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FACES OF CEBU: Rebecca Padayhag, 56, teacher

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Like most public school teachers, Rebecca Padayhag finds the school year 2020-2021 as one of the most challenging not only for her, but also for her students. Padayhag has been teaching at the Matutinao Elementary School in Badian town of southwestern Cebu for 22 years. She had many challenges during those […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Rebecca Padayhag, 56, teacher appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 11th, 2020

FACES OF CEBU: Maribeth Solon Bas, 38, teacher/events host

CEBU CITY, Philippines— To stand in front of a crowd is one thing, but to entertain a crowd is an entirely different thing. It takes a lot of confidence and wit to be able to do this well. Maribeth Solon Bas, a teacher from Bulacao Pardo, Cebu City, is one of the few who can […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Maribeth Solon Bas, 38, teacher/events host appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Danieca Goc-ong, 24, teacher/content creator

CEBU CITY, Philippines—  Have you ever heard of the word “volumatic?” If you have been lurking around the internet lately, for sure you have stumbled upon this word in one of the videos by teacher Dan. Dan is Danieca Arreglado Goc-ong, 24, who is from Liloan town in northern Cebu. She has been trending lately […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Danieca Goc-ong, 24, teacher/content creator appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Maribel Villanueva, 25, scavenger turned teacher

  Mandaue City, Cebu–As parents would always say, education is a child’s passport for the future. This is the reason why Maribel Villanueva never let challenges in life get in the way of her education. And her hard work and perseverance has paid off as the 25-year-old Villanueva, who belongs to a family of scavengers, is […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Maribel Villanueva, 25, scavenger turned teacher appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2020

FACES OF CEBU: Khirsten Zia Giango, 19, Miss Sikad Sugbo 2021

During the pandemic, many people discovered new interests. For 19-year-old Khirsten Zia Giango, the quarantine period made her rediscover her love for a former hobby–cycling. Giango is among many who got hooked into bicycles in the past year although she says she actually started falling in love with cycling when she was young. She started […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Khirsten Zia Giango, 19, Miss Sikad Sugbo 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Sultan battles American in Casimero-Rigondeaux undercard tomorrow

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Johnriel Casimero’s tormentor turned sparring partner, Jonas “Zorro” Sultan will also be fighting tomorrow, August 15, in the undercard of the Casimero-Guillermo Rigondeaux world title showdown at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson City, California. Sultan, a one-time world title challenger faces American Sharone Carter in a non-title, undercard bout. The […] The post Sultan battles American in Casimero-Rigondeaux undercard tomorrow appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Rochelle May Francisco, 22, volleybelle, model, and entrepreneur

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A pocket full of hopes and dreams. This is how Cebu-based volleyball player Rochelle May Francisco, who is also a model and entrepreneur, would describe her life’s journey. Francisco is a student varsity player at the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) who juggles her dream and hobby while the country has yet to […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Rochelle May Francisco, 22, volleybelle, model, and entrepreneur appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Dexter Sularte, 24, vegetarian cook

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The best seasoning for any kind of dish is a happy cook. This is the mantra of 24-year-old Dexter Sularte, who cooks vegetarian dishes in one of the few all-vegetarian restaurants in Cebu City, the Green Canteen located along V. Ranudo Street in the uptown area of the city. Sularte is […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Dexter Sularte, 24, vegetarian cook appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Ruel Rosello, 50, photographer/artist

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Ruel Rosello visualizes Cebu’s vibrant landscape through his lens or canvas.  But the 50-year-old ex-photo journalist is now more known as a painter than a photographer.  Rosello, who worked as a photojournalist with a local daily for 17 years, said that his experience with his previous work has helped him create unique and […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Ruel Rosello, 50, photographer/artist appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2021

Wesley So Cup: Cordova faces Lapu-Lapu

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cordova Dutchess Dagami Warriors and the Lapu-Lapu City Naki Warriors are set for a collision course in the south division online chess action of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Wesley So Cup Conference. The Dutchess Dagami Warriors, who are at the No. 3 spot in the south division standings […] The post Wesley So Cup: Cordova faces Lapu-Lapu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 29th, 2021

