Bisaya - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Bisaya


Bisaya Music Festival goes online to raise funds for frontliners

Apr 10, 2020 - 11:57 AM

The music festival, which will be streamed at 5 pm on Easter Sunday, will use the funds to buy personal protective equipment for Central Visayas' medical workers

Benguet student builds special trap to manage coffee pests

Jul 06, 2019 - 10:24 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Since the coffee at the plantation was grown organically, pesticides were out of the question and considered impractical

Who is the Filipino? Bisaya representation matters

Jun 22, 2019 - 1:20 PM

Rappler talks to actor, singer, songwriter, and 'resident anger' Chai Fonacier about Bisaya culture and identity, and why it's important to be seen

Raissa Robles, Edwin Lacierda get flak for mocking Duterte's Bisaya accent

Sep 15, 2018 - 6:01 PM

(UPDATED) Do President Rodrigo Duterte's critics cross the line when they make fun of his Bisaya accent? The two later issue separate apologies.

WATCH: The boys of Mandaue Nights (try to) teach you Bisaya words and phrases

May 27, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Gino Rosales and Karl Lucente of the Cebu-based band define words and phrases like 'ubay-ubay,' 'purbida,' and 'di ma da'

Martin, stop being an embarrassment to the Bisaya!

Feb 24, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Martin please don t include us in your stupidity Admit that your lies were exposed And seek forgiveness from the journalists including Trillanes and the other senators

Martin, ayaw intawon paka-ulawi ang mga Bisaya!

Feb 24, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Martin ayaw na mi intawon i apil sa imong kabuang Angkona na nga nabisto ang imong pambutbut ug pangayo na ug pasaylo sa mga peryodista apila na pud si Trillanes ug uban pang mga senador

Pare, boss, dear and Pinoy culture

Feb 13, 2017 - 12:07 PM

How does one call people appropriately these days? When is dear acceptable? Or for that matter bok ?

Cebu private hospitals tapped to help treat drug suspects

Aug 05, 2016 - 8:42 PM

Over 20 000 drug users and dealers in Cebu and 40 000 in the Central Visayas have identified themselves to the local police

Bisayang Dako

Jul 30, 2016 - 6:46 PM

Until recently the language of politics other than English has always been Tagalog and everyone – from politician to the voter – had to learn how to speak it Not anymore

Cebu composers still unpaid by candidate who used their song

May 25, 2016 - 3:19 PM

UPDATED Several candidates in the Visayas and Mindanao used a hit Visayan song for campaign purposes without permission

UNPAID. Cebuano composers Jude Gitamondoc (left) and social media celebrity Rowell Ucat (right) have not been paid yet, weeks after the May 9 elections. Photos from their Facebook accounts

Digong’s mouth

Dec 06, 2015 - 11:17 AM

It appears that the critics have not or rarely go out of their metropolitan to and check the political oratory in the probinsya For if they did they will be amazed at just how normal this “Digong ian” discourse is

42 more groups file nominations for party list

Oct 14, 2015 - 8:38 PM

This brings to 60 the number of organizations that have so far expressed their intent to send nominees to the House of Representatives

FILING. The Commission on Elections accepts certificates of nominations from representatives of partylists. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Hokkien and Bisayang Dako

Jul 04, 2015 - 11:00 AM

This plural existence of different tongues did not in any way divide us from one another

BIFF commander involved in Mamasapano killed

Mar 30, 2015 - 12:19 PM

4 soldiers are also killed in last Sunday s clashes

BREAKAWAY GROUP: File photo of BIFF fighters

Hey Joe Show: Does 'kinamot' style work in America?

Feb 24, 2015 - 11:14 PM

YouTube s Hey Joe Show shows what happens when you try to eat different kinds of food with your hands in the United States

From Cebu to Manila: Bisaya in the big city

Feb 21, 2015 - 6:03 PM

I always will be a Cebuano but I am now a Manileño too

Language and the American-Filipina

Nov 08, 2014 - 5:17 PM

Youthful insecurity towards learning to speak Filipino is ironically reinforced by the way the language is being taught

'Hey Joe Show': Young Americans speak fluent Bisaya

Oct 05, 2014 - 1:53 PM

Five young Americans star in an all Bisaya show that is sure to make you laugh

#BisayangDako: Are you Cebuano and proud?

Aug 08, 2014 - 5:16 PM

Cebuanos take over Twitter to celebrate their province s 445th founding anniversary sharing the food the places the expressions that make them unique and proud

Silent auction: The joy of giving and sharing

Nov 23, 2013 - 12:49 PM

Ayala Land Inc holds a silent auction at Greenbelt 5 for the benefit of Yolanda survivors

From 'dirty' to gourmet: a chocolatier’s journey

Aug 18, 2012 - 11:37 AM

A lady from Cebu shares her chocolate story What s yours?

LIFE IS LIKE A box of chocolates. For Raquel Choa, life has been truly sweet. All photos by Andrea Lugue.