Maharashtra state, an image circulated on social media that appeared to show him watching news of his resignation on television. Many users shared the image to make fun of Thackeray but some appeared to believe it was genuine. The image has been doctored; the original photo was taken in 2020 and shows Thackeray on a call with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah."Why does his pain see no end?" re
Bongbong Marcos disagreed on with the Philippine Statistics Authority’s (PSA) headline inflation of 6.1 percent. Find out why.
LOCAL police in Argao town are now in pursuit of a man who allegedly raped a sow owned by a barangay official.Major Michael Roque, chief of Argao's local police force, told SunStar Cebu that he has already ordered his personnel to immediately locate and arrest the man who allegedly raped the sow owned by Barangay Bug-ot, Argao secretary Pamela Bancale.Bancale's sow was believed to have been sexually abused after her husband discovered that the animal's genitals were bleeding on Monday dawn, July
Batch 1994 took down 1997, 61-53, to force a five-way tie for the lead in the standings in Bracket A of the University of Southern Philippines Foundation Alumni Association Panthers Cup Season 2 Inter-Batch Basketball Tournament last Sunday at the Capitol Parish Gym.Jojo Quilab led the way for 1994 with 15 points. More importantly, Batch 1994’s victory forced a logjam for the lead in the standings with four other squads, as they all hold similar 3-1 records.Batch 1998 trounced 1991, 81-70, thank
THE Gothong Shipping Lines-Rhinos and the Cebu Sherilin Trading-Bears dispatched of their respective semifinal opponents in contrasting fashion to book a finals showdown in the Elite Basketball Cebu Season 18 last Sunday at the Casals Gym.The Rhinos overcame a huge 17-point deficit to stun the many-time champions Prime Movers Logistics-Eagles, 109-106, while the Bears booted out the Aneda Builders-Falcons, 107-86.The Rhinos’ comeback, though, was an impressive one as they trailed early, 1-18, af
Kids following a viral trend are dressing fancy to watch the latest movie from the Despicable Me franchise, Minions: The Rise Of Gru.
In his essay,“It’s Time to Decolonize Wine,” he writes about some of the microaggressions he’s experienced as a wine professional of color in a white-dominated industry
The Converge FiberXers got back on the winning track with a 112-108 win over the NLEX Road Warriors on Thursday evening in the PBA Season 47 Philippine Cup at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.The win put an end to Converge’s two-game slump and improve their win-loss record to 3-5.It was a close game for the first three periods with Converge clinging to a slim one-point lead, 77-76, heading to the final stanza. However, the FiberXers kicked off the fourth with a 9-0 blast to lead, 86-76.They continued
ABOUT 50 of the 51 local government units (LGUs) in Cebu province have committed to join the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo, which will be held in commemoration of the province’s 453rd founding anniversary in August this year.Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said she will provide the necessary funds to the concerned LGUs for the celebration.She promised a P1-million assistance to those joining the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo, while she said towns in Bantayan and Camotes will get a P1.5-million fund.Garcia led Wednesday, Ju
It’s a truly Chicken-sad situation.
President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.'s first order of business: kill the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) and the Office of the Cabinet Secretary. Then issues Executive Order 2.
The Bukidnon Cowboys hung tough in the fourth period and pulled away late for a 75-60 victory at the start of the Pilipinas Super League 21-Under Vis-Min Leg on Thursday evening at the packed Toledo City Megadome.With the Buffalos breathing down their necks, the Buffalos found their second wind, getting key baskets from Ivo Salarda, Raul Gentallan, Earl Laniton, and Jayvee Pascua, whose three-pointer raised their lead back to double-figures, 63-52, with six minutes to go.San Fernando tried to ra
CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama has warned that he will cancel the contract with M.E. Sicat Construction if the latter fails to complete the construction of 10-story Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) before October 28, 2022.Rama said he visited the CCMC on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, but he was dismayed of the building’s progress.The contractor has already built the first seven floors of the public hospital."What is the purpose of having a contract and then it is not being completed? Because I can wait
It seems that rising debts and oil prices won’t stop the Department of National Defense (DND) from spending billions on military deals.
There is so much the art of literature could do. It’s more than just reading and more than people’s wide misconception of it being a lost art. It is all-encompassing and taps into many branches including psychology, history, and culture. In the radio show titled “Dear Tita Mercy,” these three aspects of literature are used to help its avid listeners, at the same time, acquaint them with Cebuano culture and history.Conceptualized by Dr. Hope Sabanpan-Yu, the director of the Cebuano Studies Center
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr's new administration is seeking the $300 million loan to finance a digital transformation program. Find out how much is the Philippines total borrowings.
A MAN who had been hiding for 18 years due to rape charges filed in Mindanao was arrested in Barangay Guba, Cebu City Wednesday, July 6, 2022.The suspect, identified as Ramel Dacula, 47, a resident of Zamboanga del Sur, was nabbed in a combat operation conducted by the 701st Maneuver Company of the Regional Mobile Force Battalion (RMFB)-Central Visayas.Police Captain Gerald Casalme, commander of 701st Maneuver Company, said Dacula has an active warrant of arrest for rape.The arrest warrant was i