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Faces of Cebu: Ricky Basilisco, 39, pungko-pungko vendor

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pungko-pungko is a staple for workers and students who wish to get their stomachs full without getting their wallets empty. But aside from feeding a thrift man’s hungry stomach, the pungko-pungko stall of Ricky Basilisco is also his way of putting food on the table for his own family. Basilisco, 39, […] The post Faces of Cebu: Ricky Basilisco, 39, pungko-pungko vendor appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 18th, 2020

FACES OF CEBU: Alimer Dahoya, 50, Sto. Niño vendor

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Alimer Dahoya is a 50-year-old Sto. Niño vendor who has been selling images of the Holy Child for more than 30 years, or since 1989. Her life has revolved around the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño and her devotion to Him to keep her family of ten children survive the harsh […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Alimer Dahoya, 50, Sto. Niño vendor appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Maximo Parrera, religious items vendor

Ang akong panaad sa Señor Santo Niño nga maayo og lawas, maayo ang atong pamaagi sa syudad, dayon hinaut pa unta  nga matunhay ang atong pagpaninda dinhi. Bag -o pa mi diri gi-transfer pero dugay nami naninda didto sa may Jakosalem. Dugay nani nako  nga negosyo, gikan pa sa akong mama, ako ang nisunod. Katabang […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Maximo Parrera, religious items vendor appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2020

FACES OF CEBU: Ricky Sarno, 24

I had three mild strokes and I had a major one in 2015. My body was half dead and my jaw was dislocated. I was only 20 years old when that happened. It runs in our family. No one escapes it. I have never been to a doctor or a hospital and haven’t taken any […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Ricky Sarno, 24 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 25th, 2019

Familiar faces form new group to run in Philippine volleyball elections

The group of Tats Suzara, Ricky Palou, Tony Boy Liao and Charo Soriano have banded together as a yet-unnamed group in the upcoming Philippine volleyball elections......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Peanut vendor and dog in Cebu City needs help

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A peanut vendor and his loyal companion needs help. Why? Netizen Franklin Ramos Mariscal chanced upon the vendor and his dog on January 8, 2021, along Natalio Bacalso Avenue in Cebu City. He noticed that Tatay was just pushing his bicycle and out of curiosity he came close to buy some peanuts […] The post Peanut vendor and dog in Cebu City needs help appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2021

Delegation from Wonju in South Korea to skip Sinulog 2021

Mandaue City, Cebu–A delegation from the Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival in South Korea that has been sending performers to Cebu City in the last three years has opted to skip this year’s festival because of the pandemic. Ricky Ballesteros, former SFI executive director, said that the SFI extended an invitation for Wonju Dymanic to join […] The post Delegation from Wonju in South Korea to skip Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

Ballesteros: Heat, crowd control major concerns if there’s street dancing

Former SFI executive director Ricky Ballesteros | CDN file TALISAY CITY, Cebu – Crowd control, and the heat will be the biggest problems should Sinulog 2021 organizers push through with their plan to hold a street dance at the South Road Properties (SRP). Former Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) executive director Ricky Ballesteros said that a […] The post Ballesteros: Heat, crowd control major concerns if there’s street dancing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

Face masks a must for Sinulog 2021 ritual showdown participants – former SFI chief

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Since the Sinulog 2021 ritual showdown is being done in the new normal, participants in the event scheduled on January 17 should wear face masks all throughout their performance. Ricky Ballesteros, former executive director of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) and an event organizer, said this during the Sinulog 2021 virtual […] The post Face masks a must for Sinulog 2021 ritual showdown participants – former SFI chief appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

Netizen appeals for help for 73-year-old ice drop vendor in Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Ice drop anyone? If you are in the mood for something sweet and cold and happen to drive by Pardo Public Market, look for an old man selling ice drop there. Netizen Carlos Pajo took to Facebook yesterday, Monday, December 28, 2020, to post an online appeal to help an old man […] The post Netizen appeals for help for 73-year-old ice drop vendor in Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2020

Firecracker vendors hope sales will pick up as New Year draws near

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Four days before the New Year, firecracker vendors in Lapu-Lapu City are hoping that customers will flock to their stores and that their sales will increase. Abbeygail Lara, a firecracker vendor in Barangay Canjulao, admitted that there had been fewer buyers of firecrackers this year during Christmas as compared to last […] The post Firecracker vendors hope sales will pick up as New Year draws near appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2020

Hope even in darkness, poverty and suffering, Duterte tells Filipinos

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Christmas eve urged Filipinos to draw hope from Christ’s birth as the country faces the COVID-19 pandemic. In his Christmas message, Duterte, criticized for his crass language and for having called God “stupid,” said Filipinos continue to survive and rise through the pandemic and string of natural calamities because […] The post Hope even in darkness, poverty and suffering, Duterte tells Filipinos appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2020

FACES OF CEBU: Joseph Angtud, 52, traffic enforcer

Mandaue City, Cebu—Mandaue City traffic enforcer Joseph Angtud is used to go the extra mile. It can be recalled that Angtud, 52, from barangay Tabok here, was recognized by the city for helping a motorcycle rider fix his  bike after it broke down in the middle of A. Del Rosario Street. He is also remembered […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Joseph Angtud, 52, traffic enforcer appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 20th, 2020

Pandemics, climate change ‘intensify’ global health threats

  Paris, France—From small island states to urbanized powerhouses, every country on Earth faces “multiplying and intensifying” threats to human health as climate change renders future pandemics and system collapses ever more likely, a major study concluded on Thursday, December 3, 2020. A deadly mix of extreme heat, air pollution and intense farming are combining […] The post Pandemics, climate change ‘intensify’ global health threats appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2020

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: Vincent Mendoza, 22, PWD college student

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No one and nothing can bring down a person who was born with a disability and managed to survive it. This is the mindset of Vincent Mendoza, a 22-year-old Industrial Technology student from Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu, who was born without legs. Mendoza, in a phone interview with CDN Digital, […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Vincent Mendoza, 22, PWD college student appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2020

Trump tells fans on post-Covid comeback tour: ‘I feel so powerful’

Washington, USA—Deprived of his beloved campaign trail for 10 days by Covid-19, President Donald Trump took center stage again Monday in Florida, vowing that he is in “great shape” with 22 days to go until he faces Joe Biden in the election. “I went through it and now they say I’m immune,” Trump told a […] The post Trump tells fans on post-Covid comeback tour: ‘I feel so powerful’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2020

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:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2020

Double cleansing: Why are people cleansing their faces with oil?

Although some people are bestowed with clear and fair skin since birth, many individuals are still daydreaming to find the right skin care routine to achieve a natural effortless look day or night even without the help of makeup. Sometimes, building a skin care routine can take years and a great deal of money before […] The post Double cleansing: Why are people cleansing their faces with oil? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2020

Trump facing ‘mild’ COVID-19 symptoms, White House race in turmoil

WASHINGTON, United States — Donald Trump’s chief of staff said Friday the president was experiencing “mild symptoms” of COVID-19, after the bombshell news of his infection upended the White House race a month before the Republican faces challenger Joe Biden at the polls. The 74-year-old Trump — who has continued to cast doubt on the […] The post Trump facing ‘mild’ COVID-19 symptoms, White House race in turmoil appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020

EOC orders zoning of Carbon Market stalls to reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In the event that a vendor would test positive for the coronavirus disease, Cebu City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will no longer have to close the entire Carbon Public Market complex to reduce the risk of transmission. Instead, they will only have to close down the affected zone. This means that […] The post EOC orders zoning of Carbon Market stalls to reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020