By Bernie V. Lopez
Pope Francis will visit the Philippines in January 2015, a momentous event for Filipinos. He is to visit areas in the Visayas devastated by Typhoon “Yolanda” and the earthquake before it. For him, these events have global significance related to the disasters prophesied by Our Lady of Fatima. The Philippines is dear to the Pope. [...]
Recently, I purchased some groceries from a big supermarket in Cebu which refused to give me the 5-percent discount on my purchases because I had no purchase discount card. I argued that that requirement applies only to the purchase of medicines by senior citizens and not to groceries, but the cashier refused, pointing to a posted purchase card requirement.
This refers to Neal Cruz’s April 28 column titled “New Battle of Mactan dividing Cebuanos.”
By Neal H. Cruz
Remember the Battle of Mactan? Lapu-Lapu and his warriors defeated Ferdinand Magellan and his men on the beach of the little island.
By Rina Jimenez-David
As a young man, recalls Sen. Serge Osmeña, he drove his father, the late senator Sergio Osmeña Jr., to the old VIP airport (on the site of Terminal 3) where his father boarded a small plane to Cebu with the late President Ramon Magsaysay.