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Pandemic delays Cebu's plans to replace Cebuano with English in teaching

Jun 02, 2020 - 8:00 PM

Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia originally wanted new learning materials produced in time for the opening of the 2020-2021 school year

Gwen Garcia asks Cebu schools to stop teaching in Cebuano

Dec 18, 2019 - 1:01 PM

The Cebu governor asks the local school board to pass a resolution reinstating English as the medium of instruction in K-12 schools

BASIC EDUCATION. Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia blames mother tongue and Filipino instruction for low reading comprehension scores. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Teammates salute late Jake Rojas, great court-general of '60s PH national team

Feb 05, 2018 - 4:46 PM

Ramon Fernandez, the 4-time PBA Most Valuable Player awardee, credits Rojas for inspiring him to take up basketball

From Facebook page of Felix Flores. Players identified by Julian Macoy, then of Yutivo    standing from left: Jake Rojas 12), Lloyd Moffat (18)_, Rolando Mojica (5), Tarifa (14), Felix Flores (9), Billy Robinson (17), Alfonso Marquez (7) and team manager Emerson Coseteng. Kneeling (from left) Felix Padilla (11), unidentified , Narciso Bernardo (8), Edgardo Argana (10) and Agapito Rogado (6). Not in the picture Ildefonso Señas and coach Lauro 'The Fox' Mumar.

Tabal aims for record 5th Milo Marathon queen title

Dec 02, 2017 - 11:13 PM

Olympian Mary Joy Tabal is favored as she will be racing over a familiar route when the Milo Marathon National Finals will be held for the first time in her home city of Cebu

Kintaro Miyagi makes Cebu proud by scoring the Azkals third goal vs Laos

Dec 02, 2017 - 10:17 PM

King Miyagi is the reason Cebuanos are rooting harder for the Philippine Azkals

Cebuanos pay tribute to Cardinal Vidal

Oct 18, 2017 - 6:05 PM

The wake of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal is being held at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral in Cebu City. The date of interment has not been finalized.

CARDINAL’S WAKE. The public can pay their last respects to Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral until Friday, October 20, 2017. His remains will be transferred to the archbishop’s compound after that. Photo by Mars Mosqueda Jr/Rappler

Filipino PWD paddlers win gold in HK paradragon boat race

Jun 10, 2017 - 9:44 AM

Beating 6 other teams the country’s first ever cross disability dragon boat racing team wins the race with a speed of one minute and 43 seconds

Pencak Silat makes Palaro dreams come true for Cebu athletes

Apr 25, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Nerio Cabije and Donald Villacorta of Cebu are aiming for the gold despite being newbies in Palaro

DREAM COME TRUE. Donald Villacorta (L) and Nerio Cabije (R) with their coach Marbin M. Genayas hopes to bag their first gold in Pencak Silat. Photo by Mars G. Alison

A mom’s exchange: The woman behind Sarah Geronimo

Mar 29, 2017 - 3:51 PM

Or what a mother wouldn’t do for her children

#InspireCourage: Selling bottled water helps Cebuano student graduate

Mar 19, 2017 - 9:14 PM

This bubbly street vendor brings joy to passersby in Cebu City with his jokes and colorful costumes

INSPIRING. Jay Krummer "Dodoy" Teberio graduates from college after years of selling bottled water on the streets for a living. Photo courtesy of Jay Teberio

A Sinulog story of love and devotion

Jan 15, 2017 - 11:13 AM

The love story of devotees Irish and Edwin Labatus traces its roots from the Sinulog celebration

FAMILY TRADITION. The Labatus family takes a pose after the fluvial procession. All photos by Apple Grace Danuco/Rappler

Cebuanos stage protest vs Marcos burial

Nov 19, 2016 - 2:00 PM

The rally in Cebu is one of many post Marcos burial protests scheduled to happen until November 30

Tibuok unod sa gipamulong ni VP Leni Robredo atol sa iyang inagurasyon

Jun 30, 2016 - 11:45 AM

Sa panahon sa kusganong panagbangi ang paghiusa sa nasud maoy bugtong paglaom Managlahi man ang atong gigikanan usa ra ang atong pangandoy: nga ang matag pamilyang Pilipino mabuhi nga adunay dignidad

Why Cebuanos love this LTO employee

May 17, 2016 - 6:38 PM

I do things fast because I know that people don’t want to be delayed While I’m entertaining the complaint of one person I’m also paying attention to another complaint says Winifredo Miro a model civil servant

'Undecided voter': Cebuano millennial on improving disaster response

May 07, 2016 - 7:08 PM

Rowinmar Espinosa a resident of Bantayan Island in Cebu looks back at her experience during Super Typhoon Yolanda in voting for the next president

DISASTER RESPONSE. In this file photo, Filipino children peer from a glass window inside a school turned into a temporary evacuation center in Daan Bantayan, Northern Cebu province, central Philippines, 07 December 2014. Photo from Jay Rommel/EPA

Cebuano supporter on her vote for Roxas: 'I want continuity'

Apr 29, 2016 - 12:05 PM

Liza Morga a 56 year old Cebuana clings to Liberal Party standard bearer Mar Roxas promise to continue the Aquino administration s flagship poverty alleviation program the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program

WARM WELCOME. Cebuano supporters of the Liberal Party (LP) warmly welcome presidential candidate Secretary Mar Roxas during the campaign rally held at Capitol Site, Cebu City on Wednesday, April 27. Photo by Apple Grace Danuco/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: Cebu local candidates' forum, March 19

Mar 19, 2016 - 10:26 AM

The March 19 forum – dubbed Panaghimamat 2016 – features candidates for mayor vice mayor and district representatives in a discussion on youth issues

Cebuano millennials to Filipino youth: Engage in elections

Mar 18, 2016 - 9:59 AM

The Cebuano youth set the bar high for youth engagement in the upcoming elections Will the rest of the Filipino youth follow suit?