Pacquiao faces breach of contract lawsuit from Paradigm Sports

MANILA, Philippines — Manny Pacquiao will have one more fight before he takes on Errol Spence Jr. in August. As per The Athletic, combat sports manager Audie Attar has filed a lawsuit against Manny Pacquiao claiming the eight-division world champion breached contract when he agreed to fight Spence for WBC and IBF welterweight titles. Attar, […] The post Pacquiao faces breach of contract lawsuit from Paradigm Sports appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Val Vincent Vergara, 31, ‘aquascaper’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “I see an empty aquarium as a blank canvas, a limitless opportunity to create nature.” This is what 31-year-old Val Vincent Vergara, an architect and an ‘aquascaper’ from Talisay City, feels when he before he starts trying to create art through aquascaping. Aquascaping, the art of arranging elements such as plants […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Val Vincent Vergara, 31, ‘aquascaper’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Marven Gorgonio, 25, LGBTQ rights advocate and public servant

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Public service can be the most challenging job in a developing nation and the challenges grow even harder if a public servant belongs to one of the most discriminated sectors in society, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual, Queer and others (LGBTQ) Yet for Poro town, Camotes Island, Cebu Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Marven Gorgonio, 25, LGBTQ rights advocate and public servant appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2021

Lumad students rescued in Cebu raid had parents consent, House panel told

Parents’ consent were given to the students taken away in a raid in a school in Cebu on February 15, a Lumad student and teacher asserted before the House of Representatives on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 26th, 2021

Salceda bill pushes pension reforms for uniformed services

MANILA, Philippines — Albay Rep. Joey Salceda has filed a bill to fix the pension system for military and other uniformed personnel (MUP) as it faces an “imminent existential threat” because its current funding will be “unsustainable” if no reforms are made soon. Salceda, the House ways and means panel chair, said the MUP pension […] The post Salceda bill pushes pension reforms for uniformed services appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2021

Talisay faces Dumaguete

MJAS Zenith-Talisay, on track toward sweeping the elimination round, takes on Dumaguete while Tubigon Bohol shoots for a second straight win when it meets KCS Mandaue in the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup today at the Alcantara Civic Center in Cebu......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

Arnis coach to play Lapulapu in Victory at Mactan reenactment

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A local arnis team coach and a local freelance host will play the roles of Datu Lapulapu and Ferdinand Magellan respectively in the reenactment of the Victory in Mactan on April 27, 2021. Jonel Espinosa Pepito, 31, who is also a public school teacher for nine years, would take on the […] The post Arnis coach to play Lapulapu in Victory at Mactan reenactment appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Donaire to face reigning WBC world bantamweight champ Oubaali

CEBU CITY, Philippines—After withdrawing from his a bout with Emmanuel Rodriguez for testing positive for COVID-19, four-division world champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. is set to return to action on May 29, 2021 as he faces reigning WBC world bantamweight champion Nordine Oubaali. The fight was rescheduled on the Showtime Network, although the venue […] The post Donaire to face reigning WBC world bantamweight champ Oubaali appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021

1,360 beneficiaries from 3 Cebu towns receive DSWD-7’s P10K livelihood aid

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 1,360 beneficiaries of the P10,000 livelihood assistance from the three towns of Cebu province are encouraged to use the money for its intended purpose. Rebecca Geamala, Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7), said that they released the regional agency’s P10,000 Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG) to these […] The post 1,360 beneficiaries from 3 Cebu towns receive DSWD-7’s P10K livelihood aid appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 29th, 2021

Bong, Sara, Manny: Faces of continuity

A Go-Duterte tandem is now being bruited about as the ruling administration’s winning card in the 2022 elections. President Duterte himself declared that Sen. Bong Go wants to run for president. In turn, Go said he will run only if Mr. Duterte agrees to be his vice president. Then followed a proliferation of “Go-Duterte” online […] The post Bong, Sara, Manny: Faces of continuity appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2021

Australia to evacuate thousands as Sydney faces worst floods in 60 years

SYDNEY  – Australian authorities are planning to evacuate thousands more people on Monday from flood-affected suburbs in Sydney’s west, which is set for its worst flooding in 60 years with another day of drenching rain expected. Unrelenting rains over the past three days swelled rivers in Australia’s most populous state of New South Wales (NSW), […] The post Australia to evacuate thousands as Sydney faces worst floods in 60 years appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2021