Marcos lures Cebu's poorest with promise of change, progress

Mar 17, 2016 - 2:21 PM

This is the vice presidential candidate s first campaign sortie to the vote rich province known to be a bailiwick of the ruling Liberal Party

COURTING CEBU. Vice presidential aspirant and senator Bongbong Marcos, son of dictator Ferdinand Marcos, promises unity to Cebuano voters at the Barangay Suba Hall. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Mga Sugbuanon: Einstein sa pagka-mayor? Bieber sa pagka-presidente?

Feb 13, 2016 - 11:32 PM

Sa gipahigayong mock election niadtong Sabado gibutyag sa opisyal sa Comelec sa Sugbo nga wala sila nigamit ug tinuod nga mga pangan sa kandidato aron wala y maka impluwensiya sa mga resulta

ELECTION 'WINNERS'. In mock elections in Cebu, voters choose pop star Justin Bieber to be their 'president' and physicist Albert Einstein as the 'mayor' of Cebu City. Photo of mock ballot by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

Dondon Hontiveros would have considered retiring if Alaska won PBA title

Feb 04, 2016 - 6:39 PM

The Gilas Pilipinas swingman also admits he is emotionally drained after the Alaska Aces lost the Philippine Cup championship in 7 games

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Sinulog organizers ban street parties along parade route

Dec 31, 2015 - 9:44 PM

Festival organizers move to ban street parties drones and political campaigning They clarify that only street parties along the route of the parade will be banned

A young Cebuano's message to 2016 presidential aspirants

Aug 25, 2015 - 2:36 PM

If our potential presidential bets truly want to win the hearts of Cebuanos they should try and learn more about the local situation

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Aug 24, 2015 - 7:04 PM

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Tommy Osmeña's birthday message to Cebu: 'Think of your future'

Jul 26, 2015 - 6:17 PM

Is the former mayor eyeing his old seat again?

Cebu gov't to help Ormoc sea tragedy victims file cases

Jul 06, 2015 - 8:31 PM

Cebu board members are asking investigators to look into survivors accounts that they were not given life vests

Cops nab suspect in California mall assault on Cebu teen

Mar 28, 2015 - 9:23 PM

The Rasner family is accepting donations for help with Christian s medical expenses

2 Cebuano SAF troopers buried, families get P50K each

Feb 09, 2015 - 6:39 PM

The families of PO2 Windel Candano and PO1 Romeo Cempron reiterate their call for justice during the burials in Talisay City and Consolacion town

TRIBUTE. SAF troopers PO2 Windel Candano and PO1 Romeo Cempron, who died in the Mamasapano clash, are given 21-gun salutes before being buried separately in Talisay City and Consolacion town in Cebu. Rappler photo by Dale Israel

Cebuano Yolanda survivor among top 10 civil engineers

Feb 07, 2015 - 9:24 AM

Arrabis places 10th in the May 2014 Civil Engineering Licensure Examination

Who to thank for Cebuano in Google Search

Sep 13, 2014 - 8:05 PM

Thank the members of LUDABI Lubas sa Dagang Bisaya for their work on creating a translation of Google Search

TRANSLATORS. Members of the Cebuano translation team.

#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

Repatriation set for Pinoys killed in Dutch sea crash

Oct 11, 2013 - 5:31 PM

Two Filipinos die in a sea collision off the coast of the Netherlands and Denmark

Cebuano seaman confirmed missing in Dutch sea collision

Oct 08, 2013 - 9:47 PM

The family of Captain Dennis Sabang receives the bad news on his birthday

Creep: No secrets are safe

Oct 28, 2012 - 12:53 AM

It s the long weekend with another holiday coming up What are you reading? Here s a thrill ing suggestion

ARE YOU READY FOR another erotic thriller? 'Creep' cover image from Jennifer Hillier's Facebook page

Jennifer Hillier faces her fears

Oct 19, 2012 - 2:41 PM

RAPPLER sits down with the Cebuana from Toronto

JENNIFER HILLIER AT A book-signing for 'Creep' and 'Freak.' Image from her Facebook page

Cebu gov boosts Binay machinery

May 27, 2012 - 10:00 PM

Calling Vice President Jejomar Binay a man of destiny Cebu Gov Gwen Garcia promises votes from the Philippines most vote rich province

OATH-TAKING. Cebu Gov Gwen Garcia (first from the right) officially joins Vice President Jejomar Binay's party along with Zambales Rep Milagros "Mitos" Magsaysay.